Adaptation #38: Mind, Host and Soul

header038Discussing Stephenie Meyer’s The Host gives our hosts plenty to analyze, from the difference between body and mind to the believability of Wanderer’s selflessness and Ian’s understanding. And of course, the Twilight comparisons are inevitable.

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SHOW NOTES:

Music: Alien by Thriving Ivory

Upcoming Films

Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

-Release Date: March 29

-Based on the Tyler Perry stage play

Main Discussion

The Host

-By Stephenie Meyer

-Published in 2008

-Themes: community, body vs. mind, identity, emotions (highs and lows), love/relationships (different types), body image, selflessness

-Characters: Wanderer, Melanie, Jared, Ian, Jamie, Jeb, Sharon, Doc, Kyle

-The ending (Burns)

The Host (2013)

-Release Date: Mar 29 (US and UK)

-Written and Directed: Andrew Niccol

-Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Max Irons, Jake Abel, and William Hurt

Stay tuned for episode #39 on Sam Raimi’s film Oz the Great and Powerful!
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