Dawson Joyce

Just a simple man who worships at the altar of cinema. He/Him. 22.

Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Apocalypse Now
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Mikey and Nicky

Recent activity

  • A Million Ways to Die in the West

  • Do Revenge


  • Showing Up


  • Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.


Recent reviews

  • A Million Ways to Die in the West

    A Million Ways to Die in the West

    Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane showed real promise as a live-action comedy director with Ted, but he squanders the good will he gained to an embarrassing degree with A Million Ways to Die in the West, a supposed satire of the western genre that's so bizarrely disinterested in providing any real jokes that it has to resort to lowest common denominator bathroom humor in order to compensate for its frankly staggering lack of bite.

  • Do Revenge

    Do Revenge


    After having been charmed by her directorial debut Someone Great, writer-director Jennifer Kaytin Robinson offers something much more delightfully darkly satirical with Do Revenge, an acid-witted teen comedy take on Alfred Hitchcock's Strangers on a Train full of snappy dialogue, biting social commentary, and committed performances.

Popular reviews

  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    NOTE (05/06/2022): This was my initial reaction back when I saw it in March of 2016. My feelings on this film have changed significantly since then.

    With its intense and exciting action sequences, excellent performances (with the exception of a laughable turn from Jesse Eisenberg), and dazzling visual spectacle being let down by an overstuffed and incoherent script that's filled to the brim with poorly written characters and needlessly convoluted plotting, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice tries to be…

  • Collateral Beauty

    Collateral Beauty


    December 2016: Flounder’s Scavenger Hunt
    TASK #19: A film you think looks like or you consider to be Oscar bait!

    I’m not even going to beat around the bush here. Collateral Beauty is not only one of the worst films I’ve seen all year but also one of worst written films I’ve ever seen period. It amazes me how studio executives, a decent director, and such an amazing cast and crew took one look at this horrible, horrible script and…