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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 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 June 17 Update

Posted June 17, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> It’s not looking good for Team Metcalf, which is about $160 million behind Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  And it’s not going to get any better this weekend.  Even if Salem’s Green Lantern does not light the world on fire, Metcalf’s Mr Popper’s Penguins will do worse.  If Metcalf […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 15 Update

Posted July 15, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday (and including the midnight showings of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2), Team Metcalf is clinging to a $109 million lead over Team Salem.  Of course, that lead will turn into a tie sometime Saturday night, and Salem will regain the lead Sunday.  Go Captain America and Cowboys and Aliens in […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 22 Update

Posted July 22, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft remains extremely close.  Team Metcalf is holding on to a $16 million lead (with over $1.2 billion in box office to $1.19 billion for Team Salem’s slate of films).  This weekend the second weekend of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 (belonging to the Salem Studio) […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: June 20 Update

Posted June 20, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Well, it’s officially a rout.  Team Salem has built a whopping $225 million lead, even with the under-performance of Green Lantern.  If Team Metcalf is going to get back into this contest, Cars 2 better behave like a high-end Pixar film and Transformers: Dark of the Moon needs to be a mega-hit.  Next update on […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 8 Update: Now It’s Interesting

Posted July 10, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Salem’s slate in the second annual ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now stands at $556 million, with a lot of upside left in Amazing Spider-Man, significant business left for Brave, and three movies left to open. Team Weil is now at $228 million, with two very big movies opening the next two weeks (Ice Age: Continental Drift this Friday […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 19 Update

Posted August 20, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

With all the movies in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft now open, it is fair to say Team Metcalf’s total of $1.346 billion will not change significantly. Team Weil, currently at $962 million, probably has about $55 million more to get out of Expendables 2 and maybe another $30 million from Dark Knight Rises, putting the estimated […]

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