Olly Richards, Journalist

Freelance journalist writing about film, TV and other things that aren't boring. Contact: ollyrichards1@gmail.com

Viola Davis – Empire, February ’17

She’s been one of the most revered actresses in film since her appearance in ‘Doubt’, but ‘Fences’ was the movie that finally won Viola Davis an Oscar. When she was … Continue reading

February 8, 2017

Max Landis – Empire, December ’16

Max Landis, writer of ‘Victor Frankenstein’ and ‘American Ultra’ is one of the most prolific screenwriters in Hollywood. He is also one of the most controversial, frequently airing his opinions … Continue reading

December 22, 2016

Star Trek Beyond – The Telegraph, July 16

I visited the set of Star Trek Beyond, the third in the rebooted franchise. I spoke to director Justin Lin and the cast about reinventing a 50-year-old series. Click on … Continue reading

July 13, 2016

20 Years of Pixar Movies – The Telegraph, November 2015

To mark 20 years since the release of Toy Story, and to tie with the 2015 release of The Good Dinosaur, I went to Pixar to talk about how the … Continue reading

February 16, 2016

Assorted Film Reviews, NME

I write film reviews every week for NME, the entertainment weekly. A sample of those reviews can be found below. More are available on their website.

February 16, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe Interview – NME, November 2015

I interviewed Daniel Radcliffe for the release of the film ‘Victor Frankenstein’, his first major studio film since the end of the Harry Potter series. Click the image below for the … Continue reading

February 16, 2016

Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow – The Telegraph, July ’15

When it was released in 2004, Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow was hailed as the future of cinema. It’s director, Kerry Conran, was meant to ascend to the … Continue reading

July 30, 2015