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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: May 27 Update

Posted May 27, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> Memorial Day weekend is finally here.  As Hangover Part II battles Kung Fu Panda 2 across North America and parts of the world, the real question is who will be ahead in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft?  In the chart below, the standings to date have been updated through yesterday (including the […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT Update — Pick Replacement

Posted May 25, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, we have a change to report in the Team Weil slate for the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Paramount has decided to push G.I. Joe: Retaliation out of the summer to March 29, 2013 to allow for a 3D conversion.  Absolutely, nothing wrong the film — nothing to see here, they […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 22 Update

Posted July 23, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

The biggest gain of the week in the ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie belongs to Team Weil, up $229 million to $554 million to date.  Still in third place, Team Weil will continue to benefit from The Dark Knight Rises and start to challenge Team Salem soon. Team Salem was up a modest $42 million to $686 million to […]

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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 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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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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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 25 Update

Posted August 27, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Although the race is officially over (with Team Metcalf conceding to Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft), here’s the latest update.  Team Salem currently leads by $110 million ($1.775 billion to $1.665 billion in domestic summer gross through Thursday).  It was a close race the last several weeks, but Rise of […]

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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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