When news of a modern-day adaptation of everyone's favorite 80s camp classic, Jem and the Holograms, was being made, many were skeptical, many complained their childhoods were being violated once again by the Hollywood puppet masters, and many expressed their general outrage across social media.
Now that the trailer has debuted (below), the vitriol continues.
If you ask us die-hard fans, this thing makes the upcoming movie (out October 23) look truly, truly, truly horrific. And the inclusion of One Direction's "Story of My Life," a song we actually like, only rubs salt in the wound.
And so far, the Twittersphere agrees with us:
Here's the trailer: