My Monster Mom (2008)

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Single-mom Esme gives her daughter for adoption to her elder brother who immediately goes to America. Twenty-seven years later, daughter Abby goes back to the Philippines to meet her real ... See full summary »


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28 August 2008 | kojisuzuki
6
| Charming storyline; bad acting, but they know it
The visuals and style of writer-director Jose Javier Reyes' My Monster Mom doesn't differ from his previous work Kasal, Kasali, Kasalo and Sakal, Sakali, Saklolo. Incidentally, this movie's abbreviation is "MMM", and the others are "KKK" and "SSS".

Much of the movie is very good, but its suffered from the two leads' awful acting. Real life mother-daughter Annabelle Rama and Ruffa Gutierrez presents over the top acting. But the director plays much on the idea that they're awful actresses by using "jolly" lines.

Though Rama-Gutierrez display bad actings, the supporting cast does not. Eugene Domingo is at the top of the game like always as Rama's rich friend. Young actors/actress who hasn't performed well in the past has shown better acting, like Bubble Paraiso, Mart Escudero and Iwa Moto.

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Monster Mom
Composed by
Sam Santos
Arranged by Dis Guys
Performed by Dis Guys

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Plot Summary


Genres

Comedy

Details

Release Date:

2 July 2008

Language

Filipino, Tagalog, Visayan, English


Country of Origin

Philippines

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$661,652

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