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are_BER
you_PP
tired_JJ
of_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
hot_JJ
new_JJ
releases_NNS
being_BEG
gone_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
time_NN
you_PP
get_VB
to_TO
the_DT
video_NN
store_NN
?_?
wafflemovies_NNS
._.
com_NN
is_BEZ
dedicated_VBN
to_IN
finding_VBG
those_DT
hidden_JJ
gems_???
that_CS
lie_NN
on_IN
the_DT
shelves_NNS
._.
everyweek_NN
,_,
wafflemovies_NNS
._.
com_NN
reviews_NNS
independent_JJ
film_NN
and_CC
big_JJ
studio_NN
pictures_NNS
that_CS
deserve_VB
a_DT
second_NN
chance_NN
on_IN
video_NN
._.
here_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
sample_NN
review_NN
:_:
welcome_JJ
to_IN
sarajevo_NP
in_IN
light_NN
of_IN
america_NP
's_POS
recent_JJ
intervention_NN
in_IN
kosovo_NP
,_,
welcome_JJ
to_IN
sarajevo_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
reminder_NN
of_IN
the_DT
horror_NN
america_NP
and_CC
the_DT
world_NN
ignored_VBN
for_IN
years_NNS
._.
set_NN
in_IN
sarajevo_NP
1992_CD
and_CC
based_VBN
on_IN
actual_JJ
events_NNS
,_,
this_DT
picture_NN
examines_VBZ
the_DT
human_JJ
and_CC
societal_JJ
casualties_NNS
of_IN
war_NN
._.
the_DT
picture_NN
opens_VBZ
with_IN
a_DT
family_NN
escorting_VBG
their_PP$
young_JJ
bride_NN
to_IN
her_PP$
wedding_NN
._.
as_CS
they_PP
make_VB
their_PP$
way_NN
down_RP
the_DT
street_NN
,_,
a_DT
sniper_NN
shoots_NNS
the_DT
mother_NN
of_IN
the_DT
bride_NN
._.
yet_RB
another_DT
reminder_NN
that_CS
daily_JJ
life_NN
in_IN
war_NN
torn_VBN
sarajevo_NP
can_MD
never_RB
escape_VB
the_DT
horror_NN
of_IN
war_NN
._.
in_IN
this_DT
scene_NN
,_,
we_PP
meet_VB
joe_NP
flynn_NP
(_(
woody_NP
harrelson_NN
)_)
,_,
an_DT
american_JJ
reporter_NN
who_WP
stops_VBZ
reporting_VBG
to_IN
help_NN
a_DT
priest_NN
carry_VB
the_DT
mortally_RB
wounded_VBN
mother_NN
into_IN
a_DT
church_NN
._.
joe_NP
is_BEZ
cocky_JJ
,_,
but_CC
also_RB
good_JJ
at_IN
heart_NN
as_IN
he_PP
continues_VBZ
to_IN
carry_VB
out_RP
kind_NN
deeds_NNS
for_IN
people_NN
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
even_RB
know_VB
._.
his_PP$
fellow_NN
reporter_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
british_JJ
michael_NP
henderson_NN
(_(
stephen_NP
dillane_NP
)_)
._.
michael_NP
is_BEZ
quickly_RB
growing_JJ
tired_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
horror_NN
that_CS
surrounds_VBZ
him_PP
and_CC
the_DT
world_NN
's_POS
lack_NN
of_IN
interest_NN
._.
henderson_NN
is_BEZ
haunted_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
memory_NN
of_IN
an_DT
altar_NN
boy_NN
who_WP
witnesses_NNS
the_DT
mother_NN
's_POS
death_NN
as_IN
well_RB
as_CS
a_DT
young_JJ
girl_NN
who_WP
he_PP
finds_VBZ
orphaned_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
hospital_NN
after_IN
a_DT
mortar_NN
attack_NN
on_IN
citizens_NNS
waiting_VBG
in_IN
line_NN
for_IN
bread_NN
._.
he_PP
decides_VBZ
to_IN
take_VB
action_NN
when_CS
a_DT
united_JJ
nations_NNS
'_"
delegation_NN
descends_NNS
upon_IN
the_DT
area_NN
to_IN
declare_VB
yugoslavia_NP
the_DT
fourteenth_OD
most_DT
dangerous_JJ
place_NN
on_IN
earth_NN
._.
henderson_NN
begins_VBZ
a_DT
series_NN
profiling_VBG
an_DT
orphanage_NN
located_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
front_NN
lines_NNS
._.
he_PP
finds_VBZ
children_NNS
of_IN
all_PDT
ages_NNS
living_VBG
in_IN
fear_NN
and_CC
taking_VBG
care_NN
of_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
one_CD
adult_NN
._.
