Happy New Week, Friends! Check out our curated list of 12 shows and movies premiering this week (February 12-18) in theaters, and on National Geographic, Netflix, Hulu, Apple TV+, and Prime Video.
We believe you’ll find something enjoyable!
The Race To Space – NatGeto – February 12
In The Space Race, directors Diego Hurtado de Mendoza and Lisa Cortés profile the pioneering Black pilots, scientists and engineers who joined NASA to serve their country in space, even as their country failed to achieve equality for them back on Earth.
From 1963, when the assassination of JFK thwarted Captain Ed Dwight’s quest to reach the moon, to 2020, when the echoes of the civil unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd reached the International Space Station.
The story of African Americans at NASA is a tale of world events colliding with the aspirations of uncommon men.
The bright dreams of Afrofuturism become reality in The Space Race, turning science fiction into science fact and forever redefining what “the right stuff” looks like, giving us new heroes to celebrate and a fresh history to explore.
Love Is Blind – Netflix – February 14
The hit reality series is back for a sixth season, following a new set of singles from Charlotte, North Carolina — all ready to cut through the static of modern dating and forge authentic relationships, sight unseen.
This season, the singles form deep and immediate connections, setting the stage for an unexpected journey full of twists, turns, and shocking revelations that will test each relationship well after the participants leave the pods for the real world.
Bob Marley: One Love – Theaters – February 14
Bob Marley: One Love celebrates the life and music of an icon who inspired generations through his message of love and unity.
On the big screen for the first time, discover Bob’s powerful story of overcoming adversity and the journey behind his revolutionary music.
The New Look – Apple TV – February 14
Set against the World War II Nazi occupation of Paris, “The New Look” focuses on the pivotal moment in the 20th century when the French city led the world back to life through its fashion icon Christian Dior.
As Dior rises to prominence with his groundbreaking, iconic imprint of beauty and influence, Chanel’s reign as the world’s most famous fashion designer is put into jeopardy.
The interwoven saga follows the surprising stories of Dior’s contemporaries and rivals from Chanel to Pierre Balmain, Cristóbal Balenciaga, and more; and, provides a stunning view into the atelier, designs, and clothing created by Christian Dior through collaboration with the House of Dior.
Players- Netflix – February 14
But when she unexpectedly falls head over heels for one of her targets (Tom Ellis) she must learn what it takes to go from simply scoring to playing for keeps.
Because with this group, love is a team sport.
The Vince Staples Show – Netflix – February 15
Kind of famous and sort of rich, rapper and actor Vince Staples navigates the challenges and surprises of everyday life in his hometown of The Beach.
The Truth About Jim – Max- February 15
Amateur investigator Sierra Barter confronts a traumatic past and secrets that have plagued her family for generations.
Sierra, her mother Shannon, and her grandmother Judy bravely pursue the truth about a mystery that could change their lives forever – was Jim Mordecai, their husband, stepfather, and step-grandfather a notorious serial killer?
Churchy – BET+ – February 15
Corey Carr Jr.’s life takes an unexpected turn when he’s bypassed for leadership of his father’s mega-church.
Determined to prove his worth, Corey packs up his dreams and heads to middle-of-nowhere Lubbock, Texas, with lofty ambitions to build his own ministry from the ground up.
However, after quickly stumbling upon the realization that small-town church life is an entirely different ball game, Corey slowly accepts that the path to spiritual leadership might just be funnier and more profound than any sermon could ever teach.
Life and Beth Season 2 – Hulu – February 16
As Beth and John’s relationship grows more serious, Beth begins to examine the possibilities of marriage and having a family as she and John seek answers to their communication problems.
Is Beth’s traumatic history with men, and people she trusts from her youth destined to repeat itself?
And what is triggering her fears?
Beth does her best to keep her relationships alive while struggling to support friends and family who are all facing their own problems while entering their fourth decade.
The Dynasty: New England Patriots – Apple TV – February 16
Go inside the franchise’s 20-year journey, from the unique chemistry that fueled six Super Bowl wins to the internal strife that sparked a turf war.
Tom Brady, Bill Belichick, Robert Kraft and key players reveal the road to — and cost of — greatness.
Welcome Home, Franklin – Apple TV+ – February 16
The origin story for one of Peanuts’ most beloved characters, Franklin, follows how he approaches making new friends.
Franklin’s family is always on the move with his dad’s military job, and everywhere he goes Franklin finds support in a notebook filled with his grandfather’s advice on friendship.
But when Franklin tries his usual strategies with the Peanuts gang, he has trouble fitting in.
That’s until he learns about the neighborhood Soap Box Derby race. According to his grandfather, everyone loves a winner!
He’s sure that winning the race will also mean winning over some new friends.
All he needs is a partner, which he finds in Charlie Brown.
Franklin and Charlie Brown work together to build a car and in the process become good buddies.
But as the race nears, the pressure mounts — can their car and their newfound friendship make it to the finish line?
This Is Me…Now: A Love Story – Prime Video – February 16
This Is Me…Now: A Love Story is like nothing you’ve ever seen from Jennifer Lopez.
Alongside director Dave Meyers, Jennifer has created a narrative-driven cinematic odyssey, steeped in mythological storytelling and personal healing.
Dropping in tandem with her first studio album in a decade, this genre-bending Amazon original showcases her journey to love through her own eyes.
With fantastical costumes, breathtaking choreography, and star-studded cameos, this panorama is an introspective retrospective of Jennifer’s resilient heart.
The film stars Jennifer Lopez, Fat Joe, Trevor Noah, Kim Petras, Post Malone, Keke Palmer, Sofia Vergara, Jenifer Lewis, Jay Shetty, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sadhguru, Tony Bellissimo, Derek Hough, Trevor Jackson, Paul Raci, Bella Gagliano, Brandon Delsid, Ashley Versher, Malcolm Kelner, Alix Angelis, Danielle Larracuente, Matthew Law and Ben Affleck.
This Is Me…Now: A Love Story premieres on Prime Video on February 16, 2024, the very same day as the release of Jennifer Lopez’s new album, This Is Me…Now.
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