New X-Files Trailer Wants You to Believe a Great Many Things


But Amanda Peet as an FBI agent? Come on. It’s also worth noting that this trailer still gives no fucking clue about what the hell this movie is about, as if Cris Carter thinks he’s going to surprise when it’s about ghosts or aliens of alien ghosts or some shit. Does know over at Fox realize that just watching Billy Connelly run around in the snow is not enough to attract an audience? Grr.

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