Night Flight: Indie Film Showcases & Night Flight Goes to the Movies

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Tonight we head to Ventura, California 1987 for Night Flight’s special segment on a Motorcycle Rodeo. Like a Heavy Metal Parking Lot for the great American Biker community, this feature takes an intimate look at the customs of the leather clad, bearded, booted men of the Highway. Featuring such events as the Slow Race, Motorcycle Tug Of War, Keg Derby, and the couples competition Weenie Bite, (which features a mustard slathered Hot-Do...Read More
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This edition of Night Flight Goes to The Movies looks at the holiday new releases for 1987 including "Throw Momma From The Train", "The Last Emperor" & "Overboard". Latin Sounds features sizzling South-of-the-border inspired music videos from Miami Sound Machine, Kid Creole & The Coconuts, Madonna and more!
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Welcome to Night Flight’s tribute to the 1986 Oscars which explores nominees for Best Original Song. For that year, nominees included Quincy Jones for The Color Purple, "Surprise Surprise" by Greg Burg, Huey Lewis and The News #1 hit from Back To The Future “The Power of Love,” all of which are covered within. We go deeper with an interview with director Taylor Hackford about White Nights, which is one of the few films in Oscar histor...Read More
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It started in 1960 with Psycho, and ever since movie fans' appetite for blood and gore has grown by leaps and bounds. Today's movie slice, dice and spew geysers of blood. Featuring interviews with Nightmare on Elm Street star Robert Rusler, and House's William Katt with previews of Terrorvision, Critters, Nomads and more. On the B side of this episode is a classic cut of New Sounds featuring music videos from Violent Femmes, Golden Pa...Read More
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"Tonight, a trip into terror, a journey through the macabre," Pat Prescott explains at the beginning of tonight's episode. In this 1986 Halloween special, Night Flight looks at the past and future of Horror. Part 1 finds in-depth previews of multiple cult films of that year including "From Beyond," "Deadly Friend," metal monster movie "Trick or Treat," and "Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2." Next, Night Flight presents an hour-long mashup se...Read More
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Seasoned Night Flight viewers always knew to expect the unexpected; this unique approach to curating our content and exposing underexposed artists, musicians and filmmakers of the era was built into the show's DNA. In this week's new arrival from the archive, we deal in the latter with a look at independent filmmaking. Kicking off with Academy Award winning animated short "Special Delivery," and ending with a long-form dance off perfo...Read More
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Welcome back to Night Flight, where we take you on a half hour tour of Hollywood, America's most famous, glamarous, and heartbreaking town.
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Welcome to Night Flight's video profile of one of Rock's greatest vocalists and song stylists, Robert Plant and Night Flight goes to the movies with Arnie Action Thriller Red Heat, Bull Durham and more
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Tonight's Night Flight original comes in the form of a 1987 Short Film Showcase and Classic Video Medley. Kicking off with directors Michael Nankin and David Wechter's short film "Gravity" (the pair created another Night Flight Plus exclusive Junior High School) and eventually arriving at an alien abduction psychedelic fever dream called "Skin Deep From Outer Space," Night Flight once again delivers the ultimate rarities. Stay tuned f...Read More
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Night Flight's independent filmmaker showcase featuring Ilene Segalove's "Why I Got Into TV and other stories," Daniel Reeves' "Thousands Watch," "Mirage" and a special directions in Jazz special, featuring members of Steely Dan's live band.
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Welcome to Night Flight goes to the movies, a. Tonight we look at the growing emergence of black leading men in a variety of film genres including Carl Weather's "Action Jackson" and Spike Lee's "School Daze" including interviews. This episode also previews "The Return of Ruben Blades," now come full circle and streaming on Night Flight Plus.
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This 1988 installment of Night Flight Goes to the Movies looks at John Waters' nostalgic look back at 1960s teen dance TV shows "Hairspray" along with the forgettable yet forgivable remake of "And God Created Woman" starring Rebecca DeMornay and a completely forgotten Rob Lowe/Meg Tilly thriller entitled "Masquerade". The Cars video profile features many memorable hits songs interspersed with rare juicy interview bites from Rik Ocasek & co.
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Welcome to Night Flight's new filmmaker series, featuring short films from America's most talented writers, directors and producers. Tonight, two films from the Glasshouse production team Tom Stern and Alex Winter, Squeal of Death and Aisles of Doom.
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Phil Morrison directed "Tater Tomater" for his NYU Film School Senior Project. It started out as a short skit written by Angus MacLachlan, who like Morrison was a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts in 1979-1980. It then appeared in several comedic revues, and whenever it was performed, Beth Bostic -- who played "Doris," the not-quite-all-there cafeteria worker -- never failed to bring down the house. "Tater Tomater" was...Read More