The X-Files wasn't just for geeks and nerds. Its slow-burn romance had a broader audience hanging onevery longing look and loaded exchange. Pip Christmass previews the upcoming movie.
When it comes to sci-fi fandom, Star Trek may have first dibs on the world’s most obsessive devotees, but X-Files fanatics aren’t too far behind. Conventions, fan-written fiction, internet forums: you name it, the “X-Philes” were into it. But don’t think this cult-status series, which ran for 10 years between 1992 and 2002, was only for spotty sci-fi geeks and bookish nerds. Cool rock stars loved it too. Self-confessed X-Phile, The Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl, penned the theme song for the first X-Files feature film Fight the Future; in 1998, Welsh indie ba ... [Continua a leggere]