The X-Files, or the return of the conspiracies


I’m enjoying the new mini-series from Fox (three episodes aired so far, three more announced) and I’m glad that there will be a whole new session the next year. But when I look at “The X-Files” show I can’t help but wonder: how many conspiracies can be packed inside a script?

Don’t get me wrong, I respect the work of Chris Carter and all the other people involved in the show. I also admire the loyal fans that waited so long (the movie was seven years ago and the regular series ended in 2002) and pushed so hard to get Mulder and Scully back on the little screen. But the connection between the Fox network, the right-wing push on the media and the dark atmosphere of the X-Files is right here.

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