New movies this weekend: 'As Above,' 'November Man'
Posted August 28, 2014 1:00 p.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — If you like horror, action and suspense, check out this weekend's new movies.
As Above, So Below (Horror/Thriller, R, Starring Ben Feldman, Perdita Weeks, Edwin Hodge, James Pasierbowicz, Oscar Zhang)
A thriller centered on two archaeologists in search of a lost treasure in the catacombs below Paris.
The November Man (Action/Adventure, R, Starring Pierce Brosnan, Olga Kurylenko, Luke Bracey, Caterina Scorsone, Will Patton)
Code named 'The November Man,' Peter Devereaux is a lethal and highly trained ex-CIA agent who has been enjoying a quiet life in Switzerland. When Devereaux is lured out of retirement for one last mission, he must protect valuable witness Alice Fournier. He soon uncovers this assignment marks him a target of his former friend and CIA protégé David Mason. With growing suspicions of a mole in the agency, there is no one Devereaux can trust, no rules and no holds barred.
Some more movies of note:
The 30th Anniversary: Ghostbusters (Comedy/Sci-Fi, PG, Starring Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Sigourney Weaver)
University parapsychologists Dr. Peter Venkman , Dr. Raymond Stanz, and Dr. Egon Spengler lose a research grant when their experiment methodology is proven to be bogus. The team decides to go into business for themselves and open 'Ghostbusters,' a ghost removal service. After struggling to get on their feet, they are summoned to investigate the strange happenings in Dana Barrett's Central Park West apartment. What they discover is that all Manhattan is being besieged by ghosts and other worldly demons through a portal in her building.
Calvary (Comedy/Drama, R, Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O'Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Aidan Gillen, Dylan Moran)
Father James is a good priest who is faced with sinister and troubling circumstances brought about by a mysterious member of his parish. Although he continues to comfort his own fragile daughter and reach out to help members of his church with their various scurrilous moral and often comic problems, he feels sinister and troubling forces closing in, and begins to wonder if he will have the courage to face his own personal Calvary.