during_IN
his_PP$
visits_NNS
,_,
he_PP
befriends_VBZ
a_DT
pre-teen_IN
girl_NN
,_,
emira_NP
(_(
emira_NP
nuseric_NN
)_)
who_WP
serves_VBZ
as_IN
surrogate_NN
mother_NN
to_IN
baby_NN
roadrunner_NN
._.
he_PP
promises_VBZ
to_IN
get_VB
emira_NP
out_RP
of_IN
harm_NN
's_POS
way_NN
if_CS
he_PP
gets_VBZ
the_DT
chance_NN
._.
after_IN
the_DT
un_NP
delegation_NN
leaves_NNS
the_DT
country_NN
without_IN
rescuing_VBG
any_DT
of_IN
the_DT
children_NNS
,_,
henderson_NN
loses_VBZ
hope_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
his_PP$
reporting_NN
has_HVZ
grabbed_VBN
the_DT
attention_NN
of_IN
nina_NP
(_(
marisa_NP
tomei_???
)_(
and_CC
her_PP$
children_NNS
's_POS
aid_NN
group_NN
that_CS
helps_VBZ
to_IN
find_NN
homes_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
yugoslavian_JJ
orphans_NNS
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
only_RB
babies_NNS
are_BER
wanted_VBN
for_IN
adoption_NN
,_,
so_RB
henderson_NN
pledges_NNS
to_IN
take_VB
emira_NP
to_IN
england_NP
._.
the_DT
group_NN
of_IN
children_NNS
,_,
nina_NP
and_CC
henderson_NP
depart_VB
the_DT
front_NN
lines_NNS
on_IN
a_DT
dangerous_JJ
escape_NN
for_IN
italy_NP
._.
can_MD
they_PP
complete_VB
this_DT
dangerous_JJ
trek_???
through_IN
the_DT
war_NN
torn_VBN
countryside_NN
and_CC
avoid_VB
hostile_JJ
troops_NNS
gathering_NN
up_IN
muslims_NNS
for_IN
concentration_NN
camps_NNS
?_?
the_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
beautifully_RB
and_CC
sensitively_RB
made_VBN
._.
director_NN
michael_NP
winterbottom_NN
and_CC
screenwriter_NN
frank_NP
cottrell_NP
boyce_NP
vividly_RB
express_VB
the_DT
societal_NN
destruction_NN
that_CS
has_HVZ
occurred_VBN
._.
they_PP
show_VB
the_DT
destroyed_VBD
lives_NNS
,_,
families_NNS
that_CS
have_HV
been_BEN
split_VBN
up_RP
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
desolation_NN
that_CS
everyone_PN
attempts_VBZ
to_TO
cope_VB
with_IN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
best_JJS
exemplified_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
group_NN
of_IN
yugoslavians_NNS
henderson_NN
,_,
his_PP$
producer_NN
and_CC
flynn_NP
have_HV
befriended_VBN
._.
the_DT
group_NN
of_IN
twenty-somethings_NNS
reside_VB
in_IN
a_DT
bombed_JJ
out_RP
bar_NN
without_IN
life_NN
's_POS
simplest_JJS
pleasures_NNS
and_CC
amenities_NNS
._.
one_CD
of_IN
them_PP
is_BEZ
an_DT
accomplished_JJ
musician_NN
who_WP
spends_VBZ
his_PP$
days_NNS
playing_VBG
the_DT
piano_NN
and_CC
promising_JJ
to_IN
play_NN
a_DT
concert_NN
when_CS
sarajevo_NP
is_BEZ
declared_VBN
the_DT
most_DT
dangerous_JJ
place_NN
on_IN
earth_NN
._.
like_IN
the_DT
rest_NN
of_IN
those_DT
deeply_RB
effected_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
war_NN
,_,
this_DT
small_JJ
group_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
survive_VB
instead_RB
of_IN
trying_VBG
to_IN
live_JJ
._.
winterbottom_NN
brilliantly_RB
intersplices_NNS
scenes_NNS
with_IN
actual_JJ
news_NN
footage_NN
to_IN
give_VB
the_DT
film_NN
the_DT
feel_VB
of_IN
a_DT
documentary_NN
and_CC
keeps_VBZ
the_DT
viewer_NN
aware_JJ
that_CS
many_DT
of_IN
these_DT
horrors_NNS
are_BER
being_BEG
carried_VBN
out_RP
thousands_NNS
of_IN
miles_NNS
away_RB
as_IN
you_PP
sit_VB
safely_RB
in_IN
your_PP$
living_NN
room_NN
._.
the_DT
picture_NN
is_BEZ
also_RB
bolstered_VBN
by_IN
beautiful_JJ
cinematography_NN
that_CS
captures_NNS
the_DT
devastation_NN
of_IN
this_DT
city_NN
that_CS
hosted_VBD
the_DT
1984_CD
olympics_NNS
._.
