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"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
was_BEDZ
perhaps_RB
one_CD
of_IN
a_DT
kind_NN
,_,
a_DT
unique_JJ
film_NN
that_CS
played_VBD
completely_RB
on_IN
its_PP$
own_DT
merit_NN
,_,
managing_JJ
to_IN
scare_NN
even_RB
the_DT
most_DT
experienced_JJ
horror_NN
fans_NNS
out_RP
of_IN
their_PP$
senses_NNS
._.
its_PP$
success_NN
made_VBN
a_DT
sequel_NN
inevitable_JJ
,_,
but_CC
this_DT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
the_DT
sequel_NN
,_,
i_PP
suspect_VB
,_,
anyone_PN
much_RB
wanted_VBD
._.
after_IN
the_DT
release_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
,_,
tourists_NNS
have_HV
practically_RB
invaded_VBN
the_DT
small_JJ
town_NN
of_IN
burkettsville_NP
,_,
in_IN
order_NN
to_IN
get_VB
a_NP
glimpse_NN
of_IN
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
._.
locals_NNS
have_HV
turned_VBN
this_DT
mass_NN
hysteria_NN
into_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
business_NN
opportunity_NN
,_,
selling_VBG
twig-sculptures_NNS
,_,
stones_NNS
and_CC
dirt_NN
like_IN
those_DT
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
exasperated_JJ
local_JJ
sheriff_NN
patrols_NNS
the_DT
woods_NNS
with_IN
a_DT
bullhorn_JJ
,_,
shouting_VBG
,_,
"_"
get_VB
out_RP
of_IN
these_DT
woods_NNS
and_CC
go_VB
home_NN
!_!
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
goddamned_JJ
blair_NN
witch_NN
!_!
"_"
._.
jeff_NP
(_(
)_)
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
those_DT
people_NN
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
used_VBN
the_DT
sudden_JJ
popularity_NN
of_IN
the_DT
small_JJ
town_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
advantage_NN
._.
after_IN
he_PP
got_VBD
released_VBN
from_IN
the_DT
mental_JJ
institution_NN
,_,
he_PP
created_VBD
a_DT
mobile_JJ
business_NN
that_CS
attracts_VBZ
thousands_NNS
of_IN
customers_NNS
through_IN
the_DT
internet_NN
._.
as_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
starts_VBZ
he_PP
is_BEZ
leading_JJ
one_CD
of_IN
these_DT
groups_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
woods_NNS
,_,
on_IN
the_DT
"_"
blair_NN
witch_NN
hunt_NN
"_"
._.
among_IN
the_DT
five_CD
strangers_NNS
is_BEZ
stephen_NP
and_CC
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
,_,
the_DT
pregnant_JJ
tristen_NN
,_,
who_WP
are_BER
writing_VBG
a_DT
book_NN
on_IN
the_DT
hysteria_NN
caused_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
film_NN
called_VBN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
:_:
history_NN
or_CC
hysteria_NN
?_?
"_"
,_,
and_CC
kim_???
,_,
who_WP
dresses_NNS
in_CD
black_JJ
and_CC
has_HVZ
some_DT
psychic_JJ
powers_NNS
._.
the_DT
last_OD
member_NN
of_IN
the_DT
crew_NN
is_BEZ
erica_NP
,_,
a_DT
young_JJ
beautiful_JJ
witch-wannabe_NP
,_,
who_WP
constantly_RB
quotes_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
wiccan_JJ
lore_NN
,_,
saying_VBG
"_"
the_DT
first_OD
rule_NN
of_IN
wicca_NP
is_BEZ
,_,
do_DO
no_DT
harm_NN
,_,
because_CS
whatever_WDT
you_PP
do_DO
will_VB
come_VB
back_RP
to_IN
you_PP
threefold_NN
._.
"_"
this_DT
strange_JJ
group_NN
plunges_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
woods_NNS
,_,
where_CS
they_PP
begin_VB
to_TO
argue_VB
about_IN
their_PP$
different_JJ
approaches_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
experience_NN
._.
on_IN
the_DT
very_RB
first_OD
night_NN
that_CS
they_PP
decide_VB
to_TO
spend_VB
under_IN
the_DT
stars_NNS
amidst_IN
the_DT
ruins_NNS
of_IN
parr_???
