THE WIND RISES (2013): Synopsis: A lifelong love of flight inspires Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, whose storied career includes the creation of the A-6M.
THE BOY AND THE BEAST (2015): Critics Consensus: The Boy and the Beast combines familiar parts to create a gripping, beautifully animated adventure with inventive storytelling to match its visual appeal.
HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE (2004): Critics Consensus: Exquisitely illustrated by master animator Miyazaki, Howl’s Moving Castle will delight children with its fantastical story and touch the hearts and minds of older viewers as well.
FROM UP ON POPPY HILL (2011): Critics Consensus: Gentle and nostalgic, From Up on Poppy Hill is one of Studio Ghibli’s sweeter efforts — and if it doesn’t push the boundaries of the genre.
METROPOLIS (2001): Critics Consensus: A remarkable technical achievement, Metropolis’ eye-popping visuals more than compensate for its relatively routine story.