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when_CS
i_PP
first_OD
heard_VBD
that_DT
disney_NP
's_POS
next_OD
animated_JJ
feature_NN
was_BEDZ
going_VBG
to_IN
be_BE
tarzan_NP
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
almost_RB
horrified_JJ
._.
i_PP
was_BEDZ
worried_JJ
that_CS
disney_NP
was_BEDZ
going_VBG
to_IN
make_NN
another_DT
hercules_NP
(_(
sorry_JJ
,_,
jerk-ules_NNS
)_)
._.
that_CS
effort_NN
was_BEDZ
too_RB
overloaded_JJ
with_IN
comedy_NN
(_(
and_CC
the_DT
hero_NN
was_BEDZ
too_RB
boastful_JJ
and_CC
pompous_JJ
to_IN
be_BE
considered_VBD
a_DT
sympathetic_JJ
hero_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
,_,
after_IN
viewing_NN
it_PP
to_IN
this_DT
day_NN
,_,
i_PP
find_VB
it_PP
a_DT
disgrace_NN
for_IN
disney_NP
animation_NN
._.
when_CS
i_PP
saw_VBD
the_DT
trailers_NNS
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
thinking_VBG
"_"
hmm_UH
._.
._.
._.
this_DT
isn't_BEZ
bad_JJ
at_IN
all_PDT
._.
this_DT
just_RB
might_MD
have_HV
potential_JJ
._.
"_"
when_CS
i_PP
bought_VBD
the_DT
soundtrack_NN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
really_RB
quite_RB
surprised_JJ
at_IN
how_WRB
different_JJ
it_PP
sounded_VBD
from_IN
most_DT
disney_NP
features_NNS
._.
i_PP
have_HV
never_RB
really_RB
heard_VBN
of_IN
phil_NP
collins_NP
,_,
nor_CC
have_HV
i_PP
heard_VBN
of_IN
mark_NN
mancina_NP
,_,
so_RB
i_PP
was_BEDZ
wondering_VBG
,_,
how_WRB
would_MD
these_DT
two_CD
make_VB
this_DT
disney_NP
flick_NN
spin_NN
?_?
i_PP
was_BEDZ
pleasantly_RB
surprised_JJ
:_:
the_DT
music_NN
is_BEZ
top-notch_NN
._.
phil_NP
collins_NP
'_"
songs_NNS
are_BER
terrific_JJ
,_,
percussion-heavy_JJ
pieces_NNS
of_IN
work_NN
that_CS
seem_VB
to_IN
break_NN
the_DT
formula_NN
for_IN
typical_JJ
disney_NP
songs_NNS
._.
the_DT
score_NN
from_IN
mark_NN
mancina_NP
was_BEDZ
also_RB
neat_JJ
;_;
it_PP
reminded_VBD
me_PP
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
the_DT
lion_NN
king_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
was_BEDZ
more_DT
original_JJ
._.
so_RB
,_,
the_DT
soundtrack_NN
wasn't_BEDZ
bad_JJ
at_IN
all_PDT
,_,
considering_VBG
it_PP
was_BEDZ
by_IN
two_CD
people_NN
i_PP
am_BEM
not_XNOT
familiar_JJ
with_IN
._.
this_DT
film_NN
could_MD
be_BE
good_JJ
._.
._.
._.
but_NP
will_MD
it_NN
be_BE
?_?
when_CS
i_PP
finally_RB
went_VBD
to_TO
see_VB
it_PP
(_(
on_IN
opening_NN
day_NN
,_,
as_CS
i_PP
tend_VB
to_TO
do_DO
with_IN
most_DT
disney_NP
animated_JJ
features_NNS
)_)
,_,
my_PP$
question_NN
was_BEDZ
answered_VBN
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
complete_JJ
turnabout_NN
of_IN
expectations_NNS
for_IN
me_PP
:_:
disney_NP
's_POS
tarzan_NP
is_BEZ
surprisingly_RB
decent_JJ
._.
the_DT
story_NN
starts_VBZ
out_RP
with_IN
tarzan_NP
's_POS
parents_NNS
surviving_JJ
a_DT
shipwreck_NN
and_CC
finding_VBG
a_DT
home_NN
on_IN
an_DT
island_NN
where_CS
apes_NNS
live_VB
in_IN
peace_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
one_CD
day_NN
,_,
a_DT
vicious_JJ
leopard_NN
,_,
sabor_NP
,_,
attacks_NNS
and_CC
kills_VBZ
tarzan_NP
's_POS
parents_NNS
,_,
leaving_VBG
him_PP
(_)
at_IN
this_DT
time_NN
,_,
a_DT
baby_NN
)_)
alone-until_NP
kala_???
of_IN
the_DT
apes_NNS
rescues_NNS
him_PP
._.
kala_???
wants_VBZ
to_TO
raise_VB
the_DT
child_NN
as_IN
her_PP$
own_DT
(_)
she_PP
lost_VBD
hers_PP$
previously_RB
to_IN
sabor_NP
)_)
,_,
but_CC
her_PP$
mate_NN
,_,
kerchak_NP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
too_RB
sure_JJ
._.
