The new HBO series “Looking” premiered last Sunday night and we are just into two episodes of the new gay drama airing on the network. The episodes are only 30 minutes long which is about as long as The Colbert Report but Colbert can get more reaction out of people in that amount of time.
We have yet to realize who the characters are since most of them are sort of look-a-like hipsters you know with the beards and lots and lots of facial hair. They are not trying to look young they are trying to look “gay hip” which I assume is hipster. We do not expect to bond with all the characters but it is hard to get to know them besides the main guy who is single and looking.
The scenes in the show are so dark and nothing as comparable to the amazing camerawork they had in Queer as Folk which was a show before its time. Probably so ahead of its time that THIS “Looking” show should have been on air back then and QAF should have been this series.
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