's_NNS
abandoned_JJ
house_NN
,_,
strange_JJ
things_NNS
start_VB
happening_VBG
._.
when_CS
they_PP
wake_VB
up_RP
their_PP$
equipment_NN
is_BEZ
gone_VBN
and_CC
only_RB
the_DT
tapes_NNS
remain_VB
._.
after_IN
a_DT
while_NN
they_PP
discover_VB
strange_JJ
markings_NNS
on_IN
their_PP$
bodies_NNS
._.
they_PP
are_BER
somehow_RB
lost_VBN
in_IN
time_NN
,_,
as_CS
it_PP
loops_NNS
uncontrollably_RB
back_RP
and_CC
forth_RB
._.
they_PP
are_BER
all_PDT
haunted_JJ
by_IN
hallucinations_NNS
and_CC
horrible_JJ
nightmares_NNS
and_CC
soon_RB
they_PP
can_MD
not_XNOT
see_VB
the_DT
difference_NN
between_IN
dreams_NNS
and_CC
reality_NN
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
thing_NN
that_CS
they_PP
are_BER
sure_JJ
of_IN
is_BEZ
that_CS
they_PP
have_HV
brought_VBN
something_PN
or_CC
someone_PN
with_IN
them_PP
from_IN
the_DT
woods_NNS
._.
._.
documentary_NN
director_NN
joe_NP
berlinger_NN
(_(
"_"
paradice_NN
lost_VBD
"_"
)_(
helms_NNS
"_"
blair_NN
witch_NN
2_CD
"_"
,_,
leaving_VBG
the_DT
creators_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film_NN
(_(
dan_NP
myrick_NP
and_CC
ed_NP
sanches_NNS
)_)
in_IN
the_DT
background_NN
._.
the_DT
opening_NN
scenes--the_VB
documentary_NN
showing_VBG
the_DT
townspeople_NN
affected_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film--_???
is_BEZ
a_DT
more_DT
promising_JJ
approach_NN
,_,
because_CS
instead_RB
of_IN
trying_VBG
to_IN
cover_NN
similar_JJ
ground_NN
,_,
it_PP
goes_VBZ
outside_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film_NN
and_CC
makes_VBZ
its_PP$
own_DT
stand_NN
._.
but_CC
soon_RB
the_DT
movie_NN
gets_VBZ
confused_JJ
and_CC
sidetracked_JJ
by_IN
its_PP$
own_DT
story_NN
,_,
that_CS
is_BEZ
never_RB
resolved_VBN
and_CC
ends_NNS
with_IN
a_DT
very_RB
anticlimaxic_???
epilogue_JJ
._.
in_IN
a_DT
way_NN
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
typical_JJ
hollywood_NP
sequel_NN
._.
more_DT
money_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
spent_VBN
and_CC
more_DT
people_NN
have_HV
worked_VBN
on_IN
a_DT
project_NN
that_CS
was_BEDZ
doomed_VBN
to_IN
fail_VB
._.
the_DT
horror_NN
and_CC
suspense_NN
of_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
simply_RB
could_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
repeated_VBN
._.
of_IN
course_NN
in_IN
these_DT
situations_NNS
,_,
quantity_NN
is_BEZ
more_DT
important_JJ
than_CS
quality_NN
and_CC
profit_NN
is_BEZ
more_DT
important_JJ
than_CS
the_DT
artistical_JJ
values_NNS
._.
from_IN
its_PP$
opening_NN
scenes_NNS
when_CS
the_DT
camera_NN
gracefully_RB
panes_NNS
over_IN
the_DT
bloody-red_JJ
forest_NN
,_,
with_IN
carter_NP
burwell_NP
's_POS
(_(
"_"
being_NN
john_NP
malkovich_NP
"_"
and_CC
"_"
fargo_NN
"_"
)_)
musical_JJ
score_NN
in_IN
the_DT
background_NN
,_,
you_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
with_IN
the_DT
exception_NN
of_IN
its_PP$
title_NN
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
absolutely_RB
nothing_PN
to_IN
do_DO
with_IN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
._.
"_"
blair_NN
witch_NN
._.
._.
"_"
was_BEDZ
filmed_VBN
by_IN
handheld_JJ
videocameras_NNS
and_CC
nfeatured_JJ
acting_JJ
that_CS
was_BEDZ
mostly_RB
based_VBN
on_IN
improvisation_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
sequel_NN
the_DT
technical_JJ
aspect_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
close_JJ
to_TO
perfection_NN
,_,
creating_VBG
a_DT
completely_RB
different_JJ
atmosphere_NN
._.
with_IN
its_PP$
graceful_JJ
cinematography_NN
,_,
production_NN
design_NN
and_CC
flashy_JJ
editing_NN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
a_DT
very_RB
polished_JJ
look_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
impossible_JJ
to_TO
associate_VB
with_IN
the_DT
first_OD
installment_NN
._.
and_CC
though_CS
berlinger_NN
directs_VBZ
his_PP$
film_NN
with_IN
an_DT
energy_NN
and_CC
pace_NN
that_CS
makes_VBZ
the_DT
adrenaline_JJ
rush_NN
through_IN
the_DT
body_NN
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
times_NNS
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
obviously_RB
misunderstood_VBN
the_DT
nature_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
predecessor_NN
._.
the_DT
key_JJ
is_BEZ
simplicity_NN
._.