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
our_PP$
kind_NN
,_,
"_"
he_PP
says_VBZ
._.
he_PP
agrees_VBZ
,_,
though_CS
,_,
to_IN
let_VB
her_PP$
take_VB
care_NN
of_IN
little_DT
tarzan_NP
,_,
but_CC
"_"
that_DT
doesn't_DOZ
make_NN
him_PP
my_PP$
son_NN
._.
"_"
tarzan_NP
grows_VBZ
up_RP
,_,
vowing_VBG
to_IN
be_BE
"_"
the_DT
best_JJS
ape_NN
ever_RB
"_"
,_,
but_CC
no_DT
matter_NN
how_WRB
hard_JJ
he_PP
tries_VBZ
or_CC
what_WDT
he_PP
does_DOZ
(_(
at_IN
the_DT
guidance_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
hilarious_JJ
ape_NN
friend_NN
,_,
terk_???
)_)
,_,
he_PP
just_RB
can't_MD
convince_VB
kerchak_NP
that_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
apes_NNS
,_,
even_RB
when_CS
he_PP
defeats_NNS
sabor_NP
in_IN
a_DT
battle_NN
._.
one_CD
day_NN
,_,
a_DT
new_JJ
animal_NN
shows_VBZ
up_RP
:_:
humans_NNS
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
where_WRB
jane_NP
comes_VBZ
into_IN
the_DT
picture_NN
._.
she_PP
is_BEZ
on_IN
an_DT
expedition_NN
with_IN
her_PP$
father_NN
(_(
professor_NN
porter_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
despicable_JJ
hunter_NN
(_(
clayton_NP
)_)
searching_NN
for_IN
gorillas_NP
._.
tarzan_NP
rescues_NNS
her_PP
when_CS
she_PP
is_BEZ
chased_VBN
by_IN
baboons_NNS
,_,
and_CC
soon_RB
they_PP
get_VB
to_TO
know_VB
each_DT
other_JJ
._.
even_RB
though_CS
tarzan_NP
falls_VBZ
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
jane_NP
,_,
this_DT
causes_NNS
things_NNS
to_IN
go_NN
wrong_JJ
._.
clayton_NP
tricks_NNS
tarzan_NP
into_IN
taking_VBG
him_PP
,_,
jane_NP
,_,
and_CC
porter_NP
to_IN
see_NN
the_DT
apes_NNS
,_,
who_WP
are_BER
convinced_JJ
that_CS
he_PP
has_HVZ
betrayed_VBN
them_PP
._.
worse_JJR
,_,
clayton_NP
has_HVZ
plotted_VBN
to_IN
send_VB
the_DT
gorillas_NNS
to_IN
london_NP
for_IN
money_NN
._.
will_MD
tarzan_NP
find_VB
out_RP
which_WDT
family_NN
he_PP
belongs_VBZ
to_IN
and_CC
save_VB
the_DT
apes_NNS
?_?
i'm_???
not_XNOT
gonna_NN
tell_VB
you_PP
,_,
sorry_JJ
._.
you're_???
gonna_NN
have_HV
to_TO
see_VB
for_IN
yourself_PPX
._.
and_CC
see_VB
it_PP
you_PP
should_MD
;_;
the_DT
animation_NN
is_BEZ
,_,
as_CS
always_RB
,_,
top_NN
notch_NN
,_,
particularly_RB
when_CS
tarzan_NP
goes_VBZ
soaring_JJ
through_IN
the_DT
trees_NNS
(_(
read_VB
that_DT
,_,
skateboarding_VBG
)_)
._.
the_DT
deep_JJ
canvas_NN
computer_NN
generated_VBN
effect_NN
adds_VBZ
an_DT
authentic_JJ
feeling_NN
to_IN
the_DT
jungle_NN
which_WDT
tarzan_NP
lives_NNS
in_IN
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
it_PP
seems_VBZ
similar_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
computer_NN
imagery_NN
/_SYM
cel_???
