"Maja Salvador must be the next Comedy Queen"- Direk Enrico Santos of "#My Cactus Heart". I've laughed to my heart's content at Star Cinema's My Cactus Heart Bloggers Day yesterday at Max's Restaurant, Scout Tuazon, Quezon City. I have met Maja Salvador in her previous film, "Thelma" but it was my first time seeing the lovely actress make fun with all the bloggers. Paired with Xian Lim and real-life boyfriend, Matteo Guidicelli, Maja Salvador plays Sandy, a girl who does not believe in happily after. I felt guilty like my friend for having the same thoughts about love but our fear was diverted into laughter when she began sharing her envy to boyfriend Matteo (playing Karlo) sings the theme song, "Kaba" for the movie's OST.
Maja was so hilarious narrating her passion about singing and she was also so appreciative of the boyfriend's efforts in the movie. Like "My Cactus Heart", Maja narrated her travails in love before meeting her Matteo. "The girl should always be right, no matter what", said Maja when asked how they both resolve misunderstandings. According to Maja, she turns to Matteo at dark moments to seek advice and their relationship grew stronger after the past issues and conflicts.
The couple worked so hard for the movie according to Director Enrico Santos at "My Cactus Heart". Maja Salvador had to be taken to a hospital from cuts at ropes during the rapelling scenes according to Direk Eric. I felt awe at the sweetness of the couple and got excited at the love story in "My Cactus Heart".
A light love story with funny scenes to leave you smiling and hoping at the end. This is just what we need at the start of 2012. I really love the trailer scenes where Maja says, "Philippines or Worldwide" and the funny scenes on turning down the proposals from other men. "My Cactus Heart" will set records of memorable lines soon to set the expressions of many and not just in Twitter. Maja is definitely not just a pretty face. Do you also have a #Cactus Heart? Let's all watch "My Cactus Heart" on January 25, 2012 in over 100 theaters nationwide.