Authentic voices. Remarkable stories. AOL On Originals showcase the passions that make the world a more interesting place.
Nicole Richie brings her unfiltered sense of humor and unique perspective to life in a new series based on her irreverent twitter feed. The show follows the outspoken celebrity as she shares her perspective on style, parenting, relationships and her journey to adulthood.
Comedy is hard, but teaching comedy to children is hilariously difficult. Kevin Nealon is giving the challenge to some world-famous comedians. As these young minds meet with comedy’s best, get ready to learn some valuable comedy lessons, and to laugh!
James Franco loves movies. He loves watching them, acting in them, directing them, and even writing them. And now, he’s going to take some of his favorite movie scenes from the most famous films of all time, and re-imagine them in ways that only James can.
The story of punk rock singer Laura Jane Grace of Against Me! who came out as a woman in 2012, and other members of the trans community whose experiences are woefully underrepresented and misunderstood in the media.
Executive produced by Zoe Saldana (who will be the subject of one episode), a celebrity travels back to their hometown to pay tribute to the one person from their past (before they were famous) who helped change their life by giving them an over-the-top, heart-felt surprise.
Explore what it means to be human as we rush head first into the future through the eyes, creativity, and mind of Tiffany Shlain, acclaimed filmmaker and speaker, founder of The Webby Awards, mother, constant pusher of boundaries and one of Newsweek’s “women shaping the 21st Century.”
Enter the graceful but competitive world of ballet through the eyes of executive producer, Sarah Jessica Parker. This behind-the-scenes docudrama reveals what it takes to perform on the ultimate stage, the New York City Ballet. Catch NYCB on stage at Lincoln Center.
Park Bench is a new kind of "talking show" straight from the mind of born and bred New Yorker and host, Steve Buscemi.
Go behind the scenes with some of the biggest digital celebrities to see what life is like when the blogging and tweeting stops.
Digital influencer Justine Ezarik (iJustine) is back. After covering the world of wearable tech last season, iJustine is expanding her coverage this year by profiling the hottest tech trends across the country.
Documentary shorts conceived of and directed by famous actors. Jeff Garlin, Katie Holmes, Alia Shawkat, Judy Greer, and James Purefoy
A 12 episode documentary series following 5 startup companies competing in the 2013 San Francisco TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield as they fine tune their products and eventually present in front of a panel of judges in hopes of winning $50,000 in funding.
Gwyneth Paltrow and Tracy Anderson spend time with women who've overcome hardship, injury, and setbacks to triumph in the face of adversity.
Looking for a very slightly racist hyper-violent preteen romance? No? We'll let you know what to watch instead of the new ...
Tags:Watch This Instead Review of The Karate Kid,Jackie Chan,jaden smith,karate kid movie,karate kid movie review,ralph macchio,thesubstream,Watch This Instead
Grab video code:
Watch This Instead Review of the Karate Kid Movie
Hi, this is Mike from Substream.com and this is an episode of Watch this Instead weekend 11th of June 2010 and I'm here to tell you what to watch instead of the remake of the Karate Kid Movie quick answer it’s the World Cup. Just kidding. Don’t watch World Cup I’ll spoil it for you. Every game is a 1-1 tie and in the middle a guys rolls around the ground with five minute—
Now, if you like me at all which I know you probably are. You often felt two things to be undeniably true. Number one that Will Smith’s kid James Smith needs to be really famous as soon as freaking possible. And number two that the original Karate Kid film in 1984 failed in essence because it wasn’t about a 12-year-old and didn’t have any Justin Bieber songs in. Well, have I’ve got some freaking news for you people because guess what in the new Karate Kid film James Smith becomes a superstar. And it’s only a little bit--it is races but it’s only a little bit races because Karate is from Okinawa which means in Japan and then the remake which is called the Karate Kid he doesn’t actually learned Karate, he learns Kung Fu which is Chinese. And if they call that Kung Fu Kid it wouldn’t have collectively hoisted their giant pigs note out of the—long enough to say, oh the Karate Kid is like the other karate kid movie from when childhood and positive memory. So don’t see it, don’t go pay money to see it because it’s pointless. There’s no need for it to exist.
James Smith is actually a pretty good performer for a 12 year old. Even for a 20 year old he’s a good performer. His away better actually than Ralph Macchio was in the original and Kung Fu is away better than the Karate was in the original as way more action pack and way more action-packed and way more visual and shot in a much more entertaining way. But that said, Jaden Smith character the new Karate Kid is 12--he’s 12 years old like way—not an old 12 but at young 12. It’s going to be a long time before this kid gets his growth. So when you watch this 12 year old Karate Kid begin his awkward make out session with another 12 year old girl in Beijing and they go and they do sexy dances for each other to Poker face by Lady Gaga the whole thing becomes this hyper Bieber post millennium moment of twin punk sexiness that would make Prince feel weird and it makes us feel weird because it is weird that people spend millions of dollars making the movie about 12 year old that has a romantic sub plot. Do you know how many famous moving important fictional preteen romances there are in history? Zero. But I can’t prove that you because it is actually illegal to Google preteen or twin make out. So yes, the Kung Fu is much better, it’s much more brutal but again they’re 12 years so again at the end when there’s a big—and the people are beating the ever loving snag out of each other with no gloves and no head gear just vicious, brutal, repeated fist slamming and upside down face kicks, you remember they’re 12 and they’re all being cheered on by their moms and dads who are really happy as they get to the limbs broken and repeat knock out and their faces beat in.
Have you ever thought to yourself, men I really want to see a 12-year-old kid get kick in the face eight times by another psychotic twin whose performance makes—and blood sport look like Mary Poppins no you haven’t, nobody has ever thought that, they’re normal persons,. It’s almost like this whole film is just a really weird psychotic crazy excuse make a star vehicle for James Smiths so what you do watch instead watching the best films of all time. It also happens to be real and about teenager’s exceptionalism and about pressure and competition and the mean to win and about race and class in America. And watch the documentary Hoop Dreams. About two kids in Chicago will go to an upscale high school in Illinois to try and make their NBA dreams come true. Please watch it instead of the new Karate Kid Film you won’t be disappointed. Thanks for watching.