Next to Christmas, everyone knows the most wonderful times of the year are indeed Fridays. Just try to name a better way to spend your Friday than cozying up solo, or with a loved one, to enjoy some amazing entertainment. In case you were conflicted about what you’re going to watch this weekend, JETflix has got you covered with films and TV shows to tune in to!
Middle of Nowhere
Middle of Nowhere tells the story of Ruby, a medical student who puts her studies on hold after her husband is sent to prison for eight years. The film, directed by award-winning creative Ava DuVernay, really gives an in-depth look at the effects of incarceration on families. The film stars Emayatzy Corinealdi, David Oyelowo, Omari Hardwick and Lorraine Toussaint.
If you have yet to see this 90s Blockbuster then you’re in for a treat! Set in 1960s Louisiana, the film centers on young Eve (Jurnee Smollett), who learns that her picture-perfect family is anything but. Starring an all-star cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Lynn Whitfield and Meagan Goode, Eve’s Bayou certainly will not disappoint.
This movie centers around the character Marieme. Portrayed by actress Karidja Touré, Girlhood is a story of independence. Sick of life at school and being abused at home, Marieme attempts to take control of her life. After meeting a group of free-spirited girls, Marieme changes her name, her style and takes a turn for the worse as she seeks a fresh start.