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.

Chevy Chase couple airs nuclear doc on PBS

WTOP's Jason Fraley chats with Michael Pack, who worked with wife Gina to create the documentary "Rickover: The Birth of Nuclear Power."

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 01:06pm EST

Lucie Arnaz has a ball in National Theatre's 'Pippin'

WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley chats one-on-one with Lucie Arnaz about her role in "Pippin," opening at the National Theatre.

Wednesday - 12/17/2014, 10:59am EST

Talk show legend Dick Cavett dishes celebrity stories

WTOP Entertainment Editor Jason Fraley chats one-on-one with talk show legend Dick Cavett about his new book and favorite celebrity anecdotes.

Monday - 12/15/2014, 10:05am EST

Moses returns to silver screen in Ridley Scott's 'Exodus'

Jason Fraley, WTOP Film Critic & Entertainment Editor

Friday - 12/12/2014, 09:25am EST


List of nominees for 72nd Golden Globe Awards

List of nominees for the 72nd annual Golden Globe Awards

Thursday - 12/11/2014, 03:06pm EST

'Birdman' leads the SAG Awards with 4 nominations

Michael Keaton's superhero comeback on Broadway is getting award buzz.

Wednesday - 12/10/2014, 09:54am EST

DC film critics vote 'Boyhood' the best movie of 2014

D.C. film critics vote Richard Linklater's 'Boyhood' the best movie of 2014.

Monday - 12/08/2014, 01:06pm EST

Fraley Film Guide

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley keeps a running tally of his favorite movies of the year.

Saturday - 12/06/2014, 01:54pm EST

Reese Witherspoon takes 'Wild' hike of inspiration

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews Reese Witherspoon's inspiring new film "Wild," the follow-up from the director of "Dallas Buyers Club."

Friday - 12/05/2014, 09:50am EST

Crowing like a peacock: NBC to air 'Peter Pan Live!'

After big ratings for Carrie Underwood in "The Sound of Music" last year, NBC is now tackling "Peter Pan" in its live stage broadcast.

Friday - 12/05/2014, 04:18am EST

Deadly Games: 'Foxcatcher' vs. 'Mockingjay Part 1'

From Olympic Games to the Hunger Games, Steve Carell and Jennifer Lawrence grapple for glory in "Foxcatcher" and "Mockingjay Part 1." WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews both and chats with "Foxcatcher" director Bennett Miller in a one-on-one interview.

Friday - 11/21/2014, 06:03pm EST

Jon Stewart demonstrates directorial eye in 'Rosewater'

Jon Stewart takes a break from "The Daily Show" to direct his first movie, "Rosewater." He spoke about it with WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley.

Friday - 11/14/2014, 08:25pm EST

Nolan's 'Interstellar' isn't stellar, but at least it has heart

Christopher Nolan attempts to defy "Gravity," but does he have "The Right Stuff?" WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the new sci-fi epic "Interstellar."

Friday - 11/07/2014, 10:08am EST

'Ouija' & 'Nightcrawler' play Halloween trick or treat

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews a pair of new Halloween chillers: "Ouija" and "Nightcrawler." Which is the trick and which is the treat?

Friday - 10/31/2014, 10:11am EDT

Top 50 scary movies of all time

From "Psycho" to "The Exorcist," WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley counts down the freakiest flicks ever.

Friday - 10/31/2014, 05:29am EDT

Batman on Broadway: 'Birdman' marks super comeback

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "Birdman."

Friday - 10/24/2014, 12:06pm EDT

Sundance hit 'Whiplash' is a cinematic cymbal smash

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "Whiplash," this year's Sundance champion, which arrives in D.C. theaters this weekend.

Friday - 10/17/2014, 09:29am EDT

'Gone Girl' marks another unforgettable Fincher thriller

Ben Affleck is utterly convincing as a poker-faced husband who leaves us guessing as to whether he is concerned or relieved that his wife is missing.

Tuesday - 10/07/2014, 06:49am EDT

The thrill of plot twists vs. the fear of spoilers

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley looks at the growing phenomenon of spoiler alerts.

Friday - 09/26/2014, 12:07pm EDT

'Madam Secretary' stars hit red carpet for DC premiere

WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley hits the red carpet for the D.C. premiere of the new TV show "Madam Secretary," starring Tea Leoni and executive produced by Morgan Freeman.

Friday - 09/19/2014, 10:19am EDT
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