Fraley on Film
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.
Why waste money on a new flick when you can see a classic for free? WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley outlines his three favorite Burt Lancaster films and why you should see them.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley breaks down the short doc that's taking the internet by storm.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says 'Act of Valor' combines superb military action with a weak script and unprofessional performances.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley provides a preview of the 14th annual festival.
Join WTOP's film critic Jason Fraley as he tweets live during the 84th Academy Awards.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley concludes his look at the Best Picture nominees with "The Descendants."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley concludes his Oscar countdown by ranking the nine Best Picture nominees.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley handicaps a race led by two 82-year-old actors.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says 'The Help' is masterfully acted, but far from groundbreaking.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says Octavia Spencer ("The Help") is practically a lock for Best Supporting Actress.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley puts his money on Viola Davis to win the Best Actress Oscar.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley predicts Oscar's winners and losers before the Academy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 26.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says Woody Allen's latest is one of his best.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says "War Horse" is a pony among Best Picture stallions, but it is worth seeing.
"The Tree of Life" is not a film you rent on a Friday night. It's the type you leave behind after the apocalypse to describe the experience of the human race.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says "Moneyball" is a film that cash-strapped moviegoers will find well worth the price of admission.
"Extremely Loud" fancies itself to be way more profound than it actually is, with predictable twists and the gall to name its protagonist "Oscar."
In WTOP's Countdown to the Oscars, Jason Fraley takes a closer look at Martin Scorsese's magical 3D movie, "Hugo."
Critics are hailing the latest installment, "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol," as the best. WTOP's Film Critic Jason Fraley takes a closer look at the film's directing techniques and barely-hidden political statements.
If you're still leery about watching a silent movie, don't be.