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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 15 Update

Posted August 15, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>1960 Kennedy/Nixon.  2000 Bush/Gore.  2011 Salem/Metcalf.  Team Salem has moved back into the lead (by a $17.8 million margin) thanks to a strong second weekend for Rise of the Planet of the Apes and a great opening for The Help.  With no new films opening for either Team, it is time for Metcalf to concede […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 27 Update

Posted June 28, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>As Dandy Don Meredith used to sing on ABC’s Monday Night Football, “Turn out the lights, the party’s over.”  It’s looking grim for Team Metcalf as Team Salem’s lead remains a hefty $239 million.  The gap between Cars 2 and Bad Teacher was simply too narrow for Metcalf to pick up any significant ground this […]

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SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 10 Update — CORRECTION!

Posted June 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> A gigantic apology…the total for Team Salem is now correct.  Salem leads by about $75 million going into this weekend.  Thanks to the comment by “Anonymous” for spotting the error by Metcalf (unintentional, I swear!).  Updated totals for the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft show Team Salem $800,000 ahead of Team Metcalf through […]

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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY FIRST ANNUAL SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT!

Posted May 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Here at ShowbuzzDaily, we like to think that we’re smarter than anyone else.  But more importantly, we like to think we’re smarter than each other.  So the two of us here (Mitch Metcalf and your humble narrator Mitch Salem) decided to pick our own slates of summer movies to compete against each other, each […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 24 Update

Posted June 24, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Here are the latest Summer Movie Draft results (through Thursday).  Not much change from the last update on Monday — Salem is pounding Metcalf with a $247 million lead.  This weekend two new movies join the rankings: Cars 2 (Metcalf) and Bad Teacher (Salem).     

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 29 Update

Posted July 30, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

One slate had a significant gain this week: Team Weil was up $180 million over the last seven days to $734 million, vaulting into second place.  The Dark Knight Rises accounted for most of that increase, although Ice Age 4 also remains a significant contributor. Team Salem had a small $22 million increase this week, hitting $709 million […]

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2012 Summer Movie Draft: The Race Is On

Posted May 7, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

And the race begins.  Team Metcalf is off to an early lead in the second annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to a big head start from Marvel’s The Avengers (Metcalf’s top pick and the #2 pick overall).  The Avengers came in officially at a resounding $207.4 million for its record-setting domestic opening weekend.  Keep […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE

Posted May 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> In future weeks, we’ll have a spiffy chart to keep you current on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft, but for now it’s pretty simple: Team Metcalf THOR:  $84,752,317 Team Salem $0 Over at Team Salem, I’d like to note that this somewhat lopsided total is because none of my movies have […]

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