- “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
- AV Club calls Night Flight “A pop culture fever dream, a sensory rush of synthesizer melodies, solarized video, and severe haircuts”
- Under The Big Black Sun: Night Flight talks to Tom DeSavia about the late 70s L.A. punk scene
All posts tagged "short film"
“Grinning Evil Death”: In 1991, Bob Sabiston’s & Mike McKenna’s CGI/2D animated short premiered on MTV’s “Liquid Television”
The wonderfully surreal Grinning Evil Death — an early CGI/2D cel animation hybrid short film, produced and directed by Bob Sabiston and Mike McKenna when they were both students at MIT Media Lab — originally premiered on...
- Posted February 1, 2017
“An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge”: a haunting study of the incredible from “The Twilight Zone”
French director Robert Enrico’s memorable 24-minute film adaptation of Ambrose Bierce’s short story An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge originally aired on the CBS network on February 28, 1964, during the fifth and final season of Rod...
- Posted January 23, 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
“Hot Shorts”: Nine wacky send-ups of Saturday matinee serials by the Firesign Theatre!
In April 1985, RCA Video Productions released a VHS tape collecting each of the very funny nine “Hot Shorts,” produced just a few years earlier by Phil Austin, Phil Proctor and Peter Bergman of the Firesign Theatre,...
- Posted January 9, 2017
“Satan Claus”: A modern classic Christmas tale of devil worship & demonic possession
We have to admit that we don’t know any more about the reclusive director J.X. Williams than anyone else does. Nevertheless, we’re big fans of his short film Satan Claus, which, according to his Vimeo page, has...
- Posted December 21, 2016
In 1979, Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged “Asparagus” was paired with “Eraserhead” for a midnight movie double-bill
In 1979, independent filmmaker and artist Suzan Pitt’s surrealistic, sexually-charged short film Asparagus was paired with David Lynch’s Eraserhead — a Night Flight fave — for a midnight movie double-bill that ended up screening for the next...
- Posted December 6, 2016
“Junior High School”: The musical that found the high notes of your awkward hormone-driven years!
David Wechter & Michael Nankin’s adorable 1978 short film Junior High School drew praise from critics, led to making a Disney cult classic, and it was also the first exposure for singer/choreographer Paula Abdul. It’s now available...
- Posted November 18, 2016
“Ohh Noo…”: Night Flight fondly remembers Mr. Bill, one of our 80s TV show’s favorite features
One of the highlights of of our “History of Night Flight” episode — it originally aired on June 4, 1987, and you can now watch it in its entirety on our Night Flight Plus channel — is...
- Posted September 20, 2016