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"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
rare_JJ
film_NN
that_CS
grabs_VBZ
your_PP$
attention_NN
before_IN
it_PP
shows_VBZ
you_PP
a_DT
single_JJ
image_NN
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
opens_VBZ
with_IN
blackness_NN
,_,
and_CC
only_RB
distant_JJ
,_,
alien-like_JJ
underwater_JJ
sounds_NNS
._.
then_RB
it_PP
comes_VBZ
,_,
the_DT
first_OD
ominous_JJ
bars_NNS
of_IN
composer_NN
john_NP
williams_NP
'_"
now_RB
infamous_JJ
score_NN
._.
dah-dum_NN
._.
from_IN
there_RB
,_,
director_NN
steven_NP
spielberg_NP
wastes_NNS
no_DT
time_NN
,_,
taking_VBG
us_PP
into_IN
the_DT
water_NN
on_IN
a_DT
midnight_NN
swim_NN
with_IN
a_DT
beautiful_JJ
girl_NN
that_CS
turns_VBZ
deadly_JJ
._.
right_RB
away_RB
he_PP
lets_VBZ
us_PP
know_VB
how_WRB
vulnerable_JJ
we_PP
all_RB
are_BER
floating_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
ocean_NN
,_,
and_CC
once_RB
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
has_HVZ
attacked_VBN
,_,
it_PP
never_RB
relinquishes_VBZ
its_PP$
grip_NN
._.
perhaps_RB
what_WDT
is_BEZ
most_DT
outstanding_JJ
about_IN
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
is_BEZ
how_WRB
spielberg_NP
builds_VBZ
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
he_PP
works_VBZ
it_PP
like_IN
a_DT
theatrical_JJ
production_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
first_OD
act_NN
and_CC
a_DT
second_NN
act_NN
._.
unlike_IN
so_RB
many_DT
modern_JJ
filmmakers_NNS
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
great_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
restraint_NN
,_,
and_CC
refuses_VBZ
to_TO
show_VB
us_PP
the_DT
shark_NN
until_CS
the_DT
middle_NN
of_IN
the_DT
second_NN
act_NN
._.
until_CS
then_RB
,_,
he_PP
merely_RB
suggests_VBZ
its_PP$
presence_NN
with_IN
creepy_JJ
,_,
subjective_JJ
underwater_JJ
shots_NNS
and_CC
williams_NP
'_"
music_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
building_NN
the_DT
tension_NN
bit_NN
by_IN
bit_NN
,_,
so_RB
when_CS
it_PP
comes_VBZ
time_NN
for_IN
the_DT
climax_NN
,_,
the_DT
shark_NN
's_POS
arrival_NN
is_BEZ
truly_RB
terrifying_JJ
._.
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
let_VB
us_PP
get_VB
bored_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
imagery_NN
._.
the_DT
first_OD
act_NN
opens_VBZ
with_IN
police_NNS
chief_JJ
martin_NP
brody_NN
(_(
roy_NP
scheider_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
new_JJ
york_NP
cop_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
taken_VBN
an_DT
easy_JJ
,_,
peaceful_JJ
job_NN
running_VBG
the_DT
police_NNS
station_NN
on_IN
amity_NN
island_NN
,_,
a_DT
fictitious_JJ
new_JJ
england_NP
resort_NN
town_NN
where_CS
there_EX
hasn't_HVZ
been_BEN
a_DT
murder_NN
or_CC
a_DT
gun_NN
fired_VBD
in_IN
25_CD
years_NNS
._.
the_DT
island_NN
is_BEZ
shaken_VBN
up_RP
by_IN
several_DT
vicious_JJ
great_JJ
white_JJ
shark_NN
attacks_NNS
right_JJ
before_IN
the_DT
fourth_OD
of_IN
july_NP
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
mayor_NN
,_,
larry_NP
vaughn_???
(_(
murray_NP
hamilton_NP
)_)
,_,
doesn't_DOZ
want_VB
to_TO
shut_VB
down_RP
the_DT
beaches_NNS
because_CS
the_DT
island_NN
is_BEZ
reliant_JJ
on_IN
summer_NN
tourist_NN
money_NN
._.
brody_PN
is_BEZ
joined_VBN
by_IN
matt_NP
hooper_NP
(_(
richard_NP
dreyfuss_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
young_JJ
,_,
ambitious_JJ
shark_NN
expert_NN
from_IN
the_DT
marine_JJ
institute_NN
._.
hooper_NP
is_BEZ
as_IN
fascinated_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
shark_NN
as_IN
he_PP
is_BEZ
determined_VBN
to_IN
help_NN
brody_NN
stop_VB
it_PP
--_???
his_PP$
knowledge_NN
about_IN
the_DT
exact_JJ
workings_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
shark_NN
(_(
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
perfect_JJ
engine_NN
,_,
an_DT
eating_NN
machine_NN
"_"
)_)
make_NN
it_NN
that_CS
much_DT
more_DT
terrifying_JJ
._.
when_CS
vaughn_???
finally_RB
relents_VBZ
,_,
hooper_NP
and_CC
brody_PN
join_NN
a_NN
crusty_NN
old_JJ
shark_NN
killer_NN
named_VBN
quint_NN
(_(
robert_NP
shaw_NP
)_)
on_IN
his_PP$
decrepit_NN
boat_NN
,_,
the_DT
orca_???
