Cool Videos: Your perspective on The Karate Kid is about to change
We all know THE KARATE KID backward and forward.
No, I'm not talking about that wretched Jaden Smith remake. I'm talking about the 1984 classic starring Ralph Macchio that taught us all about the value in waxing cars, painting fences and just about every last bit of housework you might be forced to get done on your weekends.
Daniel-san was a hero to a lot of us growing up in the 80s, as we learned there is a way to dealing with bullies, and it involves challenging them to organized martial arts competition at the All-Valley Under 18 Karate Championship.
The Karate Kid: Final Fight by P.J. McQuade
But what if he wasn't such a good guy? What if Johnny Lawrence and the rest of his Cobra-Kai buddies were really the victims? What if Mr. Miyagi was simply contributing to the problem rather than providing a solution?
Prepare for your world to be turned upside-down as J. Matthew Turner offers up a different perspective on how THE KARATE KID plays out that will never allow you to watch this karate staple the same way again in the future. It's food for thought but the kind that shakes the very foundations of your childhood, not necessarily an easy palate cleanser.