Author: Steve McCabe

Crave! episode 41: Wonder Woman, Baywatch, King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword

Simon and Steve have three blockbuster movies to review this week. Simon is considerably more impressed than Steve is with Wonder Woman, the first film in either Marvel’s or DC’s comic universes to be led by a female superhero. Steve is only…

Baywatch — agreeable, and not much more

There are two films at work in Baywatch, the feature-length adaptation of the 1980s soggy soap opera. There’s the story of Brody (Zac Effron), a disgraced former Olympic swimmer who wants to join the Baywatch team, and Mitch (Dwight “The…

Wonder Woman: starting to wonder why

People have been crying out for a female-led superhero film for a very long time. In Wonder Woman, it’s not entirely clear that that’s what has been delivered. The story, a simple and linear thing, follows Diana, Princess of Themyscira…

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword — kings, swords and dodgy geezers.

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword contains, maybe, 40 or 50 minutes of a very good film. Sadly, though, the thing lasts a good two hours. Charlie Hunnam is Arthur, the Born King, orphaned by his very, very bad uncle…

Ed Sheeran returning to AU & NZ stadiums for ‘÷ World Tour’ in March 2018

Two Grammy Awards, six billion YouTube views, 70 million online followers, hundreds of thousands of tickets sold across four Australian and New Zealand tours, and a firm foothold on the top of our album and single charts: Ed Sheeran needs…

LA rapper YG hits Auckland in June for a one-off show

Californian rapper YG is bringing his first solo tour Downunder, headlining a one-off show in Auckland in June. A pre-eminent figure in the thriving US urban music scene, YG and Guests will play live at the Logan Campbell Centre on…

Ska-punk legends The Selecter and The Beat to co-headline New Zealand shows

Ska-punk giants, The Selecter, and The Beat, are joining forces for an Australasian tour that will see them hitting New Zealand shores in early 2018 for two special co-headlining shows in Auckland and Wellington. The Selecter and The Beat emerged…

R&B superstar Keith Sweat touring  NZ this July

Keith Sweat

Illusive Presents and Frontier Touring are thrilled to confirm that R&B sensation and New Jack Swing pioneer Keith Sweat will tour New Zealand for the very first time this July. In addition to performing an array of old classics, like Kiwi…

Ariana Grande Brings her Dangerous Woman tour to New Zealand in September

Ariana Grande

The world’s biggest pop sensation, ARIANA GRANDE, has announced she is bringing her brand new arena show, Dangerous Woman Tour to New Zealand this September. For the first time ever, New Zealand fans will be treated to a sensational live…