Will DiGravio

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

The Difference Between Marilyn Monroe’s Public and Private Personas

By Will DiGravio 

Watch a video essay that explores Monroe’s private writings and what she really thought.

Rebecca Crop

Exploring the Relationship Between ‘Citizen Kane’ and ‘Rebecca’

By Will DiGravio 

What can we learn by juxtaposing these two classic movies?

Shape Of Water

How Guillermo del Toro Uses Color to Create New Worlds

By Will DiGravio 

Watch a video essay about ‘The Shape of Water’ director’s striking color palette.

Screen Shot At Pm

Why Hitchcock Altered the Opening Sequence of ‘Notorious’

By Will DiGravio 

Watch a video essay examining how Alfred Hitchcock set up a motif.

Lady Bird

A Connection Between Characters in the Saoirse Ronan Universe

By Will DiGravio 

Does Lady Bird have a younger sister?

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Paul Thomas Anderson Really Loves Frames

By Will DiGravio 

Exploring the visual style of the Academy Award-nominated director’s films.

Walter White Pilot Breaking Bad

How Walter White Became A Weapon

By Will DiGravio 

Tracing Heisenberg’s violent arc ten years after it began.

Francois Truffaut Day For Night

When Fran├žois Truffaut’s Life Imitated His Art

By Will DiGravio 

A filmmaker becomes his own character.