Doc n’ Roll Film Festival comes to Brighton
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Doc n’ Roll Film Festival comes to Brighton

Orb-riginal beats, an alt-rock coming-of-age, punk rock tales of treachery, classic rhythm and blues with a Mob backstory, and a moving elegy for a Southern songsmith: Doc’n Roll returns to Duke of York’s and Dukes at Komedia for an exclusive season of five unique music documentaries from 24 September to 1 October. In its Special … Continue reading

Hector Q&As
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Hector Q&As

We’re delighted to welcome director Jake Gavin and the cast of his new film Hector for special Q&A screenings across our cinemas. Hector (15)Director: Jake Gavin. Starring: Peter Mullan, Natalie Gavin, Laurie Ventry.  UK 2015. 87 mins. Hector has been living on the motorways for years. His once comfortable family life has been replaced by a never-ending … Continue reading

A Summer Of Outdoor Cinema In Brighton: Pop-Up Returns!
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A Summer Of Outdoor Cinema In Brighton: Pop-Up Returns!

This summer we’re taking the Duke’s outdoors, with no fewer than 12 terrific films screening across three of the most idyllic open-air auditoria that Brighton has to offer. We kick things off in June in the glorious and elegant setting of Saltdean Lido with galloping ghouls, teenage angst and galactic special effects. Then we move to the stunning Georgian Manor Stanmer House, … Continue reading

Brighton Festival 2015
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Brighton Festival 2015

The Duke of York’s and Duke’s at Komedia are thrilled to host a series of screenings as part of this year’s Brighton Festival, taking place throughout May. Cinecity have curated the film selection for the festival this year, working closely with guest director Ali Smith to put the programme together. Highlights include a celebration of … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: MYSTERY ROAD 27/10
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Discover Tuesdays: MYSTERY ROAD 27/10

Toby King, Marketing Manager at Duke of York’s and Duke’s at Komedia in Brighton, gives up his thoughts on this week’s Discover Tuesdays presentation MYSTERY ROAD The Australian Outback, the bush, has long ranked alongside the American West as a setting so powerful, vivid and rich that it becomes a genre in its own right. … Continue reading

Discover Tuesdays: WATERMARK 7/10
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Discover Tuesdays: WATERMARK 7/10

Toby King, Marketing Manager at Duke of York’s and Dukes at Komedia, takes a look at today’s Discover Tuesdays presentation of WATERMARK Water! Water! Water! From CHINATOWN to THERE WILL BE BLOOD to Kevin Costner’s (underappreciated and misunderstood) WATERWORLD, humans’ relationship with this lifeblood has always been a draw for filmmakers and storytellers. As it should … Continue reading

BEYOND THE EDGE: Discover Tuesdays 3/6
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BEYOND THE EDGE: Discover Tuesdays 3/6

Toby King, Marketing Manager at Duke of York’s and Duke’s @ Komedia in Brighton, reviews today’s Picturehouse DOCS presentation of BEYOND THE EDGE which plays as part of Discover Tuesdays A film to mark the 60th anniversary of the first successful attempt at the summit of Mount Everest, BEYOND THE EDGE is an effective and fresh … Continue reading

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL – Berlinale Review
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THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL – Berlinale Review

Toby King, marketing manager at Duke of York’s and Duke’s @ Komedia in Brighton, gives us his thoughts on Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL which opened this year’s Berlin Film Festival Wes Anderson’s latest film THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL sees the director utilising his renowned visual style and cinematic flare, and here he fires them … Continue reading

Staff Review: Berlin Film Festival Round-up
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Staff Review: Berlin Film Festival Round-up

Toby King from the Duke of York’s & Duke’s at Komedia reports on some of his favourite films from this year’s Berlin Film Festival.  THE SQUARE Director: Jehane Noujaim. Egypt/USA 2013. 108 mins. English and Arabic with English subtitles. THE SQUARE chronicles the 2011 Egyptian revolution, focusing on three individuals among a group of revolutionaries … Continue reading

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COMPUTER CHESS: Discover Tuesdays 17/12

Toby King from the Duke of York’s and Duke’s at Komedia Picturehouses takes a closer look at this week’s Discover Tuesdays title, COMPUTER CHESS.  COMPUTER CHESS will be one of the oddest, and perhaps one of the finest, films you will see this year. Set over a weekend in a roadside hotel somewhere in America … Continue reading