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

Netflix News: Tribeca Selection ‘Get Me Roger Stone’ profiles the political strategist & Trump supporter




Get Me Roger Stone, a Netflix original documentary, launches globally on Netflix May 12 and will have its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23. After the Read More →

Where to watch over 50 movies from the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival – 10 on Netflix!




In preparation for this year’s festival, I took a look back at last year to see where I could watch them. There are currently over 50 movies from the 2016 Read More →

Tribeca TV: 5 new series premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival




  The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu, MGM) – New Series World Premiere Executive Producer: Bruce Miller. Based on Margaret Atwood’s acclaimed novel, The Handmaid’s Tale is the story of Gilead, a Read More →

Welcome to the Future – Tribeca Immersive: Virtual Arcade & Storyscapes Lineup at the Tribeca Film Festival




Are you still not sure what the whole VR thing is all about? This year Tribeca brings it’s most impressive lineup of opportunities to interactive with another world. Some are Read More →

Netflix News: TWO Dave Chappelle specials dropping March 21st! Watch the new trailer!




Two specials. The one and only Dave Chappelle. In his first concert specials in 12 years, Dave Chappelle is back — with two highly anticipated stand-up comedy specials premiering only on Netflix. The specials are from Chappelle’s Read More →

New to Watch on Netflix: ‘Amy Schumer: The Leather Special’ drops today




Emmy® and Peabody Award-winning comedian Amy Schumer targets binge drinking, her relationship with her boyfriend and navigating the unknown terrain of being a newly famous woman who looks like someone Read More →

New to Watch: Thriller ‘Lavender’ starring Abbie Cornish, Justin Long & Dermot Mulroney




Lavender THEATRICAL, VOD AND DIGITAL HD RELEASE DATE: March 3, 2017 DIRECTOR: Ed Gass-Donnelly WRITER:  Colin Frizzell, Ed Gass-Donnelly CAST: Abbie Cornish, Diego Klattenhoff, Justin Long, Dermot Mulroney SYNOPSIS: When a photographer (Abbie Cornish) Read More →

Netflix News: Brad Pitt & Tilda Swinton in teaser for ‘War Machine’ – available May 26th




Oh, Netflix. You are truly worth $11.99 per month. An absurdist war story for our times, writer-director David Michôd (Animal Kingdom) recreates a U.S. General’s roller-coaster rise and fall as Read More →

New to Watch: Romance in wartime ‘Bitter Harvest’




Directed by George Mendeluk Written by Richard Bachynsky-Hoover and George Mendeluk Starring Max Irons, Samantha Barks, Barry Pepper, Tamer Hassan and Terence Stamp Roadside Attractions will release Bitter Harvest in Read More →

New to Watch: Amazon Studios Original Documentary ‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’




**Amazon Studios** Original Documentary AUTHOR: THE JT LEROY STORY will premiere on Amazon **Prime Video** February 16th **Written and Directed by** Jeff Feuerzeig **Featuring** Terry Gross, Laura Albert, Winona Ryder, Courtney Love Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Michael Bolton’s Big, Sexy Valentine’s Day Special’ available now




A one-of-a-kind comedy experience, Michael Bolton’s Big Sexy Valentine’s Day Special (premiering Tuesday, February 7), directed by Akiva Schaffer (The Lonely Island) and Scott Aukerman (Comedy Bang! Bang!), follows Grammy Read More →