You’ve worked hard all week, and you deserve some down time. Spend your evening checking out some of these newly released flicks. Grab the popcorn, because these films are JET approved! JETflix Fridays starts now…
While Ben (Kevin Hart) thinks he’s the perfect match for his girlfriend, Angela (Tika Sumpter), that’s a theory he’ll have to prove to her brother James (Ice Cube). His future brother-in-law (well, hopefully) takes Ben on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta to find out what he’s really made of. Pick up this action-comedy, out on DVD now, and check out an excerpt from our past cover story with the stars.
This movie version of the Langston Hughes classic features a star-studded cast that includes Jennifer Hudson, Angela Bassett and Forrest Whitaker. Jacob Latimore joins the team as a newcomer, making his film debut. He plays a teen from Baltimore who travels to New York to visit relatives for the holidays for an unforgettable experience. This DVD about family and faith is just in time for the holiday this weekend.
THE GABBY DOUGLAS STORY
Have you ever wondered how gymnast Gabby Douglas somersaulted her way to the Olympics? Buy this DVD to find out. This biopic chronicles the champion’s journey from an athlete in training to the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion at the Olympic Games.
HAUNTED HOUSE 2
The demons are back! But they aren’t here to haunt us. They’re here to make us laugh. In this sequel, one man is beginning a new life with his girlfriend in an attempt to rid of all the evil that has haunted him. Unfortunately, trouble still lurks. How does he overcome? A trip to the theaters tonight will only reveal the answer. Check out this comedy featuring Marlon Wayans, Affion Crocket and Cedric the Entertainer.
Dr. Will Caster (Johnny Depp) has dedicated his life to creating an all-knowing, sentient machine, but not everyone is thrilled about his new invention. In fact, some want him dead. To keep Dr. Caster alive, his colleagues, like Joseph Tagger (Morgan Freeman), upload his mind into a computer. Unbeknownst to them, the scientist’s ultimate goal actually begins to come full circle, but it also starts to become extremely dangerous. Head to the movies tonight for this sci-fi flick, and read our behind-the-scenes story.
VANISHING PEARLS: THE OYSTERMEN OF POINTE A LA HACHE
When the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster occurred, the lives of oystermen from one Louisiana town changed forever. As they fought to maintain the fishing industry – the only business they knew – they soon realized their situation was only worsening. Be sure watch this riveting documentary now playing in Los Angeles and New York theaters, and find out when a screening of a film is coming to your city. Also, learn more about the film from the director, Nailah Jefferson, in our exclusive interview.