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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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The Death of Stalin

Russia's political upheaval rewritten as dark farce.

Film Review, Mar. 14, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time

Ava DuVernay's adaptation of the children's classic rarely soars.

Film Review, Mar. 8, 2018


Alex Garland's SF mystery is weird for weirdness' sake.

Film Review, Mar. 1, 2018

Westworld Themed Park Experience Coming to SXSW

Activation will sprawl over two acres and three days

SXSW Daily, Feb. 21, 2018 2:17 PM

Hamilton Comes to Bass Concert Hall in 2019

Season tickets now on sale for Broadway in Austin series

Arts Daily, Feb. 20, 2018 11:14 AM

Early Man

Aardman's prehistoric animation has some evolving to do.

Film Review, Feb. 15, 2018

Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool

Annette Bening soars in the last days of starlet Gloria Grahame

Film Review, Feb. 1, 2018

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

YA dystopian trilogy finally comes to a close

Film Review, Jan. 25, 2018

Page Three: Still Free After All These Years, But …

Ways to support your favorite alternative weekly

Column, Jan. 25, 2018

Forever My Girl

Nashville corporate country goes home in this sudsy snoozefest

Film Review, Jan. 18, 2018

Phantom Thread

Daniel Day-Lewis and Paul Thomas Anderson reunite for one last glamorous yet muscular tale

Film Review, Jan. 11, 2018

Kimberley Jones’ Top 10 Films of 2017

Screens Feature, Dec. 28, 2017

Holiday Viewing: The Thin Man

A merry, blotto Christmas (mind the dead body in the bedroom)

Screens Daily, Dec. 25, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: Christmas in Connecticut

It's a wonderful lie

Screens Daily, Dec. 22, 2017 12:01 AM

Call Me by Your Name

Tenderness comes in many tongues in this coming-of-age romance

Film Review, Dec. 21, 2017

Holiday Viewing: Bad Santa

Foul-mouthed fun for the holidays

Screens Daily, Dec. 15, 2017 1:20 AM

Holiday Viewing: TV Christmas Episodes

Celebrate the season in Sunnydale, the Oval Office, and more

Screens Daily, Dec. 14, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: White Christmas

The one we can't seem to quit

Screens Daily, Dec. 13, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: The Best Man Holiday

Bust a gut laughing, or cry your guts out: You get it both ways

Screens Daily, Dec. 10, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: The Lion in Winter

It’s 1183 … but squabbling with the family is timeless

Screens Daily, Dec. 6, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: A Christmas Tale

Turns out Christmas dinner is just as fraught in French

Screens Daily, Dec. 3, 2017 12:01 AM

Holiday Viewing: The Shop Around the Corner

The essential Jimmy Stewart Christmas movie (no, not that one)

Screens Daily, Dec. 1, 2017 12:01 AM

Justice League

Another ho-hum entry to the DC Extended Universe

Film Review, Nov. 16, 2017

Murder on the Orient Express

You may want to cancel your ticket to this latest Christie adaptation

Film Review, Nov. 9, 2017

The 28th Annual Austin Chronicle “Best of Austin” Awards

Readers Poll and Critics Picks

Features Feature, Nov. 2, 2017

Thor: Ragnarok

The Marvel Universe's funniest movie to date

Film Review, Nov. 2, 2017


Cranky loner (and beloved character actor) faces mortality

Film Review, Oct. 12, 2017

Future Imperfect: Our Favorite Dystopian Films

VOTE: Deadly roller derby, sad clones, and a Road Warrior duke it out

Screens Daily, Sep. 28, 2017 9:00 AM

Austin Film Festival Snags Chappaquidick as Closing Night Film

Full lineup includes Call Me By Your Name, Three Billboards

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2017 10:15 AM

Best Wishes and Bon Voyage, Brandon Watson

Chronicle Food editor sets sail, Jessi Cape assumes helm

Food Daily, Sep. 14, 2017 11:16 AM

Tulip Fever

Intrigue blossoms in 17th century Amsterdam

Film Review, Sep. 7, 2017

Paging Through the "Page Two" Archive

A look back at Louis Black's long-running column now at the end of its run

Screens Daily, Sep. 7, 2017 12:01 AM

The Trip to Spain

Exquisite food with a side of comedy and pathos

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2017

Austin Film Society Announces 2017 Film Grants

$143,000 in cash and support awarded to 34 filmmakers

Screens Daily, Aug. 28, 2017 2:44 PM

BBC Names Top 100 Comedies of All Time

Film critics poll picks Some Like It Hot for top slot

Screens Daily, Aug. 22, 2017 11:52 AM

Logan Lucky

A different kind of heist film from the Ocean's 11 director

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2017

Page Three: Trump and the Co-opting of “Alt”

If "alt-left" means "anti-Nazi," count us in

Column, Aug. 17, 2017

Sen. Al Franken to Open Texas Tribune Festival in September

Trib CEO Evan Smith will query "Giant of the Senate" on his new memoir

News Daily, Aug. 15, 2017 6:30 AM

The Glass Castle

Jeanette Walls' beloved memoir hits the big screen

Film Review, Aug. 10, 2017

Divine Decadence, Darling

AFS presents the dark musicals of Bob Fosse

Screens Feature, Aug. 3, 2017

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