"_"
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
had_HVD
a_DT
story_NN
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
incredibly_RB
simple_JJ
._.
that_CS
allowed_VBN
the_DT
audience_NN
to_IN
fill_NN
the_DT
gaps_NNS
with_IN
our_PP$
own_DT
imagination_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
practically_RB
an_DT
empty_JJ
screen_NN
,_,
on_IN
which_WDT
we_PP
projected_JJ
our_PP$
most_DT
frightening_JJ
nightmares_NNS
._.
the_DT
effect_NN
was_BEDZ
incredibly_RB
powerful_JJ
,_,
lasting_JJ
and_CC
entir_JJ
e_NN
everyone_PN
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
a_DT
different_JJ
way_NN
._.
"_"
book_NN
of_IN
shadows_NNS
"_"
feels_VBZ
incredibly_RB
controlled_JJ
and_CC
restrict_VB
._.
here_RB
,_,
very_RB
little_JJ
is_BEZ
left_VBN
to_IN
our_PP$
imagination_NN
and_CC
the_DT
story_NN
is_BEZ
so_RB
complex_JJ
and_CC
"_"
clever_JJ
"_"
that_CS
the_DT
screenwriters_NNS
are_BER
the_DT
first_OD
to_IN
get_VB
lost_JJ
in_IN
it_PP
._.
there_RB
is_BEZ
is_BEZ
no_DT
book_NN
of_IN
shadows_NNS
and_CC
no_DT
conclusion_NN
that_CS
we_PP
can_MD
be_BE
satisfied_VBN
with_IN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
simply_RB
a_DT
less_DT
artistic_JJ
film_NN
that_CS
doesn't_DOZ
have_HV
the_DT
talent_NN
and_CC
originality_NN
of_IN
its_PP$
predecessor_NN
._.
it_PP
resorts_VBZ
to_IN
fancy_JJ
cinematography_NN
and_CC
special_JJ
effects_NNS
to_IN
create_VB
the_DT
right_NN
effect_NN
and_CC
doesn't_DOZ
always_RB
succeed_VB
._.
but_CC
most_DT
importantly_RB
:_:
it_PP
stands_VBZ
on_IN
its_PP$
own_DT
ground_NN
and_CC
has_HVZ
almost_RB
no_DT
connection_NN
with_IN
the_DT
first_OD
movie_NN
,_,
which_WDT
doesn't_DOZ
allow_VB
it_PP
to_IN
destroy_VB
the_DT
original_JJ
._.
in_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
i_PP
can't_MD
call_VB
it_PP
a_DT
bad_JJ
effort_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
less_DT
artistic_JJ
,_,
not_XNOT
so_RB
scary_JJ
and_CC
less_DT
original_JJ
,_,
but_CC
certainly_RB
not_XNOT
bad_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
simply_RB
different_JJ
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
if_CS
you_PP
haven't_HV
seen_VBN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
,_,
you_PP
might_MD
like_VB
this_DT
film_NN
for_IN
what_WDT
it_PP
is_BEZ
--_???
a_DT
cross_NN
between_IN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
and_CC
the_DT
"_"
scream_NN
"_"
-films_NNS
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
element_NN
that_CS
remains_VBZ
constant_JJ
and_CC
similar_JJ
between_IN
the_DT
two_CD
films_NNS
is_BEZ
the_DT
solid_JJ
acting_NN
(_(
jeffrey_NP
donovan_NP
and_CC
tristine_JJ
skyler_NN
should_MD
be_BE
mentioned_VBN
)_)
and_CC
incredible_JJ
sense_NN
of_IN
surrealism_NN
._.
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
common_JJ
knowledge_NN
and_CC
experience_NN
that_CS
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
few_DT
exceptions_NNS
,_,
every_DT
movie_NN
sequel_NN
is_BEZ
worse_JJR
than_CS
the_DT
original_JJ
and_CC
some_DT
are_BER
even_RB
not_XNOT
worth_IN
making_VBG
._.
to_IN
me_PP
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
seemed_VBD
completed_JJ
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
obviously_RB
no_DT
limits_NNS
to_IN
commercial_JJ
success_NN
that_CS
"_"
the_DT
book_NN
of_IN
shadows_NNS
"_"
is_BEZ
certainly_RB
assured_VBN
._.
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
already_RB
time_NN
to_IN
look_NN
forward_RB
to_IN
"_"
blair_NN
witch_NN
3_CD
"_"
._.
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