animation_NN
combination_NN
in_IN
rival_JJ
disney_NP
animted_JJ
films_NNS
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
fox_NN
's_POS
anastasia_NP
and_CC
dreamworks_NNS
'_"
prince_NN
of_IN
egypt_NP
._.
could_MD
it_PP
be_BE
that_CS
disney_NP
was_BEDZ
actually_RB
taking_VBG
ideas_NNS
from_IN
their_PP$
rivals_NNS
?_?
the_DT
casting_NN
is_BEZ
fairly_RB
good_JJ
._.
tony_NP
goldwyn_NP
is_BEZ
emotionally_RB
believeable_JJ
as_CS
tarzan_NP
(_(
and_CC
to_IN
my_PP$
relief_NN
,_,
the_DT
animators_NNS
have_HV
succeeded_VBN
in_IN
not_XNOT
making_VBG
him_PP
another_DT
hercules_NP
._.
nicely_RB
done_DON
)_(
,_,
and_CC
glenn_NP
close_JJ
is_BEZ
wonderful_JJ
as_CS
kala_???
(_(
she_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
beautiful_JJ
singing_NN
voice_NN
,_,
too_RB
,_,
by_IN
the_DT
way_NN
)_)
._.
lance_NN
henrikson_NN
as_IN
kerchak_NP
somewhat_RB
reminds_VBZ
me_PP
of_IN
robby_JJ
benson_NP
's_POS
beast_NN
voice_NN
,_,
which_WDT
makes_VBZ
him_PP
all_PDT
the_DT
more_RBR
ferocious_JJ
and_CC
gripping_JJ
._.
minnie_NP
driver_NN
had_HVD
me_PP
a_DT
little_JJ
worried_JJ
at_IN
first_OD
as_IN
the_DT
voice_NN
of_IN
jane_NP
._.
i_PP
thought_VBD
she_PP
had_HVD
the_DT
most_DT
annoying_NN
voice_NN
in_IN
the_DT
whole_JJ
film_NN
(_(
when_CS
i_PP
first_OD
saw_VBD
the_DT
trailers_NNS
)_)
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
i_PP
saw_VBD
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
i_PP
didn't_DOD
have_HV
a_DT
problem_NN
with_IN
her_PP$
._.
i_PP
take_VB
back_RP
my_PP$
insult_NN
on_IN
driver_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
nice_JJ
to_TO
hear_VB
nigel_NP
hawthorne_NP
do_DO
another_DT
voice_NN
for_IN
a_DT
disney_NP
animated_JJ
feature_NN
(_(
he_PP
was_BEDZ
fflewdurr_???
flamm_???
in_CD
disney_NP
's_POS
most_RBS
underrated_JJ
classic_JJ
,_,
the_DT
black_JJ
cauldron_NN
)_)
;_;
he_PP
is_BEZ
funny_JJ
and_CC
delightful_JJ
as_IN
professor_NN
porter_NP
._.
on_IN
the_DT
villiany_NN
side_NN
of_IN
the_DT
voices_NNS
,_,
brian_NP
blessed_JJ
(_(
the_DT
guy_NN
who_WP
did_DOD
boss_NN
nass_???
in_CD
star_NP
wars_NNS
:_:
episode_NN
i-the_NP
phantom_JJ
menace_NN
)_)
brings_VBZ
a_DT
pompous_JJ
,_,
and_CC
later_RBR
on_IN
vicious_JJ
,_,
voice_NN
to_IN
the_DT
sinister_JJ
clayton_NP
._.
he_PP
might_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
the_DT
strongest_JJS
character_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
(_(
he_PP
's_BEZ
just_RB
a_DT
plain_JJ
bad_JJ
guy_NN
,_,
nothing_PN
else_RB
)_)
,_,
but_CC
blessed_JJ
's_BEZ
vocal_JJ
work_NN
contributes_VBZ
greatly_RB
._.
but_CC
if_CS
there_EX
is_BEZ
any_DT
voice_NN
that_CS
i_PP
think_VB
steals_VBZ
the_DT
whole_JJ
show_NN
,_,
it_PP
should_MD
be_BE
rosie_NN
o'donnell_NP
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
hilariously_RB
funny_JJ
as_CS
terk_???
._.
she_PP
also_RB
has_HVZ
a_DT
fiesty_NN
attitude_NN
(_(
"_"
i'm_???
gonna_NN
kill_NN
ya_PP
!_!
