Walter Chaw



Walter is senior film critic for award-winning based in Ontario, Canada. He has bylines in the NY Times, Washington Post, LA Weekly, Criterion, NY Mag's Vulture and NY Post's Decider among others. He is a frequent guest of NPR's "Pop Culture Happy Hour," worked w/David Fincher to produce the 6th episode of his "Voir" Netflix series, and has done work for Arrow, Imprint, Deaf Croc, Vinegar Syndrome and other distributors for their special features. He has written a monograph on the film "Miracle Mile," and written a career-long examination of Walter Hill's films called "A Walter Hill Film: Tragedy and Masculinity in the Films of Walter Hill." He's happily married with two wonderful kids and two difficult Australian Cattle Dogs.

Areas of Expertise

Film History

Education, Licensure & Certifications

University of Colorado Boulder
BA; English


National Society for Film Critics, Denver Film Critics Society, Online Film Critic's Society

College of Arts & Media

CU Denver

Arts Building

1150 10th Street

Suite 177

Denver, CO 80204


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