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  1. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    The writers might not agree, but I wholeheartedly do! I was ten when the show started airing (the perfect age to get sucked into an alien-government conspiracy, at that age, I wanted to believe!), and those were the episodes that sucked me and my friends in. I remember that when the show...
  2. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    I feel like I must be one of the odder types of X-Files fans - it seems like no one is that into the mythology, instead favoring the monster of the week episodes, where I'm the complete opposite. I think they made the mythology so intricate and compelling that after a certain point, it was no...
  3. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    Totally fair. And Twin Peaks got to run basically as a miniseries for it's first season where all episodes were shot ahead of time like a movie (I think), and then only had a second season, while X-Files kept it going for 9 years. It's really amazing they had the run they did, and on Friday...
  4. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    The legacy of X-Files in undeniable. And despite its shortcomings, I remain a fan - it is enjoyable rewatching the series now, and it holds up very well. I'd probably disagree slightly and say Twin Peaks was the first show that looked like a movie, but that in no way takes away from what the...
  5. Josh Steinberg

    Blu-ray Review The X Files: The Complete Season 5 Blu-ray Review

    The movie was between seasons 5 and 6 right? I think that's about where I started losing interest and not watching consistently. Rewatching the episodes with these releases, I'm reminded of why this show never made it into that very top level of all time favorites (though I still enjoy it...
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