Category: Films

Crave! episode 9: Youth, Jesus Christ Part 2, In The Heart Of The Sea

Jesus Christ Part 2 (Photo: Andi Crown Photography)

Episode 9 of Crave! sees Steve struggling with a cold, Steve and Simon discussing Youth, the new two-hander featuring Michael Caine and Harvey Keitel. Steve’s seen Jesus Christ Part 2 at Auckland’s Basement Theatre, and Simon’s seen Gin Wigmore at…

Crave! episode 8 — Mockingjay 2, The Programme, 10CC, Adele, Jesus Christ Part II.

Graham Gouldman of 10CC at Auckland's Aotea Centre.

The eighth episode of Crave! sees Simon and Steve rather disappointed with the final film in the Hunger Games series, Mockingjay Part 2. Steve looks at The Programme, the new Lance Armstrong biopic, he’s been talking to Gareth Williams, the…

Crave! episode 007: Spectre, Scouts Guide To The Zombie Apocalypse, Hozier

Spectre‘s finally here, and Simon and Steve have been to see it. Were they impressed? Find out in this week’s episode of Crave!, along with reviews of Scouts [sic] Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse and Hozier’s rather excellent show at…

Crave! episode 6: The Dressmaker, Keith Richards and a look forward to Spectre

The Dressmaker

Steve and Simon unstitch The Dressmaker, Kate Winslet’s latest dark — very, very dark — comedy. Simon’s seen Bridge Of Spies, and both of us are inappropriately excited to see Spectre next week. We’ve also been listening to Keith Richards’…

Crave! episode 4: The Martian, Everest

The fourth episode of Crave! finds Simon back in Auckland, where he’s talking with Steve about The Martian, Ridley Scott’s new film set, unsurprisingly, on Mars — even though the best bits happen back on Earth. Simon’s seen Everest, Steve’s…

Crave! episode 3: Legend, Straight Outta Compton

Imagine Dragons at the Vector Arena, Auckland

In the first international edition of Crave!, Steve and Simon review the rather superb Legend and the slightly less superb Straight Outta Compton. Simon’s been enjoying jazz and circuses in Berlin, while Steve’s seen Imagine Dragons in Auckland. Due to…

Crave! episode 2: Trainwreck, Fantastic Four, Swamp Thing

Simon and Steve share their thoughts on Trainwreck, the good, but not brilliant, Amy Schumer vehicle, and Fantastic Four, Marvel’s latest superhero origins story.  Steve’s seen Swamp Thing — twice; they’re really good — in Auckland this week, while Simon…

Crave episode 1: Mission Impossible, 13 Minutes, Johnny Marr

The first episode of Crave, in which Simon and Steve look at Mission Impossible, Tom Cruise’s latest attempt to milk a franchise that’s lasting longer than anyone expected. They’ve also seen 13 Minutes, a German film about the true story…