Barbuto column: Skip or stream? ‘7500,’ ‘Screened Out,’ ‘Tommaso,’ ‘Wrong Missy’

This week’s foursome features a tense thriller, a scary documentary, an artsy character study and a mindless comedy. Skip or stream? Read and find out.“7500”: Ladies and gentlemen, this is “7500,” your by-the-numbers hijacking drama starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as Tobias, a pilot forced to fend off cockpit intruders. German director Patrick Vollrath’s feature debut takes… … Read More


Barbuto column: Skip or stream? ‘Military Wives,’ ‘Spaceship Earth,’ ‘The Wretched,’ ‘Lucky Grandma’

Video on demand is having a moment – and with movie theaters closed indefinitely, it’s likely to gain even more popularity. Back at the beginning of the pandemic, studios dropped a batch of flicks on streaming platforms, and we gobbled them up. Fast forward a dozen weeks and there’s an avalanche of choices. This week’s… … Read More


Barbuto column: Skip or stream? ‘Proximity,’ ‘Clementine,’ ‘Robert the Bruce,’ ‘Never Have I Ever’

I dearly miss sitting in a dark movie theater surrounded by an audience. With the pandemic pushing pause on that, we’re fortunate to have such robust at-home screening options. Here are four new(ish) offerings available on digital platforms. Skip or stream? Read on and find out.“Proximity”: The best way to approach the debut feature from… … Read More


Barbuto column: Stream or skip? ‘Deported,’ ‘Extraction,’ ‘Sergio,’ ‘Resistance’

With movie theaters still shuttered, and the stay-at-home advisory extended to May 18, cinephiles are forced to look elsewhere for a fix. The following includes four new(ish) offerings available on digital platforms.“Deported”: Harvard grad and New Hampshire native Tyler Spindel directs a script he co-wrote about a commitment-shy guy (Whitmer Thomas) whose girlfriend (Megan Park)… … Read More