Member of the Austin Film Critics Association[http://austinfilmcritics.org/members.html]Chase Whale’s entire life changed when his sweet mother took him to seeTerminator 2: Judgement Day in the third grade. Fast forward to his earlytwenties, and Whale co-founded the little movie website that could,GordonandtheWhale.com. Through GATW, he’s covered Cannes, SXSW, Fantastic Fest,Sundance, the Toronto International Film Festival, and Comic-Con, along withjunkets in London, Toronto, and other parts of the world. In 2009, he wasselected as one of NBC DFW’s 25 most interesting people in Dallas,[http://www.nbcdfw.com/around-town/archive/DFW-2009-Chase-Whale.html] next toErykah Badu and Nolan Ryan. Also in 2009, he was chosen as one of The Wrap’s "30Movie Insiders to Follow Right Now On Twitter[http://www.thewrap.com/movies/article/30-movie-insiders-follow-right-now-twitter-9192?page=0,3]".Whale is also a member of indieWIRE's criticWIRE network[http://www.indiewire.com/critic/chase_whale]. He’d like to take this time tothank his mother for letting him rent those "really weird movies” during juniorhigh and high school.