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Old 12-03-20, 01:49 PM
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Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan





1840s England, acclaimed but overlooked fossil hunter Mary Anning and a young woman sent to convalesce by the sea develop an intense relationship, altering both of their lives forever.

Starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan
with Gemma Jones, James McArdle, Alec Secareanu
and Fiona Shaw

Produced by Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Fodhla Cronin O’Reilly
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7983894/
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ammonite

This gets released tomorrow PVOD for $19.99.
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

This went on sale for a rental so I gave it a watch.

I fully admit to watching it for Winslet and Ronan getting it on.

I thought it started off alright with the geological stuff. That was sort of interesting. But, then it just became slow and... almost a poor man’s version of Portrait of a Lady on Fire. I’d recommend that over this any day. A way better film.

But hey, if you want to see Ronan sit on Winslet’s face, this is your movie. - You can put that quote on the Blu-ray.

Or... wait for the clips to make their way online.

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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

^ If you put that quote on posters, it would make Avatar type money!
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Yeah, was pretty interested in this one for more than just the sex scene (which anyone can watch online quite easily) but the reviews were quite ho-hum indeed.

Mary Anning was certainly worth having a movie made about her but the alleged sexual relationship (or even that Anning was anything other than a heterosexual) is basically just complete speculation. This alone doesn't make the film bad or anything. Heck, my favorite film (Amadeus) centers on something for which there is no historical evidence either (that Salieri drove Mozart to his death), but it still succeeds in buying a lively and intriguing celebration of Mozart and his work. It sounds like Ammonite fails in this regard.
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

I finally saw this today. I thought it was really good and those two sex scenes...dang! They really went for it! It all really blew me away as to how intense it all was. But other than that, I liked it,
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I didn't care too much for the ending tho. I felt bad for Mary with all she felt for Charlotte and how hopeful she was when she went to visit her and then was presented with the offer to be Charlotte's live-in side piece. But I didn't get the part at the very end at the museum with Charlotte showing up there. Did it mean she was willing to go back to the coast with Mary?


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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Spoiler:
At first I thought Mary would be the one that would be most heartbroken and Charlotte was gone forever .

Mary you had a chance to live in a nice home or dwelling but you said no?








I enjoyed it though it did start kind of slow until the characters starting interacting with each other.
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Saw the trailer for this a few weeks ago. Looking forward to seeing it.
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

Interesting character, as I had no idea there were women fossilers back in the day. Not a lot to the story other than their relationship, but I thought it was ok overall. Sex scene certainly delivered.
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Re: Ammonite (2020) - S: Kate Winslet, Saoirse Ronan

This is now available on Hulu

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