- 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 "Night Flight: Take Off"
“Take Off to the Academy Awards”: In 1986, Night Flight picked our favorites to win the Oscar
In preparation for the upcoming 89th Academy Awards ceremony on February 26th, we’re taking a look back at Night Flight’s “Take Off to the Academy Awards” from March 21, 1986, comparing the films and artists up for...
- Posted February 8, 2017
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Women in Rock” in 1984 featured Blondie’s “X Offender” video
Blondie’s video for “X Offender” — included in our popular “Take Off to Women in Rock” episode, which originally aired on August 16, 1984 — is curiously credited onscreen by the song’s original title, “Sex Offender.” It...
- Posted January 31, 2017
“All That Money Wants”: In 1988, the Psychedelic Furs left the woods near Woodstock and climbed to the top of the pop charts
One of the more popular of the original “Night Flight” episodes is our “Take Off to Acid Rock,” which originally aired on September 16, 1988, and featured the Psychedelic Furs’ video for their chart-topping Modern Rock hit,...
- Posted January 26, 2017
“Flesh for Frankenstein”: Paul Morrissey spiced up this tale of horror with incest, nymphomania and necrophilia
Night Flight’s “Take Off to Rock and Cult Films” — which originally aired on March 25, 1985, and you can now find streaming exclusively on Night Flight Plus — featured a quick peek at a handful of...
- Posted January 17, 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
“Take Off to Comedy IX”: Jackie Mason’s colossal Broadway hit, “The Word According to Me!”
Jackie Mason has probably enjoyed more success on Broadway than any other stand-up comedian, and today he is still known for his many popular one-man shows, including his colossal hit The World According to Me!, which was...
- Posted January 6, 2017
Night Flight’s 1983 “Take Off to the Australian Invasion” featured Tim Finn of New Zealand’s eccentric artsy septet Split Enz
Night Flight’s “Take Off to the Australian Invasion” — which originally aired on November 11, 1983 — profiled the early 80s Aussie scene and featured music videos by a wide variety of artists from “down under,” including...
- Posted December 29, 2016
“Take Off to Acid Rock”: The psychedelic flashback of Dr. and the Medics’s 1986 hit “Spirit in the Sky”
“The original catalytic agent faded away,” Pat Prescott tells us in the beginning of Night Flight’s “Take Off to Acid Rock” — which originally aired on September 16, 1988 — “… but the sights and sounds are...
- Posted December 27, 2016