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.

Skylark (1993)

[This is the second of three films to the SARAH PLAIN & TALL trilogy. It goes: Sarah P&T, Skylark, and Winter’s End.] Genre: Period Drama Walken in Short: Just like … Continue reading

July 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Scam (1993)

Genre: Crime Thriller Walken in Short: His name is Jack Shanks. (Great name, right!?) Jack is a con-artist of con-artists. This is a lead-role for Walken, and he really makes … Continue reading

July 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Day of Atonement (1992)

AKA: Le Grand Pardon II also AKA: Judgement Day Genre: Organized-Crime Drama/Thriller Walken in Short: Once again, Walken is the best part of the film. He plays Pasco Meisner, a … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Batman Returns (1992)

Genre:  Superhero Action Walken in Short: He plays the millionaire industrialist Max Shreck. A bit of a sociopath, and not an ideal boss to work for, but he’s no Super-villain. … Continue reading

March 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mistress (1992)

Genre: Comedy / Drama Walken in Short: He only appears in a single scene here, but it’s good. He only says a few lines, but he makes a big impression, … Continue reading

November 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

All-American Murder (1991)

Genre: American Giallo* / Black Comedy    * What’s that? A “giallo” is a kind of Italian horror film that mixes a mystery who-dun-it with grisly murders, graphic sex, and … Continue reading

September 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

McBain (1991)

Genre: ’90s Mercenary Action Walken in Short: He’s the lead, he has a few good speeches, he hams it up and gets to kill a bunch of people who, some … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · 5 Comments