Jack Reacher: Never Go Back. Once is quite plenty.

Jack Reacher

The trick to enjoying Never Go Back, the second film based on Lee Child’s Jack Reacher series of books, is to accept without question the setup that the film offers in the first few scenes. For reasons that are never…

Dark Ride – and a challenge for you

The Girl on the Train. Alcoholism. Betrayal. Deceit. Misogyny. Mental Instability. Violence. It’s a dark brew, is this grim but compelling thriller, The Girl on the Train. It’s director Tate Taylor’s take on the book of the same name by…

Crave! episode 27: Inferno, The Girl On The Train, Deepwater Horizon, Skyscraper Stan & Ravens

Episode 27 of Crave! sees Simon and Steve both suffering through Inferno, the new Dan Brown adaptation. They’ve been much more impressed, but not without reservations, by The Girl On The Train. Simon has some positive things to say about…

Skyscraper Stan & The Commission Flats with Raven: photo gallery

Skyscraper Stan & The Commission Flats kicked off their New Zealand tour last night in Pukekohe, with support and backing vocals for Raven. Crave! was there, and we’ll have a full review shortly. In the meantime, here’s Steve’s photo gallery…

Crave! episode 26: The Magnificent Seven, Bridget Jones’ Baby, The Beatles, The Secret Life Of Pets

Neither Simon nor Steve can really find too much to say about The Magnificent Seven this week, but they’ve both enjoyed Bridget Jones’ Baby much more than either of them expected they would. Simon has been quite impressed with the overly-punctuated The…

The Magnificent Seven: not a classic, when it needed to be

There’s a lot riding on the horseflesh of this Western. It’s a remake of the 1960 American film The Magnificent Seven, which was itself a remake of a 1954 Japanese film, The Seven Samurai, crafted by the great director Akira…