January 16th, 2012: The X-Files: Fight the Future (1998)

Cast and Crew:  Rob Bowman (Director); Chris Carter (Producer, Screenwriter); Mark Snow (Music); Gillian Anderson, David Duchovny, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis, Martin Landau, Blythe Danner

What It’s About: Taking place between seasons five and six of the television series, Scully and Mulder get involved in a government conspiracy involving aliens.

Why Watch it Today?: The climax of the film takes place near the magnetic South Pole in Antarctica, which members of Shackleton’s Nimrod Expedition located on this date in 1909.

Where to Get It: Netflix (Rental Only) or your local library.

Other Choices:  You could also celebrate Prohibition going into effect with Little Caesar – and I’m not talking about pizza pizza.

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2 comments on “January 16th, 2012: The X-Files: Fight the Future (1998)

  1. theelderj says:

    Antarctica! I learned from “The Stuff You Should Know” podcast that Antarctica is protected by treaty from all war. Foolish aliens didn’t know they were forcing us to contravene treaties!

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