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.

The Funeral (1996)

Genre: Prohibition Era Gangster Film / Crime Film Walken in Short: This is essential Walken. He is spectacularly sinister and crazy intense. Film in a Sentence: Ray Tempio (Walken) is … Continue reading

May 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

King of New York (1990)

Genre: Crime Thriller (gangster) Walken in Short: Crazy. Brilliant. Violent. Hilarious. Badass. This is major Walken. One of his meatiest roles. Aeons of screen-time, a cascade of great lines, and … Continue reading

May 25, 2013 · 7 Comments

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