The Return of ‘The X-Files’: Dreams do come true

The best speculative television news ever is the return of “The X-Files” as recently announced by Fox Broadcasting Company. Fulfilling the dreams of fans, David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson will return as FBI Agents Fox Mulder and Dana Scully. According to CBC News (cbc.ca), an added bonus is William B. Davis reprising his role as “Smoking Man”. Filming begins this summer in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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‘Black Sails’: The enemy of my enemy is my enemy

Black Sails” | Season 2 | Episode 209 “XVII.” | Aired Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 9:00 PM, EST. | Starz

Leave as soon as possible. There are fouler things brewing here. – Max

Richard Guthrie (Sean Cameron Michael) is laid to rest as his daughter Eleanor Guthrie (Hannah New) prepares to deal out revenge. Max (Jessica Parker Kennedy) becomes the armchair psychologist of the island. Guthrie confines in Max her thoughts of what she perceives to be an upcoming war over Nassau. Sides must be taken by all.

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‘Black Sails’: All for the love of Nassau

“Black Sails” | Season 2 | Episode 208 “XVI” | Aired Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at 9:00 PM, EST. | Starz

Any appearance of civility from [pirates] is but a glimpse of the men they once were… Theater for my benefit. Orchestrated by someone so awful, even monsters such as these have no choice but to dance to the tune he plays for them. – Abigail Ashe

Back stories are revealed beginning with Abigail Ashe’s (Meganne Young) recalling her own captivity and other secret thoughts recorded in her large journal. Abigail spends a lot of time psychoanalyzing pirates. She concludes ruthless pirates only respect more powerful ruthless pirates. Despite this, she finds one particular pirate attractive.

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‘Black Sails’: Loyalty, betrayal and self-preservation

“Black Sails” | Episode 207 “XV” | Aired Saturday, March 7, 2015, 9:00 PM, EST | STARZ

“You will turn on absolutely anyone, won’t you?” – Captain Charles Vane

Everyone is choosing sides in Nassau, even if it’s his or her own side. Abigail Ashe (Meganne Young) is fully awake and rambling about Lady Miranda Hamilton (Louise Barnes). She needed more convincing from Eleanor Guthrie (Hannah New) about whom to trust.

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