LA Times, Engrossing Quest For Identity in Merchant’s ‘Cotton Mary’ by Kevin Thomas, March 2000

The Hindu, Film Review: Cotton Mary by Gautaman Bhaskaram, March 2000

British Film Institute, Cotton Mary, Reviewed by Claire Monk, 2000

The Dallas Observer, Mary Quite Contrary by Andy Klein, April 2000

Creative Loafing, Video Pick: Cotton Mary, by Lance Goldenburg, April 5, 2001

The Washington Post, Review of Cotton Mary, by Desson Howe, May 5, 2000