SINGAPORE — The old adage, “the enemy of my enemy is my friend”, is often used to justify co-operation between rivals on screen. After all, the very premise itself holds the inherent promise of uneasy alliances and simmering tension, and we can’t wait to see how each party reins in their innate disdain for each other. That’s exactly what happens in The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil, with a cop and a gangster ganging up to take down a devil.
If you’re the philosophical type, you can see how Homestay‘s title is a metaphorical observation about the ephemeral nature of life. Homestay starts slow, even though it does try to elicit the audience’s curiosity with some dramatic moments. It echoes the confusion of the main character himself, as we discover more about the life of the teenage boy, Min (Teeradon ‘James’ Supapunpinyo) alongside the spirit who now inhabits the body.
Natsume Yujin-Cho The Movie: Ephemeral Bond is a supernatural anime drama that's from the Natsume Yujin-Cho anime series. It is also known as Natsume's Book of Friends The Movie: Tied to the Temporal World.
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This film about South Korea's 1997 financial crisis showcases strong storytelling and impressive performances from the cast.