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…
Growing up in rural Mississippi has its fair share of difficulties. But three children living in the southern state have to endure extra hardships as their families struggle to end a cycle of abuse, addiction, and violence. Based on the true story of director and writer Tina Mabry, the 2009 film stars Tessa Thompson and Malcolm David Kelly. Catch the award-winning movie available now for streaming.
Watch It: On Netflix
PITCH PERFECT 2
The Barden Bellas are back, and this time, they are taking their show to international stages. But there’s one problem. The a cappella singing group’s humiliating performance at the Lincoln Center has tarnished their reputation. Not only do they have to work to repair it, but they also need to defeat the insanely talented ensemble the Treblemakers to take back the limelight. Catch this hilarious comedy musical, co-starring Ester Dean, out on DVD now.
Watch It: On DVD
HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2
Make it a family night when you hit the theaters to check out this fun and adventurous flick. Back for round two, Dracula and his gang are facing a new obstacle. They must try to bring out the monster in his half-human half-vampire grandson. Otherwise, his mother Mavis will leave Hotel Translyvania for good. Can they do it? Listen for Keegan-Michael Key’s voice when you watch this film.
Watch It: In Theaters
Shift into high gear with this action packed drama starring Tyrese, Ludacris, Vin Diesel and Dewayne “The Rock” Johnson. The boys are in danger again, because one villain, Deckard Shaw (Jason Statham), is on a mission to avenge his brother’s death. To keep the gang safe, they must come up with a plan to defeat him before it’s too late. Join the race, and purchase your own copy. The DVD is available now.
Watch It: On DVD