The first words we hear out of 15-year-old Mia (Jarvis) are, characteristically, four-lettered and snarling. “Ring me back, you bitch,” she spits into her phone, ostensibly to a friend. We never see the friend – we never see any friends, in fact. Mia, a self-taught dancer who likes to watch Web videos of dance crews showing off their moves, has no crew of her own. Read more>>
Kimberley Jones is a contributing film critic at the Austin Chronicle, as well the publication's Senior Editor of Books and Screens. She's a graduate of the Michener Center for Writers at the University of Texas and a member of the Austin Film Critics Association.
Articles by Kimberley Jones
Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, is of course entirely intentional. Then again, define “real” in this age of oversharing, in which we construct identities online and play to an always-there audience. Read more>>
AWFJ Women On Film - “Agony and Ecstasy of Powell and Pressburger Pictures” - Kimberley Jones reports
“We thought the best way to save Europe was to make extravagant, romantic British films.” – Michael Powell, Million Dollar Movie
An exalted ambition, to be sure, but then, Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger did their best work on higher ground. Read more>>