Posts Tagged ‘Christopher Walken’

Review: Percy vs. Goliath

— by BEV QUESTAD — We’re in a protestant church, maybe Lutheran, in Saskatchewan, Canada, during the Sunday morning singing of a hymn when a skinny old man with odd hair notices darkness out the window. He quietly gets up, taps a man on the shoulder in the front row, and they leave dow[...]

Review: Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind

— by BEV QUESTAD — The film begins with 11-year old Natasha waking up to a radio broadcast that her mother has been picked up off Catalina Island. Not understanding, she rushes downstairs as her father is coming up to tell her the news. She says, “The day my mom died my entire world wa[...]

Review: Eddie the Eagle

— by RON WILKINSON — If this take on Eddie the Eagle (Michael “Eddie” Edwards) is exaggerated to the point of absurdity, the superb performance of Taron Egerton makes it work. This may become the breakout performance for Egerton, showing he can do the touchy-feely role as wel[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘$5 a Day’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — In “$5 a Day,” con man Nat (Christopher Walken) tells his estranged son Flynn (Alessandro Nivola) he is dying of a terminal illness and wants to reconnect. Nat wants Flynn to drive to New Mexico with him to go to an experimental medical facility. In the [...]

‘Batman Returns’ (1992)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.[...]

Christopher Walken ‘performs’ Lady Gaga’s ‘Poker Face’

Oscar-winning actor Christopher Walken “performs” Lady Gaga’s “Poker Face” on BBC1’s “Friday Night with Jonathan Ross.”[...]