Will DiGravio

Will DiGravio began writing for Film School Rejects in 2018. He also hosts The Video Essay Podcast and owns a TV.
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A Brief History of NBA Players in the Movies

By Will DiGravio 

To mark the release of Space Jam: A New Legacy, here’s a look back at some of the other movies to feature NBA greats.

The Last Duel Trailer

The Real Story Behind Ridley Scott’s ‘The Last Duel’

By Will DiGravio 

Scripted by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck and Nicole Holofcener, the movie centers on the final “trial by combat” in 14th century France.

Cannes 2021 Lineup Breakdown

A Brief History of the Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or

By Will DiGravio 

A.k.a. the sometime Grand Prix du Festival International du Film.

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The Real Story Behind ‘Dear Evan Hansen’

By Will DiGravio 

In anticipation of the movie version, we look at the inspiration for the Broadway musical and the real impact the show has already had.

Knives Out

A Brief History of the ‘Knives Out 2’ Cast (So Far)

By Will DiGravio 

The sequel was already one of the most anticipated films of 2022 before this A-list cast came together, one by one.

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The Real Story Behind ‘The Monster of Florence’

By Will DiGravio 

Antonio Banderas will star in a new TV series about the infamous Italian serial killer. For now, here’s all you need to know.

The Elephant Man

A Brief History of Mel Brooks, David Lynch and ‘The Elephant Man’

By Will DiGravio 

‘The Elephant Man’ is one of David Lynch’s best movies. Did you know that Mel Brooks was the one who hired him to direct it?

Zola — Still

The Real Story Behind ‘Zola’

By Will DiGravio 

The latest movie from director Janicza Bravo and A24 is about the most famous Twitter thread in history. Here’s the real story behind ‘Zola.’

Steven Spielberg At Cannes

A Brief History of Steven Spielberg and Netflix

By Will DiGravio 

Steven Spielberg has signed a new multi-film deal with Netflix, but the two weren’t always friends.