Posts Tagged ‘“The Karate Kid”’

Controversies Over ‘The Karate Kid’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan get a big YES for their work on this film, but at least three controversies swirl over this re-make of the 1984 Macchio version of “The Karate Kid.” First of all, the casting director, Poping Auyeung, flopped when it came to casting the [...]

Sequel Being Set Up for ‘The Karate Kid’

— by CAM SMITH — While this summer has been almost completely devoid of break-hit hits – Just ask “Prince of Persia,” “A-Team” and “Jonah Hex” – Harald Zwart’s “The Karate Kid” remake, starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan, has proven to be something of a revelation;[...]

Under Review: ‘The Karate Kid’

— by ROB COX — Some films should never be remade. “Jaws” comes to mind, as do “Star Wars,” “The Godfather,” “Die Hard” and many others. Until this updated version of 1984’s “The Karate Kid,” I might have added that film to the list too. And, yet, although director H[...]

Justin Bieber’s Music Video from ‘The Karate Kid’

Here is the official music video for Justin Bieber’s “Never Say Never” from “The Karate Kid” soundtrack. Also featured is the one of the movie’s stars, Jaden Smith. “The Karate Kid” is due in theaters June 11.[...]

Behind the Scenes of ‘The Karate Kid’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — How do I feel about “The Karate Kid” remake? Where do I begin? *takes deep breath* First, I would just like to say the original “Karate Kid” is very dear to me. I watched it at a time in my life when I was very impressionable, and I myself had[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Karate Kid’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Getting a movie made in Hollywood is a very difficult thing to do — especially these days — so you really have to wonder how some of the movies being made now get greenlit. Out of all of the people involved, wasn’t there one person who could have said[...]