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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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'And Then the Feeling Fades Away/ But You Sort of Wish It Would Have Stayed'

The New York Times' Books blog, Paper Cuts, has a recurring thread called "Living With Music," in which authors write about their perfect playlists.

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2008 4:28 PM

Documenting 'Danger'

Professor with a camera in a warzone

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2008 12:34 PM

War Stories

Vets take their war stories to the web

Screens Daily, Jun. 11, 2008 12:16 PM

The Language Expands, and the Heart of a Crank Contracts

OMFG: We're nearing the million-word mark

Books Daily, Jun. 10, 2008 1:42 PM

Astonishingly Easy Access to Agents and Editors

You better shop around

Books Daily, Jun. 10, 2008 12:21 PM

Big in Texas, Bigger in L.A.

Austin, CA

Screens Daily, Jun. 10, 2008 12:12 PM


This documentary is a revealing portrait of Dorian “Doc” Paskowitz, the spiritual father of Israeli surf and the corporeal father of a nine-child surfing dynasty in California.

Film Review, Jun. 6, 2008

Sneak Peek at 'Trinidad' Tonight

Trinidad sneaks tonight

Screens Daily, Jun. 4, 2008 11:28 AM

Sex and the City

The new feature stands on its own (typically stilettoed) feet, while holding fast to the series’ singular mix of the giddily ribald and brutally confessional.

Film Review, May. 30, 2008

Dagoberto and the Downtown Book Club

Books Daily, May. 28, 2008 5:15 PM

Tarsem to Talk in Town

Tarsem Singh to answer your burning questions

Screens Daily, May. 28, 2008 2:45 PM

Weighing In

Battle of the bulge

Books Daily, May. 27, 2008 12:50 PM

Splash Town

Baby Cakes and the Professor Brothers dive into Adult Swim

Screens Feature, May. 23, 2008

Sticks and Stones

MonkeyWrench Celebrates May of '68

Screens Feature, May. 23, 2008

Sloppy Kisses to BBC, Vulcan Video

Singing the praises of State of Play and Vulcan Video

Screens Daily, May. 22, 2008 12:02 PM

Rewrite Prom Night

Put your bad prom dress to good use

Screens Daily, May. 21, 2008 12:24 PM

Book Cart Can-Do

Drilling for gold

Books Daily, May. 16, 2008 3:41 PM

Son of Rambow

Amid this endearing story about two boys in Eighties England who join together to make their own Rambo movie, lies an uncommon, unaffected portrayal of young male intimacy.

Film Review, May. 16, 2008

Half a World Away, and at War

How one journalist went from a desk job to covering the war in Congo

Books Feature, May. 16, 2008

Shattered Glass

Shattered glass at the Alamo South Lamar

Screens Daily, May. 15, 2008 4:18 PM

Of Bagheads and Baseball Legends

Of bagheads and baseball coaches

Screens Daily, May. 14, 2008 5:25 PM

Suddenly This Summer

HRC grabs some more real estate

Books Daily, May. 14, 2008 4:56 PM

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

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