Violet and Daisy

Reel Women: 'Violet and Daisy' is All Sugar, No Substance

by Britt Hayes June 7, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
'Violet and Daisy,' the directorial debut from Geoffrey Fletcher (Academy Award-winning screenwriter of 'Precious,' of all things), stars Saoirse Ronan and Alexis Bledel as two teenage assassins. The film struggles to showcase the duplicitous nature of societal projections onto young women with its twee style and stylized dialogue, and even a look beneath the surface finds little else beyond its saccharine trappings.