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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 11 Update

Posted July 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Team Metcalf is now $102 million ahead of Team Salem in the first annual Summer Movie Draft.  The weekday business of Transformers 3 the next few days will push the margin a little higher, but the opening weekend of the final Harry Potter Friday will erase these recent gains and position Salem for a commanding […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: Final Update

Posted September 4, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With Labor Day in the rear view mirror, it is time to proclaim the final standings in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft: #1 Team Metcalf ($1.357 billion currently, probably ending at $1.360 billion) #2 Team Weil ($1.036 billion currently, probably ending at $1.062 billion) #3 Team Salem ($971 million, probably ending at $1.007 […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 10 Update

Posted August 12, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>With over $3 billion of summer box office through Wednesday, only $53 million separates Teams Metcalf and Salem.  Metcalf’s slate of movies leads with $1.59 billion versus $1.54 billion for Salem’s.  Only one film (30 Minutes or Less) is left to open, and Salem should enjoy a strong second weekend for Rise of the Planet […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 3 Update

Posted June 3, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> As we head into the weekend, a margin of less than $10 million separates Team Metcalf and Salem in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  That’s very good news for Salem because he has X-Men: First Class and Super 8 opening before Metcalf’s next movie on June 17.  It’s actually a very interesting race because […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 17 Update

Posted June 18, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

And now the waiting game begins for Team Metcalf.  With all but one movie now open, the Metcalf slate now totals almost $1.1 billion to date, with a little but of upside remaining in Madagascar 3 and to some extent Prometheus. Team Salem’s top two films open very soon:  Brave from Pixar this Friday and Amazing Spider-Man […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 15 Update

Posted July 15, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday (and including the midnight showings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2), Team Metcalf is clinging to a $109 million lead over Team Salem.  Of course, that lead will turn into a tie sometime Saturday night, and Salem will regain the lead Sunday.  Go Captain America and Cowboys and Aliens in […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 8 Update

Posted August 8, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Rise of the Planet of the Apes allowed Team Salem to pick up some ground, but Team Metcalf remains $73 million ahead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to decent second and third week business for his titles.  Salem has two movies to go, although neither is expected to be much a factor in […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 6 Update

Posted June 6, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Well, through Sunday the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft is a flat-footed tie.  But Team Salem has one movie (the highly anticipated Super 8) opening before Team Metcalf’s next movie.  It should go back and forth throughout the summer.

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