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.

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

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

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

The Dogs of War (1980)

Genre: Mercenary/War Walken in Short: He is the bad-ass lead in this brooding, violent early ’80s war flick. Great lines and lots of screen-time. Yes, that is a hand-held gatling-gun … Continue reading

June 6, 2012 · 2 Comments