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.
The phrase "one of a kind" gets thrown around a lot, but Richard Linklater's long-term experiment "Boyhood" is more deserving of the title than any movie in recent memory.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley keeps a running tally of his favorite movies of the year.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley says the "Planet of the Apes" franchise is in very good hands.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley ranks Hollywood's Most Patriotic Movies.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews Clint Eastwood's "Jersey Boys" and looks at the best movie musicals of all time.
Movie critics are like Roman emperors, holding their fists out to command a chanting crowd with the drama of a thumbs-up or thumbs-down. But the cinematic arena is no Coliseum; it's a movie palace. And our beloved Caesar, the purveyor of so many thumbs, was Roger Ebert.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley breaks down the best movie sequels of all time.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the new Tom Cruise movie "Edge of Tomorrow."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "A Million Ways to Die in the West" and "Maleficent."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley and WTOP Sports Director Dave Johnson chat with former D.C. United coach Thomas Rongen, whose experience coaching American Samoa is the subject of the new documentary "Next Goal Wins."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley takes a look at "Fort Bliss" at the G.I. Film Festival.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews "X-Men: Days of Future Past."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley looks at the franchise's symbolic cross-cultural legacy, while offering a video review of the new "Godzilla."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley counts down the Top 50 moms in television history.
No one understands the hardship of ruling over others like William Shakespeare's King Richard III and "House of Cards'" Frank Underwood.
While "The Amazing Spider-Man" had the fuel of the comic's compelling origin story, "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" begins to reveal the dangers of following so close in cyclical franchise shadows.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley sits down with actor and director John Turturro to discuss his career and new movie "Fading Gigolo."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley reviews the Johnny Depp sci-fi thriller "Transcendence" and the Kevin Costner sports flick "Draft Day."
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley considers the "Mad Men" conspiracy theory that Megan Draper is Sharon Tate.
WTOP Film Critic Jason Fraley gets ready for the final season of "Mad Men" by looking at what makes the show so very special.
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