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

Wild Side (1995)

Genre: Psychological/Erotic Noir Thriller Walken in Short: He plays a rich, slightly crazy businessman named Bruno Cunningham. This is necessary Walken. Movie in a Sentence: Money, sex, and betrayal all … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · 2 Comments

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

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

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 · 1 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

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