The new documentary film “Carving the Divine” offers a rare look at the lives and artistic process of traditional Japanese wood carvers.
You might be comfortable sitting on the cushion for twenty minutes. But what if the session didn’t end? The Lighthouse, starring Robert Pattinson and Willem Dafoe, offers a metaphor for the mind of the anxious meditator.
Lion’s Roar reviews the film “Becoming Nobody,” directed by Jamie Catto, which tells the life story of spiritual teacher Ram Dass.
Each Friday, we share three topical longreads in our Weekend Reader newsletter. This week, LionsRoar.com editor Sam Littlefair reflects on the Buddhist themes in The Matrix, 20 years after the film’s release.
With the release of Incredibles 2, Pixar has brought $13 billion between 20 feature films. Before the animation studio was a household name, Lawrence Levy helped the company find its “middle way” between business and storytelling.
This month, Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece, “2001: A Space Odyssey,” turns 50. “Dear White People” creator Justin Simien talked to Lion’s Roar about the film’s influence.
Is the Dude a Zen master? His enigmatic pronouncements are certainly food for thought—or nonthought.
We asked ten prominent cultural figures to tell us their favorite movie that contained Buddhist lessons (explitly or otherwise).
Harold Ramis created an underground Buddhist classic with Groundhog Day. After a chance meeting, Perry Garfinkel ventures to find out what makes him tick.
Matthew Bortolin, the author of The Dharma of Star Wars, unpacks the Buddhist themes in the latest installment in the series, The Last Jedi.