What You Should Be Doing This Weekend: ’22 Jump Street,’ NBA Finals, ‘Game Of Thrones’ & More
This weekend is a special one, with dads all over taking the spotlight for Father’s Day. So in between those special meals, all that gift-giving, and social media posts of your best photos and captions, here’s what you should be watching, listening to and checking out – guy style. – Iyana Robertson
1. Going to see 22 Jump Street
Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill and Ice Cube are back for a sequel of their two-stupid-cop comedy with 22 Jump Street. Now set for their college takeover, Jenko and Schmidt reload the bromance in this sequel. Channing and Jonah are always worth the watch.
2. Taking the kids to see How To Train Your Dragon 2
One of Disney’s greatest successes, How To Train Your Dragon is back for part two with another adventure. And if you ask Gerard Butler, it’s his favorite animated film ever. Good Father’s Day date with the kiddies.
3. Watching Game 5 of the NBA Finals
LeBron James and company have been taking quite the whipping from the San Antonio Spurs this NBA Finals, with the well-oiled machine taking a 3-1 lead in the series. Can the Heat stay alive, or will Sunday’s game be the last of the NBA season? Another good way to spend Father’s Day.
4. Spinning J. Cole’s The Warm Up
This weekend marks the five-year anniversary of J. Cole’s The Warm Up mixtape. Featuring standout tracks like Cole’s versions of “Dead Presidents II” and “Last Call,” as well as staples such as “Lights Please,” a refresher of those times the rapper first caught your ear would only be fitting.
5. Peeping the trailer for LeBron’s Survivor’s Remorse
50 Cent isn’t the only one at the helm of a new Starz series. LeBron James serves as executive producer for Survivor’s Remorse, which tells the story of a basketball player’s struggle after making it to the NBA. While you wait on it to premiere this fall, check out the trailer.
6. Watching Kanye West’s ‘New Testament’
A reel of Kanye’s greatest rants and quotes has been made for your viewing pleasure. ‘New Testament’ compiles some of Yeezus’ most bold, controversial and outlandish sound bytes into a half-hour theatrical offering. Need we say more?
7. Catching the Game Of Thrones finale
The latest (non-reality TV) obsession to hit cable television, Game Of Thrones, is closing out its fourth season on Sunday night. And word around the ‘Net is that it will be the best finale yet. Not a bad way to end the weekend.
8. Keeping up with Drake’s Houston Appreciation Week
Drake’s Houston Appreciation Week kicked off earlier this week with hookah, OVO pop-up shops, a special Astros game, a concert, and Drizzy earning himself a holiday. But it’s not time to turn down just yet, and these Internets will keep you updated whether you made it H-town or not.
9. Rooting in the 2014 World Cup
You know, if you care.