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blade_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
movie_NN
that_CS
shows_VBZ
that_DT
wesley_NP
snipes_NNS
really_RB
can_MD
live_VB
up_RP
to_IN
his_PP$
potential_NN
as_IN
one_CD
of_IN
hollywood_NP
's_POS
premier_JJ
leading_JJ
men_NNS
._.
blade_NN
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
comic_NN
book_NN
character_NN
of_IN
the_DT
same_DT
name_NN
and_CC
has_HVZ
that_DT
comic_NN
book_NN
kind_NN
of_IN
feel_NN
to_IN
it_PP
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
very_RB
stylish_JJ
movie_NN
and_CC
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
that_CS
style_NN
works_NN
very_RB
well_RB
._.
although_CS
,_,
at_IN
a_DT
few_DT
points_NNS
i_PP
thought_VBD
i_PP
was_BEDZ
watching_VBG
a_DT
music_NN
video_NN
as_IN
opposed_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
._.
the_DT
ideas_NNS
behind_IN
blade_NN
are_BER
good_JJ
,_,
as_CS
is_BEZ
the_DT
basic_JJ
plot_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
._.
but_CC
at_IN
times_NNS
,_,
things_NNS
seem_VB
to_IN
get_VB
a_NP
bit_NN
muddled_VBD
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
writers_NNS
appear_VB
to_IN
want_NN
to_IN
do_DO
too_RB
many_DT
things_NNS
at_IN
once_RB
._.
that_CS
really_RB
doesn't_DOZ
take_VB
away_RB
from_IN
the_DT
story_NN
too_RB
much_RB
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
does_DOZ
hurt_VB
it_PP
a_DT
little_JJ
bit_NN
._.
blade_NN
(_(
snipes_NNS
)_)
is_BEZ
half_NN
man_NN
,_,
half_NN
vampire_NN
._.
his_PP$
mother_NN
was_BEDZ
bitten_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
vampire_NN
when_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
pregnant_JJ
with_IN
him_PP
and_CC
as_CS
a_DT
result_NN
he_PP
has_HVZ
many_DT
of_IN
the_DT
classic_JJ
traits_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
vampire_NN
._.
including_IN
a_DT
thirst_NN
for_IN
human_JJ
blood_NN
that_CS
must_MD
be_BE
kept_VBN
under_IN
control_NN
by_IN
a_DT
special_JJ
serum_NN
which_WDT
quenches_VBZ
his_PP$
blood_NN
lust_NN
._.
blade_NN
has_HVZ
spent_VBN
his_PP$
life_NN
hunting_NN
down_IN
and_CC
killing_NN
vampires_NNS
as_IN
a_DT
sort_NN
of_IN
revenge_NN
for_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
one_CD
of_IN
their_PP$
kind_NN
killed_VBN
his_PP$
mother_NN
._.
but_CC
this_DT
isn't_BEZ
as_CS
easy_JJ
as_IN
it_PP
seems_VBZ
,_,
because_CS
the_DT
vampires_NNS
in_IN
blade_NN
's_POS
world_NN
are_BER
more_DT
sophisticated_JJ
than_CS
the_DT
ones_NNS
that_CS
you_PP
find_VB
in_IN
most_DT
films_NNS
._.
the_DT
government_NN
and_CC
other_JJ
authorities_NNS
know_VB
of_IN
the_DT
existence_NN
of_IN
vampires_NNS
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
let_VB
them_PP
feast_NN
of_IN
the_DT
population_NN
at_IN
large_JJ
because_CS
they_PP
are_BER
taking_VBG
bribes_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
vampires_NNS
._.
where_CS
do_DO
vampires_NNS
get_VB
money_NN
?_?
well_RB
,_,
in_IN
blade_NN
,_,
they_PP
run_VB
multinational_JJ
companies_NNS
in_IN
order_NN
to_IN
finance_NN
their_PP$
vampire_NN
organizations_NNS
._.
i_PP
personally_RB
thought_VBD
that_DT
this_DT
whole_JJ
secret_NN
corporate_JJ
world_NN
run_NN
by_IN
vampires_NNS
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
very_RB
clever_JJ
idea_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
great_JJ
addition_NN
to_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
blade_NN
runs_VBZ
up_RP
against_IN
the_DT
evil_JJ
deacon_NN
frost_NN
(_(
stephen_NP
dorff_???
