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Kimberley Jones

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A graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas, Kimberley Jones has written about film, books, and pop culture for The Austin Chronicle since 2000. The Association of Alternative Newsmedia awarded her film reviews first place for Arts Criticism in 2013.

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Star Trek Beyond

The Enterprise crew get trapped on a hostile planet

Film Review, Jul. 28, 2016

Life, Animated

The magic of Disney unlocks a boy's mind

Film Review, Jul. 21, 2016

Ghostbusters

Controversy aside, this reboot fails to hit the mark

Film Review, Jul. 14, 2016

The Secret Life of Pets

Hollywood has the cure for those dog-day afternoons of summer

Film Review, Jul. 7, 2016

The BFG

Steven Spielberg tackles Roald Dahl’s 1982 children's book

Film Review, Jun. 30, 2016

Our Kind of Traitor

Stellan Skarsgård and Damien Lewis rock this John le Carré adaptation

Film Review, Jun. 30, 2016

Genius

Editor Maxwell Perkins and author Thomas Wolfe collaborate in biopic

Film Review, Jun. 23, 2016

Bedside Manner: Sharing Shelf Space

My parents' Kindle library and me

Arts Daily, Jun. 22, 2016 2:00 PM

Finding Dory

If only Dory had ruby slippers, she could click her heels and be home

Film Review, Jun. 16, 2016

Me Before You

A paraplegic and his quirky caregiver form a bond in this British romance

Film Review, Jun. 9, 2016

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

Comedy collective The Lonely Island writes, directs, and stars in music biz comedy

Film Review, Jun. 9, 2016

Maggie's Plan

Greta Gerwig delights in this NYC-set screwball romantic comedy

Film Review, Jun. 9, 2016

Love & Friendship

What took Whit Stillman and Jane Austen so long to find each other?

Film Review, May. 26, 2016

Money Monster

George Clooney plays a cable-TV guru taken hostage by an irate viewer

Film Review, May. 19, 2016

The Nice Guys

Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe pair for laughs in this detective caper

Film Review, May. 19, 2016

Being Charlie

Rob Reiner directs this addiction drama written by his son Nick

Film Review, May. 12, 2016

Captain America: Civil War

It's a Marvel Universe, and we all just live in it

Film Review, May. 5, 2016

Levitation 2016 Cancelled

Stormy forecast pulls plug on weekend fest

Music Daily, Apr. 28, 2016 6:36 PM

Criminal

Kevin Costner is a prisoner who is implanted with a CIA op's knowledge

Film Review, Apr. 21, 2016

The Huntsman: Winter's War

Modernized fairy tale is a wan follow-up

Film Review, Apr. 21, 2016

City of Gold

Eat out with Jonathan Gold, the Pulitzer Prize-winning food critic

Film Review, Apr. 14, 2016

The First Monday in May

The Met's annual ball thrown by its Costume Institute gets its close-up

Film Review, Apr. 14, 2016

My Golden Days

Teenage first love – as only the French can depict it

Film Review, Apr. 7, 2016

#AustinRecallAll

News Feature, Mar. 31, 2016

17th Annual Animation Show of Shows

Don Hertzfeldt's “World of Tomorrow” caps this mostly nifty program

Film Review, Mar. 31, 2016

The Divergent Series: Allegiant

The penultimate installment in this YA series arrives with a thud

Film Review, Mar. 24, 2016

Hitchcock/Truffaut

Go behind the groundbreaking book of interviews; a must for cinephiles

Film Review, Feb. 25, 2016

How to Be Single

This millennial romantic comedy wears that same old shaggy dress

Film Review, Feb. 18, 2016

100-Foot Ferris Wheel in Honor of Mr. Robot Is Coming to Downtown Austin

USA Network to turn Congress Ave. lot into Coney Island for SXSW

Screens Daily, Feb. 17, 2016 2:20 PM

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

The mash-up title just about says it all

Film Review, Feb. 4, 2016

45 Years

A long-married couple begins to question their union

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

Kung Fu Panda 3

Now a kung-fu master, the panda is no longer a grasshopper

Film Review, Jan. 28, 2016

Editor's Note

Features Feature, Jan. 21, 2016

From the Archive: The Charlie Kaufman Canon

As Anomalisa opens in Austin, we revisit interviews and reviews

Screens Daily, Jan. 15, 2016 7:00 AM

Anomalisa

Charlie Kaufman goes inside the minds of puppets

Film Review, Jan. 14, 2016

The Most Read Film Reviews of 2015

How to enrage God's flock in 322 words or less

Screens Daily, Jan. 1, 2016 9:30 AM

Kimberley Jones' Top 10 Films of 2015

Screens Feature, Dec. 31, 2015

Page Three: Open Season

There's no way to process 2015 without worrying how much worse it's going to get once Texas' open carry law goes into effect

Column, Dec. 31, 2015

Top 10 Most Read Stories of 2015

Sex sells, and so does stupidity and guns

News Daily, Dec. 30, 2015 7:35 AM

The Big Short

The financial meltdown of 2008 is treated with terrific comic spin

Film Review, Dec. 23, 2015

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