Category: Television

Crave! episode 99: Wrath Of Man, Locked Down, ZeroZeroZero

Crave! is back, and this week Simon and Steve are doing their best to contain their frustration—they’re not angry, they’re just very, very disappointed—at Guy Ritchie’s latest, Wrath Of Man. Significantly less disappointing is Locked Down, surely the first of…

Shtisel is back fo another series–unorthodox television that’s utterly compelling.

Trying to convince my friends to watch שטיסל‎ (Shtisel) in was always going to be a bit of a tough sell—”So it’s a soap opera, but not really, and it’s set in an ultra-orthodox Haredi Jewish community in Jerusalem, and…

Crave! episode 98: Black Hands, Des, Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Dobbyn, The Beths.

It’s been a while, but Crave! is back, and better than ever. In a heavily Kiwi-centric comeback episode, Steve and Simon talk about Black Hands, the new dramatisation of the Bain family killings, and about local acts Dave Dobbyn at…

Crave! episode 97: Radioactive, Eurovision, True Detective, Taylor Swift’s new album

As Simon and Steve inch ever closer to their hundredth episode, the emphasis remains on films. Radioactive is the story of Marie Curie, and a film that both our reviewers found quite engaging. Less so Eurovision Song Contest: The Story…

Crave! episode 96: Greed, The High Note, Money Heist, Shtisel, The Sinner, and a chat with James Reyne.

Crave! is finally back, after months of lockdown and carefully managed isolation. In this first post-lockdown edition, Steve and Simon disagree on Greed, the satire on the nasty wealthy from Michael Winterbottom, but agree on The High Note, a film…