Tony Kay has been writing about film for two decades now. He won the Northwest division of the Independent Film Channel’s Ultimate Film Fanatic game show a few years ago, during which Henry Rollins proclaimed Tony’s movie nerd kung-fu to be “devastating, gnarly and crushing” on national TV. Kay also writes about music for the SunBreak.com and Examiner.com.

Recent Articles

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Vintage Italian Horror Remains Captivating, Deeply Disturbing

For one longtime fan, the films in Northwest Film Forum's 'Terrore Giallo!' series have taken on new cultural relevance.
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All Monsters Attack!

A complete rundown of Grand Illusion Cinema's annual Halloween-season horror spree.
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‘Danger Diva’ Looks Into the Future, Darkly

Molly Sides leads Robert McGinley's long-in-coming follow-up to 'Shredder Orpheus.'
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Get Spooky

Here are some of the best ways to conjure Halloween spirits this year.
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‘Scorchy’ is Robust ’70s-era Schlock

The fun B-movie offers a fascinating glimpse into the Seattle of yesteryear.
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‘Second Nature’: the Northwest’s Very Own Comedy Crowd-Pleaser

Michael Cross’s feature debut, rife with local talent, opens tonight at Ark Lodge Cinemas.
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Local Sightings 2017: What to Watch

Some gems to catch at Northwest Film Forum's regional film festival.
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Origin Story

Filmmaker Dave Hanagan reflects on the 20-year evolution of the Local Sightings film festival.
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The Man who Shot the Man who Sold the World

An interview with David Bowie photographer Mick Rock, whose work is showing now at MoPop.
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Tess Martin’s ‘Ginevra’

The animator brings her vision of death and resurrection to Bellevue Arts Museum.
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‘Dirtbag’ Is Peak Documentary Filmmaking

Mountaineer Fred Beckey makes an exceptional subject in a film that explores the thin line between following your dreams and being consumed by them.
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Prom Queen Scores Something Weird

The doom-wop band joins forces with the bizarro film archivists for Puget Soundtracks at SIFF.