Will DiGravio

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

The Real Story Behind ‘Scream’

By Will DiGravio 

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

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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.

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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.

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

By Will DiGravio 

Farm-living is wild, man, wild.

Tick Tick Boom True Story

The Real Story Behind ‘tick, tick … BOOM!’

By Will DiGravio 

Andrew Garfield stars in the musical directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda.

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A Brief History of Will Smith and the Academy Awards

By Will DiGravio 

After two nominations, a notable snub, and his comments during the #OscarsSoWhite movement, Smith might finally get his Oscar.

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The Real Story Behind Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Belfast’

By Will DiGravio 

The award-winning film is based on the years before Branagh’s family fled Northern Ireland amidst the violence known as the Troubles.

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A Brief History of Marcia Lucas’ Role in the Star Wars Universe

By Will DiGravio 

Marcia Lucas is responsible for some of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy’s most iconic moments. She also hates the latest films.


The Real Story Behind ‘Moneyball’

By Will DiGravio 

And what came next: criticism of the way the movie depicts the real events and ignores many details.