From Other Worlds
From Other Worlds (2004)

A despondent Brooklyn housewife whose life has become a boring and predictable routine finds her entire perception of the universe changed upon experiencing a close-encounter in her very own kitchen. Joanne Schwartzbaum (Cara Buono) has… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Critic Score: 38% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Koehler
Variety

Amiable and arch comedy.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

There are a few funny jokes scattered throughout, but the halfhearted direction and clunky script are underscored by performances that feel like they belong in community theater.

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Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat

A versatile attempt at the sci-fi genre, which makes its mark by not being an outright sci-fi movie.

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Kyle Smith
New York Post

The 'comic' musical score is an embarrassment out of a '60s sitcom, and the supporting actors wouldn't make the cut at a high school audition.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Aliens offer a cure for earthling ennui in From Other Worlds, a limp sci-fi comedy with fewer laughs than a meeting of Abductees Anonymous.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

From Other Worlds may not be out of this world. But it makes diverting earthly entertainment.

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Scott Tobias
AV Club

The word "slight" doesn't even begin to describe how minor the quirky indie comedy From Other Worlds turns out to be...

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Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice

... toothless caprice ...

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Phil Hall
Film Threat

UFOs in Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit!

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