JETflix Fridays

Happy Friday!

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!

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Looking for a new series to watch? Catch AMC’s latest show slated to premiere Aug. 11 at 10 p.m. EST right after “Breaking Bad.” The first episode really starts off with a bang, too. It covers the murder of a cop by a fellow Detroit detective…juicy already! Starring Lennie James, the drama-filled show full of deceit and corruption between cops and criminals will surely have you glued to the television set every single Sunday.

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If you’re a fan of action-adventure movies, this film out in theaters now will give you all of the magical and mystical thrills you need. “Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters” serves as the second installment of the series based on four books by Rick Riordan. See what the gang gets into next and check out our exclusive interview with one of the stars Brandon T. Jackson, who gave us the scoop on filming part two.

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See how Wesley Snipes made his return back to the movie scene by picking up his latest flick out in stores now. Insert this horror western into your DVD player with caution though; it’s a little bloody. The actor plays Aman, a man cursed for life after his mother breaks her covenant with God to save his life. Killing anyone that gets on his bad side, the hex comes back to hunt him in a way that leaves him fighting his enemies longer than he anticipated.



When one small plane, Dusty, dreams of overcoming his fear of heights to compete in the high-flyer air race, he enlists the help of the big leagues. Grab the little ones for this film and watch the tiny engine reach heights he never imagined together. Listen for the voices of Cedric the Entertainer and Sinbad, too, to figure who they play in the Disney feature.

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Fourteen-year-old Gertie must go from sibling to guardian after her and her sister’s mom die. Afraid of being separated from each other, the two secretly live on their own until Gertie’s teacher comes along. Starring Vanessa Williams and Rockmond Dunbar, this inspiring film released on DVD this week reminds us of the importance of family and faith.