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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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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

'Allez Cuisine!'

Tyson Cole brings out the knives on Iron Chef America

Screens Daily, Mar. 19, 2008 2:29 PM

Moving on Already

Tribeca likes it some Texas

Screens Daily, Mar. 18, 2008 4:05 PM

The Fest That Just Keeps on Giving …

The last of SXSW Film awards, plus Burger Hut burns up the Internet

Screens Daily, Mar. 18, 2008 12:20 PM

Benh Zeitlin Fund Set Up

Donation fund set up for Benh Zeitlin

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2008 5:53 PM

What's the rumpus?

Nothing more foolish than a man chasing his hat

Screens Daily, Mar. 14, 2008 4:12 PM

Jimmy Carter: Man From Plains

Filmmaker Jonathan Demme accompanies Jimmy Carter during the former president's controversial book tour for Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid, and in the process offers a re-evalution of this world leader.

Film Review, Mar. 14, 2008


Daily reviews and interviews

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

A Necessary Death

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

Humboldt County

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

Living With the Tudors

Screens Feature, Mar. 14, 2008

The Buzz on 'Humboldt County'

'Humboldt County' sells out big-time

SXSW Daily, Mar. 13, 2008 2:32 PM

You Want Fries with That?

Skip the movie, see the trailer

SXSW Daily, Mar. 12, 2008 1:29 PM

SXSW Film Award Winners

And the winners are...

Screens Daily, Mar. 11, 2008 7:45 PM

Where's the Party Yaar?

Chronicling the Chronicle's SXSW Film Party

SXSW Daily, Mar. 11, 2008 12:14 PM

IFC Entertainment Picks Up 'Nights and Weekends'

SXSW Daily, Mar. 10, 2008 5:21 PM

Turn Off, Tune Out, Drop Into the Unwired Place

Take a deep breath and unplug

Screens Daily, Mar. 7, 2008 11:07 AM

Something to Talk About

Previewing SXSW Film 08

Screens Feature, Mar. 7, 2008

Boom and Bust in a Single-Stoplight Town

Crawford and the commander in chief

Screens Feature, Mar. 7, 2008

Make Art, Learn About Mosaics

Film prompts public art, and you're invited

SXSW Daily, Mar. 5, 2008 5:49 PM

Gold Star

Heather Gold puts SXSW Interactive superstars on the hot seat

SXSW Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 2:13 PM

Texas State Capitol Hosts Special Hearing on Death Penalty

At the Death House Door sparks debate on death penalty

Screens Daily, Mar. 4, 2008 1:38 PM

A Family Fractured

Albert Maysles responds to his niece's film

SXSW Daily, Mar. 2, 2008 4:28 PM

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