Cowboy del Amor Reviews

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.
February 9, 2006
It gently sheds light on the ways in which people seek new terrain in love when their familiar surroundings let them down.
February 9, 2006
Michèle Ohayon's documentary is a slyly insightful portrait of conflicting expectations in the search for the perfect partner.
February 9, 2006
The movie's real subject -- remains only superficially explored.
February 7, 2006
A 60-year-old eccentric with a knack for self-promotion, Thompson makes an engaging documentary subject.