Articles tagged gillian anderson

Like an Adored Elderly Relative You Visit: ‘The Story of the Costume Drama’

These period pieces are often relatable, funny, and addictive, but what makes these costume dramas so successful is the great care that is obviously taken in telling their stories.

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30 Jul 2009 // 9:00 PM

Bleak House

The special edition of this Dickens classic is an admirable example of the superiority of the Blu-ray format, highlighting the voluptuous period settings and finely wrought details in every episode of the 2005 mini-series.

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OMG - The 20 Worst Films of 2008

There's bad, and then there's 2008 level bad. You know this list is looking down into a deep dark bottomless pit of cinematic despair when Mike Myers' shameful Love Guru didn't even make the Top 20!

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How to Lose Friends & Alienate People

As you and Alison wait for Sidney to come around, How to Lose Friends & Alienate People loses its way.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: October 2008

What studio suit thought this was a good idea? With four months to schedule your high priced efforts, you instead unload almost 30 overpriced pictures on an unsuspecting movie audience.

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The X-Factor: A look back at ‘The X-Files’ greatest monsters

The exhaustive (and frequently exhausting) conspiracies of “The X-Files” - you know, the aliens, the black oil, the nasal implants, the bees, the unmarked helicopters,

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The X-Files: I Want to Believe

In The X-Files: I Want to Believe, ooky canted shots of trundling agents in "FBI"-emblazoned jackets seem like refreshing counterprogramming amid the rumble of the season's action movies.

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‘X-Files’ More Dated than Daring

While some may consider it blasphemous, The X-Files was really nothing more than somber serious science fiction in an era overrun by otherwise slapdash space

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23 Jul 2008 // 1:28 PM

‘X-Files’ stars stay silent on specifics

SAN FRANCISCO - The truth may very well be out there. But David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson aren’t eager to share it. The stars

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It’s no mystery that ‘The X-Files’ is back on the big screen

It’s a mystery worthy of Fox Mulder’s scrutiny: Why make a theatrical motion picture of that iconic ‘90s TV series “The X-Files” six

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The X-Files Revelations

Ten years later, Mulder and Scully return to the big screen to face their greatest mystery yet: whether or not they're still relevant in a world that's changed since they've been away.

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The Return of the Popcorn Circus: July 2008

And it just doesn't stop. If part two in this three-ring play was packed with well hyped product, July just keeps the receipt treats coming.

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Part 2 - Outsider Influences

TV was at a standstill. On one side -- the status quo. On the other -- the innovators from outside the mainstream. Guess who ended up winning the 'classics’ argument?

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17 Sep 2007 // 9:58 PM

Closure

Even if you are a die hard Gillian Anderson fan, you can find better ways to occupy 80 minutes of your time than watching this.

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The Last King of Scotland (2006)

Based on Giles Foden’s novel of the same name this bold, visceral cinematic-bodyblow takes a political maelstrom and a maniacal dictator and squeezes them into the mould of a genre-picture.

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The Last King of Scotland (2006)

That Nicholas is also capable of great horrors, specifically in that he lets others act it for him and gets away with it, makes him, at some level, even more troubling than Amin.

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Tristram Shandy: A Cock and Bull Story (2006)

The film controverts various theories of writing and reading, production and reception.

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The X-Files: The Complete Eighth Season

When a television series grows in depth and complexity, more often than not, there's no going back.

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15 May 2002 // 12:00 AM

The X-Files

The X-Files has long been but a pale reflection of the show it once was.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

The X-Files

After eight years of squishy monsters, labyrinthine conspiracies, and creepy adventures in inner and outer space, the most popular television sci-fi series in recent memory (shut up, trekkies) resorts to the obvious Christian imagery.

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St. Vincent, Beck, and More Heat Up Boston Calling on Memorial Day Weekend

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"With vibrant performances by artists including St. Vincent and TV on the Radio, the first half of the bi-annual Boston Calling Festival brought additional excitement to Memorial Day weekend.

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