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The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future' (1998)

An exploration of how completely different the television series is from the film. The cast and filmmakers underwent quite a change in order to create the film X Files, The (1998). We are ... See full summary »
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An exploration of how completely different the television series is from the film. The cast and filmmakers underwent quite a change in order to create the film X Files, The (1998). We are also given a breakdown of how the Texas explosion was conceived and put together. This is a fairly enjoyable piece to watch, what with several interesting and funny interviews with the cast and crew. Written by Rhyl Donnelly

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This making-of is featured on The X Files (1998) DVD and in the Special Edition VHS box set released in October of 1998. See more »

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Only if you love the show already
27 January 2016 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

Or the movie, that is. "The Making of 'The X Files: Fight the Future'" is a 27-minute documentary from almost 20 years ago that gives us a behind-the-scenes look into "The X Files", the series and the film as well. There are interviews with the 2 lead actors and also with directors, composers etc. The narrator is one of the major supporting actors from the show. All in all, it is basically what you would expect from such a making-of documentary. Still, something was missing for me. I have watched neither the series nor the film and this little documentary did not get me interested to do so anytime soon I must say. This is also why I believe that this one here is really only worth seeing for big fans already. The lengthy elaboration on the bee scene for example just does not do anything in order to inspire to watch this. Nothing too memorable to see here, even if it may serve as a nice introduction to the new "X-Files" episodes. Thumbs down.


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