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.

Celluloide (1996)

In the list (if there WAS a list) of Christopher Walken’s most obscure films, CELLULOIDE would definitely be a Top Five contender. It would certainly beat out 1987’s WITNESS IN … Continue reading

December 17, 2016 · Leave a comment

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

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

Sarah, Plain and Tall (1991)

Genre: Family Drama Walken in Short: Don’t expect a bad-ass here. He’s a farmer. He’s quiet, non-violent, but stubborn. A father of two young children, and a widower. He has … Continue reading

August 9, 2013 · 1 Comment

Communion (1989)

Genre: Alien-Abduction Drama / Psychological Thriller Walken in Short: There is so much great Walken in this movie that there is barely any room for the almond-eyed extra-terrestrials. He talks … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)

Genre: Smalltown-Rebellion Drama / Kind-of-a-Western / Magical-Realism Fable Walken in Short: He is the outsider, the snake, the muscle, the burr. Though some fat-cat Boss Hogg-type plays the part of … Continue reading

December 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

Witness in the War Zone (1987)

aka DEADLINE (original title) aka WAR ZONE (unoriginal title) Genre: Middle Eastern Journo-political War Suspense Walken in Short: He is ‘Don Stevens’, a world-weary journalist, that has been called in … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 2 Comments