Film: The Host; Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Jake Abel, Max Irons, William Hurt, Diane Kruger, Chandler Canterbury, Boyd Holbrook and Frances Fisher; Director: Andrew Niccol; Rating: **1/2
Soon on the trails of Tom Cruise's Oblivion, here is another science-fiction film that deals with aliens. But unlike "Oblivion", this one is shades tolerable and entertaining. Based on Stephenie Meyer's novel of the same name, The Host has a similar concept from Invasion of Body Snatchers.
The film begins with a voiceover telling us that at some futuristic time, "The Earth is at peace. There is no hunger. There is no violence. Honesty and courtesy is practised by all. Our Earth was perfect." And then begins the war of existence. The Earth is invaded by aliens called Souls.
These aliens are pleasant, glowing fragile amoebic» Read full review
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