Soloway received the Directing Award at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Bored, unglamorous, stay-at-home suburban housewife Rachel (Kathryn Hahn in her first starring role) in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles was married to apps developer Jeff (Josh Radnor).
Walker (Geoff Burkman), the father of missing/murdered April, who had become romantically obsessed with Angela.
In a concluding life and death struggle with him, they both were stabbed, and he declared that he wanted to immolate himself with her, by setting the house on fire: "The only thing more romantic than running away together, is dying together... " Angela's last words to Bianca, who had fled the terrifying scene, were: "It's not your fault." Director Richard Linklater created a trilogy of talkative, insightful films about the lives of two individuals who happened to meet and were together for almost two decades (18 years).
Cable-TV dramatic series continued to reveal more nudity and sex.
Most industry watchers agreed that fornication had never been as widely on display on TV.
Its tagline was: "Friendship...there's nothing in it for anybody." Pot smoking, immature, womanizing, superficial-minded weatherman Steve Dallas (Owen Wilson) in Annapolis, MD, was childhood pals with bi-polar, 'green' enthusiast Ben Baker (Zach Galifianakis), in a co-dependent relationship.
Steve spent some of his time in his apartment as a 'peeping tom' viewing his attractive neighbor (Melanie Ratcliff) - he watched from afar on his balcony through her window.When Ben's estranged wealthy father passed away in Pennsylvania, Ben inherited everything, although his successful, hard-driving, always-angry sister Terri Coulter (Amy Poehler) did not, and the young, free-spirited hippy sexy wife Angela Baker (Laura Ramsey) was left with nothing.Steve took Ben on a road trip back to his hometown for an uncomfortable confrontation, including the funeral and reading of the will.A friend and neighbor of April's, named Angela (Erin R.Ryan) - the final girl - invited all her former roommates over for a sleepover to rekindle friendships, including Arlene (Tara Clark) and Lucky (Joni Durian).The setting for the exploitative bloodfest was Halloween in Ray Falls, Ohio, where seven years earlier, a member of their junior-high babysitting club, April, was kidnapped and presumably murdered by a maniacal, faceless killer, wearing a blank-white, featureless mask.