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Crave! talks to Jamie McDell
February 24, 2022

Kiwi singer Jamie McDell releases her latest album today, and shes take a few minutes to talk to Crave! about family, recording, and the musicians shes been fortunate enough to work with in Nashvill

Crave! episode 102: Clickbait
September 28, 2021

Netflix continues to turn out classy, high-budget dramas. The latest is Clickbait, a stylish, engaging thriller that manages to make a few interesting points about modern life and wrap itself in a cle

Crave! episode 101: Money Heist is back!
September 15, 2021

Aotearoa finds itself back in lockdown, and so Kiwis are looking for things to keep us entertained. One of last years great breakout hits was La Casa De Papel, the Spanish thriller better known in th

Crave! episode one hundred
September 03, 2021

Crave! has finally reached three figures! Steve and Simon refuse to let a pandemic hold them back, and Crave! returns, with a slightly updated format. Were just looking at one thing per episode for a

Crave! episode 99: Wrath Of Man, Locked Down, ZeroZeroZero
May 07, 2021

Crave! is back, and this week Simon and Steve are doing their best to contain their frustrationtheyre not angry, theyre just very, very disappointedat Guy Ritchies latest, Wrath Of Man. Significa

Crave! episode 98: Black Hands, Des, Borat: Subsequent Moviefilm, Bruce Springsteen, Dave Dobbyn, The Beths.
November 07, 2020

Its 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

Crave! episode 97: Radioactive, Eurovision, True Detective, Taylor Swift’s new album
August 06, 2020

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…Read more →

Crave! episode 96: Greed, The High Note, Money Heist, Shtisel, The Sinner, and a chat with James Reyne.
July 08, 2020

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,

Crave! episode 95: Alien Weaponry, The Book of Mormon, Bombshell, The Personal History Of David Copperfield, Emma, and a few thoughts about what’s next.
March 18, 2020

In what could be the last episode of Crave! to fully feature live entertainment for quite some time, Simon and Steve share a few thoughts about what lies ahead. But in more positive thoughts, Steve has a lot of good…Read more →

Crave! episode 94: Elton John, Parasite, Queen, La Belle Epoque, Birds Of Prey
February 19, 2020

Simon and Steve were very fortunate to be at the first scheduled Elton John concert in Auckland this weekend, because it turned out to be his last at Mount Smart Stadium, Elton having abandoned the show almost two hours in.…Read more →