Nerve: are you a Watcher or a Player? Me, I’m a Watcher.


Nerve is 90 minutes of engagingly tense and sharp thriller. The problem is that it’s a 96-minute film. The film tells the story of the splendidly-named Venus “Vee” Delmonico (Emma Roberts), a slightly shy high-school girl from Staten Island who…

Crave! episode 24: War Dogs, Bad Moms, The Shallows, Passenger

Steve and Simon have both been pleasantly surprised by War Dogs, and moderately entertained by Bad Moms. Simon enjoyed most of The Shallows, while Steve finally wholeheartedly enjoyed a Passenger concert. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Crave! episode 23: Suicide Squad, Lennon: Through A Glass Onion, Our Kind Of Traitor, Miller, Poi E

Neither Simon nor Steve has been terribly impressed with Suicide Squad, the latest offering from the DC universe. Simon’s a little kinder, though, perhaps because Poi E left him in such a good mood, as did Miller’s first concert with…

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion — a very personal tribute to John Lennon

Lennon: Through A Glass Onion

My first thought, as John Waters stood in front of a microphone on an almost empty stage and started channelling John Lennon on his last day alive, was “Why?” Lennon died thirty-five years ago. His life, his work, his thoughts have…