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…
PAIN AND GAIN
When three fitness trainers with sketchy backgrounds attempt to right their wrongs by taking down one extremely wealthy crook, the plan spirals out of control. Watch Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Anthony Mackie and Mark Wahlberg rehash their plan over and over again in this comedy-action film based on a 1999 series of articles published in the Miami New Times. Pick up the DVD out in stores now on the way home.
ICEBERG SLIM: PORTRAIT OF A PIMP
Ever wondered what the life of a pimp is really like? This documentary follows the life of a legendary man from Chicago, who’s adventures tell a riveting story. Known for sparking the blaxplotation movement and writing seven ground-breaking books about his experiences, the film, in stores now, enlists the help of Snoop Dogg, Ice-T and Chris Rock to declare just how influential and acclaimed pimps have been to African-American culture.
If you thought maneuvering passed rats and break dancers on the subway was a hassle, try running through its tunnels to escape drug dealers. That’s how the group of friends in this movie, out on DVD, spent one Friday evening. After an impromptu drug deal went wrong in Brooklyn, the kids, who initially ventured to the burough for a concert, attempt to make back to Manhattan alive.
Enjoy one of Michael Clarke Duncan’s last performances in this horror film in stores now. The fallen actor, who plays a high school principal and former police officer, helps investigate a series of murders that has suddenly swept the school. Watch him discover who committed the mysterious crime when you pick this scary flick for movie night.