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Where can “Karate Kid” remake go for a sequel?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Did the remade “Karate Kid,” with Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan filling roles made famous by Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita, paint itself into a corner when it comes to a sequel? The thought crossed my mind twice while watching Sony’s enjoyable remake, which remains atop[...]

New “Karate Kid” a worthy successor to classic story

BY SEAN O’CONNELL Hollywoodnews.com: The Karate Kid (*** out of 4) Color me surprised. In our current, remake-crazed film culture, where warm nostalgia often gets thrust aside in a selfish grab for cold-hard cash and familiarity breeds contempt for stories we once cherished, Harald Zwart’s “The Karate Kid” manages to respectfully[...]