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After romanticising vampires and shape shifters (they are not werewolves, and I will never refer to them as such) with the Twilight Saga, author Stephanie Meyer turned her attention to aliens with The Host, which took the love triangle of Twilight and dropped it into the middle of a alien invasion scenario. Considering the success of the Twilight movies, it was only a matter of time before The Host would make it's way to the big screen, and now it does so courtesy of writer/director Andrew Niccol, who is no stranger to sci-fi, having given us Gattaca and In Time. But even with a very interesting idea at its core, and a strong eye for the genre behind the camera, The Host falls flat. In the future, Earth is a peaceful utopia, a result of an invasion by the parasitic Souls. Using human bodies as hosts, completely extinguishing their minds, »

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