- R.I.P. filmmaker Jonathan Demme, director of “Something Wild,” “Stop Making Sense” & other Night Flight faves
- 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!
All posts tagged "film noir"
“Videos from the Attic”: The film noir-ish video for Romeo Void’s “Never Say Never”
In this classic vintage episode of “Night Flight” — which was originally broadcast on May 6, 1988 — one of the “Videos from the Attic” we featured was the black & white, film noir-inspired video for San...
- Posted February 21, 2017
“Romeo is Bleeding”: Lena Olin’s Mona Demarkov is the most evil and diabolical femme fatale in movie history
Violence, unbridled mayhem and a big dose of sex in your face. Have I got your attention? Peter Medac’s 1994 film Romeo Is Bleeding features the phenomenally beautiful and sexy Lena Olin, who plays Mona Demarkov, the...
- Posted March 19, 2016
The Taj Mahal of L.A. Noir: Revisiting the Bradbury Building
You may not live in Los Angeles, but if you’re a movie nut you’ve probably been inside the Bradbury Building dozens of times. Located downtown at the corner of Third and Broadway, the 123-year-old structure has been...
- Posted January 27, 2016
Samurai, cowboys, and gangsters: the hidden, violent movie history of Dashiell Hammett’s “Red Harvest”
Strange but true: Dashiell Hammett’s fantastic 1929 hardboiled novel Red Harvest has spawned no less than four movie adaptations — including two certified genre classics — but has never been credited on the screen as the original...
- Posted December 28, 2015
Jean-Luc Godard’s dystopian sci-fi noir classic “Alphaville” was “science fiction without special effects”
Jean-Luc Godard’s post-modern retro-futurist sci-fi noir Alphaville: une étrange aventure de Lemmy Caution (Alphaville: A Strange Adventure of Lemmy Caution, usually just Alphaville) was called “a science fiction film without special effects” by American film critic and...
- Posted September 16, 2015
“Made it, Ma! Top of the world!”: 1949’s “White Heat” blows up real good!
In this new supercut, VFX artist Michael A. Martinez re-imagines the explosive ending of the 1949 film noir White Heat — directed by Raoul Walsh and starring James Cagney as Arthur “Cody” Jarrett — which were apparently...
- Posted September 2, 2015
“In The Shadow”: Fabrice Mathieu’s noir prequel was made from more than fifty film scenes
In this unique short mashup by French filmmaker Fabrice Mathieu, In The Shadow, a shadow has decided to get rid of his “Wearer.” Mathieu assembled this unique film from extracted scenes from over fifty films. This short...
- Posted August 20, 2015
“Murder, Mystery & Mayhem”: A 1981 Landmark Theatre Short Starring Peter Ivers
“There are thousands of tales of film exhibition in Los Angeles,” director Douglas Brian Martin tells us in his recollection about this short noir trailer he directed in 1981. “This is one of them.” Doug Martin: “I...
- Posted April 15, 2015