Over 660 words about an “award winning” film and how well it did in limited viewing.
Not one word that tells us what the fuck it is about.
And the fucking trailer is even worse. (JEEZ! The sacrifices I make for you guys! 🙂 )
Here’s a bit of it. The rest of the drivel is at the link.
Alfonso Cuaron is getting his wish — at least in two American cities packed with awards voters — as moviegoers in New York City and Los Angeles are flocking to see his critically acclaimed Roma on the big screen versus waiting to watch it on Netflix in mid-December.
Showings of Roma at the Landmark in West L.A. and two cinemas in Manhattan, The Landmark at 57 West and the IFC Center, were sold out or near capacity throughout Thanksgiving weekend, according to sources familiar with the release plan and industry insiders consulted by The Hollywood Reporter.
While Netflix isn’t reporting grosses, box office experts estimate that Roma earned anywhere from $90,000 to $120,000 over the three-day weekend for a location average of $30,000 to $40,000, among the best ever for a foreign-language film, not adjusted for inflation.
At that level, it also would represent the second-best location average of Thanksgiving weekend behind Fox Searchlight’s The Favourite, which scored a mighty average of $105,500 from four cinemas in L.A. and New York, the top showing since La La Land almost two years ago ($176,221). Fox Searchlight, like all traditional film distributors, reports box office results for its movies.