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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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Cine las Americas Signs Out

Cine las Americas announces jury and audience award winners

Screens Daily, Apr. 25, 2008 3:40 PM

My Blueberry Nights

Filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's English-language debut stars the singer Norah Jones in her acting debut, but instead of exuding newness this sensuous film has an also-ran feel.

Film Review, Apr. 25, 2008

The Animation Show 4

Mike Judge is back with a brand new collection of short animated films, and it's premiering here in Austin.

Film Review, Apr. 25, 2008

A Whale of a Tale Goes 21st Century

The Fuse Box Festival hosts a Herman Melville Hoot Nite

Screens Feature, Apr. 25, 2008

Loaded 'Shotgun'

A blogosphere bitchslap catches 'Shotgun Stories' in its crossfire

Screens Daily, Apr. 24, 2008 3:15 PM

You Turn Their Camera On

Send a girl to film camp

Screens Daily, Apr. 24, 2008 12:00 PM

Young Girls They Do Get Woolly

Shaggy or shabby, Otis made it hella sexy

Screens Daily, Apr. 23, 2008 1:59 PM

Armor Up ... No, for Real

A free sneak of Iron Man, with strings attached

Screens Daily, Apr. 22, 2008 12:42 PM

SXSW Film Shuffle

Shake-up at SXSW Film

Screens Daily, Apr. 14, 2008 1:49 PM


Two buddies take a road trip to Montreal in this shaggy dog tale that was an Austin Film Festival Audience Award winner.

Film Review, Apr. 11, 2008

The Story of Forgetting: A Novel

Though this debut novel is about Alzheimer's, it's too funny, too inventive, too tender and finely written to be reduced to its tragic engine

Books Review, Apr. 11, 2008

'Cort'-ing Disaster

Bud Cort's got no love for Statesman critic Chris Garcia

Screens Daily, Apr. 8, 2008 4:54 PM

Dobie Solves Your Bare Wall Crisis

The Dobie wants to right by your walls

Screens Daily, Apr. 7, 2008 2:25 PM


George Clooney's latest (behind and in front of the camera) is awfully agreeable, but it lurches forward in fits and starts.

Film Review, Apr. 4, 2008

His Dark Materials

David Gordon Green shines a light on love and loss in Snow Angels

Screens Feature, Apr. 4, 2008

2008 Austin International Poetry Festival Preview

Books Feature, Apr. 4, 2008

The Rain Before It Falls

Coe's latest is a somber work that unravels four generations of British women, each daughter curdled at an early age by the mother

Books Review, Apr. 4, 2008

Run Fatboy Run

Funnyman Simon Pegg stars in this soft and plodgy rom-com: Sadly, this by-the-numbers redemption tale careens uncomfortably from sentimentality to stomach-turning sight gags.

Film Review, Mar. 28, 2008


The All Poetry, All the Time Edition

Books Column, Mar. 28, 2008

Screenwriters Tell All (Or Some of It, at Least – Okay, a Little Bit of It)

Free screenwriting roundtable at UT

Screens Daily, Mar. 25, 2008 3:18 PM

Good Eye, Good Eye

Two Austin film fest alum hit the Big Apple

Screens Daily, Mar. 25, 2008 11:29 AM

Free Money!

TFPF hands out free money

Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 5:15 PM

Attention Supercreative Types

New Filmmaking Frenzy competition kicks off

Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 2:12 PM

Fraktastic Television


Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 12:53 PM

Girls Rock!

"How do you teach a teenage girl how to like herself?" is the key question that drives Portland, Ore.'s Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls, as well as this documentary survey of the experience.

Film Review, Mar. 21, 2008

Now I'm a 'Believer'

'The Believer' gets pervy at the movies

Screens Daily, Mar. 20, 2008 4:53 PM

'Allez Cuisine!'

Tyson Cole brings out the knives on Iron Chef America

Screens Daily, Mar. 19, 2008 2:29 PM

Moving on Already

Tribeca likes it some Texas

Screens Daily, Mar. 18, 2008 4:05 PM

The Fest That Just Keeps on Giving …

The last of SXSW Film awards, plus Burger Hut burns up the Internet

Screens Daily, Mar. 18, 2008 12:20 PM

Benh Zeitlin Fund Set Up

Donation fund set up for Benh Zeitlin

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2008 5:53 PM

What's the rumpus?

Nothing more foolish than a man chasing his hat

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2008 4:12 PM

Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme accompanies Jimmy Carter during the former president's controversial book tour for Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, and in the process offers a re-evalution of this world leader.

Film Review, Mar. 14, 2008


Daily reviews and interviews

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

A Necessary Death

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

Humboldt County

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

Living With the Tudors

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

The Buzz on 'Humboldt County'

'Humboldt County' sells out big-time

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2008 2:32 PM

You Want Fries with That?

Skip the movie, see the trailer

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2008 1:29 PM

SXSW Film Award Winners

And the winners are...

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2008 7:45 PM

Where's the Party Yaar?

Chronicling the Chronicle's SXSW Film Party

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2008 12:14 PM

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