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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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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 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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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 5 Update

Posted August 5, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf’s lead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft stands at almost $115 million.  This weekend Team Salem opens Rise of the Planet of the Apes, while Team Metcalf has no movies left to open.  Check back Monday for the update with the weekend’s numbers, and click “Read more” to see the updated chart. […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 1 Update

Posted July 3, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

A brief update this week.  Team Salem had the biggest week, up $81 million to $371 million through Sunday for the slate. A full week of Brave was the main driver for the gain.  The first Monday-Thursday period combined with the second weekend of Brave totaled $65 million, exactly matching the opening weekend number — a very good […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update

Posted May 29, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Memorial Day weekend pushed Team Metcalf’s front-loaded slate to $682 million through Monday in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Fantasy Draft, with only two significant films left to open on his slate: Prometheus (#8 pick overall) and Madagascar 3 (#11), both opening June 8.  Team Weil totals $47 million so far (with Battleship his lone film to have opened).  Weil’s […]

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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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