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July 2001

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Added Sunday, July 29, 2001
Site Update
I've added five more Evolution reviews to my Australian Media section.

Today is Dean Haglund's (Langly) 36th birthday.

Epoch, a film starring Brian Thompson (Bounty Hunter), didn't achieve a local cinema release but has gone straight-to-video.

On tomorrow's ET (channel 9 at 11:30am), there is an ET first look at Ben Stiller's new movie Zoolander. David Duchovny has a cameo appearance in the film and you can see some of his scenes during this first look. You can also see the Zoolander trailer at cinemovies. The movie opens locally on November 1.
ThanX to both Sherrie and Clare.

Added Saturday, July 28, 2001
No Idea
For the X-Files completists out there, there is a small photo of Gillian Anderson in the crossword puzzle section of New Idea on page 72. In overeas mags the May issue of the UK Impact has a 4 page Lone Gunmen article while the summer edition of Total Film has reviews of both Evolution and Jurassic Park 3 but the price tag is a bit steep at $20.20!
ThanX Lucy.

Emmy Nominations
Catching up on some old news ... While The X-Files didn't pick up any nominations in the major categories, the show did receive two nominations:

Outstanding Cinematography For a Single-Camera Series - This Is Not Happening [Bill Roe, Director of Photography]
Outstanding Makeup for a Series - Deadalive [Cheri Montesanto-Medcalf, Department Head Make-Up Artist, Matthew Mungle, Special Makeup Artist, Laverne Munroe, Makeup Artist, Clinton Wayne, Makeup Artist, Robin Luce, Makeup Artist]

The 53rd Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday, September 16.

I've added seven [many more to come] Australian Evolution articles and reviews to my Australian Media section.

Added Friday, July 27, 2001
Weekly Aus-News Update # 2
Extra news I didn't have time to post yesterday... ThanX Lucy.

Added Thursday, July 26, 2001
Weekly Aus-News Update
ThanX as usual, for most of the above news, to Lucy who makes my job easy by alerting me to all things X-File -- just wish I had more time to update my site but my little William comes first. ThanX also to Donna.

The long awaited release of Deadalive has been pushed back to September 5. It's available in the UK on August 6. As previously advised, the episodes will be released on both VHS and DVD. The release features "behind the scenes footage" and a John Doggett character profile.
ThanX to Lyle and Matthew.

Season 9
For those sticking around for season 9 ...
LOS ANGELES (The Hollywood Reporter) --- Chris Carter is sticking with "The X-Files" for a ninth season.

Carter, creator and executive producer of "The X-Files," has inked a new deal with 20th Century Fox TV to remain at the helm of the venerable Fox drama series next season. Carter will serve as showrunner and alongside his seasoned team of executive producers, Frank Spotnitz, Vince Gilligan and John Shiban.

Carter is said to have wrestled with the decision on whether to commit to running the show or to segue into a consultant role. But after lengthy negotiations, 20th and Carter finalized a new one-season deal late last week.

"Chris has so many ideas for this show as we go forward," Fox Broadcasting Co. president of entertainment Gail Berman said. "Chris and Frank and John and Vince are the life and breath of this series. We are thrilled that he is coming back with his team in place."

"X-Files" underwent a major overhaul during the past season as David Duchovny scaled back his involvement in his final season, while Robert Patrick and Annabeth Gish were recruited as new agents on the out-there beat.

Gillian Anderson has said publicly that she intends to leave the show when her contract expires at the end of next season, but Fox insiders said there will be an effort to make the coming season a kind of new beginning for the series to allow it to carry on with Patrick, Gish and other new actors should Anderson depart.
ThanX Maria.

Scully's Theme
Scully's Theme, Mark Snow's recurring theme from season 8 sparked quite a bit of interest and can now be downloaded as an MP3 file from X-Files Music.com: The X-Philes Music Source. There's even a link on The X-Files Official Site .... it's a bit of shock the OS is linking to a fan site .... Been looking for the Mark Snow music from Season 8's mythology episodes? The one that plays when Scully's doing a lot of thinking? Although it's not released on CD, the song that features the voice of Nicci Sill can be downloaded off the internet at www.x-filesmusic.com. This website also has music from past seasons, the feature film and The Lone Gunmen, as well as parodies on certain themes in the show..
ThanX Clare.

