Film

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ – brilliantly cast but poorly executed period drama
Film

‘Mary Queen of Scots’ – brilliantly cast but poorly executed period drama

Spider-Man: Far From Home shows Spider-Man is still fighting for the homeless
Film

Spider-Man: Far From Home shows Spider-Man is still fighting for the homeless

Laughs on tap: ‘Stan & Ollie’ proves Steve Coogan’s certainly no lightweight
Film

Laughs on tap: ‘Stan & Ollie’ proves Steve Coogan’s certainly no lightweight

Yo ho ho how about some more exciting film scheduling at Christmas please?
Film

Yo ho ho how about some more exciting film scheduling at Christmas please?

Why is the best part of ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ still missing?
Film

Why is the best part of ‘The Muppet Christmas Carol’ still missing?

There’s more to Christmas than It’s A Wonderful Life, Die Hard and Home Alone
Film

There’s more to Christmas than It’s A Wonderful Life, Die Hard and Home Alone

‘The Old Man & The Gun’ – the sun goes down in style for the Sundance Kid
Film

‘The Old Man & The Gun’ – the sun goes down in style for the Sundance Kid

‘Three Identical Strangers’ – is the future already written in our genes?
Film

‘Three Identical Strangers’ – is the future already written in our genes?

Subscribe to The Big Issue

From just £3 per week

Take a print or digital subscription to The Big Issue and provide a critical lifeline to our work. With each subscription we invest every penny back into supporting the network of sellers across the UK. A subscription also means you'll never miss the weekly editions of an award-winning publication, with each issue featuring the leading voices on life, culture, politics and social activism.
‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’ – Lisbeth Salander reloaded for troubled times
Film

‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’ – Lisbeth Salander reloaded for troubled times

Tim Minchin: “Comedians don’t want to be trying to topple a despot”
Film

Tim Minchin: “Comedians don’t want to be trying to topple a despot”

Bold, arresting, difficult – Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Suspiria’ is a remake to fear
Film

Bold, arresting, difficult – Luca Guadagnino’s ‘Suspiria’ is a remake to fear

‘Outlaw King’ is a chaotic, horrific spectacle seeping with Scottish beauty
Film

‘Outlaw King’ is a chaotic, horrific spectacle seeping with Scottish beauty

Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ is a lesson in how to portray badass women in film
Film

Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ is a lesson in how to portray badass women in film

‘Peterloo’ highlights a shamefully overlooked event in British history
Film

‘Peterloo’ highlights a shamefully overlooked event in British history

Jamie Lee Curtis is back for ‘Halloween’, so how about a ‘Blue Steel’ sequel?
Film

Jamie Lee Curtis is back for ‘Halloween’, so how about a ‘Blue Steel’ sequel?

John Carpenter’s satirical horror ‘They Live’ looks scarily prescient today
Film

John Carpenter’s satirical horror ‘They Live’ looks scarily prescient today

Advertisement
‘Columbus’ savours the fine architecture of buildings and relationships alike
Film

‘Columbus’ savours the fine architecture of buildings and relationships alike

‘The Gospel According to André’ – the doc for a dedicated follower of fashion
Film

‘The Gospel According to André’ – the doc for a dedicated follower of fashion

Win Bad Samaritan on DVD
Competitions

Win Bad Samaritan on DVD

Back in the saddle – ‘The Rider’ leaps flawlessly between reality and fiction
Film

Back in the saddle – ‘The Rider’ leaps flawlessly between reality and fiction

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ gives a whole new meaning to bad education
Film

‘The Miseducation of Cameron Post’ gives a whole new meaning to bad education

Pawel Pawlikowski’s musical romance ‘Cold War’ finds love in a hopeless place
Film

Pawel Pawlikowski’s musical romance ‘Cold War’ finds love in a hopeless place

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is a provocative and urgent film for our times
Film

Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ is a provocative and urgent film for our times

Win! 1984 on DVD
Competitions

Win! 1984 on DVD

The Eyes of Orson Welles offers a fresh perspective on the filmmaker’s life
Film

The Eyes of Orson Welles offers a fresh perspective on the filmmaker’s life

Director slams censors as new film A Northern Soul is rated as a 15
Film

Director slams censors as new film A Northern Soul is rated as a 15

How very good was 1988 high-school black comedy Heathers?
Film

How very good was 1988 high-school black comedy Heathers?

With its semi-miraculous plot contrivances ‘The Apparition’ is beyond belief
Film

With its semi-miraculous plot contrivances ‘The Apparition’ is beyond belief

Daniel Kokotajlo’s debut ‘Apostasy’ is a tense tale of faith versus family
Film

Daniel Kokotajlo’s debut ‘Apostasy’ is a tense tale of faith versus family

‘Generation Wealth’: A suitably overloaded look at lives of the super-rich
Film

‘Generation Wealth’: A suitably overloaded look at lives of the super-rich

Win ‘You Were Never Really Here’ Blu-ray and screenplay books
Competitions

Win ‘You Were Never Really Here’ Blu-ray and screenplay books

Standing out from the herd – in praise of Belgian filmmaker Agnes Varda
Film

Standing out from the herd – in praise of Belgian filmmaker Agnes Varda

‘In the Fade’ – Diane Kruger excels in tale of far-right violence and revenge
Film

‘In the Fade’ – Diane Kruger excels in tale of far-right violence and revenge

Keep up to date with The Big Issue. The leading voice on life, politics, culture and social activism direct to your inbox.