Review: In ‘Belle,’ a dazzling anime ‘Beauty and the Beast’

  • This image released by GKids shows a scene from "Belle." (GKids via AP)

  • This image released by GKids shows a scene from "Belle." (GKids via AP)

  • This image released by GKids shows a scene from "Belle." (GKids via AP)

Anime master Mamoru Hosoda makes movies that, even at their most elaborate, can reach such staggeringly emotional heights that they seem to break free of anything you’re prepared for in an animated movie — or in most kinds of movies, for that matter.