Dawson Joyce

Just your average white cis het American fat boy. He/Him. 22.

Favorite films

  • Blade Runner
  • Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Jurassic Park
  • Schindler's List

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  • The Jacket

    ★★★★

  • Larger Than Life

    ★★★

  • Instinct

    ★★★½

  • Catch That Kid

    ★★

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  • The Jacket

    The Jacket

    My Year of Flops

    One of the more overlooked and underrated thrillers of the mid-2000's, The Jacket doesn't always execute its cool central concept perfectly, and it's not difficult to draw comparisons to Jacob's Ladder, but as a whole, it's an engrossing and suspenseful psychological mind-bender featuring a terrific lead performance from Adrien Brody.

  • Larger Than Life

    Larger Than Life

    My Year of Flops

    When it comes to road movies or comedies about giant animals, Larger Than Life isn't exactly anything to write home about, but for what it is, director Howard Franklin's film gets the job done adequately, and the end result is worth a watch mainly for Bill Murray's amusingly dour central performance.

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  • 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…