‘ALMOST CHRISTMAS’ + More (JETFlix Fridays)
You’ve worked hard all week and you deserve some down time. Spend your evening checking out some of these newly released flicks and shows. Grab the popcorn, because these picks are JET-approved!
Ready? JETflix Fridays starts now…
We may have another classic Christmas film on our hands with the latest project from writer/director David E. Talbert and executive producer Will Packer. Almost Christmas is a comedy about a dysfunctional family looking to finally make amends at the request of the family’s patriarch, Walter (Danny Glover). The film has an all-star cast with Mo’Nique, Danny Glover, Kimberly Elise, Nicole Ari Parker, Omar Epps, Gabrielle Union, JB Smoove, Romany Malco, Keri Hilson, and feature film newcomer, DC Young Fly.
Watch it: IN THEATERS
Sophie Okonedo, Adrian Lester, and Dennis Haysbert star in a politically-charged thriller that follows the internal destruction of a family. Okonedo plays Maya Cobbina, a lawyer who is about to become the first Black Director of Public Prosecutions and subjects herself to intense public exposure and pressure. She also discovers that her husband has been lying to her about his past for years and potentially threatens her career and the state of their family.
Watch it: ON BBC ONE
Disney is rolling out a new series, MECH-X4 in a weekend premiere event on Disney Channel, the Disney Channel App, and Disney Channel VOD. Nathaniel J. Potvin plays Ryan Walker, a freshman at Bay City High who discovers his ability to control technology with his mind. With his new found discovery of hidden talents, Ryan awakens a 150-foot fighting robot known as MECH-X4. Ryan enlists the help of his two best friends and older brother to operate the robot and fend off giant monsters looking to wreak havoc on his hometown.
Watch it: ON DISNEY CHANNEL