Category: Episodes

Crave! episode 30: Ben Harper, Coldplay, The Monkees, Fantastic Beasts, The Founder

Music to the fore this week, with Steve and Simon having a thing or two to say about Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals‘ recent show at the Vector Arena here in Auckland. Steve also had the good fortune to…

Crave! episode 29: Arrival, Nocturnal Animals, James, Born To Run

Arrival

Simon and Steve are divided on the merits of both of Amy Adams’ new films; Arrival and Nocturnal Animals both have impressed Simon just a little more than they did Steve, who was much more pleased to see James at…

Crave! episode 28: Doctor Strange, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Slipknot, Mia Blonde — Icedagger

Doctor Strange

Simon and Steve are pleased to have found in Doctor Strange a superhero film from the Marvel Comic Universe that they can both wholeheartedly endorse, but they’re both a little less overwhelmingly enthusiastic about Never Go Back, Tom Cruise’s latest outing…

Crave! episode 27: Inferno, The Girl On The Train, Deepwater Horizon, Skyscraper Stan & Ravens

Episode 27 of Crave! sees Simon and Steve both suffering through Inferno, the new Dan Brown adaptation. They’ve been much more impressed, but not without reservations, by The Girl On The Train. Simon has some positive things to say about…

Crave! episode 26: The Magnificent Seven, Bridget Jones’ Baby, The Beatles, The Secret Life Of Pets

Neither Simon nor Steve can really find too much to say about The Magnificent Seven this week, but they’ve both enjoyed Bridget Jones’ Baby much more than either of them expected they would. Simon has been quite impressed with the overly-punctuated The…

Crave! episode 25: Nerve, Sausage Party, Sully, Chasing Great and Tim Booth from James

Chasing Great

It’s the twenty-fifth episode of Crave!, and Steve and Simon have spent a lot of time at the cinema this week. They’ve both seen Nerve, the new social-media thriller that’s split their opinions a little. Sausage Party managed to both…

Crave! episode 24: War Dogs, Bad Moms, The Shallows, Passenger

Steve and Simon have both been pleasantly surprised by War Dogs, and moderately entertained by Bad Moms. Simon enjoyed most of The Shallows, while Steve finally wholeheartedly enjoyed a Passenger concert. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Crave! episode 23: Suicide Squad, Lennon: Through A Glass Onion, Our Kind Of Traitor, Miller, Poi E

Neither Simon nor Steve has been terribly impressed with Suicide Squad, the latest offering from the DC universe. Simon’s a little kinder, though, perhaps because Poi E left him in such a good mood, as did Miller’s first concert with…

Crave! episode 22: Ghostbusters, Star Trek Beyond, Jason Bourne, Billy Crystal

Billy Crystal

Back in the saddle after a winter break that took Simon to Canada and Steve to Japan, our reviewers are back at their microphones to talk about the controversial Ghostbusters remake, the latest uninspiring Star Trek instalment, the surprisingly-named new Bourne…

Crave! episode 21: Independence Day: Resurgence, Warcraft: The Beginning, Me Before You, Central Intelligence

Central Intelligence

In a film-heavy episode of Crave!, Steve and Simon have both seen Me Before You, the alleged weepie starring Emilia “no dragons in this film” Clarke, Independence Day: Resurgence and Warcraft: The Beginning, and they’re both struggling to find an…