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Ralph Macchio Says A Jackie Chan Cameo Wouldn’t Work In Cobra Kai, But A Hilary Swank Cameo Might

On the eve of its fourth season, people are still as crazy as ever for “Cobra Kai,” the sequel continuation series based on “The Karate Kid” franchise that’s set in what creators Jon Hurwitz, Josh Heald, and Hayden Schlossberg call the “Miyagi-verse.” For the uninitiated, Mr. Miyagi is the legendary karate master from Okinawa, Japan […]

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‘Cobra Kai’ Season 3: The Still-Shockingly-Good ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel Series Moves to Netflix Without Missing a Beat

At a time where so many properties are getting sequels or reboots decades after the fact, Cobra Kai stands out by surpassing all expectations and becoming not only a great continuation of The Karate Kid, but a nuanced piece of commentary on the franchise and its legacy. After a shocking cliffhanger and an agonizing delay […]

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UK cinema admissions on course to be lowest since records began

Covid wipes almost £1bn from box office sales as Hollywood blockbusters delayedCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageUK cinema admissions are set to hit their lowest level since records began almost a century ago, with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic wiping almost £1bn from box office sales.When the final ticket stubs are counted […]

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Tribeca Film Festival and Walmart Partner for Free Nationwide Drive-In Screening Series

Tribeca and Walmart Drive-In ScreeningsThe Tribeca Film Festival is teaming up with Walmart for a new drive-in series that will take place at 160 Walmart stores across the country. Store parking lots will be turned into outdoor theaters Aug. 14 to Oct. 21 for free screenings of family-friendly films, including classics such as “The Karate […]

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‘The Rental’ Is Second Film Ever to Be #1 on Both Theatrical and VOD Charts at Same Time

For only the second time in the five months of parallel theatrical/Video on Demand releases, one film led grosses both in available theaters and on at least one home viewing chart. Dave Franco’s “The Rental” (IFC) grossed $404,000 in 250 theaters, two thirds of them drive-ins, to easily best several library titles made available this […]

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At the Amazing 1984 Box Office, Movies Like ‘Ghostbusters’ and ‘Gremlins’ Grew into Blockbusters

Not considered a seminal year in Hollywood history, 1984 delivered an amazing number of iconic American films. Here’s a sampling of movies that still resonate today: “Beverly Hills Cop,” “The Karate Kid,” “Footloose,” “Purple Rain,” “The Terminator,” “Scarface,” “Romancing the Stone,” “Police Academy,” “This Is Spinal Tap,” “Stop Making Sense,” “Stranger Than Paradise,” and “A […]

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Cult Classic BMX Movie ‘Rad’ Finally Getting an Official Home Video Release on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray

The 1980s were host to some of the most memorable sports movies of all-time, including Hoosiers, Bull Durham, Caddyshack, The Natural, The Karate Kid, Field of Dreams, and more. But the 1980s also saw the rise of popularity in extreme sports like skateboarding and BMX bike riding, and those sports were represented on the big […]

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