Category: Films

Crave! episode 85: Men In Black, Sometimes Always Never, Years And Years, the new Bruce Springsteen album Western Stars, and a chat with Skyscraper Stan

Men In Black: International should have been so good. And yet it wasn’t. Neither Steve nor Simon can find many positive things to say about this disappointing film. Sometimes Always Never, on the other hand, the new Bill Nighy outing,…

Crave! episode 84: The Monkees, Aladdin, Rocketman, and a preview of ATC’s A Fine Balance

The Monkees — well, two of them, anyway — came to Auckland this weekend. Simon and Steve were both keen to enjoy some nostalgic, feel-good pop songs; Simon and Steve were both just a little disappointed. Rocketman, on the other hand, is…

Crave! episode 82: Avengers Endgame; Black Grace; and even more Game Of Thrones reckons

There’s only one topic on Simon and Steve’s minds right now, and that’s Game Of Thrones. With only one episode left, we dissect everything we’ve learnt in episode 5 of the final series, The Bells, and try to figure out…

Avengers Endgame: big and bold and it pays off

Howls of laughter. Shrieks of delight. Gasps of surprise. And quiet moments when you could hear a tear fall. All these reactions were forthcoming from the eager throng I sat amongst who were soaking up Avengers Endgame. The audience’s expectations…

Crave! episode 81: Game Of Thrones, You Are Us/Aroha Nui, Nathaniel Rateliff, Black Summer, Shazam

It’s time — finally — for the final series of Game Of Thrones, and so Simon and Steve dissect, in fine detail, the first episode. Steve’s been to the Auckland leg of the Christchurch benefit concert tour You Are Us/Aroha…