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 Friday starts now…
This intensely personal project draws upon the rich mythology of Ghana. It combines semi-autobiographical elements with the tale of Kwaku Ananse, a trickster in West African stories who appears as both spider and man. He teaches us that there are two sides to everything and everyone. His fable merges with Nyan Koronhwea, a young outsider, who retreats to the woods in search of her father during his funeral. Check it out. It’s streaming now.
Watch It: On KweliTV
OPRAH’S MASTER CLASS: PATTI LABELLE
Grab a pen and pad, because class is in session with the Patti LaBelle at the helm. She’s sitting down to share a slew of stories from her personal life, including her days as one-third of LaBelle, her decision to embark on a solo career and the deaths of her three sisters. The diva gets candid about her experiences, so don’t miss her first-person account of the journey. It airs on OWN Sunday, November 22 at 8 P.M. EST. Remember to take notes.
Watch It: On OWN
THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY, PART 2
The wait is over. The last installment of the action series has finally arrived. Katniss Everdeen and her crew are at it again, but this time, they’re more determined now than ever to take down President Snow. To accomplish their mission, they need to travel out of District 13, their safe haven, to liberate the rest of the citizens before it’s too late. Featuring Mahershala Ali, Jeffrey Wright and Evan Ross, find out how the finale of the four-part flick ends.
An alien known as Oh runs away from home and finds a friend in Tip, a resourceful little girl who manages to avoid being captured during an alien invasion. Together, they venture on an unexpected adventure around the world in an attempt to make their worlds better places. Starring Rihanna, who provides the voice of Tip, this lovable, animated film is available now. Before you grab your copy, take a look at the deleted scene below.
Watch It: On RedBox