About Melissa Hanson

Melissa Hanson aka Dial M For Melissa - Managing Editor / Podcast Producer - Growing up, Melissa’s favorite destination was always the video store and would agonize over whether to watch something new or to rewatch a favorite. Things have not changed. Follow on Twitter @DialMForMelissa

New posters for ‘Bushwick’ playing Cannes Film Festival tonight




BUSHWICK first premiered at Sundance Film Festival in 2017 and will play the Cannes Film Festival tonight. The film stars Dave Bautista (Guardians of the Galaxy), Brittany Snow (Pitch Perfect), Angelic Zambrana (Precious), and Jeremie Harris (“Legion”). BUSHWICK was Read More →

Netflix News: ‘The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance’ starts filming this fall!




10-episode series from The Jim Henson Company starts shooting in Fall 2017 A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, will Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Okja’ trailer is everything you want it to be




Netflix reveals the official trailer for the upcoming film Okja, which includes the first full look at the massive animal at the heart of Director Bong Joon Ho’s latest film.  Okja will Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Arrested Development’ gets a 5th season in 2018!




The Bluths are back. Again!!! Netflix today announced series creator Mitchell Hurwitz and the entire series regular cast, including: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Jeffrey Tambor, Jessica Walter, Will Arnett, Tony Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival – Lessons from 5 incredibly important documentaries




While there weren’t any movies that blew me away this year, these are the ones that managed the important task of highlighting a worthy piece of history that calls for Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ trailer released!




Not Here to Make Friends #Defend Check out the trailer for the highly anticipated Netflix original series Marvel’s The Defenders by visiting the show’s Facebook  and Twitter pages, or clicking Read More →

Watch short film ‘Hair’ directed by John Turturro & featuring Bobby Cannavale after premiering at Tribeca Film Festival




rag & bone is pleased to announce the release of Hair, a ‘rag & bone Films’ production which premiered at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival®, presented by AT&T. Delving deeper Read More →

Netflix News: Feel the hope from the trailer for ‘Joshua: Teenager vs Superpower’




A Netflix original documentary directed by Joe Piscatella, Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower, launches globally on May 26. About Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower:  When the Chinese Communist Party alters its promise Read More →

Netflix News: ‘House of Cards’ Season 5 trailer is more scary than ever




Together We Are Strong. Today Netflix released the official trailer for House of Cards which will launch its fifth season globally on Netflix, Tuesday, May 30, 2017. MORE ABOUT HOUSE Read More →

Interview: Petra Volpe – writer/director of Tribeca Film Festival Selection ‘The Divine Order’ about Swiss women’s right to vote in 1971




The Divine Order is a Swiss film from writer/director Petra Volpe produced with Reto Schaerli and Lukas Hobi. I got the opportunity to speak with Petra Volpe this week as Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival – Round 2 ‘The Departure’ ‘AlphaGo’ ‘The Wedding Plan’




These 3 movies are completely different and all give you an insight into another world. The Departure was especially emotional and filled me with empathy. Lana Wilson follows up her Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival – Round 1 Top Picks – ‘Saturday Church’ ‘Flower’ ‘Super Dark Times’ ‘Take Me’




I enjoy being surprised when watching a movie and these 4 movies were full of surprises. Flower grabs you from the first scene and it’s the amazing performance of Zoey Read More →

Netflix News: Netflix Original Films selected for competition in Cannes Film Festival




Cannes Film Festival announced today its Official Selection which will include two Netflix original films. The titles that will be featured at the festival will launch everywhere Netflix is available Read More →

Coming soon: 2016 Tribeca Film Festival Selection ‘Maurizio Cattelan: Be Right Back’ at the Quad April 14th




In Theaters on April 14th Opening at The Quad in NY Written, Produced and Directed by: Maura Axelrod In Maura Axelrod’s iconoclastic documentary, we meet the art world’s enfant terrible Read More →

Review: Anne Hathaway & Jason Sudekis surprise in the big budget sci-fi comedy ‘Colossal’




Official Site – Facebook – Twitter – Instagram OFFICIAL SELECTION – SXSW Film Festival 2017 – Festival Favorites OFFICIAL SELECTION – Sundance Film Festival 2017 – Spotlight OFFICIAL SELECTION – Read More →

New on Netflix: ‘Louis C.K.:2017’ Stand-up special & ‘Chewing Gum’ Season 2




Louis C.K.:2017 Comedian, actor, writer, producer, director and editor, Louis C.K. will debut two new stand-up comedy specials exclusively on Netflix, the world’s leading Internet TV network. The first of Read More →