From Time to Time
From Time to Time (2009)

In times of war two centuries apart, two distinct worlds are linked by a single family and the house in which they live. It is 1944 and thirteen year-old Tolly Oldknow is sent to spend Christmas with his grandmother, whilst his mother… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: March 19, 2012
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Critic Score: 43% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Renee Schonfeld
Common Sense Media

Heartfelt family drama with ghosts and scary fire scene.

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Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat

Movies are supposed to whisk you away, to make you get lost in their stories. I never got lost in From Time to Time because I was continually aware of the pieces being assembled before me.

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Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express (UK)

Casts a magical spell by the touching conclusion.

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Mark R. Leeper
Mark Leeper's Reviews

a reminder of how enchanting a fantasy can still be if not taking over by digital imagery, if it has a few interesting characters and a few nice touches of plotting

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Simon Weaving

This family film - that mixes Regency ghosts and a rambling, secret-filled mansion - lacks oomph and charm despite its top shelf cast, including Maggie Smith and Timothy Spall.

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Jules Brenner
Cinema Signals

Has there been a movie with such an artificial and unengaging style since... well, the fifties?

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

The biggest problem standing in the way of the film's success is that it is neither a full-on family film nor a grown up drama - and the ending is both sombre and flat.

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Flixster Audience Score: 60% Flixster User Reviews
Cynthia S.
I just love this kind of movie. Delightful. Heartwarming. Historical. a good way. This was a sweet English drama for young adults, and people… More
Jesse Ortega
In spite of surrounding itself with a very talented cast, this movie isn't more than average. I think there's a made-for-TV feel to this movie, and… More
Sunil Jawahir
I liked it a lot more than most I guess. I thought it was sweet and a fun mystery for young adults.