walkenchronicles

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.

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 · 1 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

A Business Affair (1994)

Genre: A ‘Love-Triangle’ Drama (with a dash of comedy) Walken in Short: Walken plays smooth-talking, womanizing New York literary publisher ‘Vanni Corso’. He has plenty of screen-time and oodles of … Continue reading

September 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Wayne’s World 2 (1993)

Genre: Comedy Walken in Short: He’s a scheming record producer named Bobby Cahn. A smooth-talker and a great dancer (of course!). If you’ve seen the first Wayne’s World he is … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

True Romance (1993)

Genre: This is a high-energy crime drama with a plucky stripe of romance running right down the middle. But don’t let the threat of ‘romance’ turn you away though, this … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 1 Comment