Articles by Rory Mellon

About Rory Mellon (21 Articles)
<p>Rory is a writer, critic and radio host. Which basically means he has a lot of opinions on things and he’s going to share them with you no matter how wrong they may be.</p> <p>You can read more of his thoughts on film at: http://www.replayreviews.com</p>
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Batman: The Killing Joke

August 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Batman: The Killing Joke' once again displays that, at least in the animated sphere, DC has a strong understanding of what makes their heroes so compelling, even if the film's narrative is disappointingly muddled." [...]

Alien

August 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'Alien' is a perfect marriage of meticulously crafted sci-fi and spine-chilling horror; it’s a work of brutally-haunting art." [...]

Suicide Squad

August 7, 2016 // 0 Comments

"... the real culprit for the utter mess that 'Suicide Squad' descends into is David Ayer." [...]

Tallulah

August 3, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Netflix’s latest original, 'Tallulah', attempts to blend humour and drama but unfortunately comes up short in both departments." [...]

Jason Bourne

July 27, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Make no mistake about it: this is a franchise retread and a bad one at that; it often feels like a cynical throw of the dice by a studio looking to make an easy buck." [...]

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

July 25, 2016 // 0 Comments

"While 'Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie' is likely to please those already enraptured with the television show, everybody else is likely to be left a little cold." [...]

Ghostbusters

July 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

"Ghostbusters"' awfulness has nothing to do with the gender of its cast but everything to do with how unfunny and flat out boring it is." [...]

The Neon Demon

July 10, 2016 // 0 Comments

"'The Neon Demon' is a stunning, revolting, and utterly enthralling work of art—one that demands your attention." [...]

The Fundamentals of Caring

July 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

"The kindest thing that can be said in favour of 'The Fundamentals of Caring' is that there’s nothing egregious about it." [...]

The Shallows

July 2, 2016 // 0 Comments

"At its very best 'The Shallows' is a pulse-raising ride that feels appropriate for the summer movie season. However, where it ultimately falls short is in its disappointing attempts to elevate past cheap thrills." [...]
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