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.
Aretha Franklin Respect Biopic Jennifer Hudson

Jennifer Hudson Shines as Aretha Franklin in ‘Respect’

By Will DiGravio 

Tony-nominated stage director Liesl Tommy makes her feature film debut with a powerful portrait of the Queen of Soul.

French Connection Commentary

The Real Story Behind ‘The French Connection’

By Will DiGravio 

A series of wild events and true-life figures inspired William Friedkin’s classic 1971 film.

Courteney Cox Friends Reunion Emmy Nomination

A Brief History of Courteney Cox’s First Emmy Nomination for ‘Friends’

By Will DiGravio 

Courteney Cox is the only cast member never to be nominated for her work on the original show.

Scarlett Johansson in Black Widow

A Brief History of Scarlett Johansson Suing Disney

By Will DiGravio 

The ‘Black Widow’ star has accused Disney of a breach of contract.

Fast Five Vin Diesel Dwayne Johnson

A Brief History of the Beef Between Vin Diesel and Dwayne Johnson

By Will DiGravio 

The ‘Fast & Furious’ stars have not minced words over their creative differences.

The Green Knight

‘The Green Knight’ is a Brilliant and Fresh Take on a Timeless Story

By Will DiGravio 

Dev Patel dazzles in David Lowery’s film of the Arthurian legend.

The French Dispatch True Stories And Characters

The Real Stories Behind Wes Anderson’s ‘The French Dispatch’

By Will DiGravio 

Here are the real-life writers, editors, and true stories that inspired the movie.

NBA players in movies Space Jam Lebron James

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.