Will DiGravio

Will DiGravio began writing for Film School Rejects in 2018. He also hosts The Video Essay Podcast and owns a TV.
Tick Tick Boom True Story

‘Tick, Tick… Boom!’ Overindulges in Hero Worship

By Will DiGravio 

Andrew Garfield delivers one of the best performances of his career in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s otherwise disappointing feature directorial debut.

Casino Royale Torture Scene

The Real Stories That Inspired ‘Casino Royale’

By Will DiGravio 

A brutal torture method, a double agent, and a failed assassination. Those are some of the true stories that inspired the events of ‘Casino Royale,’ the story that launched the James Bond Franchise.

Clifford The Big Red Dog

‘Clifford the Big Red Dog’ is Disarmingly Sincere and Heartwarming

By Will DiGravio 

A film that satisfies nostalgia-seeking viewers while giving the story of Clifford a fun and modern twist.

Being The Ricardos

The Real Story Behind ‘Being the Ricardos’

By Will DiGravio 

Aaron Sorkin’s latest movie tells the story of two TV icons: Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz.

The Tender Bar Ben Affleck

The Real Story Behind ‘The Tender Bar’

By Will DiGravio 

George Clooney’s latest movie depicts the true story of a boy finding a group of surrogate fathers at his uncle’s watering hole.

Scream

The Real Story Behind ‘Scream’

By Will DiGravio 

Who was the “Gainesville Ripper,” and how did he inspire Wes Craven’s horror movie?

King Richard Will Smith

The Real Story Behind ‘King Richard’

By Will DiGravio 

We break down the true story of the man who raised and coached Venus and Serena Williams.

Casino Royale James Bond Best Moments

A Brief History of the Search for the Next James Bond

By Will DiGravio 

It’s a question that emerges every few years, but now it’s time for an answer.

Noomi Rapace in Lamb

‘Lamb’ is Beautiful, Devastating, and One of the Best Films of the Year

By Will DiGravio 

Farm-living is wild, man, wild.