Albatross All the requisite quirky shenanigans occur in Albatross , when a troubled teen (Jessica Brown Findlay) starts working at a British seaside inn run by… Albatross All the requisite quirky shenanigans occur in Albatross , when a troubled teen (Jessica Brown Findlay) starts working at a British seaside inn run by… 2012-01-13 PT90M Jessica Brown Findlay Felicity Jones Sebastian Koch Julia Ormond
Movie Review

Albatross (2012)

ALBATROSS Jessica Brown-Findlay and Felicity Jones
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ALBATROSS Jessica Brown-Findlay and Felicity Jones
EW's GRADE
C-

Details Limited Release: Jan 13, 2012; Length: 90 Minutes; With: Jessica Brown Findlay, Felicity Jones, Sebastian Koch and Julia Ormond

All the requisite quirky shenanigans occur in Albatross, when a troubled teen (Jessica Brown Findlay) starts working at a British seaside inn run by an author (Sebastian Koch), his brittle wife (Julia Ormond), and their bookish daughter (Felicity Jones). Trite lessons are learned. Plotlines play out in familiar arcs. A few blips of sex and drug use aim to make the movie feel more grown-up. Instead, they make it off-limits to the only age group likely to find any charm in its smug Britcom cutesiness. (Available on VOD) C-

Originally posted Dec 23, 2011 Published in issue #1192-1193 Feb 03, 2012 Order article reprints
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Weekend of Dec 14 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1. $24.5 1 $24.5 B
2. $13.2 4 $277.4 B-
3. $7.3 3 $58.8 C-
4.
Top Five
Paramount
$7.2 1 $7.2 A-
5.
Big Hero 6
Walt Disney Pictures
$6.1 6 $185.3 B+
6.
Interstellar
Paramount
$5.5 6 $166.8 B-
7.
Horrible Bosses 2
Warner Bros.
$4.6 3 $43.6 B-
8.
Dumb and Dumber To
Universal
$2.8 5 $82.1 C-
9. $2.5 6 $17.1 B+
10.
Wild
Fox
$1.5 2 $2.4 A-
* in millions

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