Cowboy del Amor Reviews

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March 2, 2006
This charming documentary follows Ivan Thompson, the self-proclaimed 'Cowboy Cupid,' as he finds Mexican brides for American men who feel they've exhausted their options on their side of the border.
February 24, 2006
Thompson is no McNamara, and Cowboy del Amor is no Fog of War. But there is something hypnotic about this self-styled romance expert expounding on the fog of love.
February 23, 2006
Michle Ohayon's Cowboy del Amor turns out to be one of the sweetest, funniest and most enjoyable nonfiction films you are likely to see this year.
February 22, 2006
The film doesn't quite manage to sustain interest for the duration of its 86-minute running time.
February 10, 2006
Ohayon doesn't judge Thompson or his customers, but you don't need to be a Harvard-educated psychiatrist to realize that the bunch of them are dirty old men who treat women as commodities.
February 10, 2006
Every moment of this story - about America's unlikeliest matchmaker -- is fascinating. We just need more of them.
December 30, 2007
Classified ads of aging US males seeking young Mexican mates are placed in newspapers across the border, men who make it clear that they're seeking docile alternatives to US women. Conjugal imperialism?
September 29, 2007
One would anticipate the crafting of a sinister satire here, but the film is dead serious and overidentified with Cowboy Cupid's boastful, smirking posturing. A camera in the hand of a director should be more than just a piece of surveillance equipment.
March 1, 2007
The laid-back, bittersweet peek into this flourishing but little-known world will gratify and intrigue.
April 1, 2006
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