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: June 30, 2004
DVD Release Date: May 8, 2007
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Robert Koehler

Amiable and arch comedy.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice

... toothless caprice ...

Phil Hall
Film Threat

UFOs in Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit!

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