Where did it all begin?
Where does it lead?
Will it all come to an end some day?
I don’t think Monty Python set out to answer these questions in The Meaning of Life, but they certainly made a very entertaining film that does serve as a Guide for the Perplexed in its own unique way. Many other films have broached the subject in one form or another, leading us to ponder our rather tenuous existence on this ill-fated planet. Here are a few movies that caught my imagination, including the recent Beasts of the Southern Wild, which I greatly enjoyed!Read less