The X-Files

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CIA Invites Public to Look at Its 'X-Files'

UFO docs have something for the Mulders and Scullys out there

(Newser) - With the revival of The X-Files already proving to be one of 2016's most popular shows , everyone's jumping on the bandwagon, including the CIA. Fox News reports the CIA recently drew attention to some of the documents related to UFOs it first declassified in 1978. A blog post... More »

New X-Files Is Both 'Dreadful,' Amazing

After messy start, 3rd episode is 'one of the best': Brian Moylan

(Newser) - Planning to tune in to the TV reboot of The X-Files this Sunday? Be warned: The first episode is "dreadful," writes Brian Moylan at the Guardian . "It all comes flooding back. Those outfits! That hair! Those cheesy graphics! You remember them fondly without necessarily wanting to go... More »

Fox to Air New Episodes of X-Files

David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will return for 6-show run

(Newser) - Agents Scully and Mulder will be back on TV for six new episodes of The X-Files. Fox has agreed to the short run, which will reunite stars David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, along with creator Chris Carter, reports the Wrap . “I think of it as a 13-year commercial break,... More »

ET Seekers Win Big Boost

Fringe movement attracts big donors and wide interest as its goes mainstream

(Newser) - The truth is out there, and now there’s funding to find it: Everyone from Bill Gates to Cameron Diaz is embracing the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), a movement transitioning from X-Files territory to the mainstream, the Wall Street Journal says. One astronomer left last week's prestigious TED conference... More »

Duchovny Loses Fashion Gig After Sex Addict Flap

Poster of X-Files star vanishes at Madison Avenue store

(Newser) - It's no big mystery why a fashion promo featuring X-Files star David Duchovny has disappeared, reports the New York Post. A poster of Duchovny was yanked from a Madison Avenue Johnston & Murphy store just days after the actor announced he had checked into a clinic for treatment of sex... More »

Duchovny in Sex-Addict Rehab

X-Files star checks into clinic

(Newser) - X-Files' Fox Mulder loved his porn. David Duchovny apparently can’t get enough of the real thing. The actor has checked himself into a rehab center for sex addicts, asking for “respect and privacy” for his family. Duchovny and wife Téa Leoni have a daughter, 9, and son,... More »

I Want to Believe Requires True Faith

A great X-Files movie may be out there somewhere, but it's not this one

(Newser) - X-Files: I Want to Believe is strictly for serious fans of Mulder and Scully on the small screen, the critics say. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny's plunge back into the paranormal "gives devoted fans plenty of small moments to swoon over,"  Brian Lowry writes in Variety, "... More »

Why I Loved Scully

Unlike most onscreen women, Scully was portrayed with nuance and power

(Newser) - The X-Files’ Dana Scully was everything women in entertainment today are not: intellectual, nuanced, tortured, Rebecca Traister writes in Salon. So as the sci-fi classic hits the big screen once again this weekend, we need Scully, “the cerebral head of the X-Files, torn between her Catholic faith, her scientific... More »

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