David Duchovny Touched?
Singapore's The Strait Times reports that Michelle Yeoh (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon) is in talks with Hugh Jackman, David Duchovny and Ewan McGregor for one of the trio to star as the male lead in the new China-set action adventure The Touch she's producing.
ThanX Clare.

Added Thursday, July 19, 2001
Weekly News Update
ThanX Lucy for most of the above news; plus Maria and Donna.

Added Thursday, July 12, 2001
News Update
ThanX Lucy for a lot of the above news :-)
Also ThanX to Angie and Donna.

Added Tuesday, July 10, 2001
Site Update
As you've noticed, the frequency of updates has dropped dramatically lately. Looking after a baby is a full-time job :-)!!! Plus I've had to work a lot of overtime lately because it's the end of the financial year. Sleep is a precious commodity and I've only turned on my PC twice in the last ten days.

As I've said before, I have many transcripts, courtesy of the wonderful Lucy, that I will add as soon as I get a chance.

I'll add other news whenever I can, but can't promise too many updates in the next 2 months at least.

News Update

Added Sunday, July 1, 2001
Site Update
Still haven't got any spare time to do much to the site ... a new baby certainly takes up just about all of your time!! William!! I can't believe Scully named her baby William too. I've added Existence to my Season 8 episode guide.

VCR Alert
There will be an Evolution review on Blockbuster Entertainment next Saturday (July 7) on channel 10 at 6pm. That same night, from 7:30pm, channel 9 will be screening a repeat of Magic's Biggest Secrets Finally Revealed III, narrated by Mitch Pileggi.

Bits and Pieces
There was a (negative and very sarcastic) story on the David Duchovny Evolution premiere in the Sydney Morning Herald Friday week ago (June 22).

The winning entry to a Swordfish competition on Urban Cinefile, that asked whose computer would you hack into, came from Greg Hackett who wanted to hack into the FBI, but only to see why Scully and Mulder never got together.

All the following from Lucy:
Last week's NW and the July Australian Good Taste have House of Mirth reviews as did last Sunday's Sun-Herald. [The latter was a very negative review]. There were also HOM reviews in the Sunday Tasmanian (June 17), Daily Telegraph and Herald Sun (June 14) and the Weekend Australian of June 16-17. The Herald Sun review was identical to the Time Off review.

Grab yourself a copy of the promotional flyer for House of Mirth, available at some cinemas.

Last week's New Idea has a photo of David Duchovny and article with their psychic Georgina Parker who did a reading for him.

There was a David Duchovny article in the June 15 issue of Tasmania's The Mercury newspaper.

The latest Take 5 magazine has a 2 page article on David Duchovny, accompanied by 6 photos.

Lucy has provided transcripts for the above articles and I will try and add them all soon.

Essence was reviewed in the June 21 issue of the Herald Sun and last Saturday's Courier Mail had a brief review of The X-Files Movie giving it 2 1/2 star rating. The Mackay paper The Daily Mercury, in their June 21 TV Times lifout had an X-Files cover of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson in a scene from the movie however there was no article inside!

Woman's Day has a photo of David Duchovny in its Celebrities favourite jokes feature article, accompanied by the following:
David Duchovny passed this tale along to cast members on his new film, Evolution. A police officer stops a young woman for speeding and asks her nicely if she'll show him her driving licence. Huffily, she replies,"I wish you guys would make up your mind. Just yesterday, you take away my licence, then today you expect me to show it to you!".
Finally the air-freighted July issues of the UK magazines Dreamwatch and Empire have arrived at some Australian newsagencies. Dreamwatch has a 4 page Evolution article while Empire has a 4 page question and answer with David Duchovny and a 1 page article on Evolution. Issue no 55 of Xpose, now at local newsagents, has a Lone Gunmen cover and 4 page article on them inside.

Movie Show
You can read The Movie Showreview of Evolution at their website.
ThanX Lucy.

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