,_,
to_IN
search_NN
for_IN
the_DT
shark_NN
._.
the_DT
entire_JJ
second_NN
act_NN
takes_VBZ
place_NN
on_IN
the_DT
orca_???
as_IN
the_DT
three_CD
men_NNS
hunt_NN
the_DT
shark_NN
,_,
and_CC
inevitably_RB
,_,
are_BER
hunted_VBN
by_IN
it_PP
._.
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
thriller_NN
with_IN
a_DT
keen_JJ
sense_NN
of_IN
humor_NN
and_CC
an_DT
incredible_JJ
sense_NN
of_IN
pacing_VBG
,_,
tension_NN
,_,
and_CC
horror_NN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
like_IN
ten_CD
movies_NNS
all_PDT
rolled_VBD
into_IN
one_CD
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
no_DT
wonder_NN
it_PP
took_VBD
america_NP
by_IN
storm_NN
in_IN
the_DT
summer_NN
of_IN
1977_CD
,_,
taking_VBG
in_IN
enough_DT
money_NN
to_IN
crown_NN
it_PP
the_DT
box_NN
office_NN
champ_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
time_NN
(_)
until_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
unceremoniously_RB
dethroned_VBN
in_IN
1977_CD
by_IN
"_"
star_NN
wars_NNS
"_"
)_)
._.
even_RB
today_RB
,_,
fascination_NN
with_IN
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
on_IN
par_NN
with_IN
hitchcock_NP
's_POS
"_"
psycho_NP
,_,
"_"
and_CC
it_PP
never_RB
seems_VBZ
to_IN
age_NN
._.
although_CS
grand_JJ
new_JJ
technology_NN
exists_VBZ
that_CS
makes_VBZ
the_DT
technical_JJ
sequences_NNS
,_,
including_IN
several_DT
mechanical_JJ
sharks_NNS
,_,
obsolete_JJ
,_,
none_PN
of_IN
it_PP
could_MD
improve_VB
the_DT
film_NN
because_CS
it_PP
only_RB
would_MD
lead_VB
to_IN
overkill_NP
._.
the_DT
technical_JJ
limitations_NNS
faced_VBN
by_IN
spielberg_NP
in_IN
1975_CD
may_MD
have_HV
actually_RB
produced_VBN
a_DT
better_JJR
film_NN
because_CS
it_PP
forced_VBD
him_PP
to_IN
rely_VB
on_IN
traditional_JJ
cinematic_JJ
elements_NNS
like_IN
pacing_VBG
,_,
characterization_NN
,_,
sharp_JJ
editing_NN
,_,
and_CC
creative_JJ
photography_NN
,_,
instead_RB
of_IN
simply_RB
dousing_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
with_IN
digital_JJ
shark_NN
effects_NNS
._.
scheider_NN
,_,
dreyfuss_VB
,_,
and_CC
shaw_NP
were_BED
known_VBN
actors_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
time_NN
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
was_BEDZ
made_VBN
,_,
but_CC
none_PN
of_IN
them_PP
had_HVD
the_DT
draw_NN
of_IN
a_DT
robert_NP
redford_NP
or_CC
paul_NP
newman_NP
._.
nevertheless_RB
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
guaranteed_VBN
them_PP
all_PDT
successful_JJ
careers_NNS
because_CS
each_DT
gave_VBD
an_DT
outstanding_JJ
performance_NN
and_CC
refused_VBD
to_TO
be_BE
overshadowed_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
shark_NN
._.
scheider_NN
hits_VBZ
just_RB
the_DT
right_NN
notes_NNS
as_IN
a_DT
sympathetic_JJ
husband_NN
and_CC
father_NN
caught_VBD
in_IN
the_DT
political_JJ
quagmire_NN
of_IN
doing_DOG
what_WDT
's_BEZ
right_JJ
and_CC
going_VBG
against_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
town_NN
._.
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
your_PP$
first_OD
summer_NN
here_RB
,_,
you_PP
know_VB
,_,
"_"
mayor_NN
vaughn_???
warns_VBZ
him_PP
._.
dreyfuss_VB
,_,
who_WP
had_HVD
previously_RB
been_BEN
seen_VBN
in_IN
"_"
american_JJ
graffiti_NN
"_"
(_(
1974_CD
)_)
and_CC
"_"
the_DT
apprenticeship_NN
of_IN
duddy_JJ
kravitz_NP
"_"
(_(
1974_CD
)_)
gives_VBZ
a_DT
surprisingly_RB
mature_JJ
,_,
complex_JJ
performance_NN
for_IN
someone_PN
who_WP
had_HVD
literally_RB
only_RB
played_VBN
kids_NNS
and_CC
teenagers_NNS
._.
however_RB
,_,
most_DT
outstanding_JJ
is_BEZ
the_DT
gnarled_JJ
performance_NN
by_IN
robert_NP
shaw_NP
as_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
captain_NN
ahab_???
