Marcos Bernal-Salas

18 Added | 1 Magazine | 5 Likes | 1 Following | @MarcosWritesNYC | Marcos is the Writer-at-Large for his movie site (marcoswrites.com). A fresh insight to movies (DVD reviews, movie trailers and more).

“Dig Two Graves” is Vividly Gothic

Lately, Independent films are offering thrilling and haunting stories with strong female leads that both captivate and propel simple horror or …

Own Celebrated “Fences” on Digital HD and Blu-ray Disc

To experience a play filled with nuance, character and incredible acting is a remarkable experience. Yet, to have those same qualities translate onto …

“Wolves”: Basketball and Dreams

Director <b>Brad Freundlich</b> (“The Rebound”, “Trust the Man”) crafts a modern family drama capturing the passion of basketball and teenage angst with …

‘Nocturnal Animals’: Oscar-worthy Performances on Blu-Ray and DVD

Oscar© week continues. Academy Award® nominees <b>Amy Adams</b> and <b>Jake Gyllenhaal</b> star in “Nocturnal Animals” available on Blu-Ray, DVD and Digital HD …

“Get Out” is a Startling Thriller

<b>Jordan Peele</b> is better known as a comedian and often seen with his fellow actor Keegan-Michael Key. The pair regularly appears in hilarious …

‘Arrival’ on Blu-ray Combo Pack is Oscar-worthy

The Oscar© race is on this week. Many of the films are still enjoying box office revenue after the nominations too. A fan favorite, and critically …

‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ is Beyond Awesome

Back in 2014, Director <b>Chris McKay</b> made an animated film that seemed off-kilter with characters that were literally built brick by LEGO brick. The …

“Split”: The Many Looks of Fear

M. Night Shyamalan (“The Sixth Sense”, “The Visit”) makes a dominant return to his thriller narrative roots with ‘Split’. Fans, and newcomers, will …

Marcos Writes

Movie reviews (and more) in 500 words or less<p>Everyone knows the big names and movies that have been nominated for the coveted golden statue. Whether …

Five Staycation Flicks that Slash, Kill and Thrill

Summer in NYC is often filled with outdoor events, rooftop cocktails, and BBQ at the park or nearby beach. But a staycation whether forced upon or to …

‘The Secrets Life of Pets’ Sets Off Heartwarming Laughs

Watch out Dory, Max and company stroll into theaters with witty repartee and visual appeal in 'The Secret Life of Pets'. The fifth installment of the …

"Warcraft" delivers so-so fantasy

Hollywood is trying to desperately fill the void that the “Lord of The Rings" franchise and the "Harry Potter" series left behind. Legendary Pictures …

Parenting Matters in ‘Captain Fantastic’

What is good parenting? That is the question that <b>Matt Ross</b> ('28 Rooms') offers the audience in ‘Captain Fantastic’ chairing as both writer and …

A Spine-Chilling ‘Lights Out’

Director <b>David F. Sandberg</b> frights with his chilling feature debut 'Lights Out' based on his award winning short. If you are afraid of the dark, this …