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films_NNS
adapted_VBN
from_IN
comic_NN
books_NNS
have_HV
had_HVN
plenty_PN
of_IN
success_NN
,_,
whether_CS
they're_???
about_IN
superheroes_NNS
(_(
batman_NN
,_,
superman_NN
,_,
spawn_NN
)_)
,_,
or_CC
geared_VBN
toward_IN
kids_NNS
(_(
casper_NN
)_)
or_CC
the_DT
arthouse_NN
crowd_NN
(_(
ghost_NN
world_NN
)_)
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
's_BEZ
never_RB
really_RB
been_BEN
a_DT
comic_NN
book_NN
like_IN
from_IN
hell_NN
before_IN
._.
for_IN
starters_NNS
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
created_VBN
by_IN
alan_NP
moore_NP
(_(
and_CC
eddie_NP
campbell_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
brought_VBD
the_DT
medium_NN
to_IN
a_DT
whole_JJ
new_JJ
level_NN
in_IN
the_DT
mid_JJ
'80s_???
with_IN
a_NN
12-part_NP
series_NN
called_VBN
the_DT
watchmen_NNS
._.
to_IN
say_NN
moore_NP
and_CC
campbell_NP
thoroughly_RB
researched_VBN
the_DT
subject_NN
of_IN
jack_NP
the_DT
ripper_NN
would_MD
be_BE
like_IN
saying_VBG
michael_NP
jackson_NP
is_BEZ
starting_VBG
to_TO
look_VB
a_DT
little_JJ
odd_JJ
._.
the_DT
book_NN
(_(
or_CC
"_"
graphic_JJ
novel_NN
,_,
"_"
if_CS
you_PP
will_MD
)_(
is_BEZ
over_IN
30_CD
pages_NNS
long_JJ
and_CC
includes_VBZ
nearly_RB
30_CD
more_DT
that_CS
consist_VB
of_IN
nothing_PN
but_CC
footnotes_NNS
._.
in_IN
other_JJ
words_NNS
,_,
don't_DO
dismiss_VB
this_DT
film_NN
because_CS
of_IN
its_PP$
source_NN
._.
if_CS
you_PP
can_MD
get_VB
past_NN
the_DT
whole_JJ
comic_NN
book_NN
thing_NN
,_,
you_PP
might_MD
find_VB
another_DT
stumbling_NN
block_NN
in_IN
from_IN
hell_NN
's_POS
directors_NNS
,_,
albert_NP
and_CC
allen_NP
hughes_NP
._.
getting_VBG
the_DT
hughes_NP
brothers_NNS
to_IN
direct_JJ
this_DT
seems_VBZ
almost_RB
as_IN
ludicrous_JJ
as_CS
casting_NN
carrot_NN
top_NN
in_IN
,_,
well_RB
,_,
anything_PN
,_,
but_CC
riddle_NN
me_PP
this_DT
:_:
who_NP
better_NN
to_IN
direct_JJ
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
set_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
ghetto_NN
and_CC
features_NNS
really_RB
violent_JJ
street_NN
crime_NN
than_CS
the_DT
mad_JJ
geniuses_NNS
behind_IN
menace_NN
ii_CD
society_NN
?_?
the_DT
ghetto_NN
in_IN
question_NN
is_BEZ
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
whitechapel_NP
in_IN
1888_CD
london_NP
's_POS
east_NN
end_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
filthy_JJ
,_,
sooty_NP
place_NN
where_CS
the_DT
whores_NNS
(_(
called_VBN
"_"
unfortunates_NNS
"_"
)_)
are_BER
starting_VBG
to_TO
get_VB
a_DT
little_JJ
nervous_JJ
about_IN
this_DT
mysterious_JJ
psychopath_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
been_BEN
carving_VBG
through_IN
their_PP$
profession_NN
with_IN
surgical_JJ
precision_NN
._.
when_CS
the_DT
first_OD
stiff_JJ
turns_NNS
up_RP
,_,
copper_NN
peter_NP
godley_NP
(_(
robbie_NP
coltrane_NP
,_,
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
enough_RB
)_)
calls_NNS
in_IN
inspector_NN
frederick_NP
abberline_JJ
(_(
johnny_NP
depp_???
,_,
blow_NN
)_)
to_IN
crack_NN
the_DT
case_NN
._.
abberline_JJ
,_,
a_DT
widower_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
prophetic_JJ
dreams_NNS
he_PP
unsuccessfully_RB
tries_VBZ
to_IN
quell_VB
with_IN
copious_JJ
amounts_NNS
of_IN
absinthe_NP
and_CC
opium_NN
._.
upon_IN
arriving_VBG
in_IN
whitechapel_NP
,_,
he_PP
befriends_VBZ
an_DT
unfortunate_JJ
named_JJ
mary_NP
kelly_NP
(_(
heather_NP
graham_NP
,_,
say_VB
it_PP
isn't_BEZ
so_RB
)_)
and_CC
proceeds_NNS
to_IN
investigate_VB
the_DT
horribly_RB
gruesome_JJ
crimes_NNS
that_CS
even_RB
the_DT
police_NNS
surgeon_NN
can't_MD
stomach_NN
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
think_VB
anyone_PN
needs_VBZ
to_TO
be_BE
briefed_VBN
on_IN
jack_NP
the_DT
ripper_NN
,_,
so_RB
i_PP
won't_MD
go_VB
into_IN
the_DT
particulars_NNS
here_RB
,_,
other_JJ
than_CS
to_TO
say_VB
moore_NP
and_CC
campbell_NP
have_HV
a_DT
unique_JJ
and_CC
interesting_JJ
theory_NN
about_IN
both_PDT
the_DT
identity_NN
of_IN
the_DT
killer_NN
and_CC
the_DT
reasons_NNS
he_PP
chooses_VBZ
to_IN
slay_???
