Still Bill

In his latest film, Hyde Park on Hudson, Bill Murray has taken on his most challenging role: President Franklin D Roosevelt. Greg Truman tracked down the elusive actor to see ...

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02 April 2013 Issue no: 429

Good Eggs

From a humble bean in Central America to a worldwide global industry, chocolate’s 3913-year journey has fuelled empires, destroyed landscapes, lured lovers and fattened millions. This Easter, before you bite ...

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21 March 2013 Issue no: 428

Beards Are Back

They have been in and out of fashion more often than wide lapels. But the evidence on the street, and on screens, is that things are getting hairy again. In ...

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07 March 2013 Issue no: 427

Giving it all away

Across the world, the divide between poverty and prosperity is starting to look like an open-cut mine. But is there a solution? Does help for the very poor lie with ...

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21 February 2013 Issue no: 426

Mr Happy

Dustin Hoffman is a screen legend – renowned for his roles in movies such as The Graduate, Midnight Cowboy and Tootsie. Recently, he made his debut as a director with ...

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07 February 2013 Issue no: 425

The Cute Kitty Edition

In Ancient Egypt they were worshipped as gods, the Prophet Mohammed was said to favour one named Muezza, and these days they are gawked at for hours on the internet. ...

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25 January 2013 Issue no: 424

McEnroe Gets Serious

His last Grand Slam tournament victory was in 1984; he retired from the professional circuit in 1992; he has children who are older than he was when people first noticed ...

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11 January 2013 Issue no: 423

Hobbit New Year

Is all the Hobbity hype worth it? For our special summer edition, reviewer Alice Tynan gives her verdict on one of this summer’s most anticipated film releases. Peter Jackson’s The ...

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26 December 2012 Issue no: 422

Sunshine and Santa

It’s our annual ‘Big Wish You’ – where Big Issue vendors from all around Australia offer up reflections and words of wisdom on the year that was, and wishes for ...

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30 November 2012 Issue no: 421

Monkey Business

80 years after the original film, King Kong will once again set audiences shrieking. But this time the world’s most famous gorilla will be the star of a high-tech stage ...

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16 November 2012 Issue no: 420

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