Coming Soon (1999 film)

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Coming Soon
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DVD cover
Directed byColette Burson
Produced byKeven Duffy
Beau Flynn
Stefan Simchowitz
Written byColette Burson
Kate Robin
Starring
Music byChristophe Beck
CinematographyJoaquín Baca-Asay
Edited byNorman Buckley
Production
company
Distributed byUnapix Entertainment Productions
Release date
  • April 17, 1999 (1999-04-17)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box office$5,453[1]

Coming Soon is a 1999 American romantic comedy film directed by Colette Burson and written by Burson and Kate Robin. Starring Bonnie Root, Gaby Hoffmann, Tricia Vessey and Ryan Reynolds, it has been described as a female-centric American Pie.

Plot[edit]

Three wealthy, savvy high school seniors, Stream Hodsell, a smart, down-to-earth strawberry blonde, sassy Jenny Simon, who masks her intelligence behind a guise of fishnet stockings, and soulful Nell Kellner attend the prestigious and expensive Halton School in Manhattan and have everything - brains, beauty, money, popularity, powerful parents and boyfriends like Chad and garage band musician Henry Lipschitz. They have it all but are still unfulfilled. After losing her virginity without obtaining sexual satisfaction, Stream is confused as well as unfulfilled and studies the problem with self-help books, women's magazines and the comically misinformed advice of her peers. Judy Hodsell is Stream's distracted ex-hippie mom, Dick Hodsell is her yuppie father with a new young girlfriend, Mimi, and Mr. Jennings is a feel-good career counselor.

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Reception[edit]

The film received mixed to negative reviews from critics. On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, it has a 29% score based on 7 reviews, with an average rating of 4.5/10.[2] Metacritic reports a 44 out of 100 rating based on 7 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coming Soon (2000)". Box Office Mojo. Amazon.com.
  2. ^ "Coming Soon (1999)". Rotten Tomatoes.
  3. ^ "Coming Soon Reviews". Metacritic.

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