FW MOVIE PICK: THE KARATE KID

Not as powerful or innovative as the original; the modern update has plenty to offer (Pick it up)! Work causes a single mother to move to China with her young son; in his new home, the boy embraces kung fu, taught to him by a master. It stars Jaden Smith, Taraji P. Henson and Jackie […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: THE KARATE KID PART II

The series continues, but how well does it stack up overall!? Daniel accompanies his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to Miyagi’s childhood home in Okinawa. Miyagi visits his dying father and confronts his old rival, while Daniel falls in love and inadvertently makes a new rival of his own. Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita reprise their respective […]

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FW MOVIE PICK: THE KARATE KID

My favorite 80’s flick and marital arts flick of all time! A martial arts master agrees to teach karate to a bullied teenager. The film stars Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita and Elisabeth Shue. The movie is truly a product of its time, but it is still tons of fun. Not only for its two lead […]

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