- “Tunnel Vision” Redux: Did a Kremlin-backed Russian TV network hack into C-SPAN?
- “Tell them they can laugh at me”: Remembering the humorous side of David Bowie
- Katrina Diaspora: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “New Orleans Music in Exile”
- “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!
- Subway Blues: Robert Mugge discusses the making of “Last of the Mississippi Jukes”
- Night Flight’s World Music Library: Featuring eight music docs by Moroccan-born producer/director Izza Génini
- Night Flight’s Stuart Samuels tells us about co-producing “The Beatles: Eight Days a Week – The Touring Years”
- 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 "Something Weird"
“The Flaming Teenage”: A mid-50s exploitation scare film from the director of “The Blob”
Filmmaker (and radio and TV producer) Irvin S. Yeaworth, Jr. will probably always be remembered for directing 1958’s The Blob, a sci-fi thriller starring Steve McQueen and a gelatinous red menace, but Night Flight would like to...
- Posted January 18, 2017
“The Naked Zoo”: One of Rita Hayworth’s last movies was a sex, drugs & crime-filled sleazefest filmed in “psychedelic color”
William Grefé’s The Naked Zoo — filmed as The Grove in 1969 but not distributed in the U.S. for another two years, opening in Lima, Ohio, on May 12, 1971 — is memorable for being the penultimate...
- Posted January 5, 2017
Black and white biker gangs battle for turf in Laurence Merrick’s “Black Angels”
Laurence Merrick’s Black Angels — about a white motorcycle gang versus a black motorcycle gang in a film simply jam-packed with absurdities, semi-authenticities, and some ass-kickin’ action! — is now streaming as part of our Something Weird...
- Posted November 25, 2016
“Teenage Mother”: The film that dares to explain what most parents can’t
The 1968 film Teenage Mother — now streaming as part of our Something Weird collection on Night Flight Plus — is still somewhat notorious today for being one of the first exploitation films to insert colorful and...
- Posted November 17, 2016
“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 Beatniks”: Hollywood hoodlums on a rock ‘n’ roll rampage that has absolutely nothing to do with beatniks
The Beatniks — now streaming on our Night Flight Plus channel — was the only film written and directed by voiceover king Paul Frees, the “Man of a Thousand Voices,” but many b-movie cinephiles only know the...
- Posted October 25, 2016
“She Should’a Said ‘No!'”: The story of Lila Leeds and her exposé of the “wild weed” racket!
On the warm summer evening of August 31, 1948, Lila Leeds — a beautiful twenty-year old blonde wannabe starlet who had appeared in a handful of Hollywood movies by that point — got busted at her Laurel...
- Posted October 10, 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