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  • Sony Pictures weighs joining studio bandwagon on Netflix, delays starting with 'Karate Kid'

     
    Sony Pictures, signaling that it may be willing to change when it makes movies available to Netflix, will hold back several of its DVDs from the rental service until 28 days after they go on sale. The studio has agreed......
  • Original 'Karate Kid' screenwriter says fans wonder 'Why are you remaking this classic?'

     
    Rachel Abramowitz is back on the Hero Complex with a look at the past and the future of "The Karate Kid." The writer of 1984's "The Karate Kid" isn't flipping for this summer's remake starring young Jaden Smith, the son......
  • 'Clash of the Titans,' 'Red Dawn' and 'A-Team' lead 1980s encore at theaters

     
    Rachel Abramowitz goes back to the future to look at Hollywood's big-time interest in the 1980s. Actor-writer-director Jorma Taccone remembers with loving fondness the gear montage from almost every '80s action flick of his youth -- Rambo movies and "Die....
  • 'A-Team' director Joe Carnahan on remake craze: The era of 'Taxi Driver' risks is gone

     
    Filmmaker Joe Carnahan, known for edgy and indie crime films, is joining the remake craze of Hollywood with his upcoming film "The A-Team" and there's a bit of resignation in his voice when he talks about it. "It’s getting tougher......
  • Untouchables–Which movies should NEVER be remade?

     
    Last night was that rare evening when I didn't have a screening, didn't have anything I needed to watch ASAP to get a review written or a DVD at the top of my “I've been dying to see this direct-to-video-or-limited-release” stack. So I...
  • Dealing with a child who has ADHD – it’s not all bad

     
    A few years ago, my 9-year-old daughter was diagnosed with ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). It was a very hard thing for her to go through – and for me, too. In the past, I would get tons of calls from her school about her behavior, and....
  • Is the China of 'The Karate Kid' the real China?

     
    I took my son to see "The Karate Kid" Wednesday night and I found myself with a lot of explaining to do. Don't get me wrong, we had a good time, since if you're a stone-cold Jackie Chan fan, like......
  • Movie Review: The Karate Kid

     
    One thing Pat Morita brought to the original Karate Kid that the great martial arts clown Jackie Chan could never match – surprise. Mr. Miyagi, who teaches a bullied teen how to defend himself in those films, could talk a good game. But like Yoda, you...
  • ‘Kid' at heart: Jackie Chan's 'Karate Kid' remake very similar to the 1984 original

     
    About a month ago, I expressed disappointment that the Jackie Chan remake of “The Karate Kid” wasn't more aptly entitled “The Kung Fu Kid” — unless they were going to make Chan's character Japanese, which, of course, would ha...
  • Weekend movies — mixed reviews, mixed messages

     
    There's much that a parent can appreciate about the new Karate Kid movie, some of which I got at in my review. And there are some real turn offs. Others have latched onto the film's violence. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith bought their kid a nice...
  • Movie projector: 'The Karate Kid' and 'The A-Team' fight it out in battle of the '80s

     
    Two beloved properties from the '80s will be duking it out for No. 1 at the box office this weekend. Sony Pictures' remake of "The Karate Kid" and 20th Century Fox's big-screen adaptation of the television show "The A-Team" are......