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 picks are JET-approved! JETflix Fridays starts now…
In 2013 alone, more than 630,000 Americans disappeared – 40% of which were Black. NonCritical follows the journey of a grieving family in search of their missing loved one – Unique Harris, a mother of two from Southeast D.C., who was taken from her apartment in 2010 as her two boys and niece were sleeping. As the detectives of the case weigh in on motive and suspect, the film’s reenactment scenes depicting her final hours illuminate the theories behind her disappearance.
Watch It: On KweliTV
Fans were left screaming, “Free Black Jesus” last season when the chosen one was arrested and sent to jail for marijuana possession. Now that he’s been released, he is headed back to the streets of Compton. But when he returns, his group of loyal followers are more downtrodden than ever. Starring Gerald “Slick” Johnson, John Witherspoon, Charlie Murphy and Kali Hawk, the Aaron McGruder-show returns to Adult Swim Friday, Sept. 18 at 11 p.m. EST.
Watch It: On Adult Swim
IYANLA: FIX MY LIFE
Iyanla is back with another intense season, and she’s kicking things off by sharing the coming out stories of two gay pastors. The counselor coaches them, giving them the advice and courage they need to speak the truth about their sexuality. Iyanla continues her work throughout the rest of the season by providing people with the tools that are required to evoke real change. Catch the season 5 when it premieres Sept. 19 at 9 p.m. EST.
Watch It: On OWN
EMPIRE, SEASON 1
If you need an Empire refresh before round 2 kicks off on Fox Wednesday, Sept 23 at 9 p.m. EST, now is the time. The season that started it all is currently available on DVD. Relive all of Cookie’s show-stopping outfits, Jamal’s greatest performances and, of course, the crazy drama. Begin your collection by picking up your copy today.
Watch It: On DVD