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.

Pulp Fiction (1994)

Genre: Crime / Dark Comedy Walken in Short: He plays Captain Koons, and though he’s only performing a single monologue in one scene, Walken absolutely nails it. This is iconic … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · 8 Comments

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

Biloxi Blues (1988)

Genre: Coming-of-Age-WWII-Bootcamp-Comedy Walken in Short: He is Drill Instructor Sgt. Merwin J. Toomey. Classic Walken role. He is intimidating, verbose, and yeah he’s a bit nutty. A person might be … Continue reading

January 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Dead Zone (1983)

Genre: Horror-Fantasy Thriller Walken In Short: This is iconic Walken. He is the lead. He is intense. He is dangerously and excitingly unbalanced. Great role for Walken. Movie In a … Continue reading

September 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Deer Hunter (1978)

Genre: War Drama Walken in Short: This is necessary Walken. Director: Michael Cimino (chi-MEE-noh) Writers: Michael Cimino, Deric Washburn, Louis Garfinkle, Quinn K. Redeker Duration: 3 hours, 2 minutes Actors … Continue reading

April 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

Annie Hall (1977)

Genre: Cynical Romantic Comedy Walken in Short: A single scene of iconic greatness Director: Woody Allen Writers: Woody Allen, Marshall Brickman Duration: 1 hour 33 minutes Available: on DVD, Blu-ray, … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 1 Comment