How to Be a Latin Lover (Movie Review)
If you’re looking for a great feel-good satire about Latin culture, you can try How to Be a Latin Lover. This rom-com is a welcome change from the feel-bad films of Pedro Almodovar and Bigas Luna. Despite its feel-good premise, the film doesn’t quite reach the heights of those movies.
While “How to Be a Latin Lover” doesn’t quite hit the high notes of Pedro Almodovar or Bigas Luna, it’s a fun feel-good satire nonetheless. The movie is also available in streaming on fuboTV, Showtime’s Amazon channel, and Roku’s Premium Channel. Alternatively, it can be purchased or rented on Apple iTunes.
The movie follows a man who suddenly finds himself single after a 25-year marriage. His entire life has been spent wooing rich women and living the high life, but when his wife decides to divorce him, he’s forced to move in with his sister. Throughout the movie, he learns the importance of a family values.
The movie How to Be a Latin Lover is a fun comedy starring Salma Hayek and Eugenio Derbez. It tells the story of a Mexican man who married a rich woman, gets divorced, and moves in with her sister. It pokes fun at rich people, laziness, and extravagant birthday parties.
The cast is a mixed bag. Rob Lowe stars as Maximo’s longtime chum. The other cast members are Kristen Bell and Raquel Welch, who play a spirited frozen yogurt store employee and a devoted cat lady. The film is PG-13 rated for crude humor, sexual gestures, and brief nudity.
The film is expected to be a hit with Latino moviegoers, and it might be bigger than Derbez’s last global hit. Moreover, the movie is a powerful example of the importance of diversity in Hollywood.