Category: Episodes

Crave! episode 42: The Ultimate Eagles, Lorde’s new album, The Hippopotamus, The Mummy

Since The Actual Eagles aren’t touring any longer, the only way to hear their classics performed is to catch a show by The Ultimate Eagles, which is exactly what Simon and Steve did on Saturday night, and they were both…

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…

Crave! episode 40: Alien: Covenant, Their Finest, Graham Brazier, Harry Styles, New Zealand Music Month

The latest episode of Crave! sees Simon and Steve trying, with limited success, to unravel the tangled mess that is Alien: Covenant, the latest, but almost certainly not the last, instalment in the ongoing, the ever ongoing, Alien saga. They’re…

Crave! episode 39: Get Out, Guardians Of The Galaxy Volume 2, Blondie & Cyndi Lauper, Broadchurch

Episode 39 of Crave! sees the return of Debbie, our favourite guest reporter, talking to Simon and Steve about the recent Cyndi Lauper and Blondie concert at Auckland’s Vector Arena. Steve and Simon both had a great time with Marvel’s latest cash…

Crave! episode 38: Denial, The Fate Of The Furious, and a few words about John Clarke

Denial

Steve’s finally got his computer fixed, and so episode 38 of Crave! is sounding a lot better. All the more reason, then, to tune in for Simon and Steve’s discussion of Denial, the brilliantly powerful telling of the story of…

Crave! episode 37: The Lego Batman Movie, Beauty And The Beast, CHiPs, Ghost In The Shell

The Lego Batman Movie has been entertaining Steve and Simon enormously this week. Simon has been enjoying being transported back to his younger days by Beauty And The Beast, the new Disney live-action remake of its 1991 animation classic, while…

Crave! episode 36A (for Adele, of course…)

Episode 36A is a special edition of Crave! featuring an exclusive interview with Sue Wells, who was among the many tens of thousands of Adele fans who enjoyed the British singer’s first ever New Zealand performance at Auckland’s Mount Smart…

Crave! episode 36: Justin Bieber, Kong: Skull Island, Broadchurch, The OA

Neither Simon nor Steve was quite brave enough to make their way to Mount Smart Stadium last night to see Justin Bieber on his Purpose world tour, so we’ve enlisted the help of Debbie, our favourite Guest Reviewer, who last…

Crave! episode 35: Logan, Fist Fight, Stampede Music Fest

In this week’s episode of Crave!, Simon is significantly more impressed by the rawness of Logan than Steve is by the inanity of Fist Fight. Simon still has a few more words to say about the Bruce Springsteen show he…

Crave! episode 34B: A Springsteen Special

In this Very Special Episode of Crave!, Simon talks to two even more dedicated Bruce Springsteen fans than himself, and Steve shares his initial impressions of his first time at Springsteen concert. And don’t miss photography from the show by…