No movie in the history of wide releases by major studios has ever had a more embarrassing opening weekend than Jem and the Holograms. Targeted to teen girls (a crucial demographic for box office success) and based on the 80s television series of the same name, Jem made just $1.3 million dollars on 2,414 screens in…
One of the saddest things about the live-action Jem & the Holograms movie is that Jem’s rival band, the Misfits, are nowhere to be found. That’s incredibly dumb—because the Misfits are an integral part of why the 80s cartoon was so amazing. And, if you believe the opening theme, their songs are actually better.
We've waited 29 years for a live action Jem movie. But now every piece of news we hear about this project makes us want to rip out our pink hair and weep. The new Jem movie announced last month is now filming in three weeks! How is this possible? What is going on? Where are the women?
From the guy who unleashed Honey Badger Don't Care onto the interweb comes "Jem Don't Care," a simply outrageous promo for The Hub that's narrated in the same sassy tone as his first viral hit. Love Randall's voice-over or hate it, we like to think he's introducing Jem's totally bodacious style to a whole new…
Watch out, Jem: the Barbie "Ladies Of The 80s" collection, featuring Joan Jett, Debbie Harry, and Cyndi Lauper, is set for release in December. Ten bucks says the Misfits try to recruit them before the Holograms can. [DollAttic]
The news that 80's video game Asteroids will soon be made into a major motion picture got me thinking: why aren't there any action films based on 80s toys primarily aimed at girls? A few suggestions, after the jump.And as for the film? Well, that's .
Oh look! It's Barbie as Bella Swan, and Ken as
Michael Myers Edward Cullen. Ugh. Whatever, Twilight Barbie. You might think you're special, but there's already a few dolls that totally out-sparkle the Sparkly Vampire.
Above is a collection of public service announcements from the '80s doll Jem, in which she advises little girls on doing the right thing and staying out of trouble — like avoiding car rides with pedophile lesbians, shoplifting, and lying. But really, when you think about it, teaching kids to look to up to rock stars…