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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.

305 articles in 2011   •   page 1 of 8

Film Flam

Which ATX funnyman is on a first-name basis with Alex Trebek?

Screens Daily, Dec. 30, 2011 9:49 AM

Two for One Times Three

AFS Essential Cinema tracks a few masters' journeys from Old World to New

Screens Feature, Dec. 29, 2011

AFCA Anoints 'Hugo'

Austin group hands 'Take Shelter,' 'Drive' multiple awards

Screens Daily, Dec. 28, 2011 11:23 AM

Film Flam

AFF alumni news, year's best music vids, & Sexy Sax in ATX

Screens Daily, Dec. 23, 2011 1:42 PM

Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is John le Carré's unflappable spy, George Smiley, in this dandy espionage tale.

Film Review, Dec. 23, 2011

A Dangerous Method

David Cronenberg forgoes his customary viscera for the more unknowable id as Drs. Jung and Freud hash out the origins of our unconscious impulses.

Film Review, Dec. 23, 2011

The Sitter

Jonah Hill plays the world's most irresponsible babysitter in this new movie from David Gordon Green.

Film Review, Dec. 16, 2011


Exquisite control and spasmed anguish mark the performances of Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan in this dark, NC-17-rated story about a sex addict.

Film Review, Dec. 16, 2011

Netflix Eyes Austin Duo’s Project

Brian McGreevy and Lee Shipman developing 'Hemlock Grove'

Screens Daily, Dec. 12, 2011 11:58 PM

Short Stories, Shorter Skirts

The medium is the message

Books Daily, Dec. 12, 2011 11:19 PM

Zach's Back

Web celeb Zach Anner's travel show to debut Monday

Screens Daily, Dec. 11, 2011 12:45 PM

Summer Anne Burton, FTW

Local illustrator debuts sports comic at The Classical

Screens Daily, Dec. 11, 2011 12:14 PM

New Year's Eve

Did you see Garry Marshall's last all-star movie Valentine's Day? This is the same silly claptrap, just a different holiday.

Film Review, Dec. 9, 2011

Handicapping the Holidays

We narrow the field for the gamer on your gift list

Screens Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

Curating Craigslist

Local blog culls the deals from the dreck

Screens Feature, Dec. 8, 2011

Oh, the Humanities

Author mingling at Humanities TX annual Holiday Book Fair

Books Daily, Dec. 7, 2011 3:40 PM

What Amazon Will – But Mostly Won't – Do For You

Need a few reasons to shop local? BookPeople's got 'em

Books Daily, Dec. 7, 2011 2:14 PM

'Hellion' Headed to Sundance

New Kat Candler short to world-premiere in January

Screens Daily, Dec. 6, 2011 3:50 PM

Crafty & Cool? That's a Good Thing

Austin designer Allison Hoffman meets Martha

Screens Daily, Dec. 5, 2011 4:49 PM

Sundance to Screen New Zellner Bros. Film

"Kid-Thing" world premieres in January

Screens Daily, Dec. 5, 2011 4:29 PM

Three Colors: Blue White Red

Screens Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Jennifer Bass and Pat Kirkham

Screens Feature, Dec. 1, 2011

Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design

Gift Guide: Coffeetable Saul Bass

Books Review, Dec. 1, 2011

Spirit Awards Take a Shine to 'Take Shelter'

Jeff Nichols' film nominated in five categories

Screens Daily, Nov. 29, 2011 1:57 PM

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1

With this new entry, the series officially marks a transition from relatively harmless Victorian-minded trash to something flatly pernicious.

Film Review, Nov. 25, 2011

The Descendants

George Clooney teams up with Sideways filmmaker Alexander Payne for this funny but tender story that's a little too smug for its own good.

Film Review, Nov. 25, 2011

What Are You Looking At?

Thanksgiving viewing guide

Screens Feature, Nov. 23, 2011

'Ice' and Slice

Carnival o' Pizza and Rick Moody on the horizon

Books Daily, Nov. 18, 2011 11:15 AM


There's lots of numbingly choreographed chaos and lascivious bloodletting in this megabudget picture about the Greek gods by the visual stylist Tarsem Singh.

Film Review, Nov. 18, 2011

Of Space and Sushi

Local films see the world

Screens Daily, Nov. 17, 2011 11:18 AM

Making Love and War

Love is a battlefield in the comedies of remarriage

Screens Feature, Nov. 17, 2011

To Preserve and Project

Moving image archivists in action

Screens Feature, Nov. 17, 2011

Local Band on TV Alert

Parenthood puts The Lennings on the playlist

Screens Daily, Nov. 14, 2011 5:19 PM

Like Crazy

This is a love story love story about people of a certain age – which is not to be confused with a love story for the ages.

Film Review, Nov. 11, 2011

A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas

Light ’em up for everyone's favorite movie stoners.

Film Review, Nov. 11, 2011

Push! Push!

Austin Bat Cave thisclose to Kickstarter goal

Books Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 4:46 PM

Illuminating Austin Authors

Dagoberto Gilb, Gregory Curtis among Illumine honorees

Books Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 3:13 PM

'Where Soldiers Come From' on POV

Heather Courtney doc debuts on KLRU Thursday night

Screens Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 1:04 PM

Allez Cuisine and John Candy

Planes, Trains and Iron Chef Austin

Screens Daily, Nov. 9, 2011 10:56 AM

A Taste of 'Threats'

Vice excerpts Amelia Gray's new novel

Books Daily, Nov. 7, 2011 10:55 AM

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