- “Tunnel Vision” Redux: Did a Kremlin-backed Russian TV network hack into C-SPAN?
- “Tell them they can laugh at me”: Remembering the humorous side of David Bowie
- Katrina Diaspora: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “New Orleans Music in Exile”
- “Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Subway Blues: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “Last of the Mississippi Jukes”
- Night Flight’s World Music Library: Featuring eight music docs by Moroccan-born producer/director Izza Génini
- Night Flight’s Stuart Samuels tells us about co-producing “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
- Night Flight brings you Italo-West from Wild East: Imported Spaghetti Westerns
All posts by Bryan Thomas
“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”: a haunting study of the incredible from “The Twilight Zone”
French director Robert Enrico’s memorable 24-minute film adaptation of Ambrose Bierce’s short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge originally aired on the CBS network on February 28, 1964, during the fifth and final season of Rod...
- Posted January 23, 2017
“Hot Rocks”: Berlin’s “Sex (I’m A…)” and other techno-sleaze glamour rock hits
On Friday, July 15, 1983, part of the “Night Flight” programming for the evening included the premiere episode of the Playboy Channel’s “Hot Rocks,” a new music video show that featured music videos showcasing partial or full-frontal...
- Posted January 20, 2017
“Sad Vacation: The Last Days of Sid and Nancy”: Romeo & Juliet in black leather, roaring into hell
Spanish director Danny Garcia’s Sad Vacation: The Last Days Of Sid and Nancy is a 2016 documentary film about the “tumultuous and stormy” relationship between the Sex Pistols’ bassist Sid Vicious and his girlfriend Nancy Spungen, which...
- Posted January 19, 2017
“The Flaming Teenage”: A mid-50s exploitation scare film from the director of “The Blob”
Filmmaker (and radio and TV producer) Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr. will probably always be remembered for directing 1958’s The Blob, a sci-fi thriller starring Steve McQueen and a gelatinous red menace, but Night Flight would like to...
- Posted January 18, 2017
“Flesh for Frankenstein”: Paul Morrissey spiced up this tale of horror with incest, nymphomania and necrophilia
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Rock and Cult Films” — which originally aired on March 25, 1985, and you can now find streaming exclusively on Night Flight Plus — featured a quick peek at a handful of...
- Posted January 17, 2017
“Heart of a Dog”: Laurie Anderson’s 2015 cinematic tone poem ponders life and death
Night Flight fave Laurie Anderson‘s 2015 cinematic tone poem Heart of a Dog — produced, in part, by HBO, who occasionally air it now as part of their HBO Documentary Films series, usually in the wee hours...
- Posted January 16, 2017
“Flash Tracks”: This 1987 episode featured three videos from “England’s foremost female reggae band,” Amazulu
This episode of Night Flight’s video “Flash Tracks,” which originally aired on April 7, 1987, kicks off with three videos by Amazulu, the British mostly-female, mixed-racial reggae-ska-pop crossover band (although announcer Pat Prescott introduces them as “England’s...
- Posted January 13, 2017
“The Bees”: These mutant super-smart killer bees can talk to humans, but also prey on their flesh!
In the mid-70s, a low-budget horror film about killer bees, imaginatively-titled The Bees — starring John Saxon, John Carradine and the lovely former Playboy Playmate Angel Tompkins — was quickly rushed into production in Mexico City by...
- Posted January 12, 2017