Category: Stage

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 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…

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion — a very personal tribute to John Lennon

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion

My first thought, as John Waters stood in front of a microphone on an almost empty stage and started channelling John Lennon on his last day alive, was “Why?” Lennon died thirty-five years ago. His life, his work, his thoughts have…

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 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 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…

Pop-Up Globe opens in Auckland

Pop-Up Globe, a reproduction of the original Globe Theatre in London, created to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, was finally opened in Auckland’s CBD today, and Crave! was on hand to cover the launch. Check out our…

Massive Theatre Company presents The Wholehearted

Enliven your spirit and open your heart when Massive Company brings its brand new production The Wholehearted to the Mangere Arts Centre from 18th -24th March and Q Theatre from 1st – 10th April to commemorate the company’s 25 year anniversary in 2016. In keeping with the authentic style that…

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…