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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 6 of 8

The Five-Year Engagement

This romcom starring Emily Blunt and Jason Segel possesses something rare: rational, relatable adults.

Film Review, Apr. 27, 2012


Film at Fusebox Festival

Screens Feature, Apr. 26, 2012

Saramago, In Print and On Film

'José e Pilar' screens tonight, as a new collection debuts

Books Daily, Apr. 25, 2012 8:13 AM

KLRU Turns 50, Throws a Weeklong Party

Bon Iver, Yul Kwon, and GPS-free directions to Sesame Street

Screens Daily, Apr. 21, 2012 9:56 PM

Walter Kirn Revisits 'Up in the Air'

On Clooney's star turn and how to wield a Blackberry in bed

Books Daily, Apr. 20, 2012 12:30 PM

First Toke's on the House

Watch '4:20 Austin High' for free today (and only today)

Screens Daily, Apr. 20, 2012 11:55 AM

There Is a Light That Never Goes Out

ATX Television Festival programs an 'FNL' reunion

Screens Daily, Apr. 20, 2012 11:06 AM


In this Luc Besson-produced thriller, a man must rescue the president's daughter from a prison in outer space that has been taken over by the inmates.

Film Review, Apr. 20, 2012

Film Flam

Your lawn on PCP, PJ Raval's latest project, and more

Screens Daily, Apr. 17, 2012 4:54 PM

AFS Hosts Early Look at 'Bernie'

Violet Crown will screen Linklater's latest on 4/26

Screens Daily, Apr. 13, 2012 3:52 PM


The documentary Bully is devastatingly effective when it comes to putting faces on harassed children and giving them a voice.

Film Review, Apr. 13, 2012

Film Flam

Austin-for-Corpus-Christi, cash for 'Chess,' and more

Screens Daily, Apr. 12, 2012 3:41 PM

Into the Woods, Again

Revisiting our interview with Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard

Screens Daily, Apr. 12, 2012 2:07 PM

Get Schooled

James Franco-produced Web series tracks UT film students

Screens Feature, Apr. 12, 2012

On 'Being' and 'Bullshit'

Poet and memoirist Nick Flynn reads at ACC tonight

Books Daily, Apr. 11, 2012 12:19 PM

Mirror Mirror

Holding on to the Snow White fairy tale's most tiresome aspects, this iteration has some visual sass but is devoid of wit.

Film Review, Apr. 6, 2012

The Spoils of War

Blood and sorrow in the films of Southeast Europe

Screens Feature, Apr. 5, 2012

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt are delightfully matched in this offbeat romantic comedy from the director of Chocolat.

Film Review, Mar. 30, 2012

So Fab

New Fiction Confab snags Ben Marcus, Heidi Julavits, and more

Books Daily, Mar. 28, 2012 3:55 PM

Fotos De Mi Alma Photo Auction Tomorrow

Event to raise money for nonprofit digital mag Latinitas

Books Daily, Mar. 28, 2012 12:22 PM

A Lone Gunman Beget By 'The Good Father'

Noah Hawley to read at BookPeople tonight

Books Daily, Mar. 26, 2012 3:54 PM

Film Flam

Fest news, Alamo expands, script to screen, + 'Hunger' game

Screens Daily, Mar. 26, 2012 2:28 PM

Poetry To Ponder the Universe To

Nick Courtright to read from 'Punchline' this weekend

Books Daily, Mar. 23, 2012 2:45 PM


Madonna helms this movie about the scandalous marriage of King Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson.

Film Review, Mar. 23, 2012

Cine Las Americas on the Horizon

Festival announces opening and closing night films

Screens Daily, Mar. 22, 2012 4:32 PM

It's So Hard To Say Goodbye

One easy web address and you never have to let go of SXSW 2012

Screens Feature, Mar. 22, 2012

Family Matters

Exploring identity at the Austin Jewish Film Festival

Screens Feature, Mar. 22, 2012

Film Flam

Old Murder House's dino fever, 'Do Over,' and casting calls

Screens Daily, Mar. 21, 2012 4:29 PM

'Funny' for the Ages

10th anniversary screening of 'Funny Ha Ha' this Sunday

Screens Daily, Mar. 21, 2012 2:14 PM

A Thousand Words

Eddie Murphy plays a truth-challenged literary agent who learns his lesson when a bizarre set of circumstances allow him to utter only 1,000 words before dying.

Film Review, Mar. 16, 2012

Jeff, Who Lives at Home

The Duplass brothers return with this finely observed slice of life starring Jason Segel, Ed Helms, and Susan Sarandon.

Film Review, Mar. 16, 2012

Searching for Sugar Man

Screens Feature, Mar. 15, 2012

SXSW Film Awards Announced

Jury and Audience picks

Screens Daily, Mar. 13, 2012 10:15 PM

Famous People Looking Pretty

'21 Jump Street,' 'GIRLS' red carpet

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2012 12:19 PM

Famous People Looking Pretty

'Marley,' 'Somebody Up There Likes Me'

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2012 1:59 PM

Trailer Hitch, 3/12

Eyeballing the day's highlights

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2012 6:51 AM

Machines of Loving Grace... and Maybe Malevolence

'Welcome to the Machine's roster of sxswi stars (see: Kurzweil, Ray)

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2012 4:17 PM

Famous People Looking Pretty

Scenes from Saturday night's red carpets

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2012 10:51 AM

Trailer Hitch, 3/11

Nick Offerman, man about town

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2012 10:05 AM

It's Sunday Morning. Do You Know What Time It Is?

You lost an hour, and it wasn’t to all those free drinks

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2012 7:44 AM

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