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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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The Wife

Glenn Close is icily brilliant as a woman who refuses to be diminished

Film Review, Sep. 6, 2018

Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End

Documentary explores the dying art of controversial editorial cartoons

Film Review, Aug. 30, 2018

Happy Trail (of Lights) to You

54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23

Chron Events Daily, Aug. 21, 2018 1:53 PM

Crazy Rich Asians

Joyful rom-com puts the American fish out of water among Asia's 1%

Film Review, Aug. 16, 2018


The triumphs and tragedies of the late bad boy of British fashion

Film Review, Aug. 16, 2018

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Kunis and McKinnon run to Europe, but forget to pack jokes

Film Review, Aug. 2, 2018

John Kerry to Kick Off Texas Tribune Festival

Other speakers include Nancy Pelosi, Beto O'Rourke, Jeff Flake

News Daily, Aug. 1, 2018 6:30 AM

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming

Film Review, Jul. 19, 2018

How to Help Families Separated at the Border

Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action

Emergency Daily, Jun. 20, 2018 7:35 AM

U.S. Postal Service Debuts First-Ever Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps at Thinkery Event

Snail mail now comes with the option of “smells like summer”

Chron Events Daily, Jun. 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest

Acclaimed An American Marriage novelist leads pack of 15

Arts Daily, Jun. 19, 2018 8:18 PM

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

America's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, revealed as even kinder than you hoped

Film Review, Jun. 14, 2018

ATX TV Fest: Felicity Reunion

Team Felicity reconnects 20 years after cult WB show's debut

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2018 8:12 PM

ATX TV Fest Panel: Awkward & Amusing: A Look at Contemporary British Comedies

TV veteran Ben Farrell explains how the UK comedy sausage gets made

Screens Daily, Jun. 10, 2018 12:45 PM

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances

Shinyribs, Ira Glass, and Potted Potter all on the horizon

Chron Events Daily, May. 31, 2018 7:30 PM

The Gospel According to André

Fashion legend André Leon Talley finally gets his glamour shot.

Film Review, May. 31, 2018

Outside In

Jay Duplass and Edie Falco in a story of post-prison re-integration.

Film Review, May. 24, 2018

Chronicle Recommends: War Movies

Movie picks for Memorial Day

Screens Feature, May. 24, 2018

The Early Voting Numbers Are in for the Primary Run-offs

Early returns put Perri, Oliver neck and neck

News Daily, May. 22, 2018 7:56 PM


Loving look at the Supreme Court member, and unlikely pop culture icon

Film Review, May. 3, 2018

Ramen Heads

What's cooking in the world's greatest ramen shops?

Film Review, Apr. 12, 2018

The Leisure Seeker

Mirren and Sutherland reunite for a painful road trip.

Film Review, Mar. 29, 2018

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

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