The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid 2 loses its director, gains new writers

The Karate Kid
Simon Brew News Jun 26, 2014

The Crazies director Breck Eisner drops out of directing the next Karate Kid movie, starring Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith...

The Karate Kid 2 moving ahead, new director found

The Karate Kid (2010)
Simon Brew News Apr 8, 2014

Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan are to reunite for The Karate Kid 2, with The Crazies' Breck Eisner directing.

50 movie plot holes and paradoxes

NP Horton Odd List Aug 16, 2013

Even the best films have their flaws. Here's Nick's list of 50 movie holes and unexplainable paradoxes...

10 genuinely unsettling screen kisses

Simon Brew Ryan Lambie Top 10 Jul 19, 2012

Be they creepy, sinister or just unconvincing, here are ten examples of big screen lip-locking that remain rather uncomfortable to watch…

10 signs that the movie you’re watching is from the 80s

Ryan Lambie News Apr 4, 2012

Struggling to work out what decade the film you’re watching is from? If it fulfils the criteria on this list, then it’s probably from the 80s…

Karate Kid sequel pushes ahead

The Karate Kid
Simon Brew News Feb 8, 2012

Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan are likely to be recruited once more, as a sequel to The Karate Kid remake moves one step closer…

Music in the movies: Bill Conti

Glen Chapman News Jun 27, 2011

In this week’s Music in the movies, Glen salutes the fine work of Bill Conti, whose work has graced the Rocky and Karate Kid franchises...

Movie characters to turn to when Yoda's not around

Simon Brew Odd List Feb 28, 2011

Yoda may be pushing up the galactic daisies these days. So which movie characters do you go to now for sage advice? Glad you asked...

The James Clayton Column: Two karate kids find oneness

James Clayton News Jul 29, 2010

As Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith hit the cinemas with their remake of 80s classic The Karate Kid, James examines the spiritual undercurrents in both films…

The Karate Kid review

The Karate Kid (2010)
Maggie Holland Review Jul 28, 2010

It’s the tale of the underdog, but not as we know it. But does that mean 2010’s version of The Karate Kid is good, bad or distinctly average?