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.

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

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

Heaven’s Gate (1980)

Genre: Epic Historical Western Walken in Short: He’s one of the leads, although he is a bit underdeveloped. You need to watch this for (1) his cold-blooded entrance and (2) … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · 3 Comments