- The Wu Tang Collection: The weirdest “Ku Fung Theater”-style mostly-Asian action flicks you’ll ever see
- “Salad Days”: Night Flight talks to filmmaker Scott Crawford about Washington D.C.’s ’80s punk scene
- 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
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- “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!
- 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 tagged "1980s"
Viewers Choice: “Vienna” and Ultravox’s huge influence on the British synth-pop movement of the early ’80s
In this “Viewers Choice” episode of “Night Flight” — which originally aired on September 19, 1986, and is now streaming over on our Night Flight Plus channel — Pat Prescott introduces the video for Ultravox’s “Vienna” by...
- Posted March 27, 2017
“Metal In Your Face”: Trashy Victorian glam rockers Britny Fox rocked their hearts out in “Girlschool”
Night Flight’s “Metal In Your Face” segment from November 12, 1988 — now streaming over on our Night Flight Plus channel — featured music videos from a host of late ’80s-era hair metal bands, including “Girlschool” by...
- Posted March 24, 2017
Night Flight’s Lou Reed video profile captures the NY rocker at a rare moment in his career, willing to adapt
Lou Reed was a maverick performer and songwriter whose unflinching depictions of life’s dark side influenced a countless number of bands. Night Flight’s Video Profile of Reed catches a true original at an interesting point in his...
- Posted March 20, 2017
“Bubblegum Crisis”: This late 80s anime series was influenced by “Blade Runner” and other NF faves
Over on our Night Flight Plus channel, we now have an 80s Anime category, where you can watch all eight episodes of Bubblegum Crisis, an original video animation (OVA) that was initially produced for the straight-to-video market...
- Posted February 24, 2017
“This Is Not America”: David Bowie’s somber Reagan-era movie theme was one of the greatest protest songs ever
“A little piece of you, the little peace in me…will die…” sings David Bowie in “This Is Not America,” the theme song for John Schlesinger’s 1985 Cold War spy film The Falcon and the Snowman. The video...
- Posted January 30, 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
“Take Off to Street Music”: Run-D.M.C.’s “Rock Box” video rocked from the floor up to the ceiling
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Street Music” — which originally aired on May 14, 1985 — featured the music video for Run–D.M.C.’s “Rock Box,” one of the first recorded fusions of rap and rock (although the Treacherous...
- Posted January 11, 2017
“Beyond Westworld”: This 1980 CBS series was a failed first attempt at bringing “Westworld” to TV
HBO’s mega-popular “Westworld“ series climaxed its first season with a mind-numbing 90-minute finale (“The Bicameral Mind”) a few weeks back, but the first time there was a TV show based on the 1973 Michael Crichton-penned movie —...
- Posted January 6, 2017