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FILM CLUB: The Best of The X-Files
FILM CLUB: The Best of The X-Files

Thu, Sep 28


Arches Brewing

FILM CLUB: The Best of The X-Files

DOUBLE FEATURE The Post-Modern Prometheus (Season 5, Episode 5) Bad Blood (Season 5, Episode 12)

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Sep 28, 2023, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Arches Brewing, 3361 Dogwood Dr, Hapeville, GA 30354, USA

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Film Club Thursdays Presents: The Best of The X-Files “The Post-Modern Prometheus” (Season 5, Episode 5)

This episode is a classic, not only for its quality but for its piece in television history. Two roles in the episode were designed for pop-culture icons: Roseanne and Cher. Roseanne was unavailable for filming, and Cher turned down a cameo where she’d merely be singing at the end (she wanted to act in the episode), only to regret it when she saw how beautiful the episode was. It’s easy enough to pull off a Frankenstein’s-monster episode in this day and age, but to do it with such artful cinematography (the episode is entirely in black-and-white) is where The X-Files put its own spin on a classic story.

“Bad Blood” (Season 5, Episode 12)

On the flip side, this is the funniest episode of The X-Files. The setup is simple: Mulder drives a wooden stake through the heart of a teenager he believes to be a vampire. But he might actually be human. How Mulder arrived at that conclusion is brilliantly told through Mulder and Scully’s own differing perspectives. No episode has ever gotten to the core of how much the two love each other, despite their differences, than this one.

RSVP and get 15% off beer that night. Grab some popcorn and film club with us at Arches Brewing.

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