Sums up my thoughts perfectly.
Jem is a live-action movie, but it’s more accurate to call it a live-action Hanna Montana. I (like the mass majority of 80’s babies who are familiar with the artistry that is Jem) are not just disgusted but disenfranchised. I spent several days ranting on twitter and facebook about my disappointment (and irrational rage), but why? Why such rage?
The rage doesn’t just stem from the inability to direct anger from the aging process at any tangible target, but instead from seeing a strong, fierce character turned into a … disney tv show heroine. OG Jem was an amazing woman (notice that is WOMAN not girl), a business mogul, a philathrapist to highest degree, and dealing with identity issues that are relevant as the country wakes up to the concept that gender, sexual attraction, and identity are sometime fluid and thus open to redefinition. Not to mention, there was a…
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