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 Sep 1 Box Office Source: Rentrak Corp.
Rank Title Weekend Gross* Weeks on Chart Cume. Gross* EW Grade
1.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Walt Disney Pictures
$22.2 5 $280.5 A-
2. $15.7 4 $166.4 C+
3.
If I Stay
Warner Bros.
$11.6 2 $32.2 C-
4. $10.5 3 $59.7 F
5.
As Above, So Below
Universal
$10.3 1 $10.3 C
6.
The November Man
Relativity
$10.2 1 $11.9 C
7. $8.0 2 $18.7 NA
8.
The Giver
Weinstein Co.
$6.9 3 $33.1 C-
9.
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Walt Disney Pictures
$6.3 4 $41.1 B
10.
The Expendables 3
Lionsgate
$4.5 3 $34.2 B
* in millions