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Sadly, it is another one-movie weekend, and this weekend the film is the remake of The Karate Kid, so it is not even an original story. But it could be OK; Jackie Chan is doing the grizzled old master bit, and Jaden Smith (son of MIB Will Smith, the child who we last saw doing a great job in the 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still) is doing the clueless kid. The original movie bored me to tears, but this one has a touch of promise to it because of the actors and the potential to increased edginess. And since Jackie is still making more Asian than American movies (see yesterday’s post) the style should be a lot more authentic this time.