Sign in to follow this  
Jay

The X-Files (Renewed for 10-Episode Season 11)

Recommended Posts

At least they look like Scully and Mulder again. I still don't know what they hell they were thinking with I Want to Believe.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I need to watch it for a second time without my lofty expectations, but I was pretty underwhelmed at the time. It'll probably be the only thing I make a point to rewatch before the new season.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Never seen it.

I am hopefully we will get through the remaining 190ish episodes of the show and both movies before the mini series drops, but its not very likely

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If you started this Tuesday, you could watch one episode a day and be caught up (at least that's what the official X-Files Twitter is doing). 40 min daily isn't much of a commitment ;)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We started season 1 last month but haven't gotten back to it once GOT, Hannibal, and OITNB all came back

Now that GOT and OITNB are done and we only have 1 Hannibal a week, we hope to get back into XF

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Season 1 was a bit of a slog for me. I think I stopped for a few months after the episode "Space."

It gets a lot better at the end of S1 and beyond. I watched the remaining 8.5 seasons in a handful of months.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yup, we ended right in a slog of sub-par episodes - Ghost In The Machine, Space, and Fallen Angel were 3 of the last 4 we saw (Ice was a good one in the middle of those). Luckily when we resume, we start with Eve, and then things will keep getting better from there


The high-def versions on Netflix look awesome

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

"Space" is on my top 10 worst X-Files episodes. There are definitely some episodes in the first season that are crappy enough to deter viewers from continuing (e.g. Roland, Fire) , but keep with it. The show hits its stride and clicks into place with the season 1 finale and hardly ever lets up until it peaks with the Fight the Future.

I'm also digging the widescreen HD on the earlier seasons. I believe 1-3 are currently available this way on Netflix. Hopefully they get to the others by the time I get there. I'm on Season 2 right now, but I'm watching other shows concurrently.

I Want To Believe is a fine movie, not nearly as bad as some people would have you....believe. It has a nice cold visual look too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We've watched the first 10 episodes of Season 1 and every single one looked fantastic, perfect HD quality.

They removed the top and bottom of the originally shot 4:3 frame to make the 16:9 version. I had feared this might lead to some awkward looking shots, but we haven't seen a single one yet!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Is this reframing creator-approved, or mucking-about by FOX?

I know they reframed all of the old Simpsons for widescreen when they moved reruns to FX, and the creators hated it. You also lose some of the jokes/animation in the cutout parts.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I believe Chris Carter oversaw all the new HD transfers. There was an old article about it when they first appeared on German TV.

Starting with Season 5, they filmed everything natively in 16:9 anyway

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Tapatalk has never failed to show me YouTube links before. That was the very first time.

Tapatalk omits signatures. Win.

Tapatalk freezes animated gif avatars. Win.

Tapatalk doesn't force me to swing the display left and right to read columns wider than the screen when using full screen view, which appears when I errantly press the Full screen mode instead of the post button because I'm in a hurry.

Sent from my Android taking a major dump before work using Tapatalk.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

If I say that I don't know what Tapatalk is and just use a PC Windows browser to get on the internet, would you hold it against me?  :D

 

 

Sent from my brain using fingers.

Lmgtfy

Tapatalk

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe he didn't see the YouTube vid cause it was HTML enabled (I used a specific staring point rather than just posting the web address)

That's gotta be it. Pretty lame that Tapatalk can't handle simple things like an HTML enabled post!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this