Tag: film

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March 16, 2015

The actor Bill Murray takes three minutes to give a dharma talk on being present at a press conference.

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April 7, 2014

Our executive editor Trent Gilliss brings you his weekly column on articles worth reading, visuals worth seeing, music worth hearing. Including a remarkable story of curiosity and persistence, a mesmerizing rumination on Dante’s Purgatorio, lessons to live by from Bertrand Russell, and some poetic twitterings with artist Dario Robleto.

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November 2, 2013

Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi thriller Gravity is more than just a vehicle for snazzy special effects. It’s also a love letter to life.

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November 27, 2012

The film Life of Pi is not just a “parable of the postmodern quest for ‘spiritual fulfillment'” but a meditation on beauty and our own finitude.

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February 3, 2012

“No matter what the weather is, we always have a will to live.” ~Kaaleeraq Mathaeussen, Inuit fisherman In a village…

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November 11, 2009

A series of portraits of Buddhist monks in silence from a 1966 doc by Arnaud Desjardins.

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June 19, 2009

Be Like Others (2008) – Movie Clip / Vida and Rojan – Cat Fight The topic of gender and sexuality…