Jesse Owens: ‘Race’ + More (JETflix Friday)
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! JETflix Fridays starts now…
RACE (Exclusive Clip Ahead)
Based on the true story of Jesse Owens, this biopic follows the phenomenal athlete as he journeys to the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games. Along the way, he faces insurmountable odds including backlash from the NAACP and hostility from Adolf Hitler. But none of those obstacles stop him from winning a record-breaking four gold medals during the competition. Find out how he did it when you check out this flick starring Stephan James.
Watch It: In Theaters Feb.19
In commemoration of Black History Month, Disney Channel is airing a fresh series of segments titled, Be Inspired. The latest installment, narrated by K.C. Undercover star Kamil McFadden, celebrates Ella Fitzgerald, Janelle Monae, Gary Clark, Jr., Maya Angelou, Lee Daniels, Shonda Rhimes, Harry Belafonte, Jessie Williams and Viola Davis. Get into it below.
Watch It: On Disney Channel
Models Derek Zoolander (Ben Stiller) and Hansel (Owen Wilson) are headed back to the runway, and of course, they’re working on another evil plot. This time, they’re planning to kill the world’s most beautiful people. Whoa! With guest appearances from Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz, Kanye West and more, this comedy is in theaters now.
Watch It: In Theaters
MY LIFE OFFLINE
Have you ever wondered what some of your favorite beauty vloggers are up to when they’re not showing us their best tricks? You’re in luck, because a new web series, produced by TWELVE18 Media, is providing fans with all the behind-the-scenes action. Starring Chime Edwards, Nina Ellis-Hervey, and Vaughn Monroe, check it out. The first episode is available now.
Watch It: On YouTube