- Record Store Day, every day: You got it nicer at Licorice Pizza stores in the 70s and early 80s
- “TV Party”: Glenn O’Brien’s weekly late 70s public-access punk cocktail party TV show
- Zinelandia: Night Flight talks with Joe Biel about “$100 & a T-Shirt,” his documentary about zines
- In 1977, Prince appeared on “The Gong Show,” but no one has ever talked about the episode, until now
- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- Bullseye! Arrow Films’ exploitation, Italian horror, spaghetti westerns, drive-in sleaze & more, now on Night Flight Plus!
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “The Gumby Show”: America’s Favorite Clayboy is back again on Night Flight!
- Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
All posts tagged "1950s"
“The Rebel Set”: Coffeehaus beatniks engaged in a crime caper & a million dollars worth of murder!
Gene Fowler Jr.’s 1959 beatnik-noir b-movie The Rebel Set — which was later re-released as Beatsville — was actually a suspense-filled crime caper/heist flick that actually had very little to do with the way it was marketed...
- Posted April 13, 2017
“Hooked”: Untamed curfew breakers on a crazed binge of sex & drugs!
Hooked — director/screenwriter/actor Alexander Wells’ first and only feature as a director — is a fairly typical late ’50s starch-collared police procedural that’s been jacked up with exploitative Reefer Madness-style elements of juvenile delinquency and rampant drug...
- Posted April 6, 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
“The Beatniks”: Hollywood hoodlums on a rock ‘n’ roll rampage that has absolutely nothing to do with beatniks
The Beatniks — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — was the only film written and directed by voiceover king Paul Frees, the “Man of a Thousand Voices,” but many b-movie cinephiles only know the...
- Posted October 25, 2016
“Space Patrol”: This early 50s “space opera” set in the 30th Century aired on “Night Flight” in the mid-80s
In May 1985, an episode of the hugely popular early ’50s TV show “Space Patrol“ aired on “Night Flight” — you can see it streaming on Night Flight Plus — and so we thought we’d take a...
- Posted September 7, 2016
“Dating: Do’s & Don’ts”: Good Ol’ American “Mental Hygiene” Propaganda
1949’s Dating: Do’s and Don’ts is one of the earliest examples of the so-called “mental hygiene” 16mm educational films — and a rare Kodachrome color example at that — made for the purpose of targeting adolescents from...
- Posted April 26, 2015