Raleigh, N.C. — A look at what's new in theaters this week.
American Assassin (Action/Adventure, Suspense/Thriller, Starring Dylan O'Brien, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Taylor Kitsch) - American Assassain follows the rise of Mitch Rapp a CIA black ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley.
The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets. Together the three discover a pattern in the violence leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent to stop a mysterious operative intent on starting a World War in the Middle East.
mother! (Drama, Horror, R, Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris, Michelle Phfeiffer, Domhnall Gleeson) - A couple's relationship is tested when uninvited guests arrive at their home, disrupting their tranquil existence. From filmmaker Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, Requiem for a Dream), mother! stars Jennifer Lawrence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer in this riveting psychological thriller about love, devotion and sacrifice.