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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.

46 articles in 2018   •   page 1 of 2

Ring in the New Year With a Binge Watch

12 streaming shows to get you to midnight and beyond

Screens Daily, Dec. 27, 2018 10:30 AM


Unsubtle Dick Cheney bio-pic is the political bludgeon we deserve

Film Review, Dec. 20, 2018

People’s Republic of Desire

China's terrifying social media dystopia makes new media slaves

Film Review, Dec. 13, 2018

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald‎

Fewer beasts, but a much better story, make this sequel magical

Film Review, Nov. 15, 2018

Monrovia, Indiana

Frederick Wiseman's passive observation gets mired in rural life

Film Review, Nov. 15, 2018

Dr. Seuss' The Grinch

Everyone's favorite Christmas misanthrope loses his edge

Film Review, Nov. 8, 2018

"Best of" Scooter Outrage

We asked our readers what they think about scooters. They had words.

Chronolog Daily, Nov. 7, 2018 4:06 PM

Chronicle News Editor Changing of the Guard

Outro Chase Hoffberger, intro Mike Clark-Madison

News Daily, Oct. 18, 2018 1:03 PM

Austin Music Awards Announces First Honorees of 2019 Ceremony

Alejandro Escovedo, Dianne Scott to be fêted at Feb. 27 AMAs

Music Daily, Oct. 17, 2018 9:15 AM

What'cha Watchin'?

Screengrabs from the Chronicle staff

Screens Column, Oct. 4, 2018

Second Cruz/O'Rourke Debate Postponed

Cruz to stay in D.C. for Kavanaugh confirmation vote

News Daily, Sep. 28, 2018 11:06 AM

UPDATED: Lil Wayne, Phoenix Added to ACL Fest Lineup

French quartet and rapper to take sting off Childish Gambino departure

Music Daily, Sep. 27, 2018 12:52 PM

The Sisters Brothers

A murderers’ row of great actors in this contract killer Western comedy

Film Review, Sep. 27, 2018

The Wife

Glenn Close is icily brilliant as a woman who refuses to be diminished

Film Review, Sep. 6, 2018

Mr. Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End

Documentary explores the dying art of controversial editorial cartoons

Film Review, Aug. 30, 2018

Happy Trail (of Lights) to You

54th annual Zilker Park tradition returns Dec. 10-23

Chron Events Daily, Aug. 21, 2018 1:53 PM

Crazy Rich Asians

Joyful rom-com puts the American fish out of water among Asia's 1%

Film Review, Aug. 16, 2018


The triumphs and tragedies of the late bad boy of British fashion

Film Review, Aug. 16, 2018

The Spy Who Dumped Me

Kunis and McKinnon run to Europe, but forget to pack jokes

Film Review, Aug. 2, 2018

John Kerry to Kick Off Texas Tribune Festival

Other speakers include Nancy Pelosi, Beto O'Rourke, Jeff Flake

News Daily, Aug. 1, 2018 6:30 AM

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

The paternity mystery is solved, but the ABBA hits keep coming

Film Review, Jul. 19, 2018

How to Help Families Separated at the Border

Ways to volunteer, ways to donate, ways to take action

Emergency Daily, Jun. 20, 2018 7:35 AM

U.S. Postal Service Debuts First-Ever Scratch-and-Sniff Stamps at Thinkery Event

Snail mail now comes with the option of “smells like summer”

Chron Events Daily, Jun. 20, 2018 7:00 AM

Texas Book Festival Announces First Confirmed Authors for October Fest

Acclaimed An American Marriage novelist leads pack of 15

Arts Daily, Jun. 19, 2018 8:18 PM

Won't You Be My Neighbor?

America's favorite neighbor, Fred Rogers, revealed as even kinder than you hoped

Film Review, Jun. 14, 2018

ATX TV Fest: Felicity Reunion

Team Felicity reconnects 20 years after cult WB show's debut

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2018 8:12 PM

ATX TV Fest Panel: Awkward & Amusing: A Look at Contemporary British Comedies

TV veteran Ben Farrell explains how the UK comedy sausage gets made

Screens Daily, Jun. 10, 2018 12:45 PM

Paramount Theatre Announces Fall/Winter Performances

Shinyribs, Ira Glass, and Potted Potter all on the horizon

Chron Events Daily, May. 31, 2018 7:30 PM

The Gospel According to André

Fashion legend André Leon Talley finally gets his glamour shot.

Film Review, May. 31, 2018

Outside In

Jay Duplass and Edie Falco in a story of post-prison re-integration.

Film Review, May. 24, 2018

Chronicle Recommends: War Movies

Movie picks for Memorial Day

Screens Feature, May. 24, 2018

The Early Voting Numbers Are in for the Primary Run-offs

Early returns put Perri, Oliver neck and neck

News Daily, May. 22, 2018 7:56 PM


Loving look at the Supreme Court member, and unlikely pop culture icon

Film Review, May. 3, 2018

Ramen Heads

What's cooking in the world's greatest ramen shops?

Film Review, Apr. 12, 2018

The Leisure Seeker

Mirren and Sutherland reunite for a painful road trip.

Film Review, Mar. 29, 2018

The Death of Stalin

Russia's political upheaval rewritten as dark farce.

Film Review, Mar. 14, 2018

A Wrinkle in Time

Ava DuVernay's adaptation of the children's classic rarely soars.

Film Review, Mar. 8, 2018


Alex Garland's SF mystery is weird for weirdness' sake.

Film Review, Mar. 1, 2018

Westworld Themed Park Experience Coming to SXSW

Activation will sprawl over two acres and three days

SXSW Daily, Feb. 21, 2018 2:17 PM

Hamilton Comes to Bass Concert Hall in 2019

Season tickets now on sale for Broadway in Austin series

Arts Daily, Feb. 20, 2018 11:14 AM

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