Reviews of movies and TV focused on women

Tag: Alexandra-Therese Keining

  • Review: Girls Lost (Pojkarna)

    Review: Girls Lost (Pojkarna)

    Watching Girls Lost (Pojkarna in the original Swedish) makes me wish I had all that education film critics have. That way I might understand all the Swedishness of this film with its strange symbolism, magical thinking, and morose ending. Beware the spoilers.

  • Watch This: Trailer for Girls Lost

    Watch This: Trailer for Girls Lost

    Girls Lost is a Swedish production. The title in Swedish is Pojkarna. It’s a story about coming of age, gender identity, gender roles, and friendship. Alexandra-Therese Keining wrote and directed the film, based on a YA novel by Jessica Schiefauer. Keining described the film as a “modern fairy tale.”