VIOLET & DAISY Review

     June 7, 2013

[This is a slightly modified re-post of my review from the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival.  Violet & Daisy opens today in limited release.] The concept of an adorable female assassin is nothing new. I’m pretty sure that at least …

New Trailer for VIOLET & DAISY Starring Saiorse Ronan and Alexis Bledel

     April 30, 2013

A new trailer for Academy Award-winning writer Geoffrey Fletcher’s (Precious) first directing venture Violet & Daisy has been released.  The film centers on two young female assassins, played by Saiorse Ronan (Atonement) and Alexis Bledel (Gilmore Girls), who set out for what they think will be a …

TIFF 2011: VIOLET & DAISY Review

     September 17, 2011

The concept of an adorable female assassin is nothing new.  I’m pretty sure that at least half of all anime is based on this premise.  The appeal is that you juxtapose wide-eyed innocence and blood-drenched experience.  However, it’s an idea …

James Gandolfini to Co-Star in VIOLET & DAISY

     September 13, 2010

James Gandolfini will co-star in Geoffrey Fletcher’s indie drama Violet & Daisy.  Per Variety, the story “centers on a pair of teenage assassins (played by Saoirse Ronan and Carey Mulligan) who are lured into what is supposed to be just …

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