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.

At Close Range (1986)

Genre: Dramatic Crime Thriller (based on a true story) Walken in Short:  He’s a charismatic con-man ‘Godfather’ with a hint of a Southern drawl, a great 70’s porno-stash, and a … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 1 Comment

Who Am I This Time? (1982)

Genre: Theatrical Drama Walken in Short: He is the only reason to watch this. He plays an amateur thespian immersing himself in the role of Stanley in ‘A Streetcar Named … Continue reading

July 22, 2012 · 8 Comments

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Genre: War Drama Walken in Short: This is necessary Walken. Director: Michael Cimino (chi-MEE-noh) Writers: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes Actors … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Roseland (1977)

Genre: Drama Walken in Short: Not very necessary, but nice to see Director: James Ivory Writer: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Duration: 1 hour 44 minutes Availability: DVD and VHS. Not common, … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

Next Stop, Greenwich Village (1976)

Genre: Coming-of-age Drama Walken in Short: This is necessary Walken. He’s such a charming jerk in this. Directed and Written: Paul Mazursky Duration: 1 Hour and 51 mins Comparable Films: … Continue reading

April 5, 2012 · 1 Comment