The last humans fight back when aliens take over the planet. Director Andrew Niccol’s film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s “The Host” ends up being a nice blend of the kind of lofty topics that are the heart of sci-fi productions, with a complicated love story that’s made Meyer’s book so popular. The romance elements are even more complicated than her “Twilight” tales: Two guys (Max Irons, Jake Abel) are in love with a female with two personalities.
Also out this week
“Spring Breakers”: Four friends get into deep trouble because of spring break. Selena Gomez stars.
“Dead Man Down”: The search for revenge leads to violence. Colin Farrell stars.
“Admission”: Princeton University admissions officer (Tina Fey) must deal with a former college classmate who runs an alternative high school.
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