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…
SO THIS IS CHRISTMAS
From hanging out with a bad crowd to escaping drama at home, eighteen-year-old Ashley’s life is spiraling out of control. Luckily, everything begins to change when a handyman working on the family’s house encourages her to volunteer for a Christmas play with underprivileged children. There she suddenly finds purpose. Not only does she help people in need, but she also uses her experience to help heal her owned troubled family. Get ready for an uplifting story with this film out on DVD now, and start the holiday season off right.
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2
Flint Lockwood is back, but now with a new problem! Just when he thought he was rid of his infamous food machine that caused a humongous food storm, he finds out he is wrong. Gathering up his gang, which includes officer Earl Devereaux voiced by Terry Crews, the inventor ventures off to destroy the dangerous device once and for all. Take the kids to see how the team manages to scramble their way out of the debacle this time around, and make it a family night at the movies.
AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY
Making an appearance at the Sundance Film Festival last year, this semi-animated, comedy-romantic-drama can finally be added to your DVD collection. This flick follows an artist, who turns his real-life experience of getting stood up by a love interest into a film. Then he shows it to her. Check out this interesting portrayal of romance as the main character analyzes exactly why that one moment in life sparked a frenzy of events. Be prepared to formulate your own interpretation after watching this one.
SHE’S WITH ME
“How far would you go for the girl of your dream?” Kenny, the main character in this film, can answer that question. When he meets a beautiful, aspiring movie star, he ditches the reality that he’s an IT worker and pretends to be a film producer just to inch a little closer to her. His white lie soon turns into a web of lies once her friends become overly suspicious, encouraging the actress-to-be to put him to the test. But when he realizes he’s falling in love with the woman, he holds on to the falsities. Find out just how long he keeps up the charades when you pick up this DVD for movie night.
When a Princeton student, Richie Furst, gets cheated out of his tuition money during an online poker game, he takes a trip to a remote island, where the site is based, to find out exactly who is responsible for his lost. Once confronted by Furst, the site’s owner attempts to turn the undergraduate into his protege. But unbeknownst to him, the FBI is hot on his trail. Co-starring Justin Timberlake, Ben Affleck and Anthony Mackie, this crime-thriller movie, which is out today, is worth a watch. Check out our exclusive interview with one of the films’ actors, Dayo Okeniyi too.