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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.

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Jaw-Dropping, Eye-Popping, Marvelous Relics of Yore

VHS, I can't quit you

Screens Daily, May. 13, 2008 3:14 PM

It Worked for Thoreau

Woods and wordsmithery

Books Daily, May. 12, 2008 4:22 PM

Get Your Hot, Fresh Short Fiction Right Here

American Short Fiction hits newsstands

Books Daily, May. 12, 2008 3:24 PM

Smile Pretty for the Cameras

The media crush in Crawford

Screens Daily, May. 9, 2008 2:47 PM

What Happens in Vegas

Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher – two Hollywood actors known for their prankishness and pluck – never manage to convince us that this Sin City comedy is fun.

Film Review, May. 9, 2008


UT nets the papers of Liz Smith and Jim Crace, BookWoman's back in business, an O.Henry twofer, book-cart drill-team madness, and what's this about a new Books blog?

Books Column, May. 9, 2008

'Jungle' Boogie

Feminist blogger Amanda Marcotte to read at BookWoman and MonkeyWrench

Books Daily, May. 8, 2008 3:13 PM

The Amazing Adventures of Michael Chabon in Austin

Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Chabon in Austin tonight

Books Daily, May. 7, 2008 4:31 PM

Los Angeles: Totally Crushing on Austin

A couple of homegrown films hit the L.A. Film Festival

Screens Daily, May. 7, 2008 12:24 PM

Boom Boom Yeah, Brad Neely

Brand-new nutterness from Brad Neely

Screens Daily, May. 6, 2008 3:51 PM

If That Ain't Street Cred …

30 Rock namechecks SXSW

Screens Daily, May. 2, 2008 10:48 AM

Made of Honor

Heart-on-the-sleeve sweets mix with pure raunch as Dr. McDreamy stars in this mean-spirited and uncomfortably blue romantic comedy.

Film Review, May. 2, 2008

Exit Music for a Film Fest Producer

Sending off South by Southwest's Matt Dentler

Screens Feature, May. 2, 2008

Asia Fest Mini Film Fest

Watching movies at this weekend's Asia Fest

Screens Feature, May. 2, 2008

Cine las Americas Signs Out

Cine las Americas announces jury and audience award winners

Screens Daily, Apr. 25, 2008 3:40 PM

My Blueberry Nights

Filmmaker Wong Kar-wai's English-language debut stars the singer Norah Jones in her acting debut, but instead of exuding newness this sensuous film has an also-ran feel.

Film Review, Apr. 25, 2008

The Animation Show 4

Mike Judge is back with a brand new collection of short animated films, and it's premiering here in Austin.

Film Review, Apr. 25, 2008

A Whale of a Tale Goes 21st Century

The Fuse Box Festival hosts a Herman Melville Hoot Nite

Screens Feature, Apr. 25, 2008

Loaded 'Shotgun'

A blogosphere bitchslap catches 'Shotgun Stories' in its crossfire

Screens Daily, Apr. 24, 2008 3:15 PM

You Turn Their Camera On

Send a girl to film camp

Screens Daily, Apr. 24, 2008 12:00 PM

Young Girls They Do Get Woolly

Shaggy or shabby, Otis made it hella sexy

Screens Daily, Apr. 23, 2008 1:59 PM

Armor Up ... No, for Real

A free sneak of Iron Man, with strings attached

Screens Daily, Apr. 22, 2008 12:42 PM

SXSW Film Shuffle

Shake-up at SXSW Film

Screens Daily, Apr. 14, 2008 1:49 PM


Two buddies take a road trip to Montreal in this shaggy dog tale that was an Austin Film Festival Audience Award winner.

Film Review, Apr. 11, 2008

The Story of Forgetting: A Novel

Though this debut novel is about Alzheimer's, it's too funny, too inventive, too tender and finely written to be reduced to its tragic engine

Books Review, Apr. 11, 2008

'Cort'-ing Disaster

Bud Cort's got no love for Statesman critic Chris Garcia

Screens Daily, Apr. 8, 2008 4:54 PM

Dobie Solves Your Bare Wall Crisis

The Dobie wants to right by your walls

Screens Daily, Apr. 7, 2008 2:25 PM


George Clooney's latest (behind and in front of the camera) is awfully agreeable, but it lurches forward in fits and starts.

Film Review, Apr. 4, 2008

His Dark Materials

David Gordon Green shines a light on love and loss in Snow Angels

Screens Feature, Apr. 4, 2008

2008 Austin International Poetry Festival Preview

Books Feature, Apr. 4, 2008

The Rain Before It Falls

Coe's latest is a somber work that unravels four generations of British women, each daughter curdled at an early age by the mother

Books Review, Apr. 4, 2008

Run Fatboy Run

Funnyman Simon Pegg stars in this soft and plodgy rom-com: Sadly, this by-the-numbers redemption tale careens uncomfortably from sentimentality to stomach-turning sight gags.

Film Review, Mar. 28, 2008


The All Poetry, All the Time Edition

Books Column, Mar. 28, 2008

Screenwriters Tell All (Or Some of It, at Least – Okay, a Little Bit of It)

Free screenwriting roundtable at UT

Screens Daily, Mar. 25, 2008 3:18 PM

Good Eye, Good Eye

Two Austin film fest alum hit the Big Apple

Screens Daily, Mar. 25, 2008 11:29 AM

Free Money!

TFPF hands out free money

Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 5:15 PM

Attention Supercreative Types

New Filmmaking Frenzy competition kicks off

Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 2:12 PM

Fraktastic Television


Screens Daily, Mar. 24, 2008 12:53 PM

Girls Rock!

"How do you teach a teenage girl how to like herself?" is the key question that drives Portland, Ore.'s Rock 'n' Roll Camp for Girls, as well as this documentary survey of the experience.

Film Review, Mar. 21, 2008

Now I'm a 'Believer'

'The Believer' gets pervy at the movies

Screens Daily, Mar. 20, 2008 4:53 PM

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