Will DiGravio

Will DiGravio is a Brooklyn-based critic, researcher, and video essayist, who has been a contributor at Film School Rejects since 2018. Follow and/or unfollow him on Twitter @willdigravio.
American Underdog: The Kurt Warner True Story

The Real Story Behind ‘American Underdog’

By Will DiGravio 

The biopic stars Zachary Levy as NFL MVP Kurt Warner.

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.


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.