THE HOST ( M)
PARKER ( M)
Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger Director: Andrew Niccol Available: Now on DVD and Blu- ray
The Twilight saga is over but adaptations of Stephanie Meyer’s romantic mush continue here with this telling of her broody sci- fi romance about aliens inhabiting humans and the young woman who tries to resist them.
THE LAST EXORCISM PART II ( M)
Stars: Ashley Bell, Julia Garner Director: Ed Gass- Donnelly Available: Now on DVD and Blu- ray
They’ve dropped the “found footage” business and gone for straight up traditional horror in this not- so- scary follow- up to the 2010 original, where a young girl battles demonic possession.
Stars: Jason Statham, Jennifer Lopez Director: Taylor Hackford Available: Now on DVD and Blu- ray
For a Jason Statham action/ thriller this heist-centred romp about a double- crossed crim who looks to get even with his ex- crew is all a bit ho- hum and underutilises its best assets, Statham and Jennifer Lopez.
ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH ( PG)
Stars: Brendan Fraser, Rob Corddry Director: Cal Brunker Available: Now on DVD and Blu- ray
Kids, best send your adults out of the room for this rompish sci- fi animated adventure about alien astronaut brothers trying to escape from planet Earth and save the universe in the process, it’s all for you.