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Host

Bored during the coronavirus pandemic, six friends decide to hire a medium to conduct a séance over Zoom, but what starts as a fun remote hangout quickly turns into a desperate bid for survival as the group accidentally summons an evil spirit into their homes.
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The New York Times by

Though not as dynamic as “Unfriended,” another “desktop movie,” Host observes uncannily the supernatural, ephemeral, and material worlds colliding together, gesturing toward an uncertain future.
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The Guardian by Benjamin Lee

Host is a lean, nasty little exercise that might not linger for very long but it shows what can be done during this difficult time. Once regular shooting resumes, we should look forward to whatever Savage comes up with next.
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RogerEbert.com by Simon Abrams

It’s nice to see that the first horror movie to specifically address our present hellish circumstances is as unpretentious and tidy as it is.

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