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…
First up in the Mandela biopic series is the Bishop T. D. Jakes-produced film starring Jennifer Hudson and Terrance Howard. The former American Idol contestant turned Oscar winner portrays the woman who stood beside the apartheid great’s side for more than 30 years, including his time of imprisonment. Check out the film in theaters today and read our interview with the starlet.
THINGS NEVER SAID
Struggling to escape a dangerous marriage, Kal (Shanola Hampton) seeks solace in her love affair with the performance stage. But that isn’t the only romance she falls into. Find out how she dodges an abusive husband (Elimu Nelson), waters a budding relationship and discovers the perfect means for artistic expression when you hit the movies tonight. It’s only playing in select theaters, so see if it’s in your city.
Ready for the third installment of the sci-fi film starring the latest actor to earn a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame? (Say yes!) Catch Vin Diesel escaping a slew of alien predators and bounty hunters, including Bokeem Woodbine’s (Jason’s Lyric) character Boss, in the movie out in theaters now. This flick will remind you why the star of the “Fast & Furious” series continues to dominate the action movies arena.
NOW YOU SEE ME
After picking up this DVD, you might be first in line for the next magic show that stops in your town. Watch as the magicians attempt to join the secret society of illusionists called “The Eye” by performing mind blowing tricks that could get them into loads of trouble if they’re not careful. Featuring Morgan Freeman as a veteran of the craft, discover who makes it into the organization and who doesn’t.