I’ve had really mixed feelings about the latest Karate Kid movie.Â Reports claim this is a direct remake of the original, but after seeing the trailer, I see it more as a reboot of the series much like this past summer’s Star Trek movie instead of a remake; almost like continuing the story in a different universe. There are certainly moments in the trailer that are directly from the first movie, and the action looks good, but “Pick Up the Jacket” doesn’t have the same ring to it as “Wax On – Wax Off”.
If you thought the G.I. Joe movie looked ridiculous, just wait until you see the first trailer for the Steve Oedekerk Stretch Armstrong movie.Â Stretch Armstrong?Â I remember that guy! “This is a new well from which to draw intellectual properties that bring a pre-awareness and nostalgia,” Schneir said. “They are drawing filmmakers who find a real emotional connection and resonance, and this is proving to be a compelling driver for motion pictures.” The toy from the 70’s also featured a monster, a dog, and an evil twin brother.Â The last time a Stretch Armstrong movie tried to get made,
The Brain Trusts in H’wood are at it again announcing a remake to the most awesome Karate Kid movie from 1984.Â Now I love’s me the original movie, as I try convince the wife we need to watch it at least once a year (I think I have a secret Elizabeth Shue in a tight sweater complex).Â I was okay withÂ The Next Karate Kid as it wasn’t a remake of the original, and featured hottie Hillary Swank in a tight sweater. But remaking the classic Ralph Macchio/Pat Morita film just because the Brain Trusts can come up with an