,_,
a_DT
performance_NN
sorely_RB
overlooked_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
academy_NN
awards_NNS
._.
bordering_VBG
of_IN
parody_PN
,_,
shaw_NP
plays_VBZ
quint_NN
as_IN
a_DT
grizzled_JJ
old_JJ
loner_NN
whose_WP$
machismo_NP
borders_NNS
on_IN
masochism_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
slightly_RB
deranged_VBN
,_,
and_CC
shaw_NP
's_POS
performance_NN
is_BEZ
almost_RB
a_DT
caricature_VB
._.
however_RB
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
one_CD
scene_NN
late_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
when_CS
he_PP
and_CC
brody_PN
and_CC
hooper_NP
are_BER
below_RB
deck_NN
on_IN
the_DT
orca_???
comparing_VBG
scars_NNS
._.
quint_NN
is_BEZ
drawn_VBN
into_IN
telling_VBG
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
experiences_NNS
aboard_RB
the_DT
u_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
s_NN
._.
indianapolis_NP
,_,
a_DT
navy_NN
ship_NN
in_IN
world_NN
war_NN
ii_CD
that_CS
was_BEDZ
sunk_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
japanese_JJ
._.
his_PP$
tale_NN
of_IN
floating_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
water_NN
for_IN
more_DT
than_CS
a_DT
week_NN
with_IN
over_IN
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
other_JJ
men_NNS
while_CS
swarms_NNS
of_IN
sharks_NNS
slowly_RB
devoured_VBN
them_PP
them_PP
is_BEZ
actually_RB
more_DT
hair-raising_JJ
than_CS
anything_PN
spielberg_NP
put_NN
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
shaw_NP
delivers_VBZ
the_DT
story_NN
in_IN
one_CD
long_JJ
take_VB
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
acting_JJ
in_CD
the_DT
film_NN
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
we_PP
can't_MD
leave_VB
out_RP
the_DT
shark_NN
itself_PPX
;_;
with_IN
its_PP$
black_JJ
eyes_NNS
,_,
endless_JJ
rows_NNS
of_IN
teeth_NNS
,_,
and_CC
insatiable_JJ
urge_NN
to_IN
eat_VB
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
basically_RB
the_DT
epitome_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
mankind_NN
's_BEZ
fears_NNS
about_IN
what_WDT
is_BEZ
unknown_JJ
and_CC
threatening_VBG
in_IN
nature_NN
._.
a_DT
shark_NN
is_BEZ
such_DT
a_DT
perfect_JJ
nemesis_NN
it_PP
is_BEZ
real_JJ
--_???
having_HVG
survived_VBD
sinch_JJ
the_DT
dinosaurs_NNS
,_,
great_JJ
whites_NNS
do_DO
exist_VB
,_,
they_PP
can_MD
be_BE
as_IN
large_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
shark_NN
in_IN
"_"
jaws_NNS
,_,
"_"
and_CC
they_PP
are_BER
a_DT
threat_NN
._.
every_DT
one_CD
of_IN
spielberg_NP
's_POS
subjective_JJ
underwater_JJ
shots_NNS
makes_VBZ
us_PP
feel_VB
queasy_NN
because_CS
lets_VBZ
us_PP
see_VB
how_WRB
we_PP
look_VB
to_TO
the_DT
shark_NN
:_:
a_DT
bunch_NN
of_IN
writihing_VBG
,_,
dangling_VBG
,_,
completely_RB
unprotected_JJ
legs_NNS
just_RB
ready_JJ
to_IN
be_BE
chomped_JJ
into_IN
._.
the_DT
shark_NN
in_IN
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
was_BEDZ
actually_RB
a_DT
combination_NN
of_IN
actual_JJ
footage_NN
and_CC
five_CD
different_JJ
mechanical_JJ
sharks_NNS
(_(
all_PDT
nicknamed_VBD
"_"
bruce_NP
"_"
by_IN
the_DT
crew_NN
)_)
built_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
shot_NN
from_IN
different_JJ
angles_NNS
._.
many_DT
have_HV
forgotten_VBN
,_,
but_CC
"_"
jaws_NNS
"_"
was_BEDZ
a_DT
sort_NN
of_IN
precursor_NN
to_IN
"_"
waterworld_NN
"_"
(_(
1995_CD
)_)
,_,
a_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
who_NP
soggy_JJ
production_NN
and_CC
cost_NN
overruns_NNS
had_HVD
universal_JJ
studios_NNS
worried_JJ
about_IN
a_DT
bomb_NN
._.
but_CC
,_,
as_CS
we_PP
can_MD
see_VB
now_RB
,_,
spielberg_NP
overcame_VBD
all_PDT
the_DT
obstacles_NNS
,_,
and_CC
delivered_VBD
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
finest_JJS
primal_JJ
scare-thrillers_NNS
ever_RB
to_IN
come_VB
out_RP
of_IN
hollywood_NP
._.