Reviewed by: Cockatoo 34

Cockatoo's Score:
8.75

Plot/Story

8

Characters

9

Acting

9

Cinematography

7

Production Design

7

Soundtrack

10

Execution

10

Emotional Impact

10


Review:

This is how you reboot a beloved classic movie like Karate Kid and bring it into the present and making it feel retro, relevant and just magical. The story is focused on the bully from the movie, Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) all grown up and washed up and how he ends up bumping into his high school nemesis Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and thus starting a wonderful chain of events that is not only compelling to watch but such a treat as both actors bring it every time and the script does not disappoint: it is actually smart, clever and poignant with a dash of warm fuzzies… and maybe one or two side sweeps. Okay, three.