Posts Tagged ‘Will Smith’

Like Father Like Ingenue

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Will Smith and Jaden Smith in After Earth. Will Smith guides his son through Hollywood Darwinism in After Earth Boys without fathers are the target audience for Will Smith’s After Earth. Its story of a boy Kitai Raige (Jaden Smith) trying to live up to his father Cypher Raige’s (Will Smith) survivalist code is a potential blockbuster, combing futuristic whimsy with street hardness [&hellip
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No Rich Kid Left Behind

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The Karate Kid teaches macho martial arts triumphs over scholarship By Armond White Twelve-year-old Jaden Smith already won the lottery when his parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith produced his vanity project, The Karate Kid (aka Jaden’s College Fund). Master Smith plays Dre—stereotypical hip-hop name—who unstereotypically relocates from Detroit to China with his widowed mother
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Kenyon Record-Breaker

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Throughout his high school career, Will Smith considered himself primarily a defensive player. He started at shortstop for four straight years at Collegiate. But when he arrived at Kenyon College, he made an important discovery about getting playing time. “All I really wanted to do was play every day,” Smith said. “I realized that in [&hellip
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