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will_MD
hunting_NN
(_(
matt_NP
damon_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
natural_JJ
genius_NN
._.
for_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
character_NN
,_,
that_CS
's_BEZ
usually_RB
a_DT
death_NN
sentence_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
trait_NN
associated_VBN
with_IN
what_WDT
my_PP$
brother_NN
calls_NNS
"_"
too_RB
good_JJ
for_IN
this_DT
world_NN
"_"
movies_NNS
,_,
like_IN
phenomenon_NN
or_CC
powder_NN
._.
forgive_VB
me_PP
for_IN
spoiling_VBG
the_DT
ending_NN
,_,
but_CC
will_MD
doesn't_DOZ
die_FW
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
no_DT
formula_NN
movie_NN
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
quite_RB
fresh_JJ
and_CC
original_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
character_NN
study_NN
more_DT
than_CS
anything_PN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
not_XNOT
surprising_JJ
,_,
considering_VBG
it_PP
was_BEDZ
written_VBN
by_IN
two_CD
actors_NNS
:_:
damon_NP
and_CC
co-star_NN
ben_NP
affleck_NP
._.
will_MD
works_NN
whatever_WDT
kind_NN
of_IN
job_NN
he_PP
can_MD
get_VB
._.
first_OD
he_PP
's_MD
a_DT
janitor_NN
,_,
then_RB
he_PP
works_VBZ
construction_NN
._.
off-screen_IN
he_PP
speed_NN
reads_VBZ
books_NNS
on_IN
any_DT
academic_JJ
subject_NN
that_CS
interests_NNS
him_PP
._.
on-screen_IN
he_PP
hangs_VBZ
out_RP
with_IN
his_PP$
friends_NNS
,_,
picking_VBG
fights_NNS
in_IN
robust_JJ
,_,
romanticized-hemingway_NN
fashion_NN
._.
lambeau_NN
(_(
stellan_NP
skarsgard_NP
from_IN
breaking_VBG
the_DT
waves_NNS
)_)
,_,
a_DT
math_NN
professor_NN
,_,
learns_VBZ
that_CS
the_DT
janitor_NN
(_(
will_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
a_DT
genius_NN
with_IN
a_DT
special_JJ
talent_NN
for_IN
advanced_JJ
mathematics_NN
._.
having_HVG
confirmed_VBN
he_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
fluke_NN
or_CC
a_DT
savant_JJ
,_,
he_PP
does_DOZ
what_WDT
he_PP
can_MD
to_TO
get_VB
will_MD
into_IN
the_DT
education_NN
system_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
firmly_RB
rejected_VBN
._.
finally_RB
,_,
will_MD
lands_NNS
in_CD
jail_NN
for_IN
one_CD
of_IN
his_PP$
fights_NNS
._.
lambeau_NN
can_MD
get_VB
him_PP
probation_NN
instead_RB
of_IN
prison_NN
time_NN
as_IN
long_JJ
as_CS
will_MD
agrees_VBZ
to_TO
therapy_NN
sessions_NNS
and_CC
to_IN
discussing_VBG
mathematics_NN
with_IN
him_PP
._.
will_MD
(_(
barely_RB
)_)
decides_VBZ
to_IN
go_NN
for_IN
the_DT
therapy_NN
over_IN
prison_NN
._.
lambeau_NN
treats_VBZ
will_MD
like_VB
a_DT
son_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
proud_JJ
of_IN
,_,
and_CC
amazed_JJ
by_IN
,_,
will_NN
's_POS
accomplishments_NNS
in_IN
mathematics_NN
._.
he_PP
encourages_VBZ
will_MD
and_VB
tries_NNS
to_IN
give_VB
him_PP
structure_NN
,_,
knowing_VBG
that_CS
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
little_JJ
discipline_NN
,_,
he_PP
could_MD
be_BE
bigger_JJR
than_CS
einstein_NP
._.
will_MD
isn't_BEZ
really_RB
interested_JJ
in_IN
academia_NN
._.
he_PP
knows_VBZ
he_PP
would_MD
be_BE
the_DT
best_JJS
in_IN
his_PP$
field_NN
,_,
and_CC
therefore_RB
spend_VB
all_PDT
of_IN
his_PP$
time_NN
in_IN
an_DT
office_NN
,_,
explaining_VBG
math_NN
to_IN
people_NN
like_IN
lambeau_NN
._.
he_PP
would_MD
rather_RB
work_VB
construction_NN
,_,
which_WDT
breaks_VBZ
lambeau_NN
's_POS
heart_NN
._.
meanwhile_RB
,_,
will_MD
attends_VBZ
his_PP$
mandated_VBN
therapy_NN
sessions_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
long_JJ
before_IN
he_PP
shreds_NNS
all_RB
the_DT
therapists_NNS
on_IN
lambeau_NN
's_POS
"_"
a_NN
"_"
list_NN
._.
will_MD
has_HVZ
read_VB
enough_DT
psychology_NN
to_IN
know_VB
the_DT
tricks_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
trade_NN
,_,
and_CC
how_WRB
to_TO
keep_VB
them_PP
from_IN
affecting_VBG
him_PP
._.
shrink_VB
after_IN
shrink_VB
refuses_VBZ
to_IN
return_NN
after_IN
will_NN
's_POS
mockery_NN
._.
