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

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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