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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 1 Update

Posted August 1, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft is now $101 million.  That lead will expand somewhat over the weekday period because of the number of Metcalf’s films in more recent release, but Team Salem has the final advantage of having three more movies to open, most notably Rise of the Planet […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 13 Update

Posted June 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Team Salem has taken a commanding lead in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Team Metcalf will get back in the game with his #3 pick at the end of June (Cars 2) and two movies July 1, including his #1 selection (Transformers: Dark of the Moon).  Then Salem’s #1 pick (the final […]

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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 BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE – May 20

Posted May 21, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> We promise that starting next week, when the battle’s been joined in earnest, there will be an honest-to-god chart and more goodies to update you all on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft.  This week, though, it’s still totally one-sided: Team Metcalf THOR:  $129,906,155 BRIDESMAIDS:  $38,459,240 TOTAL:  $168,365,395 Team Salem $0 A […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY’S 2D ANNUAL FANTASY SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT

Posted May 4, 2012 by Mitch Salem

The arrival of THE AVENGERS means that, whatever the calendar may say, as far as Hollywood is concerned, summer has begun.  Which in turn means that for the next several months, would-be blockbusters will be launched into multiplexes on a weekly basis.  And that signals the start of SHOWBUZZDAILY‘S 2d Annual Fantasy Summer Movie League.  […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

Posted May 14, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With the only two movies that have opened so far in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, Team Metcalf has expanded the early lead to $402.8 million.  Dark Shadows (the #17 pick overall) opened this past weekend with an okay $29.7 million, but no one expects the Tim Burton film to have much impact long term.  However, Marvel’s The […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 24 Update

Posted June 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Salem’s top pick (Pixar’s Brave) opened this weekend, helping increase the slate to $290 million, up almost $97 million from last week.  Meanwhile, continued strong business from Madagascar 3 and a few others pushed Team Metcalf’s almost-fully-release slate up a similar amount over the last week (up $95 million) to $1.17 billion.   Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter pushed […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 25 Update

Posted July 25, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf has a $52 million lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Metcalf’s Captain America outpaced Salem’s Harry Potter weekend two, and Salem’s Friends with Benefits opening was cancelled out by Metcalf’s Transformers and Horrible Bosses.  Next weekend Metcalf’s final two films open.  Salem has three films in August, which collectively should […]

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