"_"
she_PP
says_VBZ
,_,
more_DT
than_CS
once_RB
)_(
._.
i_CD
almost_RB
sung_VBN
along_IN
with_IN
her_PP$
during_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
best_JJS
moments_NNS
,_,
where_CS
the_DT
apes_NNS
make_VB
a_DT
mess_NN
of_IN
the_DT
human_JJ
's_POS
camp_NN
,_,
via_IN
song_NN
,_,
er_NP
,_,
scatting_VBG
"_"
shoo-be-doo_NN
,_,
da-be-dah_FW
"_"
._.
i_PP
can_MD
see_VB
why_WRB
she_PP
wanted_VBD
to_IN
have_HV
a_DT
rock_NN
song_NN
for_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
she_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
singer_NN
._.
not_XNOT
that_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
only_RB
funny_JJ
character_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
though_CS
._.
wayne_NP
knight_NP
(_(
who_WP
played_VBD
stan_NP
in_IN
space_NN
jam_NN
)_)
gives_VBZ
a_DT
whimsically_RB
funny_JJ
style_NN
to_IN
tantor_NN
,_,
an_DT
elephant_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
especially_RB
worried_JJ
about_IN
stepping_VBG
into_IN
"_"
un-sanitary_JJ
"_"
water_NN
._.
(_)
thankfully_RB
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
real_JJ
sound_NN
of_IN
flatuence-that_RB
would_MD
have_HV
killed_VBN
the_DT
picture_NN
)_)
._.
the_DT
songs_NNS
,_,
as_CS
i_PP
said_VBD
before_IN
,_,
are_BER
decent_JJ
,_,
mostly_RB
sung_VBN
by_IN
collins_NP
._.
this_DT
sets_NNS
a_DT
new_JJ
standard_NN
for_IN
disney_NP
animated_JJ
films_NNS
because_CS
for_IN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
,_,
the_DT
characters_NNS
do_DO
not_XNOT
sing_VB
._.
i_PP
tolerate_VB
musical_JJ
numbers_NNS
from_IN
characters_NNS
a_DT
lot_NN
more_DT
than_CS
some_DT
other_JJ
guys_NNS
would_MD
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
found_VBD
this_DT
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
nice_JJ
change_NN
of_IN
pace_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
does_DOZ
have_HV
elements_NNS
of_IN
comedy_NN
in_IN
it_PP
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
also_RB
load_VB
it_PP
with_IN
strong_JJ
dramatic_JJ
touches_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
makes_VBZ
this_DT
film_NN
far_RB
better_RBR
than_CS
the_DT
unbelieveably_RB
uninspired_JJ
hercules_NP
._.
if_CS
there_EX
is_BEZ
anything_PN
disappointing_JJ
about_IN
tarzan_NP
,_,
it_PP
might_MD
be_BE
the_DT
omission_NN
of_IN
the_DT
'n_???
sync_???
version_NN
of_IN
"_"
trashing_VBG
the_DT
camp_NN
"_"
from_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
i_PP
heard_VBD
it_PP
on_IN
the_DT
soundtrack_NN
,_,
and_CC
wondered_VBD
where_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
going_VBG
to_IN
be_BE
._.
i_PP
was_BEDZ
upset_VBN
that_CS
it_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
,_,
because_CS
i_PP
had_HVD
thought_VBN
of_IN
taking_VBG
a_DT
few_DT
friends_NNS
of_IN
mine_PP$
who_NP
like_IN
'n_???
sync_???
to_TO
see_VB
tarzan_NP
._.
oh_UH
,_,
well_RB
._.
._.
._.
overall_NN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
enthralled_VBN
with_IN
tarzan_NP
._.
i_PP
wouldn't_MD
hold_VB
it_PP
high_JJ
the_DT
way_NN
i_PP
do_DO
with_IN
mulan_NP
or_CC
the_DT
hunchback_NN
of_IN
notre_NP
dame_NP
(_(
my_PP$
all-time_JJ
favorite_NN
disney_NP
classics_NNS
)_)
,_,
but_CC
this_DT
film_NN
deserves_VBZ
a_DT
high_JJ
place_NN
among_IN
disney_NP
's_POS
greatest_JJS
achievements_NNS
._.
i_PP
give_VB
a_DT
nod_NN
to_IN
disney_NP
for_IN
following_JJ
up_IN
their_PP$
spectacular_JJ
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
*_???
masterpiece_NN
,_,
mulan_NP
,_,
with_IN
this_DT
great_JJ
animated_JJ
adaption_NN
of_IN
egar_???
rice_NN
burrough_IN
's_BEZ
tarzan_NP
._.
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