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Kimberley Jones


TWITTER: @chronkimjones

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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Miss Sloane

Jessica Chastain plays a powerful D.C. lobbyist

Film Review, Dec. 8, 2016

Tower Lands on Oscars Doc Shortlist

15 advance, including local film about the UT shootings

Screens Daily, Dec. 6, 2016 6:00 PM

The Edge of Seventeen

Teen dramedy gets the growing pains right

Film Review, Nov. 17, 2016

SXSW Conference Announces New Panels

Muslim-American journalist Noor Tagouri joins lineup

Screens Daily, Nov. 15, 2016 12:00 PM

A Note From the Editor

Features Feature, Nov. 10, 2016

American Pastoral

Philip Roth's beloved book hits the screen

Film Review, Nov. 10, 2016


Danler makes fusion cuisine of the kitchen confidential genre and a naif-in-the-city tale and reaps the rewards of both

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2016

A Gentleman in Moscow

With literary sleight of hand, Amor Towles takes an epic tale of Russia and finesses it into a charming romp

Arts Feature, Nov. 3, 2016

AFS Turns Over A New Leaf Tonight

Hello, Goodbye series continues with Elaine May comedy

Screens Daily, Oct. 27, 2016 8:00 AM


Hanks tours the museums of Europe trying to save the world

Film Review, Oct. 27, 2016

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween

Tricks and treats with Tyler Perry

Film Review, Oct. 27, 2016

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise isn't having any fun in this boilerplate actioner

Film Review, Oct. 20, 2016

AFF Revisits the Perfectly Looney What’s Up, Doc?

Paul Feig presents the 1972 screwball comedy on Sunday

Screens Daily, Oct. 14, 2016 9:00 AM

The Girl on the Train

Another girl gone in this tedious adaptation

Film Review, Oct. 6, 2016

The Dressmaker

Kate Winslet stars in this adaptation of the Australian best-seller

Film Review, Sep. 29, 2016

My Blind Brother

Indie romantic comedy has plenty of bite

Film Review, Sep. 22, 2016

Bridget Jones's Baby

Third time's a charm, if a bit forgettable

Film Review, Sep. 15, 2016

Other People

A writer returns home to care for his sick mother

Film Review, Sep. 15, 2016

Mia Madre

A filmmaker says goodbye to a mother

Film Review, Sep. 8, 2016

New on DVD: Equals

Kristen Stewart sci-fi romance is long on mood and light on plot

Screens Daily, Sep. 6, 2016 7:00 AM

Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World

Werner Herzog goes down the internet rabbit hole

Film Review, Sep. 1, 2016

Little Men

Friendships are tested in this bittersweet coming-of-age tale

Film Review, Sep. 1, 2016


We're (unfortunately) off to the chariot races again

Film Review, Aug. 25, 2016

Sausage Party

An animated film for adults from Seth Rogen and friends

Film Review, Aug. 18, 2016

War Dogs

Jonah Hill and Miles Teller star in this true tale about gun smuggling

Film Review, Aug. 18, 2016

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


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


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


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

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