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.
He Got Game

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.

Vertigo Kim Novak

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.

Screen Shot At Pm

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.

Image At Pm

‘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.

Grace Kelly

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?

Screen Shot At Pm

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.

Shape Of Water Movie Theater

Movies May Be Our Final Refuge from Everyday Life

By Will DiGravio 

Without the movies, where else can we go to temporarily unplug and leave our world behind?

Best Year In Movies

The Best Year in Movies Was 1959

By Will DiGravio 

Between John Wayne, Marilyn Monroe, and Alfred Hitchcock, 1959 has it all.

My Life As A Zucchini

Examining How Films Effectively Utilize Cliché

By Will DiGravio 

These three films use cliché the right way.