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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 11 Update

Posted August 12, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Just a quick update to say that going into the weekend Team Metcalf’s lead is now down to $45 million in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Next update after the weekend numbers are in. (A Request From Team Salem to All Readers:  Please ignore my review of 30 Minutes Or Less and go […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: May 31 Update

Posted May 31, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Through Memorial Day, the Summer Movie Draft is starting to tighten up.  Team Metcalf leads $318 million to $298 million for Team Salem.  But keep in mind that Salem has two movies opening (the well-reviewed X-Men: First Class and the eagerly anticipated Super 8) before Metcalf’s next movie (Mr Popper’s Penguins).  The race  should […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 10 Update

Posted June 11, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With six of eight movies open, Team Metcalf’s slate is closing in on $1 billion in domestic box office ($929 million through Sunday).  Metcalf’s seventh film opens Friday (Rock of Ages).  And then he will wait to see if the early lead will hold up as the other two teams really get going. Team Salem […]

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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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