JEM AND THE HOLOGRAMS
released 12 february PG | TBC minutes
Based on a half- baked ’ 80s cartoon about a rock band that goes on super hero- y adventures coordinated by a prescient synthesiser, Jem And The Holograms attempts to ground its source material in a rags- to- riches tale told through the lens of YouTube videos.
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