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'Host' would intrigue minus a host of logistical problems

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A parasitic alien inhabiting Melanie (Saoirse Ronan) interferes with her romance with Jared (Max Irons) in "The Host," based on a book by "Twilight" author Stephenie Meyer.

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Judging by the film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's "The Host," the "Twilight" author's commitment to the love triangle is inviolable. "The Host" centers on a teenage girl (Saoirse Ronan) who's torn between two lovers. Like Bella, she's of two minds. Only this time, it's literal, thanks to a parasitic alien inhabiting her body.
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