Olly Richards, Journalist

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

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. Advertisements

February 16, 2016

Daniel Radcliffe Interview – NME, November ’15

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

Assorted Film Reviews, The Sunday Times Culture

I’m a regular film reviewer for The Sunday Times Culture supplement, writing about everything from big budget action movies to little arthouse dramas. A sample of those reviews are below. … Continue reading

April 1, 2015

15 Surprisingly Low Salaries – The Telegraph, March ’15

Just because you’re in a blockbuster film doesn’t mean you get a blockbuster pay day. I rounded up the actors who were given shockingly low wages for hit films. Click … Continue reading

April 1, 2015

Jennifer Aniston Interview- Empire, March ’15

A rare print interview with Jennifer Aniston, talking about her dramatic award-nominated role in Cake, her years in Friends and her screen debut in Mac and Me. 

March 31, 2015

Scene-Stealing Movie Houses – The Telegraph, March ’15

Most houses in movies are just flimsy chipboard constructions, knocked down as soon as filming is over. But some of the most striking are real places you can visit, or … Continue reading

February 28, 2015