Think of this as a guide through each of Christopher Walken's films, starting with his first and moving forward. Each review will provide analysis, factoids and opinion on the ninety-plus films in his career.

Wild Side (1995)

Genre: Psychological/Erotic Noir Thriller Walken in Short: He plays a rich, slightly crazy businessman named Bruno Cunningham. This is necessary Walken. Movie in a Sentence: Money, sex, and betrayal all … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Search and Destroy (1995)

Genre: Dark Comedy Walken in Short: Chris plays a slightly unhinged but vaguely successful businessman named Kim Ulander. Kim is one of my all-time favorite roles of Walken’s. Every line … Continue reading

February 3, 2016 · Leave a comment

Things to Do in Denver When You’re Dead (1995)

Genre: Crime Thriller / Black Comedy Walken in Short: He is known as ‘The Man With the Plan’ or simply ‘The Head’. He is a sinister crimeboss, made more deranged … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Addiction (1995)

Genre: Vampire/Arthouse Walken in Short: Walken plays ‘Peina’, an eccentric and enlightened vampire who offers guidance and wisdom to newly fanged Kathleen in exchange for a nibble or two on … Continue reading

January 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Prophecy (1995)

Genre: Fantasy Horror/Thriller Walken in Short: He plays ‘The Angel of Death’, but there’s nothing grim about him. He jokes, he cajoles, and he reasons with people. Of course, he’s … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

Nick of Time (1995)

Genre: Psychological Thriller Walken in Short: He’s plays ‘Mr. Smith’, a bad-cop looking for someone to force into doing a bad thing. He’s great in this. Lots of lines, lots … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Genre: Crime / Dark Comedy Walken in Short: He plays Captain Koons, and though he’s only performing a single monologue in one scene, Walken absolutely nails it. This is iconic … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 8 Comments