Screen gems: What’s ahead in movies and on TV for the week of Aug. 24

 
 
Pierce Brosnan stars in the espionage thriller “The November Man.”
Pierce Brosnan stars in the espionage thriller “The November Man.”
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Big screen

Opening Wednesday

The November Man (R): Pierce Brosnan stars as a retired CIA agent living in Switzerland who accepts one last mission and becomes the target of his former friend and protege.

Opening Friday

As Above, So Below (R): A team of explorers discovers a maze underneath Paris filled with monsters and other ghastly things.

The One I Love (R): A married couple (Mark Duplass and Elizabeth Moss) plan a weekend getaway to fix their ailing marriage, but the vacation only makes things worse.

Rene Rodriguez

Small screen

True Blood (9 p.m. HBO, Sunday): Fangs for the memories! After seven seasons of vampires, werewolves and fairies, the series concludes tonight.

2014 MTV Music Video Awards (9 p.m. Sunday, MTV and VH1): The awards turn 30, which is, like, old, so nobody who watches MTV even cares about them.

66th Primetime Emmy Awards (8 p.m. Monday, NBC): Late night chat host Seth Meyers hosts and HBO’s Game of Thrones leads the pack in nominations. Forget winter — I think trophies are coming.

World’s Wildest Commercials (10 p.m. Thursday, ABC): Come for the ads you won’t want to skip, stay for the Chris Parnell.

Austin Roe

Austin American-Statesman

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