Jason Fraley is WTOP's film critic and morning drive writer, holding an M.F.A in Film & Electronic Media from American University and a B.A. in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He has contributed to both USA TODAY & The (Baltimore) Sun and was recently hailed by The Washington Post, which wrote: "Fraley, a film buff, is known for his savantlike ability to name every Best Picture winner in history, by year" (6/12/11).

Read more from WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley on his blog, The Film Spectrum.

'Now You See Me' has disappointment up its sleeve (Video)

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says he enjoyed his interview with Jesse Eisenberg much more than his new movie "Now You See Me."

Thursday - 05/30/2013, 06:36am EDT

Summer flicks bring fast and furious hangovers

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "The Hangover 3" and "Fast and Furious 6."

Friday - 05/24/2013, 07:53am EDT

Time to 'kirk out' again with 'Star Trek: Into Darkness'

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "Star Trek: Into Darkness."

Thursday - 05/16/2013, 04:56am EDT

'Gatsby' kicks off the 2013 Cannes Film Festival

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley previews the Cannes Film Festival.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 01:52pm EDT

Most Memorable Movie Moms

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley ranks the Top 25 Most Memorable Movie Moms.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 07:38am EDT

'The Great Gatsby' plays to Generation Baz

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby."

Saturday - 05/11/2013, 12:39pm EDT

Avenged: 'Iron Man 3' may be Marvel's best

Bust out the popcorn. WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley had a blast at "Iron Man 3."

Friday - 05/03/2013, 09:40am EDT

'The Big Wedding' renews too many vows

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says the film too often borrows from past wedding flicks.

Friday - 04/26/2013, 09:15am EDT

Top 100 movie quotes of all time (VIDEO)

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley counts down his top 100 favorite Hollywood quotes.

Monday - 04/22/2013, 01:36pm EDT

Jackie Robinson hailed as mythic hero in '42'

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley takes a look at the new Jackie Robinson movie "42."

Friday - 04/12/2013, 10:03am EDT

Special screening of Oscar-winning film held in D.C.

An Academy Award-winning film created by two local filmmakers will be shown Thursday night at the Avalon Theatre in D.C.

Thursday - 04/11/2013, 07:26am EDT

'Jurassic Park 3D' proves classics are never extinct

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hopes we find every excuse to re-release classic flicks as often as possible.

Friday - 04/05/2013, 11:37am EDT

Memories of Roger Ebert

Jason Fraley, WTOP Film Critic

Thursday - 04/04/2013, 07:39am EDT


Top 10 Baseball Movies of All Time

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley counts down his favorite baseball movies.

Friday - 03/29/2013, 08:37am EDT

'Olympus Has Fallen' is 'Die Hard' at the White House

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley breaks down the first of this year's two White House attack flicks.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 07:53am EDT

Raimi attempts magic trick in 'Oz' prequel (VIDEO)

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says "Oz: The Great and Powerful" pales in comparison to the 1939 classic, but is better than expected.

Friday - 03/15/2013, 07:51am EDT

Spielberg's 'Schindler' out on Blu-ray for 20th anniversary

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley unravels what makes "Schindler's List" such a revered film as the black-and-white movie comes out in high-definition.

Friday - 03/08/2013, 07:22am EST

Cinema Romance: From D.C. movie dates to the Oscars

Oscar winners Sean Fine and Andrea Nix Fine of Chevy Chase tell WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley about their movie dates in D.C., documentary quests and what it was like to stand on stage to accept their golden statues.

Thursday - 02/28/2013, 12:06pm EST

Live Blog: 85th annual Academy Awards

Join WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley and Style for Hire's Lisa Tumbarello as they break down the best dressed on the red carpet, the speeches and who takes home a shiny gold statue. The live blog starts Sunday at 7 p.m.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 03:30pm EST

Does Oscar history repeat itself?

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley compares this year's nine Oscar nominees to last year's nine Oscar nominees.

Friday - 02/22/2013, 12:59pm EST
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