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The Host Review

Movies.com Critics

2.5

Dave White Profile

She hits you and it feels like a kiss. Read full review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 2.0
    35

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally unfavorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 0

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    It's really a dramatic sinkhole.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Saoirse Ronan's talents are wasted on a foolish dual part in this dull sci-fi fantasy.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Todd McCarthy

    There's something about novelist Stephenie Meyer that induces formerly interesting directors to suddenly make films that are slow, silly and soporific.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    The Host is top-heavy with profound, sonorous conversations, all tending to sound like farewells. The movie is so consistently pitched at the same note, indeed, that the structure robs it of possibilities for dramatic tension.

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by 121dogsrock

4

Good adaptation to the book by novemberbug12
I love the book and the movie was good... But obviously they left out some really important parts. Overall good movie.

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