Category: Live music

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 12 — The Hateful Eight, The Lady In The Van, UB40

The Lady In The Van

Steve and Simon have both seen Quentin Tarantino’s latest, The Hateful Eight, but they’re not both entirely impressed. They’re in much closer agreement when it comes to Maggie Smith as The Lady In The Van. Steve’s been to see UB40,…

Crave! episode 11 — David Bowie, The Revenant

Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant

Episode 11 of Crave! sees Simon and Steve take very different positions on The Revenant, Leonardo DiCaprio’s two and a half hours of Oscar-bait, but agree that David Bowie’s death leaves a huge hole in the world of music. Steve’s…

Crave! episode 10: Star Wars, Ed Sheeran, AC/DC

Angus Young of AC/DC at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, December 15th, 2015

The final episode of the year finds Steve and Simon disagreeing about the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. But they both enjoyed AC/DC at Western Springs Stadium, while Steve was surprised by how impressed he was by Ed…

AC/DC at Auckland’s Western Springs Stadium

AC/DC at Western Springs Stadium, Auckland, December 15th, 2015

AC/DC played Western Springs Stadium in Auckland last night, and Crave! was there. Simon was in the moshpit to review the show, while Steve was on photo duty. We’ll have a full review in this weekend’s edition of Crave!, but…

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…