Movies bring us Jem and the Holograms, which I have yet to see, so I can’t comment as to how true it stayed to the original premise. Not very, if the reports I have read are accurate; they threw out the female superhero corporate executive of the original series and replaced her with a you tube star with no powers or control. Rotten Tomatoes gave it 19%, which I don’t find very promising, but I will watch it at some point just so I can make up my own mind. Much more interesting is Eden, a French film about the Paris Rave scene in the 1990s and the DJs who made it happen. Daft Punk flit about the edges of the film while the core DJs go through their own evolution played out against the backdrop of the clubs. Rotten Tomatoes gave this film an 82% and it won an assortment of film festival awards, so I am looking forward to catching up with it. I did not find any genre live action TV this week.
Anime has the release of A Certain Scientific Railgun S: The Complete Series, the second season finding a cabal of scientists cloning people with powers and murdering the clones. Their goal is to use the deaths to fuel the growth of a very powerful Esper, but Misaka and the girls of Judgement get wind of the plot when they run into their own clones. Now the battle is on to see who will control Academy City. In Terror in Resonance director Shinichiro Watanabe and composer Yoko Kanno are teamed up to bring you this highly suspenseful series, where Tokyo is decimated by a shocking attack. That is only the opening move in a plot to destroy the planet, and there isn’t much time for the detective chasing down the clues to sift through them for the truth and stop the bad guys.