Olly Richards, Journalist

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

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The Most Stylish Film Characters, FashionBeans, July ’17

Because I am a man of enormous style (lies), FashionBeans asked me to compile a list of the most stylish men in the history of cinema. These are the men … Continue reading

August 3, 2017

Idris Elba, House Notes, June ’17

Idris Elba is in his second year as an ambassador for Purdeys’ ‘Thrive On’ campaign. I met him to talk about what it means to be a role model and … Continue reading

August 3, 2017

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 ’15

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