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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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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

Where to Watch Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere in Austin

Local watch parties, plus GoT trivia nights and menu specials

Screens Daily, Jul. 12, 2017 10:30 AM

The Exception

WW II melodrama lacks a charismatic lead

Film Review, Jul. 6, 2017

Statesman Advertising Supplement Cheers Eastside Gentrification

Update: Statesman removes article, reiterates apology

News Daily, Jul. 2, 2017 8:46 AM

The Big Sick

The rom-com is dead! Long live the rom-com!

Film Review, Jun. 29, 2017

Past Life

Avi Nesher's film is a thoughtful examination of forgiveness

Film Review, Jun. 22, 2017

Beatriz at Dinner

Classes clash over chow

Film Review, Jun. 15, 2017

ATX Television Festival: Battlestar Galactica Reunion

Austin welcomes cast get-together with heartfelt “So say we y’all”

Screens Daily, Jun. 12, 2017 4:00 PM

ATX Television Festival: Younger

Team Josh? Team Charles? What about Team Both?

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2017 9:17 PM

ATX Television Festival: Sweet/Vicious

Sparky female vigilante show deserves a second life

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2017 9:01 PM

ATX Television Festival: Northern Exposure

Cicely Forever

Screens Daily, Jun. 10, 2017 10:10 PM

ATX Television Festival: Playing House

Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham find the comedy in cancer

Screens Daily, Jun. 10, 2017 12:39 PM

Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent

The origins of the celebrity chef

Film Review, May. 18, 2017

The Paramount Summer Classic Film Series, Song to Song

As heard in the movies

Screens Feature, May. 18, 2017

Page Three: Summer Songs

Soundtracking the summer

Column, May. 18, 2017

King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

The Once and Future King gets a reboot

Film Review, May. 11, 2017

On Hot Dr Pepper

It’s not as gross as it sounds

Food Daily, May. 4, 2017 10:00 AM

A Quiet Passion

A biographical sketch of poet Emily Dickinson

Film Review, May. 4, 2017

Sink Into Sirk This May

Alamo screens "Majestic Tears: The Melodramas of Douglas Sirk"

Screens Daily, May. 1, 2017 1:40 PM


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

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