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: New trailer for ‘Bright’ with Will Smith, Joel Edgerton & Noomi Rapace from the director of ‘Suicide Squad’




Set in an alternate present-day, this action-thriller directed by David Ayer (Suicide Squad, End of Watch, writer of Training Day) follows two cops from very different backgrounds.  Ward, a human Read More →

HBO News: New drama series ‘Confederate’ from creators/showrunners of ‘Game of Thrones’ announced




Series Will Be Executive Produced And Written By David Benioff And D.B. Weiss; Nichelle Tramble Spellman, Malcolm Spellman, Carolyn Strauss And Bernadette Caulfield Will Also Executive Produce “Game of Thrones” Read More →

New trailer: There’s more than one – ‘Professor Martson & the Wonder Women’




Um, yes. In a superhero origin tale unlike any other, the film is the incredible true story of what inspired Harvard psychologist Dr. William Moulton Marston to create the iconic Wonder Woman Read More →

Netflix News: New trailer for ‘Atypical’ takes you right back to your awkward high school days in a charming way




Atypical is a coming of age story from the point-of-view of Sam (played by Keir Gilchrist), an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum searching for love and independence. While Sam is on Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Ozark’ trailer totally got the sound right




Raised in southern Missouri, aka the Ozarks, I was looking for something recognizable in the new trailer for the Jason Bateman/Laura Linney series, Ozark. There’s some footage of a lake, ok, Read More →

Netflix News: New series ‘Ozark’ starring Jason Bateman & Laura Linney releases July 21st




I grew up in the Ozarks, so I’m particularly interested in this series. I can’t wait to binge! A Chicago financial advisor, who has been quietly laundering money for a Read More →

Netflix News: ‘Marvel’s The Defenders’ new poster! Premieres August 18th




Marvel’s The Defenders which premieres globally on Netflix on August 18, 2017 at 12:01am PT follows Matt Murdock/Daredevil (Charlie Cox), Jessica Jones (Krysten Ritter), Luke Cage (Mike Colter) and Danny Read More →

New Trailer: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’ – everyone is a suspect




MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Mystery Release: November 10, 2017 Director: Kenneth Branagh Screenplay by: Michael Green Based upon the Novel by: Agatha Christie Produced by: Ridley Scott, Mark Gordon, Read More →

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 →