)_(
a_DT
maverick_NN
in_IN
the_DT
vampire_NN
community_NN
._.
he_PP
isn't_BEZ
content_JJ
to_TO
live_VB
among_IN
humans_NNS
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
convinced_VBN
that_CS
the_DT
vampire_NN
race_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
superior_JJ
one_CD
and_CC
he_PP
means_VBZ
to_IN
insure_NN
its_PP$
superiority_NN
._.
he_PP
has_HVZ
managed_VBN
to_IN
translate_VB
the_DT
ancient_JJ
vampire_NN
scrolls_VBZ
that_CS
tell_VB
of_IN
the_DT
method_NN
of_IN
making_VBG
him_PP
an_DT
all-powerful_JJ
vampire_NN
--_???
rendering_NN
him_PP
virtually_RB
unstoppable_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
up_RP
to_TO
blade_NN
to_IN
see_VB
that_RB
this_DT
doesn't_DOZ
transpire_JJ
._.
admittedly_RB
,_,
blade_NN
is_BEZ
style_NN
over_IN
substance_NN
through_IN
and_CC
through_IN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
relatively_RB
forgettable_JJ
one_CD
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
fun_JJ
none_PN
the_DT
less_IN
._.
the_DT
acting_JJ
in_IN
blade_NN
is_BEZ
just_RB
about_IN
what_WDT
you_PP
would_MD
expect_VB
from_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
of_IN
this_DT
type_NN
._.
this_DT
isn't_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
win_VB
accolades_NNS
for_IN
its_PP$
performances_NNS
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
actors_NNS
know_VB
this_DT
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
played_VBN
for_IN
fun_NN
and_CC
nobody_PN
seems_VBZ
to_TO
think_VB
otherwise_RB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
popcorn_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
and_CC
no_DT
one_CD
involved_JJ
has_HVZ
any_DT
illusions_NNS
otherwise_RB
._.
blade_NN
's_POS
production_NN
values_NNS
are_BER
as_IN
slick_JJ
as_CS
any_DT
that_CS
you_PP
will_MD
find_VB
in_IN
your_PP$
typical_JJ
summer_NN
blockbuster_NN
._.
the_DT
combat_NN
sequences_NNS
between_IN
blade_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
vampire_NN
targets_NNS
are_BER
incredibly_RB
well_RB
done_DON
._.
although_CS
,_,
the_DT
mtv-style_JJ
cuts_NNS
did_DOD
get_VB
on_IN
my_PP$
nerves_NNS
after_IN
a_DT
while_NN
during_IN
long_JJ
sequences_NNS
._.
blade_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
fun_NN
movie_NN
with_IN
an_DT
interesting_JJ
take_VB
on_IN
the_DT
vampire_NN
genre_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
the_DT
movie_NN
for_IN
those_DT
of_IN
you_PP
who_WP
like_IN
your_PP$
vampires_NNS
in_IN
tuxedos_NP
and_CC
living_NN
in_IN
coffins_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
basement_NN
of_IN
some_DT
gothic_JJ
castle_NN
._.
what_WDT
blade_NN
excels_VBZ
at_IN
is_BEZ
bringing_VBG
the_DT
classic_JJ
lore_NN
of_IN
the_DT
vampire_NN
into_IN
the_DT
next_OD
century_NN
with_IN
a_DT
fresh_JJ
outlook_NN
on_IN
life_NN
._.
very_RB
cool_JJ
._.