Box Office Breakouts ‘Rbg’ and ‘First Reformed’ Hold Strong
Yet another fashion designer documentary, “The Gospel According to Andre” (Magnolia), stood out among new specialized releases.
While Memorial Day Weekend will occasionally launch a major platform release like Terence Malick’s “The Tree of Life” a few years ago, this year’s holiday weekend maintained the norm.Nonetheless specialized audiences are still searching out top films like Magnolia’s Top Ten $5-million breakout “Rbg,” about the octogenarian Supreme Court justice, which continues to thrive at over 400 theaters.
Paul Schrader’s “First Reformed” (A24) found more interest in its second weekend in a top city expansion as it goes full steam ahead.
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