The Host

The Host
  • 2013
  • US
  • 2h 5min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Andrew Niccol
  • Written by: Stephenie Meyer (novel), Andrew Niccol (screenplay)
  • Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, Chandler Canterbury, William Hurt, Boyd Holbrook
  • UK release: 29 March 2013

This adaptation of Twilight creator Stephenie Meyer's sci-fi novel sees Earth overrun by an alien species. When a human (Ronan, of Atonement and Hanna fame) fights against her parasitic host, she instigates a revolution.

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The Host

3 Apr 20132 stars

This Stephenie Meyer-adapted sci-fi has some good ideas let down by dull scripting and wooden acting

Whoever decided to combine the talents of author Stephenie Meyer and writer-director Andrew Niccol should never eat lunch in this town again. Both have form in coming up with intriguing, high concept storylines: an adolescent human falls in love with…

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