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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 4 of 8

Drafthouse Films Acquires 'Graceland'

Plus news on Fantastic Fest's bumper contest

Screens Daily, Aug. 30, 2012 2:24 PM

The Fall Film Festival Season Takes Flight

Programming updates from AFF, Fantastic Fest, and aGLIFF

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2012

An Eclectic Send-Off to Summer

Contemporary French film the focus of new Essential Cinema series

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2012

Rise and Shine

Mike Birbiglia on getting 'Sleepwalk With Me' made

Screens Feature, Aug. 30, 2012

TFPF Awards Filmmaker Grants

AFS' funding arm awards $121,000 to Texas filmmakers

Screens Daily, Aug. 29, 2012 8:00 AM

AFF Honors Chris Carter, Announces First Wave

Outstanding TV Writing Award for 'X-Files' creator

Screens Daily, Aug. 28, 2012 11:00 AM

Calling All Bilbo Brainiacs

BookPeople hosts Tolkien Trivia Night

Books Daily, Aug. 27, 2012 2:58 PM

Blue Starlite Gets a National Shoutout

'NBC Nightly News' profiles local drive-in tonight

Screens Daily, Aug. 24, 2012 2:53 PM


This story about a Motown girl group's rise and struggle also features Whitney Houston in her final screen role.

Film Review, Aug. 24, 2012

Celeste & Jesse Forever

This romantic comedy starring Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg is far funnier than you’d expect a film about a tortuous split to be – and more deft.

Film Review, Aug. 24, 2012

We’re Fluffing the Guest Towels for Dax & Kristen As We Speak

'Hit & Run' stars would hide out in Austin

Screens Daily, Aug. 23, 2012 9:23 AM

aGLIFF 25: Just a Tease

Kyle Henry's 'Fourplay,' Justin Vivian Bond, and more

Screens Daily, Aug. 22, 2012 11:45 AM

‘Apocalypse: A Bill Callahan Tour Film’ Premieres Sept. 14

Callahan to perform at fundraiser event at Stateside

Books Daily, Aug. 21, 2012 1:30 PM

Illumine Honorees Announced

Douglas Brinkley, Sarah Bird, Joe Ely to be awarded

Books Daily, Aug. 19, 2012 10:26 PM

Film Flam

'Mud,' 'El Mariachi' at 20, and an 'American Gypsies' protest

Screens Daily, Aug. 17, 2012 2:42 PM

Take This Waltz

Sarah Polley's sophomore film, starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen, is an inquiry into commitment and carnal desire, and the hard choices we make when the two don’t align.

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2012

Searching for Sugar Man

Rodriguez, a Seventies-era singer/songwriter who flopped in America, became a superstar in South Africa, unbeknownst to him. This documentary uncovers the legend.

Film Review, Aug. 17, 2012

**Updated**: 'Wettest County' Scribe Comes to Town

Willie Nelson joins Matt Bondurant at film sneak on new date

Books Daily, Aug. 16, 2012 4:42 PM

You Don’t Even Have to Go to the Movies Anymore

You really shouldn’t stop going to the movies

Screens Daily, Aug. 16, 2012 1:00 PM

‘Freshness Is Essential’

This summer jam is brought to you by Julia Child

Screens Daily, Aug. 15, 2012 11:23 AM

Film Flam

'Somebody' scores, 'Man From Orlando' to see Ohio, & more

Screens Daily, Aug. 13, 2012 4:00 PM

Remembering David Rakoff

Award-winning humorist loses long battle with cancer

Books Daily, Aug. 10, 2012 11:46 AM

The Bourne Legacy

This franchise reboot doesn't reinvent Bourne, but it does revive it to great effect.

Film Review, Aug. 10, 2012

Hope Springs

A sincere, considered, and unembarrassed exploration of mature sexuality that's more drama than comedy.

Film Review, Aug. 10, 2012

Film Flam

Tugg + Weinsteins, AFCA expands, & Ron cooks ‘Chinatown’

Screens Daily, Aug. 7, 2012 11:06 AM

Drafthouse Films Does ‘Wrong’

Surreal comedy from ‘Rubber’ director will get a 2013 release

Screens Daily, Aug. 7, 2012 10:05 AM

Film Flam

Speed hits Hulu, and reality TV swallows Austin whole

Screens Daily, Aug. 6, 2012 2:53 PM

The Queen of Versailles

How does 90,000 square feet sound?

Film Review, Aug. 3, 2012

Copping Out

World cinema takes a swing at the police procedural

Screens Feature, Aug. 2, 2012

'Moves' Like …

Reality soap 'All the Right Moves' debuts tonight

Screens Daily, Jul. 31, 2012 2:47 PM

Getting Your ArmadilloCon On

Annual gathering for sci-fi writers and fans begins today

Books Daily, Jul. 27, 2012 11:54 AM

Film Flam

Fanning the Fantastic flames of P.T. Anderson's 'The Master'

Screens Daily, Jul. 25, 2012 12:41 PM

Larry McMurtry's Last Book Sale

Archer City's landmark Booked Up to auction 300,000 titles

Books Daily, Jul. 16, 2012 11:14 AM

Ice Age: Continental Drift

Amusing but never rousing, this fourth installment in this cartoon franchise comes fretted with freezer burn.

Film Review, Jul. 13, 2012

Film Flam

NEA awards AFS, festival news, and 'Black Metal' seeks extras

Screens Daily, Jul. 12, 2012 11:25 AM

The Soul of the Scent

Perfume and pleasure in Alyssa Harad's 'Coming to My Senses'

Books Daily, Jul. 11, 2012 12:44 PM

To Rome With Love

Ambling and merely passable, this new Woody Allen picture lacks a raison d'être.

Film Review, Jul. 6, 2012

Found in Austin: 'America's Lost Treasures'

New docu-reality show features Bob Bullock Museum

Screens Daily, Jul. 3, 2012 2:51 PM

'The Artist Is Present' and Camera-Ready

HBO debuts a fascinating doc about Marina Abramovic

Screens Daily, Jul. 2, 2012 12:31 PM

BookWoman Needs You To Press Some Buttons

Voting ends tomorrow to get BookWoman in the running for $250K grant

Books Daily, Jun. 29, 2012 4:33 PM

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