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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: 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 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 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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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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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT: August 5 Update

Posted August 6, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Once again, Team Weil has the only summer movie slate with any significant business this past week, up $108 million to $842 million to date. Team Salem’s slate grew $15 million this past week, to just under $725 million this summer to date. Team Metcalf grew $29 million (thanks to the slate’s final opening, the […]

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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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