Saoirse Ronan in The Host

The Host: How Overemphasis of a Sub-Plot Ruins a Movie

I read this book when it came out in 2008 and thought it was better than Stephenie Meyer’s claim-to-fame Twilight Saga. Sure, the writing style wasn’t great (That doesn’t seem to Meyer’s forte), but the plot of The Host was just more interesting than co-dependent vampire love. The whole “aliens have taken over my body” story is always cool, but this one is fairly unique because the alien takes over the brain and has to essentially force the human’s consciousness out in order to gain control. Can you guess what doesn’t happen in this story? Continue reading “The Host: How Overemphasis of a Sub-Plot Ruins a Movie”