._.
in_CD
the_DT
comic_NN
,_,
they_PP
don't_DO
bother_VB
cloaking_NN
the_DT
identity_NN
of_IN
the_DT
ripper_NN
,_,
but_CC
screenwriters_NNS
terry_NP
hayes_NP
(_(
vertical_JJ
limit_NN
)_)
and_CC
rafael_NP
yglesias_NNS
(_(
les_NP
mis_???
?_?
rables_FW
)_(
do_DO
a_DT
good_JJ
job_NN
of_IN
keeping_VBG
him_PP
hidden_JJ
from_IN
viewers_NNS
until_CS
the_DT
very_RB
end_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
funny_JJ
to_TO
watch_VB
the_DT
locals_NNS
blindly_RB
point_NN
the_DT
finger_NN
of_IN
blame_NN
at_IN
jews_NNS
and_CC
indians_NNS
because_CS
,_,
after_IN
all_PDT
,_,
an_DT
englishman_NN
could_MD
never_RB
be_BE
capable_JJ
of_IN
committing_VBG
such_DT
ghastly_JJ
acts_NNS
._.
and_CC
from_IN
hell_NN
's_POS
ending_NN
had_HVD
me_PP
whistling_JJ
the_DT
stonecutters_NNS
song_NN
from_IN
the_DT
simpsons_NNS
for_IN
days_NNS
(_(
"_"
who_WP
holds_VBZ
back_RP
the_DT
electric_JJ
car_NN
/_SYM
who_NP
made_VBD
steve_NP
guttenberg_NP
a_DT
star_NN
?_?
"_"
)_)
._.
don't_DO
worry_VB
-_-
it'll_???
all_PDT
make_NN
sense_NN
when_CS
you_PP
see_VB
it_PP
._.
now_RB
onto_IN
from_IN
hell_NN
's_POS
appearance_NN
:_:
it_PP
's_BEZ
certainly_RB
dark_JJ
and_CC
bleak_JJ
enough_RB
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
surprising_JJ
to_TO
see_VB
how_WRB
much_DT
more_DT
it_PP
looks_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
tim_NP
burton_NP
film_NN
than_CS
planet_NN
of_IN
the_DT
apes_NNS
did_DOD
(_)
at_IN
times_NNS
,_,
it_PP
seems_VBZ
like_IN
sleepy_JJ
hollow_NN
2_CD
)_)
._.
the_DT
print_NN
i_PP
saw_VBD
wasn't_BEDZ
completely_RB
finished_JJ
(_(
both_RB
color_NN
and_CC
music_NN
had_HVD
not_XNOT
been_BEN
finalized_VBN
,_,
so_RB
no_DT
comments_NNS
about_IN
marilyn_NP
manson_NP
)_)
,_,
but_CC
cinematographer_NN
peter_NP
deming_NN
(_(
don't_DO
say_NN
a_NN
word_NN
)_)
ably_RB
captures_VBZ
the_DT
dreariness_NN
of_IN
victorian-era_NP
london_NP
and_CC
helped_VBD
make_VB
the_DT
flashy_JJ
killing_NN
scenes_NNS
remind_VB
me_PP
of_IN
the_DT
crazy_JJ
flashbacks_NNS
in_IN
twin_NN
peaks_NNS
,_,
even_RB
though_CS
the_DT
violence_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
pales_VBZ
in_IN
comparison_NN
to_IN
that_DT
in_IN
the_DT
black-and-white_JJ
comic_NN
._.
oscar_NP
winner_NN
martin_NP
childs_NNS
'_"
(_(
shakespeare_NP
in_IN
love_NN
)_)
production_NN
design_NN
turns_VBZ
the_DT
original_JJ
prague_NP
surroundings_NNS
into_IN
one_CD
creepy_JJ
place_NN
._.
even_RB
the_DT
acting_JJ
in_IN
from_IN
hell_NN
is_BEZ
solid_JJ
,_,
with_IN
the_DT
dreamy_JJ
depp_???
turning_NN
in_IN
a_DT
typically_RB
strong_JJ
performance_NN
and_CC
deftly_RB
handling_VBG
a_DT
british_JJ
accent_NN
._.
ians_???
holm_NP
(_)
joe_NP
gould_NP
's_POS
secret_JJ
)_(
and_CC
richardson_NP
(_(
102_CD
dalmatians_NNS
)_)
log_NN
in_IN
great_JJ
supporting_JJ
roles_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
big_JJ
surprise_NN
here_RB
is_BEZ
graham_NP
._.
i_PP
cringed_VBD
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
she_PP
opened_VBD
her_PP$
mouth_NN
,_,
imagining_VBG
her_PP$
attempt_NN
at_IN
an_DT
irish_JJ
accent_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
actually_RB
wasn't_BEDZ
half_NN
bad_JJ
._.
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
however_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
all_PDT
good_JJ
._.
00_CD
:_:
00_CD
-_-
r_NN
for_IN
strong_JJ
violence_NN
/_SYM
gore_NP
,_,
sexuality_NN
,_,
language_NN
and_CC
drug_NN
content_NN