Aneesh Chaganty

What is the MAD Challenge?

The MAD Challenge was a competition I had with myself to watch one movie every day for an entire year – from September 13, 201o to September 12, 2011.

As a filmmaker, I think it’s very important to immerse oneself into film and The MAD Challenge was my way of immersing myself. There were no rules as to what genre I could watch (documentary and foreign included) as long as it fit in the running time of a feature. Here were the rules:

1. I watch one movie every day for a year.

2. I could not watch any movie that was already included in the Challenge more than once and have it count.

3. I could not watch a movie in advance. I could only make up for my debt if I have accumulated one.

 

You can find all of my reviews for those films (labeled by number) in the Archives of this website.

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  1. This is awesome. Good luck Aneesh!

  2. Who doesn’t watch a movie a day…Just saying…enjoy yourself

  3. Wow, that’s a real challenge – watching a new movie every day and then writing about it. Great way to learn. Good luck with that!

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