My Favorite Movies #42 – The Karate Kid Part II

The Karate Kid Part II 1986 Directed by John G. Avildsen Quick synopsis...┬áIn this high-kicking sequel, karate champ Daniel LaRusso and his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, travel to Okinawa, where Miyagi visits his dying father and rekindles his feelings for a former flame -- which leads to a confrontation with a longtime rival. So... I always … Continue reading My Favorite Movies #42 – The Karate Kid Part II

Yeah, There Was a Karate Kid 3

That blog title isn't new information. At least, I hope it's not new information. The fact that The Karate Kid, Part III exists may not necessarily be common knowledge, but it shouldn't be a surprise to anyone who has witnessed this franchise. Here's the thing... They probably should have stopped at The Karate Kid, Part … Continue reading Yeah, There Was a Karate Kid 3

Pointless Remakes

It's absolutely no secret that I love movies. I love sitting at home on a rainy day and seeing what's on Netflix or popping in a DVD. I love buying a ticket and mooching off a friend's bucket of popcorn to see a movie in a darkened theater. What I don't love is a pointless … Continue reading Pointless Remakes

Why Daniel Should Have Lost

That title should actually read, "Why Daniel Should Have Lost Twice." First, I want to start by saying that I love The Karate Kid. It's got to be one of my favorite movies of all time. I'm not exactly sure where I would rank it, but it's probably somewhere in my top 100. Also, in … Continue reading Why Daniel Should Have Lost