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…

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…

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,…

UB40 at Matua Winery

UB40 played Matua Winery in Auckland last night, ably supported by Jason Kerrison and Herbs. Crave! was there, of course — we’ll have a full review in next week’s episode, but for now here are Steve’s photos from the show.

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…

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…