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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.

300 articles in 2012   •   page 3 of 8

Film Flam

NW Austin gets a new theatre, Alamo adopts reserved seating

Screens Daily, Oct. 3, 2012 1:42 PM

‘Doctor Who’ Watch

7.5: "The Angels Take Manhattan"

Screens Daily, Sep. 30, 2012 2:00 PM


Crackerjack thrills, time travel, violence, humor, and action: Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis are characters who share the same morally conflicted core.

Film Review, Sep. 28, 2012

Liberal Arts

When a Manhattanite returns for a visit to his old liberal arts college, he falls hard for a student 15 years his junior.

Film Review, Sep. 28, 2012

The Perks of Being a Wallflower

This film adaptation of the bestselling, much-loved YA novel about young social outcasts finding their way is marred by its its sunny optimism.

Film Review, Sep. 27, 2012

Pitch Perfect

Despite the cookie-cutter dysfunction seen in this college girls' a cappella group, this film film can be a lot of fun.

Film Review, Sep. 27, 2012

aGLIFF Sheds Its Skin

Introducing the Polari Film Festival

Screens Feature, Sep. 27, 2012

'Key & Peele' Season 2 Premieres Tonight

Forget Saturday night: This is the sketch comedy show to watch

Screens Daily, Sep. 26, 2012 3:05 PM

FF2012: Fantastic Fest Awards

'I Declare War' and 'Flicker' take top prizes

Screens Daily, Sep. 25, 2012 11:28 AM

Film Flam

ATX, prepare yourself for a whole lotta Nacho

Screens Daily, Sep. 24, 2012 4:08 PM

'Doctor Who' Watch

7.4: ‘The Power of Three’

Screens Daily, Sep. 23, 2012 12:29 AM

FF2012: Rock the Red Carpet

Scenes from the 'Frankenweenie' and 'Dredd 3D' premieres

Screens Daily, Sep. 21, 2012 12:46 PM

2 Days in New York

This ebullient domestic comedy by Julie Delpy, in which she co-stars with Chris Rock, is a follow-up to 2007’s 2 Days in Paris.

Film Review, Sep. 21, 2012

The Master

Philip S. Hoffman and Joaquin Phoenix act out the internal (and eternal) war between the analytical and implusive that is the principal inquiry of P.T. Anderson's film.

Film Review, Sep. 20, 2012

Gods Like Us: On Movie Stardom and Modern Fame

How celebrity worship has metastasized into the defining American obsession

Screens Review, Sep. 20, 2012

Austin Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup

David Chase's 'Not Fade Away' opens fest

Screens Daily, Sep. 19, 2012 10:09 AM

DVD Watch

An on-set ‘Raiders’ doc distinguishes this new Indy collection

Screens Daily, Sep. 18, 2012 12:20 PM

‘Doctor Who’ Watch

7.3: "A Town Called Mercy"

Screens Daily, Sep. 16, 2012 2:44 PM

OC87: The Obsessive Compulsive, Major Depression, Bipolar, Asperger's Movie

This documentary, co-directed by the film's subject, is both the realization of a lifelong dream and an intriguing, if incomplete, portal into the way the subject's brain works.

Film Review, Sep. 14, 2012

Wild Horse, Wild Ride

In this documentary, nine horse trainers have 100 days to transform their mustangs from wild creatures to trusting companions before competing in the Extreme Mustang Makeover.

Film Review, Sep. 14, 2012

Spotlight on Texas Book Festival Authors

Taking a look back at the 'Chronicle's coverage so far

Books Daily, Sep. 13, 2012 10:05 AM

Texas Book Festival Announces 2012 Lineup

Hot off the press: Justin Cronin, Junot Díaz, and Cheryl Strayed among 200 authors to attend

Books Feature, Sep. 13, 2012

Texas Book Festival Lineup Revealed

Attendees include Junot Díaz, Cheryl Strayed, and... Tony Danza?

Books Daily, Sep. 12, 2012 12:30 PM

Party Hats On: O. Henry Turns 150

Here’s the lineup for Saturday’s O. Henry Birthday Crawl

Books Daily, Sep. 10, 2012 1:50 PM

‘Doctor Who’ Watch

7.2: 'Dinosaurs on a Spaceship'

Screens Daily, Sep. 9, 2012 1:10 PM

Film Flam

Movies being made and movies being shown

Screens Daily, Sep. 7, 2012 3:05 PM

From the Vaults: Jonathan Demme's Music Docs

Neil Young, Talking Heads, Hitchcock, & the one that got away

Screens Daily, Sep. 7, 2012 1:34 PM

Portrait of Wally

UT film professor Andrew Shea’s documentary is an engrossing account of how this Egon Schiele painting changed hands over the years.

Film Review, Sep. 7, 2012

For a Good Time Call …

The Apatowian bromance has found its reverse-gender equivalent in this comedy about two gals who enter the phone-sex biz.

Film Review, Sep. 7, 2012

A Good Week For Michener Alums

Raves for Kevin Powers, Alix Ohlin closer to Giller Prize

Books Daily, Sep. 6, 2012 6:17 PM

Geek Gift-Giving

SXSW Interactive announces The Oatmeal's Matthew Inman as first keynote speaker

Screens Feature, Sep. 6, 2012

Film Flam

Winnebago Man Jack Rebney loses house in wildfire

Screens Daily, Sep. 5, 2012 1:15 PM

'Red Dawn' Reboot to Close Fantastic Fest

FF to world premiere and party up the long-shelved film

Screens Daily, Sep. 5, 2012 12:00 PM

SXSW Interactive Announces First Keynote Speaker

Humorist/crowdsource champ Matthew Inman of the Oatmeal

Screens Daily, Sep. 4, 2012 12:36 PM

DVD Watch

Elaine May & Walter Matthau in the underrated 'A New Leaf'

Screens Daily, Sep. 4, 2012 9:30 AM

'Doctor Who' Watch

Recapping "Asylum of the Daleks"

Screens Daily, Sep. 2, 2012 12:54 PM

Who's On First

New to Doctor Who? Here's a cheat sheet for tonight's premiere

Screens Daily, Sep. 1, 2012 1:40 PM

Labor Day TV Programming

Got the day off? Time to work the couch

Screens Daily, Aug. 31, 2012 3:30 PM

Robot & Frank

This weird, winning little movie explores what happens to the essential self as the memory goes.

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2012

Sleepwalk With Me

In his directorial debut, Mike Birbiglia plays a struggling comic who begins sleepwalking shortly after he moves in with his longtime girlfriend.

Film Review, Aug. 31, 2012

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