Cherie Currie at the King’s Arms, Auckland

Cherie Currie at the King's Arms, Auckland, 20/05/2016

Cherie Currie, the voice of 1970s punk-glam-rockers The Runaways, came to Auckland for the first time last night, and Crave! was there to cover the show. The full review will be in the next edition of the podcast; in the…

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…

Bowie: Waiting In The Sky

Friday night saw the first performance, in Auckland, of Bowie: Waiting In The Sky, a tribute to David Bowie and featuring performers like Zaine Griff and Alastair Riddell. Steve was there to cover the show for Crave! — we’ll have…

Crave! at Beach Hop in Whangamata

I enjoyed my first Beach Hop at the east Coromandel town of Whangamata last week. I say “enjoyed” deliberately, because there is so much enthusiasm and passion involved in this annual coming together of classic car aficionados that it is…

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…

Bowie: Waiting For The Sky rehearsal photos

Simon and Steve went to see rehearsals for Bowie: Waiting In The Sky in Auckland this week, and while Simon was busy interviewing the incredibly talented band and singers for this week’s episode of Crave!, Steve’s camera was working overtime.