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Wednesday, May 12 2010

"Fringe": Every Generation Gets the "X-Files" It Deserves

Fringe is The X-Files new and improved for viewers with shorter attention spans and an appetite for more gadgets and less paper work, more super geniuses and fewer bureaucrats, higher body counts and less verisimilitude, more answers and fewer questions.


Monday, October 8 2007

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?


Reviews

Sunday, January 25 2004

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.


Tuesday, May 14 2002

The X-Files

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


Saturday, December 31 1994

The X-Files

As Mulder seeks to confirm a universe of infinite possibilities, Scully attempts to reaffirm her faith in God -- the granddaddy of supernatural phenomena.


Saturday, December 31 1994

The X-Files

Scully took no grief from Mulder; she questioned him, disagreed with him, and stood up to him. With Doggett, however, there is a more traditional he/she split.


Saturday, December 31 1994

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.


Blogs

Monday, January 25 2010

Has 'Fringe' Lost Its Way?

The recent and depressingly bland episode "Johari Window" was another in a distressingly large number of dull episodes bookended by a few spectacular gems. Will Fringe ever fulfill its potential and become a consistently great show?


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