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Melanie R. [userpic]



Be a part of the event that is sure to be one of the biggest Phile get togethers in North America since the premiere of IWTB!

In June of 1998, TV’s best sci-fi partnership made its debut on the big screen. Relive the excitement of “Fight the Future” on the big screen and in stunning BluRay on July 9th, 2011. Join fellow Philes for the screening, auctions of some amazing XF items (to follow event), and a weekend of entertainment, sightseeing and inside jokes in the beautiful city of Toronto! All proceeds of the screening and the auction will be going to support the Lukla Hospital in Nepal. Come out and enjoy while supporting an excellent cause! Tickets are $30 and include entry to the screening, a fundraiser silicone bracelet and a raffle ticket.

Where: Carlton Cinema Toronto, Canada
When: Movie screening: Saturday July 9th 2011 - however this is a long weekend event! There is plenty more excitement planned!
Price: $30 - includes entry to the screening, a fundraiser silicone bracelet and a raffle ticket.
Charity: The Lukla Hospital in Nepal
Auction: These items will be sure to make any Phile heart flutter. Stay tuned for more details!
Accommodations: We would be more than happy to help you out with finding accommodations while you are here. As well, there are quite a few individuals making the trip to Toronto, so I’m sure there will be opportunity to split on hotels as well as transportation. Several people are coming from the US, so if you are interested if there is anyone in your area already making the trip, inquire here or at the Facebook Event (link located below).

For more information visit the F#&k the Future! Fight the Bee Fundraiser 2011 - Facebook Event or the official website for the event. This is an open event, so feel free to invite anyone you think may be interested - and bring all your friends! You can RSVP to Melanie or Patricia for tickets at the Facebook Event, or you can let me know here. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask! (=

So friends! Save the date for July 9th and do whatever you have to do to get yourself to Toronto - even if that means you must resort to selling one of your kidneys… just “make it happen!” ;). Hope to see you all in July!

Melanie R. [userpic]

Hey guys, I don't know if this is allowed here but I'm looking for artists whether you draw digitally, do comic style drawings, or charcoal drawings, prisma colour, any type of artistic expression.

I'm looking for a couple of submissions for a charity auction. I already have 4 people who will be working on their own projects and submitting them. This is part of a bigger event which will be taking place this summer in Toronto. Other items (not artist related) will be auctioned also. I'm just looking for a few more submissions to make this round of the auctions more.. meaty?

If you are interested in knowing more, you can e-mail me at mxs4235@gmail.com

My friend and I who are organizing the event will be launching our website with more information soon.

Thanks a ton!

Molokov [userpic]

Hi everyone,

I've just put several X-Files items up for auction on eBay, in case anyone's interested.
These are for Australia, but I can ship the smaller items internationally (it may just
cost more in postage).

The X-Files VHS Videos - Files 1-10 plus The Movie plus Secrets
(Australian PAL VHS)

The X-Files - 5 novels

The X-Files Book of the Unexplained Vol 1 & 2

The X-Files Official Companions Vol 1-3 plus Official Map

The Unofficial X-Files Companion Vol 1-2 plus The Lexicon

X-Treme Possibilities Vol 1-2 plus Collectible Card Game

The X-Files Declassified, X-Files Confidential, The Unauthorized X-Files Challenge, The Science of The X-Files and The Duchovny Files

plus a very special collectible
The X-Files Film Cel from 1x23 "The Erlenmeyer Flask"

mistedmorning [userpic]

Still can find no definite word that there will ever be a third X-Files film made. The mediocre success of the second film has apparently caused it to be pushed onto the back burner.

Well, we finally have a title! The X-Files: I Want to Believe.

Here's an article from MSN.com about the title and film found at: http://movies.msn.com/movies/article.aspx?news=309760>1=7701

The truth is finally out there about the new "X-Files" movie title.

The second big-screen spinoff of the paranormal TV adventure will be called "The X-Files: I Want to Believe," Chris Carter, the series' creator and the movie's director and co-writer, told The Associated Press.

Distributor 20th Century Fox signed off on the title Wednesday.

The title is a familiar phrase for fans of the series that starred David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson as FBI agents chasing after aliens and supernatural happenings. "I Want to Believe" was the slogan on a poster Duchovny's UFO-obsessed agent Fox Mulder had hanging in the cluttered basement office where he and Anderson's Dana Scully worked.

"It's a natural title," Carter said in a telephone interview Tuesday during a break from editing the film. "It's a story that involves the difficulties in mediating faith and science. `I Want to Believe.' It really does suggest Mulder's struggle with his faith."

"I Want to Believe" comes 10 years after the first film and six years after the finale of the series, whose opening credits for much of its nine-year run featured the catch-phrase "the truth is out there."

Due in theaters July 25, the movie will not deal with aliens or the intricate mythology about interaction between humans and extraterrestrials that the show built up over the years, Carter said.

Instead, it casts Mulder and Scully into a stand-alone, earth-bound story aimed at both serious "X-Files" fans and newcomers, he said.

"It has struck me over the last several years talking to college-age kids that a lot of them really don't know the show or haven't seen it," Carter said. "If you're 20 years old now, the show started when you were 4. It was probably too scary for you or your parents wouldn't let you watch it. So there's a whole new audience that might have liked the show. This was made to, I would call it, satisfy everyone."

Hardcore fans need not worry that the movie will be going back to square one, though, Carter said. The movie will be true to the spirit of the show and everything Mulder and Scully went through, he said.

"The reason we're even making the movie is for the rabid fans, so we don't want to insult them by having to take them back through the concept again," Carter said.

Carter said he settled on "I Want to Believe" from the time he and co-writer Frank Spotnitz started on the screenplay. It took so long to go public with it because studio executives wanted to make sure it was a marketable title, he said.

The filmmakers have kept the story tightly under wraps to prevent plot spoilers from leaking on the Internet, a phenomenon that barely existed when the first movie came out in 1998.

"We went to almost comical lengths to keep the story a secret," Carter said. "That included allowing only the key crew members to read the script, and they had to read it in a room that had video cameras trained on them. It was a new experience."

Photos from 20th Century Fox.

mistedmorning [userpic]

Here's a recent X-Files article: http://tv.msn.com/tv/article.aspx?news=307085>1=7703.

Here's a piece of it:

"While this is not a mythology movie, it's true to everything that's come before," Spotnitz said at the William S. Paley Television Festival. "It's true to Mulder and Scully, who they are and where they would be this point in their lives and all of the experiences that they've had."

Carter, who also directs the new movie, said it takes place in the present and uses a story envisioned when the series ended. While the show's sprawling alien mythology isn't part of the plot, Carter said there is a reference to Scully's seemingly supernatural son, William, who was born in season eight and later given up for adoption.

The film is due out July 25.

Carter was tightlipped about the title.

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