Grant Hodges has written 7 reviews for films during 2019.

  • The Lighthouse

    The Lighthouse


    You know at the end of VeggieTales how they’d walk over to QWERTY and it’d tell you the lesson you were supposed to learn from what you just watched? I need that for this.

  • Donnie Darko

    Donnie Darko


    I legitimately don’t understand why people like this movie so much. Like seriously, someone explain it to me please.

  • Blinded by the Light

    Blinded by the Light


    An incredibly cliche and by the numbers coming-of-age film. But damn if it isn’t worth watching for that first scene when he’s up against the wall and blasting “The Promised Land”.

    5/10 Springsteens

  • Velvet Buzzsaw

    Velvet Buzzsaw


    Velvet Buzzsaw is the most interesting movie I’ve seen in a long time. And ironically, it’s not for what it does right but for what it does oh so very wrong. Half of it’s a brilliantly satirical view of the world of art and criticism. The other is a laughably bad, jump scares and all, failure of a horror movie. It’s a 10/10 movie (with great performances, directing, costuming, etc) with a 3/10 script and it is FASCINATING.

    It’s not good. It’s not even passable. But it also demands to be watched. And I think I love it?

  • Left Behind

    Left Behind


  • Rocketman



    In a few words, Rocketman is a mixed bag. Its Broadway musical style numbers (using songs from Elton John’s discography to drive the plot) are something fresh in the world of biopics, as is its use of a more heightened reality. But unfortunately, these things don’t always work in its favor.

    The movie gets off to a truly rough start, with the first act focusing mostly on a child Elton John (the youngest actor who just isn’t strong enough for…

  • If Beale Street Could Talk

    If Beale Street Could Talk


    Was Moonlight an accident?