Do you really remember The Karate Kid? Maybe not as well as you think you do. There's nothing like a bunch of movie clips taken out of context to prove that one of your childhood heroes, in this case crane-kicking Daniel LaRusso, was actually a violent psychopath. While Mr. Miyagi was, and I quote, a "demon sorcerer."
Meanwhile, archetypal '80s teen movie villain Johnny Lawrence was apparently just misunderstood. Maybe it's time to dust off your old VHS tapes and make a final judgment for yourself.
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Brett Williams is an editorial assistant at Supercompressor. He rewatched The Karate Kid last year and really wanted to punch Daniel by the end.
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