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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 8 Update

Posted July 8, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, Team Metcalf has pulled within $400,000 of Team Salem in the first annual ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  Another weekend of Transformers: Dark of the Moon (around $45 million) and two new comedies (each around $25 million) should put Metcalf about $90 million up by Sunday.  As we have discussed before, that should be […]

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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 1 Update

Posted July 1, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Thursday, the gap between Team Salem and Metcalf has been reduced to about $172 million.  Look for Transformers: Dark of the Moon to add another $100-105 million through Monday, while Larry Crowne should garner around $20 million.  Now if only Zookeeper and Horrible Bosses were runaway hits, Team Metcalf might be able to withstand […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT August 8 Update

Posted August 8, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Rise of the Planet of the Apes allowed Team Salem to pick up some ground, but Team Metcalf remains $73 million ahead in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft, thanks to decent second and third week business for his titles.  Salem has two movies to go, although neither is expected to be much a factor in […]

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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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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: July 11 Update

Posted July 11, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Team Metcalf is now $102 million ahead of Team Salem in the first annual Summer Movie Draft.  The weekday business of Transformers 3 the next few days will push the margin a little higher, but the opening weekend of the final Harry Potter Friday will erase these recent gains and position Salem for a commanding […]

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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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