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.
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Shot By Shot: Meeting Gill-man in ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon’

By Will DiGravio 

Let’s look at ‘Creature from the Black Lagoon,’ an under-appreciated, beautiful film.

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A Video Essay Guide to Paul Thomas Anderson

By Will DiGravio 

From Boogie Nights to Phantom Thread, here are five video essays about Paul Thomas Anderson you should watch.

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A Video Essay Guide to ‘Citizen Kane’

By Will DiGravio 

Many consider Citizen Kane the greatest movie ever made. Here are five video essays to help you learn more about Orson Welles’ masterpiece.

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A Look at Spike Lee’s ‘He Got Game’ 20 Years Later

By Will DiGravio 

An under-appreciated film, and one that feels even more relevant today.

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A Video Essay Guide to Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Vertigo’

By Will DiGravio 

Want to learn more about the Hitchcock masterpiece? Check out these five video essays.

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Shot By Shot: The Opening Scene of ‘Rio Bravo’

By Will DiGravio 

The first minutes of ‘Rio Bravo’ are among the greatest in cinema history. Let’s break them down.

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‘They’ Review: A Flawed, Yet Promising Debut Feature

By Will DiGravio 

‘They’ tells the story of a fourteen-year-old’s exploration of their gender identity.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Grace Kelly

By Will DiGravio 

In 1954, Grace Kelly starred in Dial ‘M’ For Murder, Rear Window, and a third film for which she won an Academy Award. Not bad, right?

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Watch Out For Mrs: Comparing Hitchcock’s ‘Rebecca’ and ‘Psycho’

By Will DiGravio 

What goes up, must come down. A look at two staircase scenes from two Hitchcock masterpieces.