Newswire: David Duchovny knows the X-Files revival’s problem: Not enough of it

There was some real satisfaction to be gained from watching the new six-episode revival of The X-Files, especially if you made it to the third installment, which can arguably take its place in the pantheon of all-time great episodes of the supernatural horror series. But there were also some clunkers—namely, the first and last episodes, which bookended an otherwise sharp return with some ham-fisted groaners. Particularly noticeable was how quickly it churned through a massive, earth-shaking storyline, breezing through characters, subplots, and a global pandemic in roughly the amount of time it takes to say, “Did we really need to shoehorn in an Annabeth Gish cameo?”

Not to worry: David Duchovny has heard your criticisms, and he’s got just the solution: more X-Files. In a red-carpet interview with HitFix promoting the next season of his wobbly NBC drama Aquarius, the actor discussed the need to add further episodes …

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