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Old 01-14-09, 02:07 PM   #1
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Remake of "The Karate Kid"

Hmmmm..........not sure if this is good or bad.

"The Karate Kid" is one of those classic bad, feel-good movies, I just can't pass up when thumb through it while flipping channels.

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I pick--> Bad.
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Bad things man, bad things.
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Old news. Jackie Chan & Jaden Smith. This should go over about as well as a fart in church.
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Potential upside for a remake: negligable. Potential downside: massive.

The basic plot line can be - and has been - done in a bazillion different settings. So why pick one that's already been done before and has become something of a cultural icon? (Say "wax on, wax off" to damn near anyone in America and they know the reference.) I mean, there has to be some other sport or activity that can be used instead.
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The Criterium Kid?
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only good that can possibly come from a remake is that youngins will understand that "wax on, wax off" is not describing getting a brazillian.
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Doesn't anyone have original screenplay ideas any more? Seems that everything is a remake or rip-off (remake that doesn't admit it's a remake).
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I'd watch it if Mr. Miyagi didn't pass away and was in the movie.
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What is Zombie Miyagi was in it? Brains on, brains off.
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Doesn't anyone have original screenplay ideas any more? Seems that everything is a remake or rip-off (remake that doesn't admit it's a remake).
All original writing is used on "unscripted" reality shows these days.
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Doesn't anyone have original screenplay ideas any more? Seems that everything is a remake or rip-off (remake that doesn't admit it's a remake).
Nah dude. I'm looking forward to the remake of Charlie Chaplin's "Modern Times". Maybe they'll cast one of the Jonas Brothers as the lovable tramp.
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they better not do a remake of the goonies or stand by me

for some reason, those three movies are hard to watch.
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I got this one idea about a space pirate and a gorilla who take a farmboy and a princess on a journey to save the universe
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umm, that is only two movies, maybe that explains the hard to watch bit?
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If I had money, I would finance this film. Seriously.
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That's the oldest story in the movies. You've got to be kidding.
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Even worse. They're making a Goonies 2, with the original cast.
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Oaky, how about the one about an altruistic septuplet of cowboys who save a village from desperados? No one has done that have they?
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Oaky, how about the one about an altruistic septuplet of cowboys who save a village from desperados? No one has done that have they?
sounds like the seven samurai
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