Aspiring songstress Holly Moon admires the famous diva "Samantha" and attempts to sneak her own act on stage, in the same elite futuristic techno club. With a weird stroke of luck, Holly ...
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Aspiring songstress Holly Moon admires the famous diva "Samantha" and attempts to sneak her own act on stage, in the same elite futuristic techno club. With a weird stroke of luck, Holly succeeds, but is unaware that "Samantha" really appears only with the help of an illegal, secret military computer program. The program uses the imagination of a real person to create a total virtual reality environment. At the club, the MC introduces Holly with the line, "Welcome to the Imagination of Holly Moon." A fantastic environment and performance unfolds from within the subject's own lofty aspirations. Holly also doesn't know that a "glitch" in the program has murdered the real "Samantha," and that she, Holly Moon is slated as its next victim. Written by
Based on the Pat Cadigan short story, "Pretty Boy Crossover," published in 1986. The song Holly sings is a cover of "Holly" by British alt-rock group Republica - the main character Holly is very loosely based on Republica's lead singer Saffron. See more »
I really don't know what this weird virtual reality story is all about, but the highlights of this dark Phantom-of-the-opera-goes-cyberspace-movie is Jean Louisa Kelly's performance as cyberspace singer "Holly Moon", singing a Chemical Brothers-like big beat techno song called "Only in Hollywood", and all of the virtual computer effects of her performances. The rest is a confusing plot about Holly being threatened by an unknown phantom during her performances, but the thrills got lost. A good techno-style video clip with a weak alibi story linking the interesting visual. Don't follow the story, just dance to it!
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