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From Other Worlds Reviews

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
January 13, 2007
Awkwardly mixex comedy, romance, and out-there fantasy.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
January 30, 2007
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Phil Hall
Film Threat
January 31, 2007
UFOs in Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit!
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
January 26, 2007
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
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Ed Gonzalez
Village Voice
January 25, 2007
... toothless caprice ...
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
January 26, 2007
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide
January 26, 2007
The film's underdeveloped characters and thin -- though busy -- story are forced into the foreground, and its 88-minute running time feels far longer.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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Scott Tobias
AV Club
January 29, 2007
The word "slight" doesn't even begin to describe how minor the quirky indie comedy From Other Worlds turns out to be...
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Kam Williams
January 23, 2007
Picture a campy cross of My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988) and The Brother from Another Planet (1984) in which you get to enjoy laughs galore, allusions to horror classics, and a timely social message.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Mark R. Leeper
January 11, 2007
This is all very lightweight and low-budget stuff, but this pleasant comedy sort of grows on the viewer. There is nothing earth-shaking here, but the film is likeable in a gentle way.
Full Review| Original Score: 6/10
Rory L. Aronsky
Film Threat
February 5, 2007
A versatile attempt at the sci-fi genre, which makes its mark by not being an outright sci-fi movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Robert Koehler
February 5, 2007
Amiable and arch comedy.
Eric Monder
Film Journal International
February 5, 2007
From Other Worlds may not be out of this world. But it makes diverting earthly entertainment.
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