TV Club: Looking: “Looking For Results”

With a sweep like that, “Looking For Results” could be called Gayhood. It’s a day in the life of one young gay man in particular, Patrick Murray, currently sliding down a shame spiral over his affair and positive he has AIDS as karma. But what happens throughout that day—which starts in the middle of a chat between Patrick and Kevin one afternoon and ends in the middle of another the next—passes through a whole network of people. Patrick, Agustín, Dom, and Doris spread out and bump into old friends. New characters are introduced. One recurring character never shows, and another is only talked about. It’s an episode of historical revisionism and hypothetical timelines. Formative history bumps into future dreams. Even the present is a bunch of branches off the same tree, that moment in childhood where you knew you were gay and suddenly became alone. “Looking …

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