One night, four men. Set in Philadelphia, Beautiful Something follows the lives of a quartet of gay guys as they search for what they truly desire and question what they have in their lives. Brian is a writer with one success under his belt, but who has a block about penning his follow-up and as a result is confronting whether his visions of himself as an artist are somewhat delusional and if he’ll have to give up the life he’s built and head back home. He seeks distraction in hook ups and then decides to lay out his feelings to his straight friend.
Drew meanwhile is a renowned sculptor working on a new piece, for which his young boyfriend Jim acts as his muse. However, this seemingly innocuous set-up unleashes Jim’s inner insecurities, causing him to wonder whether their relationship is real or just about Drew’s art. Finally there’s the older Bob, a wealthy talent agent who’s cruising the streets of the City Of Brotherly Love, although even he seems unsure what he’s searching for. He’s just hoping to stumble on a ‘beautiful something’. [Read more…]