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.

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

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

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

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

Puss In Boots (1988)

Genre: Children’s Musical Folk-tale Walken in Short: As the eponymous feline, Walken channels the spirit of a cat. A savvy cat. A singing, dancing cat. A preening, scheming, happy cat. … Continue reading

January 18, 2013 · 4 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

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