Decoupage has written 3 reviews for films rated ★½ .

  • A Hero of Tokyo

    A Hero of Tokyo

    More awful melodrama from early Shimizu. I have no idea how he went from Japanese Girls at the Harbor to this and Mr. Thank You (one of my favorite films ever) the very next year.

    Extra half-star for Michiko Kuwano and her all-too brief screen time.

  • Eternal Heart

    Eternal Heart

    Dreadful. Even my man Shimizu had to start somewhere.

    I'm giving an extra half star because the movie ended ten minutes sooner than the YouTube runtime.

  • Inuyasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

    Inuyasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

    ★½

    The non-canon filler movie. Not very good, often quite boring, almost insulting how lazy the story was written. Characters exist just to help the protagonists (whom they've never met) and then quietly die with a smile on their face. Kikyo aids the villains for no reason, but then she shows up to help Inuyasha one time, then just quits the movie because she says he can do the rest on his own. The main villain could kill anyone whenever she…