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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 BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE – May 20

Posted May 21, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> We promise that starting next week, when the battle’s been joined in earnest, there will be an honest-to-god chart and more goodies to update you all on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft.  This week, though, it’s still totally one-sided: Team Metcalf THOR:  $129,906,155 BRIDESMAIDS:  $38,459,240 TOTAL:  $168,365,395 Team Salem $0 A […]

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ShowbuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft: July 15 Update

Posted July 16, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

Team Weil, with Ice Age 4, had the biggest gain this week, up $97 million to $325 million to date.  The coming week will be huge for this slate as Dark Knight Rises opens Friday. Team Salem had a decent week with an $88 million gain (thanks to continued strong business from Amazing Spider-Man).  The slate now totals $644 million […]

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ShowbuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 1 Update

Posted July 3, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

A brief update this week.  Team Salem had the biggest week, up $81 million to $371 million through Sunday for the slate. A full week of Brave was the main driver for the gain.  The first Monday-Thursday period combined with the second weekend of Brave totaled $65 million, exactly matching the opening weekend number — a very good […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT — June 17 Update

Posted June 18, 2012 by Mitch Metcalf

And now the waiting game begins for Team Metcalf.  With all but one movie now open, the Metcalf slate now totals almost $1.1 billion to date, with a little but of upside remaining in Madagascar 3 and to some extent Prometheus. Team Salem’s top two films open very soon:  Brave from Pixar this Friday and Amazing Spider-Man […]

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ShowBuzzDaily SUMMER MOVIE DRAFT July 18 Update

Posted July 18, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

>Through Sunday, Team Metcalf is holding on to a $39 million lead over Team Salem in the ShowBuzzDaily Summer Movie Draft.  The terrific opening of Harry Potter was balanced somewhat by decent holds for Transformers 3, Horrible Bosses and to some extent Zookeeper.  We expected Salem to pull ahead by Sunday, but that should happen sometime […]

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SHOWBUZZDAILY SUMMER MOVIE BLOCKBUSTER DRAFT UPDATE

Posted May 13, 2011 by Mitch Metcalf

> In future weeks, we’ll have a spiffy chart to keep you current on the progress of our Summer Movie Blockbuster Draft, but for now it’s pretty simple: Team Metcalf THOR:  $84,752,317 Team Salem $0 Over at Team Salem, I’d like to note that this somewhat lopsided total is because none of my movies have […]

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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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