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 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

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

Shoot the Sun Down (1978)

Genre: Western Walken in Short: Necessary Walken-watching Director: David Leeds Writer: David Leeds and Richard Rothstein Duration: One hour, thirty-three minutes MPAA Rating: Someone gave this movie a PG. But … Continue reading

April 7, 2012 · 7 Comments