I totally don’t understand why the movie is called The Karate Kid (Google It) (Wikipedia) when the fighting and the tournament is obviously Kung Fu (Google It) (Wikipedia). Ok the plot might be similar to the original 1984 movie, but can’t they just name it something like The Kung Fu Kid, like in China, just not to confuse the local audience? Anyway, this latest Jackie Chan (Google It) (Wikipedia) movie again shows that he is really getting rusty and don’t have fast reflex as he used to portray. Is he really going to retire soon? The kid hero in the movie look so weak; his punches and kicks is so weak that it’s really quite impossible for him to win against all those tougher looking opponents who hit people faces and bodies with DABUMMMM sound, can feel the pain just by watching it. Then there’s romance between the kid hero and a similar aged girl. I shouted to my friend in the cinema: "Dude, wataf’k they know about love and romance? They are just 12 years old! Doesn’t even have pubic hair yet!" ……. It’s the Hollywood elements like this keep on encouraging people doing stupid stuff and making mistakes because they thinks it’s cool to do so. I really hope movie such as this don’t get into the cinema often, but who am I to say so? There’s already a sequel in making.

Plot & Synopsis from moviefone.com:
When a 12-year-old from Detroit moves to China with his mother and incurs the wrath of the class bully at his new school, he makes an unlikely ally in the form of his aging maintenance man, a kung fu master who teaches him the secrets to self-defense. Upon arriving at his new school, Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) develops a powerful crush on pretty classmate Mei Ying. The feeling is mutual, although the cultural divide between Dre and Mei Ying makes a friendship unlikely, and romance impossible. When cruel classmate and kung fu prodigy Cheng learns of Dre’s feelings for Mei Ying, he harasses and humiliates the young outsider in front of the entire school. With no one to turn to for help, Dre confides his fears in kindly maintenance man Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), a kung fu master who knows that serenity and maturity — not punches and power — are the true keys to mastering the martial arts. As Dre prepares to face down his intimidating tormentor, he begins to realize that the real fight is just beginning.
Mutual feeling my S. Wataf’k 12 years old knows anything about love?

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