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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » November 7th, 2019, 12:07 pm

Done and I even properly attributed the transaction this time ;)
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Brockster » November 7th, 2019, 12:40 pm

This is by far the weirdest season we've had of the draft. So many movies dumped. So many flops. So much waiting to see if a movie is going to be released theatrically or not. A lot of crap to muck through really. :?
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Walleye413 » November 7th, 2019, 5:46 pm

Totally agree on this. So far we've got 5-6 massive blockbusters (2 somewhat unexpected in Aladdin and Joker) and otherwise a bunch of lame underperforming duds. Plus with streaming stealing movies it's getting weird. Going to change our little game more and more I'm afraid.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » November 7th, 2019, 6:03 pm

I'd say the streaming movies are a mixed bag. The Irishman might have made some money but things like The Laundromat would have been a total bust at the box office.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Walleye413 » November 7th, 2019, 7:00 pm

Yeah, but at some level it's just volume too. Superintelligence, Noelle, they may not have been hits but they add to the mid range hits we usually say can win the game.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Buscemi2 » November 7th, 2019, 7:25 pm

Superintelligence probably would have played like Father Figures did a few years back. A long-delayed film with a star trending downward (McCarthy) paired with a talk show host with limited box office success (Corden) from a director with a negative track record would have bombed at any time of the year.

As for Noelle, Kendrick is not a draw outside of Pitch Perfect and Bill Hader has the Andy Samberg conundrum: someone people will watch on TV for free but not pay to see in a movie (Kate McKinnon is in the same boat, but would you stand to watch McKinnon be annoying for two hours? It didn't work for Sofia Vergara.). Also, the film looks cheap and it got a G rating, the latter which is somewhat of a no-no in terms of box office prospects.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Brockster » November 7th, 2019, 7:40 pm

I think the point is, yes some of these movies would not have been big, but getting $20-30M from a couple movies could be the difference in winning or making it to the top division. There just aren't as many movies to pick from as their used to be.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Shrykespeare » November 7th, 2019, 7:43 pm

That's absolutely correct. Because of the proliferation of streaming, Netflix, and DTV movies, I'm thinking we should probably cut the number of rounds from 16 to 14. Thoughts?
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Walleye413 » November 7th, 2019, 9:54 pm

I'd be okay with that. The last couple of rounds were pure speculation. And there's nothing on the Waiver wire. Well, except for The Avengers movie that one time :)
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Brockster » November 8th, 2019, 10:19 am

I think that's a great idea Shryke
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Screen203 » November 9th, 2019, 1:38 am

Sounds good
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby BanksIsDaFuture » November 21st, 2019, 4:51 pm

Can we add Antebellum (4/24/20) to the waiver wire?
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby transformers2 » November 21st, 2019, 4:56 pm

Done. Also, I'll put a claim on it.
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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby Brockster » November 22nd, 2019, 1:21 pm

Tranny, from all of us (minus Screen)...fuck you

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Re: 2019-20 Division B Waiver Wire

Postby W » November 22nd, 2019, 4:01 pm

Brockster wrote:Tranny, from all of us (minus Screen)...fuck you

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