- 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 "hippies"
“It’s A Revolution Mother”: Mondo-rific countercultural late 60s documentary footage of bikers, hippies and peaceniks
It’s a Revolution Mother — originally released in late 1969 as Biker Babylon — is another mondo-style documentary (a “Documentary of Love”) which in addition to introducing us to a group of outlaw bikers also features footage...
- Posted November 8, 2016
“The Psychedelic Priest”: William Grefé’s 1971 film about a priest’s journey of self-discovery among hippies, heroin and hatred
In 1971, Florida-based independent filmmaker William Grefé came to Southern California to direct a film written by his friend, producer “Terry” Merrill, who had no script and no money — he had about $100,000’s worth of trading...
- Posted October 4, 2016
Something Mondo is happening here: “The Hippie Revolt” documented the west coast’s hippie sub-culture in 1967
The Hippie Revolt — a mondo-style documentary about California alternative hippie lifestyles circa the so-called Summer of Love — was previously released to theaters in mid-December 1967 as Something’s Happening and was later given a more exploitation-friendly...
- Posted September 29, 2016
Something Weird is happenin’ on Night Flight: Check out our classic cult, hippie & biker flicks, drive-in sleaze and exploitation movies!
Night Flight are excited to announce our new collection of classic cult, horror and exploitation movies on Night Flight Plus, culled from the legendary Something Weird library! Something Weird Video was founded by the late great Mike...
- Posted September 8, 2016
Back to The Source: Michael Dare remembers the only hip cult-based vegetarian restaurant on the Sunset Strip
The Source has been in the news a little bit lately, ever since director Todd Haynes told Indiewire he is “conceiving a limited series based on events that really occurred in the early ’70s in L.A. based...
- Posted January 29, 2016
“Ghetto Freaks” aka “Sign of Aquarius”: Faux Blaxploitation with cold Cleveland hippies on acid
After it originally opened in the local Cleveland, Ohio-area, where it was filmed on location, often surreptitiously, the 1970 film Ghetto Freaks went by a few different names. Its original title was Sign of Aquarius, but director...
- Posted November 5, 2015
By the time we got to Woodstock, we were half a million strong: August 15, 1969
Beginning on August 15, 1969, The Woodstock Music & Art Fair — usually just called Woodstock — was held on Max Yasgur’s 600-acre dairy farm in the Catskills near the hamlet of White Lake in the town...
- Posted August 15, 2015
August 6, 1970: The day the Yippies invaded Disneyland
Forty-five years ago, on August 6, 1970, an estimated 200-300 members of the Yippies came to Disneyland amusement park in Anaheim, California, to hold what was billed as their “First International Pow-Wow” to protest the U.S.’s continuing...
- Posted August 6, 2015