- “All Dolled Up”: Night Flight’s exclusive interview with director Bob Gruen about his New York Dolls documentary
- “Dynaman”: Night Flight’s popular series featured rubber monsters, good looking Japanese teens, silly jokes, and cool pop music!
- Something Weird: Read an exclusive excerpt from A Thousand Cuts: The Bizarre Underground World of Collectors and Dealers Who Saved the Movies
- We Are Not Afraid: Music legends unite to help raise funds for the refugee crisis and victims of religious and political violence
- “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
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- Under The Big Black Sun: Night Flight talks to Tom DeSavia about the late 70s L.A. punk scene
All posts tagged "documentary"
“North Korea: Life Inside the Secret State” shows why North Korea is eerily reminiscent of Orwell’s “1984”
The country of North Korea is in the news on a daily basis these days, and so we thought we’d direct your attention to James Jones’s fascinating 2013 documentary North Korea: Life Inside the Secret State, which...
- Posted February 16, 2017
“My Breakfast with Blassie”: Andy Kaufman meets outrageous wrestling legend Freddie Blassie in a downtown L.A. diner
One morning, in the summer of 1982, meta-stand up comedian, actor and longtime wrestling enthusiast Andy Kaufman met outrageous wrestling legend “Classy” Freddie Blassie at a Sambo’s diner in Los Angeles, where they had a strange, spirited...
- Posted January 21, 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
“Timothy Leary’s Dead”: A controversial post-mortem doc about the man Nixon called “the most dangerous man alive”
The 1997 film Timothy Leary’s Dead is one of a spate of documentaries released after Leary’s death at age 75 from cancer, on May 31, 1996, and it is also one of the most controversial. Directed by...
- Posted January 4, 2017
The Greatest of All Time: “Ali in Action: The Man, The Moves, The Mouth”
The 2012 retrospective documentary Ali in Action: The Man, The Moves, The Mouth — you’ll find it streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — puts the focus squarely on Muhammad Ali’s prowess inside the boxing ring...
- Posted December 28, 2016
“The Dicks from Texas”: The influential punk band who were hometown heroes to Austin’s misfits
“If you were a misfit, The Dicks’ music was for you.” Those words open up the documentary The Dicks From Texas, now featured on Night Flight Plus. While the Ramones were the kings of punk rock on...
- Posted December 16, 2016
“The Life After Death Project”: This 2013 documentary pays homage to the legendary Forry Ackerman, who coined the term “sci-fi”
Filmmaker Paul Davids’s 2013 documentary The Life After Death Project — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — is a captivating look at the director’s personal quest to determine if there is life after death...
- Posted December 13, 2016
“Actor? A Documentary”: The first-ever full-length feature uses animation to explore the world of acting
Actor? A Documentary is the first-ever full-length feature “ani-mentary,” which is a fun way of saying “animated documentary.” During the film we follow two animated characters — Lou and Ping — through a day of discovering what...
- Posted November 22, 2016