lambeau_NN
's_POS
last_OD
hope_NN
is_BEZ
his_PP$
old_JJ
college_NN
roommate_NN
,_,
now_RB
a_DT
psychology_NN
teacher_NN
at_IN
a_DT
small-time_NN
community_NN
college_NN
._.
knowing_VBG
that_DT
will_MD
is_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
try_VB
to_IN
shred_JJ
him_PP
too_RB
,_,
sean_NP
(_(
robin_NP
williams_NP
)_)
agrees_VBZ
to_IN
take_VB
him_PP
on_IN
as_CS
a_DT
favor_NP
to_IN
lambeau_NN
and_CC
for_IN
the_DT
chance_NN
to_IN
meet_VB
this_RB
next_OD
einstein_NP
._.
true_JJ
to_IN
form_NN
,_,
will_MD
finds_NNS
sean_NP
's_POS
emotional_JJ
weakness_NN
and_CC
attacks_NNS
._.
but_CC
unlike_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
shrinks_NNS
,_,
sean_NP
knows_VBZ
what_WDT
he_PP
is_BEZ
in_IN
for_IN
and_CC
continues_VBZ
the_DT
sessions_NNS
._.
like_IN
a_DT
foster_JJ
mother_NN
with_IN
a_DT
fussy_JJ
child_NN
,_,
sean_NP
knows_VBZ
that_CS
the_DT
attacks_NNS
are_BER
defensive_JJ
and_CC
is_BEZ
able_JJ
to_TO
take_VB
them_PP
in_IN
stride_NN
._.
like_IN
the_DT
foster_JJ
mother_NN
,_,
sean_NP
knows_VBZ
that_CS
time_NN
and_CC
quiet_JJ
patience_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
approach_NN
._.
robin_NP
williams_NP
is_BEZ
excellent_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
role_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
an_DT
actor_NN
with_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
range_NN
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
the_DT
right_NN
roles_NNS
he_PP
has_HVZ
great_JJ
depth_NN
._.
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
,_,
as_CS
in_IN
awakenings_NNS
,_,
there_EX
comes_VBZ
a_DT
point_NN
when_CS
the_DT
quiet_JJ
,_,
shy_JJ
man_NN
accomplishes_NNS
something_PN
of_IN
great_JJ
personal_JJ
importance_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
smile_NN
of_IN
pure_JJ
joy_NN
spreads_NNS
up_RP
to_IN
his_PP$
eyes_NNS
._.
williams_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
actor_NN
i_CD
can_MD
name_VB
who_WP
can_MD
make_VB
an_DT
audience_NN
cry_NN
just_RB
by_IN
smiling_VBG
._.
i_PP
have_HV
compared_VBN
will_NN
to_IN
a_DT
foster_JJ
child_NN
and_CC
that_DT
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
entirely_RB
fair_JJ
._.
emotionally_RB
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
lot_NN
to_IN
learn_VB
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
child_NN
._.
he_PP
has_HVZ
thought_VBN
about_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
and_CC
made_VBD
rational_JJ
decisions_NNS
about_IN
what_WDT
he_PP
wants_VBZ
._.
sean_NP
,_,
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
,_,
his_PP$
pals_NNS
,_,
and_CC
lambeau_NN
all_PDT
help_NN
him_PP
grow_VB
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
didn't_DOD
start_VB
out_RP
asking_VBG
for_IN
,_,
or_CC
particularly_RB
needing_VBG
,_,
help_VB
._.
his_PP$
exceptional_JJ
gift_NN
singled_VBN
him_PP
out_RP
,_,
and_CC
those_DT
who_WP
love_VB
him_PP
kept_VBD
pushing_VBG
him_PP
in_IN
the_DT
right_NN
direction_NN
._.
if_CS
i_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
say_VB
anything_PN
bad_JJ
about_IN
good_JJ
will_NN
hunting_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
it_PP
walks_VBZ
the_DT
line_NN
between_IN
drama_NN
and_CC
melodrama_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
too_RB
sentimental_JJ
and_CC
uplifiting_VBG
for_IN
a_DT
straight_JJ
drama_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
emotions_NNS
are_BER
too_RB
subtle_JJ
for_IN
melodrama_NN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
emotionally_RB
engaging_VBG
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
quite_RB
larger_JJR
than_CS
life_NN
._.
this_DT
isn't_BEZ
a_DT
problem_NN
per_IN
se_NN
,_,
but_CC
at_IN
times_NNS
i_PP
didn't_DOD
know_VB
quite_RB
how_WRB
to_TO
take_VB
it_PP
._.
but_CC
this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
relatively_RB
small_JJ
complaint_NN
about_IN
a_DT
very_RB
good_JJ
movie_NN
._.
a_DT
good_JJ
movie_NN
allows_VBZ
its_PP$
characters_NNS
to_IN
learn_VB
and_CC
grow_VB
._.
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
just_RB
happen_VB
;_;
it_PP
takes_VBZ
a_DT
good_JJ
script_NN
,_,
good_JJ
acting_NN
,_,
and_CC
good_JJ
direction_NN
._.
good_JJ
will_NN
hunting_NN
has_HVZ
all_PDT
three_CD
._.
if_CS
you_PP
are_BER
at_IN
all_RB
inclined_JJ
to_IN
see_NN
it_PP
,_,
by_IN
all_PDT
means_NN
,_,
go_VB
._.
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