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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: July 4 Update

Posted July 4, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Monday, July 4, Team Metcalf has pulled within $60 million of Team Salem.  Metcalf will enjoy another few weeks of Transformers: Dark of the Moon and two more marginal openings before Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 on July 15 puts Salem back in the driver’s seat.  Next update on Friday.

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 26 Update

Posted August 27, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

In the battle for second place in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, very little changed the past week.  Team Weil’s slate tacked on $41.6 million the past seven days, while Team Salem added $40.9 million.  Weil remains $69 million ahead of Salem ($1.004 billion to $935 million for the entire summer). In the next week […]

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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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