Is Accessing MAM (Mad About Moviez) Now a Problem?

So in this recent ban on porn sites in India we’ve already been facing a flurry of complaints & protests, mostly to do with freedom of individual privacy and the growing discomfort with the establishment in terms of diktats enforced. To add to it we now have an added problem-certain legitimate websites which have nothing to do with porn have also been allegedly blocked by some ISP’s and/or mobile data services providers.Continue reading “Is Accessing MAM (Mad About Moviez) Now a Problem?”

Win Free DVD’s of Adam Sandler’s Blended.

Mad About Moviez (MAM) and Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC bring to you  Blended Contest, wherein you can a win DVD of the film.Here are the details of the contest.All participants have to start off by liking the Facebook page of Sony DADC. You need to answer just 2 easy questionsContinue reading “Win Free DVD’s of Adam Sandler’s Blended.”

Win Free DVD’s of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

Mad About Moviez (MAM) and Home Entertainment Services by Sony DADC bring to you The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Contest, wherein you can a win DVD of the iconic film.Here are the details of the contest.Continue reading “Win Free DVD’s of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug”

“Machcha, I am planning to produce a film under the MAM banner…”

2nd-anniversary-celebrationI heard this great news from my friend, my machcha, messiah of movies, caliph of cinema, Ibn-e-Batuta of indie movement, the one and only – Sethumadhavan.Continue reading ““Machcha, I am planning to produce a film under the MAM banner…””

Martin Scorsese with Leonardo DiCaprio: Is DiCaprio the successor to Robert De Niro for the master filmmaker?

Martin Scorsese once famously remarked that it was Robert De Niro who recommended him to work with Leonardo DiCaprio.

“I just did this thing called This Boy’s Life with this kid named Leo DiCaprio. He’s really good. You should work with him some day.” – De NiroContinue reading “Martin Scorsese with Leonardo DiCaprio: Is DiCaprio the successor to Robert De Niro for the master filmmaker?”

MAM is now 2 Years ‘Young’: The Journey Continues

Last year around the same time when I was sitting down and penning down my thoughts on the recap of MAM’s 1st year, everything looked so nostalgic. The nostalgia still remains 2 years into the journey, but there’s also the eagerness to move forward and to branch out into frontiers not yet fully explored.Continue reading “MAM is now 2 Years ‘Young’: The Journey Continues”

Make Your Own Lootera Poster- Contest

Create an alternative poster for Vikramaditya Motwane’s forthcoming film Lootera and be in with a chance of winning some awesome prizes.
To coincide with the release of Lootera we at MAM are happy to announce the launch of the ‘Make Your Own Lootera Poster-Contest’. Here is an opportunity for all the creative minded people to try your hand at doing something which would not just be creative, but also be directly noticed by the team behind one of the most exciting forthcoming Bollywood films of 2013- Lootera.

Contest Brief

Dear MAM readers we would want you to design an alternative theatrical poster for Lootera using the images given in the Facebook Album for reference. We’ve placed a few official posters below as a reference point, but we’re looking for the most interesting and unique designs. You can use as much or as little text as you like to go with your creative work. You can also download the official Lootera logo to along with your poster here.

You can view and download the reference images here.

The Prize

The winning entry will be judged by none other than Vikramaditya Motwane (along with a select panel from MAM), and the winner will see his entry being used in the form of a hoarding in a prominent location in the city to which he/she belongs too. The lucky winner might also get to work with Phantom Films on a design for one of their forthcoming films as well. Select entries will also be shared in a special Facebook gallery after the contest has been closed.

How To Enter

Email your entry to lootera@madaboutmoviez.com with the subject line ‘Lootera Poster Contest’. Entries can be sent in from the morning of 25th June (post-midnight of 24th) and will be accepted till the midnight of 27th June. Entries close by 11.59 P.M on the 27th.

NB: Entrants can upload a viewing version but should keep a hi-res copy big enough to be printed full sized on stand-by. Standard poster dimensions can be used.  Poster can be in any form/medium- hand drawn illustration or painting, digital painting or graphic design/photo-manipulation etc.

Best of Luck!

(Note-click on any of these images to view the complete image)

Terms and Conditions

1. The Contest is open to anyone living across India and who would be interested in participation.
2. There is no minimum age limit, educational qualifier, or any specific background to which one needs to belong to be eligible to participate.
3. The Lootera team has come up with a photo bank which consists of 25 stills from the movie, which will serve as reference images. The participants can choose any one of these 25 stills to make their own interpretations and send it to us as their poster.
4. There is no restriction on the number of entries to be sent by any individual.
5. The entries must reach us latest by the midnight of 27th June. MAM does not accept any responsibility for entries received after the deadline or any incomplete, illegible entries or entries which are corrupted and cannot be opened on mail.
6. The winning entry will be selected by Vikramaditya Motwane and the decision will be final. MAM will not accept any correspondence regarding the same from any other individual.
7. The winning entry will be announced on 29th June and the winner will be individually intimated via e-mail about the same.
8. Along with the entries the participants are required to provide their basic details i.e name, age, sex, city/town they belong to and what are they currently involved with.
9. By submitting the entry to this contest each participant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions

 

MAM turns a year old; Exciting journey so far, even more exciting times ahead

I’ve always thought about this day but now when it’s in front of me I’m feeling a bit lost and wondering what to write. Anyways the idea here is to tell you all about how we went about starting MAM and highlighting some of the steps on the way. With the curtains down on PFC (something which still pains me) in May 2011 I was initially feeling quite upset. After all it wasn’t just a portal for me, rather almost a second home. For the last 3 years or so that I was active over there, starting with reading & commenting, followed by writing and then leading the editorial team, it was all about unpaid work in a way but something I loved doing and proud of in a very special way.Continue reading “MAM turns a year old; Exciting journey so far, even more exciting times ahead”

We’ve Shifted to a new location

We’d like to first of all thank our readers and authors for their continued patronage and the encouragement for the work we do. Its been our constant endeavour to keep bringing you content that you would find interesting and hopefully stimulating as well. Continue reading “We’ve Shifted to a new location”