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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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Another round of a psycho ex from hell

Film Review, Apr. 20, 2017

The Fate of the Furious

The car thieves are back to save the world

Film Review, Apr. 13, 2017

Yoshi Okai Makes Food & Wine’s Best New Chefs List

Otoko chef to be featured in July issue of Food & Wine

Food Daily, Apr. 3, 2017 9:14 AM


The California Highway Patrol rides again

Film Review, Mar. 30, 2017

The Sense of an Ending

A man's past comes back to haunt him in the form of a letter

Film Review, Mar. 23, 2017

Song to Song

Malick takes on the Austin music scene (sort of)

Film Review, Mar. 23, 2017

Page Three: How the Sausage Gets Made

A few words on the Day Without a Woman strike

Column, Mar. 9, 2017


Hugh Jackman sports those famous mutton chops for the final time

Film Review, Mar. 2, 2017

Texas Film Awards Announces Presenters

Michael Shannon, Nick Kroll, Henry Cisneros join lineup

Screens Daily, Mar. 1, 2017 12:00 PM

Drafthouse Sets Bill Paxton Memorial Screenings

Beloved everyman actor and Texas native passed away Sunday

Screens Daily, Feb. 28, 2017 1:50 PM

2017 Oscar-Nominated Short Films: Live Action

Why not form an opinion instead of guessing what will win?

Film Review, Feb. 9, 2017

The Salesman

Gripping drama from the director of A Separation

Film Review, Feb. 2, 2017

The Founder

Michael Keaton supersizes McDonald's

Film Review, Jan. 26, 2017

20th Century Women

Bening shines in this tender, heartfelt film

Film Review, Jan. 19, 2017

Live by Night

Ben Affleck directs and stars in this period gangster drama

Film Review, Jan. 12, 2017

Film-Focused Radio Show On Story Returns

Season 2 debuts with John Lee Hancock (The Founder) interview

Screens Daily, Jan. 6, 2017 4:10 PM

Kimberley Jones’ Top 10 Films of 2016

Screens Feature, Dec. 29, 2016

Austin Photo Ops

Visiting Austin? You're going to want to take some pictures.

Chronolog Daily, Dec. 26, 2016 12:50 PM

It's a Wonderful Lie

Breezy, sneaky Christmas in Connecticut airs Christmas Eve on TCM

Screens Daily, Dec. 24, 2016 8:00 AM


Bound for a distant planet, two persons awake prematurely

Film Review, Dec. 22, 2016

Cindy Stowell Is a Jeopardy! Champ and Champion for Cancer Research

Austinite who passed away in December pledged her winnings to research

Screens Daily, Dec. 21, 2016 8:05 AM

La La Land

This bittersweet musical will make your heart soar

Film Review, Dec. 15, 2016

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

How to talk about "Best of Austin" when the worst just happened

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

Tyler Perry's Boo! A Madea Halloween

Tricks and treats with Tyler Perry

Film Review, Oct. 27, 2016


Hanks tours the museums of Europe trying to save the world

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

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