My Letterboxd account documents what films I am watching, usually films for the first time but occasionally a film I haven’t logged before. Here’s a summary of the films I have watched this month, including a rating and short review for each.
Posts Tagged 'The Host'
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Tags: Compliance., Identity Thief, In Retrospect, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Red Dawn, Robot & Frank, Side Effects, The Croods, The Guilt Trip, The Host, The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The Paperboy, Welcome To The Punch
– Side Effects,
– Oz: The Great And Powerful,
– Welcome To The Punch,
– Robot and Frank,
– The Guilt Trip,
– Identity Thief,
– The Paperboy,
– The Host,
– Red Dawn,
– The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,
– The Croods,
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In Retrospect is a monthly film publication that I make just for a bit of fun, visit the blog here.
Tags: Andrew Niccol, Chandler Canterbury, Diane Kruger, Max Irons, Saoirse Ronan, Stephenie Meyer, The Host, William Hurt
(Published in the April edition of Sage)
“He is forever touching me this way, always seeming to need to reassure himself that I am here. Does he realise what it does to me, the simple pressure of his warm palm next to mine? Does his pulse jump in his veins too? Or is he just happy to not be alone anymore?”
From Twilight author Stephenie Meyer, The Host is a science fiction romance novel that introduces an unseen alien race known as Souls, which take over Earth and its inhabitants’ bodies. Adapted and directed by Andrew Niccol, the film version, released this month, follows 17-year-old Melanie Stryder (Saoirse Ronan) who has been taken over by a Soul known as Wanderer. Melanie refuses to just fade away, however. When Wanderer starts hearing Melanie’s voice inside her head and experiencing memories of her brother Jamie (Chandler Canterbury) and boyfriend Jared (Max Irons), she sets out to risk everything to find Melanie’s loved ones, as she struggles to put aside the strong human emotions that are refusing to let her cooperate.
Tags: Admission, I Give It A Year, Jack the Giant Slayer, Now You See Me, Oz: The Great and Powerful, The Heat, The Host, Trailer Trash, Trailers & Clips
(Bi-weekly feature written for Lost In The Multiplex)
As the year draws closer to its end, the new trailers for the beginning of 2013 have started rolling in. From giants to witches, to parasitic alien souls and illusionist con-men, the new year looks set to bring us some fantastic films.
Tags: Andrew Niccol, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, Max Irons, Saoirse Ronan, Stephenie Meyer, The Host, Trailers & Clips, William Hurt
(Written for Lost In The Multiplex)
This month we have an interesting new trailer for The Host, an adaptation of Twilight author Stephenie Meyer’s sci-fi romance.
Directed by Andrew Niccol, the new trailer does a great job of setting up the film’s plot, which is about the survival of love and the human spirit in a time of war, set in a futuristic world that has been invaded by an unseen enemy that host themselves in humans.
Tags: A Thousand Kisses Deep, Cosmopolis, Free Samples, Hotel Transylvania, House At The End Of The Street, People Like Us, Prometheus, Safety Not Guaranteed, Snow White And The Huntsman, Sound Of My Voice, The Host, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Trailer Trash, Trailers & Clips
You probably heard that the latest Prometheus trailer was released over the last two weeks, causing a lot of hype for fans of Ridley Scott’s return to the Alien franchise, but that wasn’t the only highly anticipated film to get a new promo video. This week we also look at the latest trailer for Snow White And The Huntsman, a number of first trailers for films including Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2, Cosmopolis, and House At The End Of The Street, and also a handful of films that have recently made their debuts at a number of film festivals over the past couple of months. You’re sure in for a treat.