If Do Right, No Can Defense

Last week marked the 30th anniversary of the premier of The Karate Kid. The movie was a surprise Hollywood hit, chock-full with memorable lines and good life lessons – most notably how to stand up to bullying. Jared Cowan of LA Weekly takes a look at the making of the iconic film.

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