Talking Stars Episode 67 – Christopher Nolan Movies

Dunkirk has hit the cinema and what better way to celebrate this new movie than to look at Christopher Nolan previous work, we decided to skip over the Dark Knight trilogy and look at his solo film works (Memento, Insomnia, The Prestige, Inception and Interstellar).

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Darren – Movie Reviews 101

Kira – Film and TV 101
Josh – Reffing Movies
Carl – Listening to Film

Talking Stars Episode 63 – Alien Franchise

In 1979 Ridley Scott gave us one of the most shocking sci-fi movies 38 years later he is still trying to capture magic once again but with other heavyweight directors trying their hands at the franchise what ones are good and what ones are bad.

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Darren – Movie Reviews 101


Becky – Film Music Central
Damien – Riley on Film
Mike Sale – Midland Movies
Hermione Flavia – Wild Fire Motion Pictures Our esteemed and special guest! We hope to have her back soon on future episodes!

Films Covered

  • Prometheus
  • Alien Covenant
  • Alien
  • Aliens
  • Alien 3
  • Alien Resurrection


Talking Stars Episode 62 Spider-Man: Homecoming

Talking Stars Episode 62 Spider-Man: Homecoming

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Spider-Man: Homecoming PosterThis show will contain Spoilers!

Today we look at the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe movie Spiderman: Homecoming. In a year where we have had two of the more popular films from the comic book material and now have we got another good or bad one?

Darren – Movie Reviews 101

Drew – Drew’s Movie Reviews


Superman I & II

In this episode MovieRob & Damien (host) discuss the DC character Superman and the first two films beginning in 1978. They also discuss the notorious ‘Donner Cut’ of the sequel that was released in 2006.


Fans are polarized on this film and the original sequel was released in 1980. Talking Stars hopes to cover other Superman installments in future episodes. Please let us know your feedback. 

Links mentioned: Damien: @rileyonfilm

Rob: @realmovierob

Darren and Kira have this week off.

Talking Stars Episode 58 Original v Remake – Planet of the Apes

Talking Stars Episode 58 Original v Remake – Planet of the Apes

Planet of the Apes PosterPlanet of the Apes Poster

Spoilers will appear here

In this episode, we debut the Original v Remake on the Planet of the Apes movies (1968) and (2001) version. We will look at the stars, director, effects, make up, music and story. which one do you think is the best of the series to date.


Darren – Movie Reviews 101


Damien – Riley on Film
Carl Wonders – Listening to Film

Talking Stars Episode 57 A-Z Horror Challenge – A

This week’s podcast episode is now live on Wordpress! #horror #podernfamily

Talking Stars Episode 57 A-Z Horror Challenge – A: In our latest challenge, we have put together a show where Damien and Myself are going to going through the alphabet suggesting horror films, talking about characters, directors or themes used in horror films.

NON-Spoiler Show

Come and listen to for the latest idea and let us know if you want to join us on certain letters or give us some suggestions on ones we might have missed.


Damien – Riley on Film
Darren – Movie Reviews 101