A 60-year-old eccentric with a knack for self-promotion, Thompson makes an engaging documentary subject. full review
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. full review
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. full review
Michele 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. full review
The film doesn't quite manage to sustain interest for the duration of its 86-minute running time.
Michèle Ohayon's documentary is a slyly insightful portrait of conflicting expectations in the search for the perfect partner.
Every moment of this story - about America's unlikeliest matchmaker -- is fascinating. We just need more of them. full review
It gently sheds light on the ways in which people seek new terrain in love when their familiar surroundings let them down. full review
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.