the Karate Kid
Sunday, June 6, 2010 | 8:10 PM | 0 commentsWhat's the Story ?
Young American transplant Dre Parker is bullied at his Beijing school, where his limited martial arts experience earns him the nickname "the Karate Kid." But Dre finds an unlikely mentor in Mr. Han, the school's janitor and secret Kung Fu master. Initially resisting Han's unorthodox methods, Dre learns that facing one's opponents is more than a matter of matching blow for blow.
Three good Reason
- Blessed with a winning million-watt smile, this is Jaden Smith's biggest role to date. His parents, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. must be proud!
- A bigger budget and exotic locations give this remake a beauty and pageantry that contrasts with the original's austerity without disturbing the essential message.
- There's no "Wax on, wax off" in this version, but keep your eyes and ears peeled for references to the first movie. Catch them all and you'll truly be "the best around."
Bet You Didn't Know
Break a leg, Jackie! In the 100 plus movies Jackie Chan has worked on, he has sustained injuries to just about every part of his body including lost teeth, broken noses, a cracked sternum, and even a brain hemorrhage. However, he's got nothing on Evel Knievel who holds the world record for most broken bones: 35!