All posts by Beth Pinsker
Hollywood invests regularly these days in young Texas filmmakers. Not everyone, however, is a good bottom-line bet.
The faking of Happy, Texas.
Once you get past a pregnant Drew Barrymore waddling through a characterless Texas backdrop, there aren’t many laughs in the comedy Home Fries, which was shot in Austin in 1996 and opened in theaters around the country on November 25. On the fall film festival circuit, audiences groaned at the comedy about a boy (Dallas …