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Why the new X-Files film is a misunderstood but compelling tract for our times

Mulder and Scully aren't just trying in vain to revive a dated franchise. This time, they're in search of a remedy for the spiritual malaise of the West

The X-Files: I Want to Believe has bombed at the box office and disappointed not just film critics but also fans of the iconic TV show. It has also puzzled them. The programme's first big-screen spin-off, ten years ago, was in essence just an inflated episode of the small-screen series. As such, it went down well enough, particularly with aficionados. This time, however, the brand's originator, Chris Carter, has abandoned the much-loved phantasmagoric world he created, with its ever-ambiguous narratives. In its place, he seems at first sight to be offering no more than a humdrum, bod ... [Continua a leggere]



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