winterbottom_NN
and_CC
boyce_NP
also_RB
produce_VB
a_DT
realistic_JJ
portrayal_NN
of_IN
the_DT
reporters_NNS
covering_VBG
the_DT
atrocities_NNS
._.
this_DT
portrayal_NN
is_BEZ
much_DT
more_DT
flattering_JJ
to_IN
reporters_NNS
than_CS
earlier_JJR
wafflemovies_NNS
._.
com_NN
selection_NN
mad_JJ
city_NN
._.
we_PP
watch_VB
them_PP
struggle_NN
to_IN
cover_NN
the_DT
horror_NN
,_,
while_CS
trying_VBG
to_IN
remain_VB
professionally_RB
detached_VBN
._.
however_RB
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
human_JJ
and_CC
question_NN
the_DT
reason_NN
behind_IN
it_PP
all_PDT
,_,
why_WRB
no_DT
one_CD
cares_VBZ
,_,
and_CC
how_WRB
they_PP
can_MD
get_VB
out_RP
._.
stephen_NP
dillane_NP
is_BEZ
wonderful_JJ
as_CS
henderson_NN
._.
he_PP
portrays_VBZ
the_DT
character_NN
as_IN
an_DT
everyman_NN
caught_VBD
in_IN
the_DT
middle_NN
of_IN
extraordinary_JJ
events_NNS
._.
dillane_NP
avoids_VBZ
making_VBG
the_DT
character_NN
overly_RB
heroic_JJ
and_CC
preachy_JJ
._.
henderson_NN
realizes_VBZ
that_CS
he_PP
cannot_NN
save_VB
the_DT
world_NN
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
can_MD
help_VB
a_DT
few_DT
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
wonderful_JJ
opportunity_NN
for_IN
dillane_NP
after_IN
he_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
suffer_VB
through_IN
the_DT
denis_NP
leary-sandra_NN
bullock_NP
disaster_NN
two_CD
if_CS
by_IN
sea_NN
._.
woody_NP
harrelson_NP
continues_VBZ
to_IN
prove_VB
that_RB
he_PP
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
finest_JJS
,_,
most_RBS
versatile_JJ
actors_NNS
of_IN
his_PP$
generation_NN
._.
harrelson_NN
plays_VBZ
the_DT
cocky_JJ
celebrity_NN
reporter_NN
with_IN
a_DT
heart_NN
of_IN
gold_NN
by_IN
allowing_VBG
the_DT
character_NN
's_POS
caring_NN
nature_NN
and_CC
vulnerability_NN
shine_NN
through_IN
._.
harrelson_NN
is_BEZ
equally_RB
adept_JJ
at_IN
taking_VBG
on_IN
roles_NNS
as_IN
zany_JJ
leading_JJ
men_NNS
(_(
cheers_NNS
,_,
white_JJ
men_NNS
can't_MD
jump_VB
)_)
as_IN
well_RB
as_CS
excellent_JJ
supporting_JJ
roles_NNS
such_DT
as_IN
this_DT
one_CD
._.
this_DT
ability_NN
will_MD
serve_VB
him_PP
well_RB
and_CC
give_VB
him_PP
a_DT
long_JJ
,_,
successful_JJ
career_NN
._.
america_NP
's_POS
involvement_NN
in_IN
this_DT
struggle_NN
comes_VBZ
seven_CD
years_NNS
after_IN
the_DT
events_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
take_VB
place_NN
._.
for_IN
those_DT
who_WP
do_DO
not_XNOT
have_HV
a_DT
full_JJ
understanding_NN
of_IN
the_DT
history_NN
of_IN
the_DT
conflict_NN
,_,
the_DT
entire_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
most_DT
importantly_RB
the_DT
opening_NN
scenes_NNS
,_,
provide_VB
a_DT
history_NN
lesson_NN
._.
war_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
foreign_JJ
concept_NN
to_IN
most_DT
of_IN
us_PP
in_IN
america_NP
._.
battles_NNS
are_BER
fought_VBN
thousands_NNS
of_IN
miles_NNS
away_RB
among_IN
people_NN
we_PP
have_HV
no_DT
attachment_NN
to_IN
._.
televised_JJ
images_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
gulf_NN
war_NN
are_BER
all_PDT
the_DT
experience_NN
most_DT
of_IN
us_PP
have_HV
with_IN
war_NN
._.
this_DT
picture_NN
brings_VBZ
it_PP
right_JJ
into_IN
your_PP$
living_NN
room_NN
and_CC
makes_VBZ
you_PP
think_VB
outside_IN
of_IN
our_PP$
own_DT
small_JJ
world_NN
,_,
something_PN
we_PP
don't_DO
do_DO
enough_DT
of_IN
in_IN
90_CD
's_POS
america_NP
._.
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