Akshay Balakrishnan

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The Karate Kid (1984) Revisited: Who was the real villain?

I had last seen the film The Karate Kid years ago. No, I am not talking about the 2010 remake. I am talking about the original one released in 1984. It became a cult hit, resonating with audiences over the years. It inspired three sequel films, a remake of the original and later on, a web/TV series by the name of Cobra Kai (which I will get to). When I first watched it, it didn’t feel too special to me. It felt like your run of the mill clash between good and evil. You know, with the underdog teen with barely any training in karate beating the overconfident douche trained at an established dojo. It didn’t really strike me as worth rewatching till….

Space Force

Space Force Review: Does it live up to the hype?​

Space Force Review: Does Steve Carell and team live up to the hype? Title: Space Force (2020) Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction Seasons: 1 (2020) Episode Length: ~30 minutes (10 episodes) Language: English Where to Watch: Netflix The United States Space Force (USSF) is the sixth branch of the US Armed Force. It was established as an independent branch in December 2019. There has been talk about having a space-specific branch… Read More »Space Force Review: Does it live up to the hype?​