Category: Films

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…

Crave! episode 20: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Miller, Paul Simon, Big Country

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Steve has been to see Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows, but Simon wisely saved his money. Steve has seen Big Country at the King’s Arms in Auckland, while Simon has been talking to newcomer Miller about his…

Crave! episode 19: The Nice Guys, X-Men Apocalypse, Bad Neighbours 2

Steve’s been highly entertained by The Nice Guys, Shane Black’s new film-noir pastiche with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, while Simon’s been a little less impressed by the somewhat formulaic X-Men Apocalypse. In music news, Simon has a clutch of…

Crave! episode 18: The Jungle Book, Captain America: Civil War, Twenty One Pilots

The Jungle Book

Steve and Simon talk with great enthusiasm about the near-live-action remake of The Jungle Book, but with slightly less unanimous enthusiasm about Captain America: Civil War. Simon saw Twenty One Pilots, but Steve didn’t see Iron Maiden. Podcast: Play in…

Crave! episode 17: The Boss, The Huntsman, Bowie: Waiting In The Sky, Promise & Promiscuity

Neither Steve nor Simon could find much good to say about The Boss, Melissa McCarthy’s new vehicle. Steve’s struggled to be positive about The Huntsman: Winter’s War, but Simon’s been very impressed by the Holocaust drama Son Of Saul. Penny…

Crave! episode 16: BvS:DoJ, The Huntsman, Swamp Thing, Beach Hop

Batman Versus Superman: Dawn Of Justice

Neither Steve nor Simon has been terribly impressed by Batman versus Superman: Dawn of Justice, but Hunt For The Wilderpeople at least managed to cleanse Simon’s palate afterwards. Steve was also a little disappointed by Steve Earle, but Swamp Thing,…

Crave! episode 15 — Hail, Caesar!, Grimsby, Bowie: Waiting In The Sky

Hail, Caesar!

Simon and Steve have very divided opinions of both the new Sacha Baron Cohen film, Grimsby, and the latest from the Coen brothers, Hail, Caesar!. But they’re in agreement that Bowie: Waiting In The Sky, the upcoming David Bowie tribute…

Crave! episode 14: Prince, Deadpool, Dad’s Army, Pop-Up Globe

This week’s episode of Crave! features a special guest review of one of Prince’s two shows at the ASB Theatre in Auckland’s Aotea Centre. Simon and Steve have been very impressed with Deadpool, but less so with Dad’s Army. Steve’s…

Crave! episode 13: Spotlight, Steve Jobs, Zoolander No. 2

Simon and Steve have seen Spotlight, the Oscar-tipped true-story film about clergy sex abuse in Boston. In need of a little palate-cleansing after Spotlight, they’re also talking this week about Zoolander No. 2. And, having seen Steve Jobs, Steve talks…