Brian Brooks is managing editor of MovieLine.Specialty flicks openers bowed mostly middling at at best, and a couple of pictures may have suffered residual Hurricane Sandy trauma.
Adopt Films’ Café De Flor took the per-theater-average crown with $10K in one location.
Entertainment One’s A Late Quartet bowed fairly solid in 9 theaters with an average of 8,433, although the distributor suggested the figure was lower than it might have been if The Sunshine in Manhattan’s Lower East Side had been able to re-open sooner.
The cinema regained power midday Saturday.
TWC’s This Must Be The Place hit the skids with a $3,526 average in a pair of locations, while Radius’ The Details managed only a modest $1,427 average.
And Roadside/Lionsgate’s art-thriller The Bay bottomed out with a $932 average from 23 theaters.
MORE …NEWThe Bay (Roadside Attractions/Lionsgate) NEW [23 Theaters] Weekend $21,429, Average $932Café De Flor (Adopt Films) NEW [1 Theater] Weekend $10KThe Details (RADiUS-TWC) NEW [14 Theaters] Weekend $19,981, Average $1,427A Late Quartet (Entertainment One) NEW [9 Theaters] Weekend $75,899, Average $8,433This Must Be The Place (The Weinstein Company) [2 Theaters] Weekend $7,052, Average $3,526Vamps (Anchor Bay) NEW [1 Theater] Weekend $500RETURNING / 2ND WEEKENDThe Loneliest Planet (Sundance Selects) Week 2 [9 Theaters] Weekend $21,600, Average $2,400, Cume $40,500The Other Son (Cohen Media Group) Week 2 [50 Theaters] Weekend $101,933, Average $2,039, Cume $278,047HOLDOVERS / 3RD+ WEEKENDSBrooklyn Castle (Producers ...... See Complete Article @ Deadline Hollywood