Crave! episode 99: Wrath Of Man, Locked Down, ZeroZeroZero

Crave! is back, and this week Simon and Steve are doing their best to contain their frustration—they’re not angry, they’re just very, very disappointed—at Guy Ritchie’s latest, Wrath Of Man. Significantly less disappointing is Locked Down, surely the first of…

Wrath of Man – Guy, What were you thinking?

Oh dear. What a disappointment. If you caught the trailer of this Guy Ritchie directed crime film you may expect another one of his wisecracking, inventive and hard edged capers like last year’s “The Gentlemen”. Sadly, “Wrath of Man” is…

Shtisel is back fo another series–unorthodox television that’s utterly compelling.

Trying to convince my friends to watch שטיסל‎ (Shtisel) in was always going to be a bit of a tough sell—”So it’s a soap opera, but not really, and it’s set in an ultra-orthodox Haredi Jewish community in Jerusalem, and…

Th’Dudes at Auckland Town Hall: Kiwi rock just when we needed it most

There was a certain inevitable familiarity about last night’s show at Auckland’s Town Hall. It was less than three weeks ago that Dave Dobbyn was on stage just down the road at Spark Arena for a solo show; last night…

Th’Dudes announce their last show ever, joining Hammond Gamble, Hello Sailor, Citizen Band and Jordan Luck at Spark Arena for The Biggest Pub Gig In the World.

From the desk of Brent Eccles…blow me down! It’s really happening! Believe me, this is going to be shit hot.  For what will be their FINAL SHOW EVER, New Zealand’s favourite pub rockers Th’ Dudes are jumping on stage for one last…

Crave! episode 98: Black Hands, Des, Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Dobbyn, The Beths.

It’s been a while, but Crave! is back, and better than ever. In a heavily Kiwi-centric comeback episode, Steve and Simon talk about Black Hands, the new dramatisation of the Bain family killings, and about local acts Dave Dobbyn at…