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Movies From Our Couch!

In honor of the Oscars, we can't help but share our favorite movies that we've managed to stay awake on our couch to watch after we put down our kids. The ironic thing is that they all had parts filmed in and around our hometown of Austin, Texas. They also have pretty darn good soundtracks!

Boyhood

The life of a young man, Mason, from age 5 to age 18.

Director: Richard Linklater
Writer: Richard Linklater

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas
Houston, Texas
San Marcos, Texas
Pedernales Falls State Park
Big Bend State Park, Texas
Terlingua, Texas
Minute Maid Park - Houston, Texas
Museum of Natural Science - Houston, Texas
Lost Pines, Bastrop, Texas


Chef

A chef who loses his restaurant job starts up a food truck in an effort to reclaim his creative promise, while piecing back together his estranged family.

Director: Jon Favreau
Writer: Jon Favreau

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas (Guero's Taco Bar and Franklin's BBQ)


Men, Women & Children

A group of high school teenagers and their parents attempt to navigate the many ways the Internet has changed their relationships, their communication, their self-image, and their love lives.

Director: Jason Reitman
Writers: Jason Reitman (screenplay), Erin Cressida Wilson(screenplay) and Erin Cressida Wilson (screenplay)

Filming Locations:

Austin, Texas