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.

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

The Dogs of War (1980)

Genre: Mercenary/War Walken in Short: He is the bad-ass lead in this brooding, violent early ’80s war flick. Great lines and lots of screen-time. Yes, that is a hand-held gatling-gun … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Genre: Epic Historical Western Walken in Short: He’s one of the leads, although he is a bit underdeveloped. You need to watch this for (1) his cold-blooded entrance and (2) … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 3 Comments

Shoot the Sun Down (1978)

Genre: Western Walken in Short: Necessary Walken-watching Director: David Leeds Writer: David Leeds and Richard Rothstein Duration: One hour, thirty-three minutes MPAA Rating: Someone gave this movie a PG. But … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 7 Comments

The Mind Snatchers (1972)

Also Known As: The Happiness Cage and The Demon Within Genre: Sci-fi/psychological Thriller Walken in Short: Necessary Walken. First lead in his career, and it’s a great character. Directed: Bernard … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · Leave a comment