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i_PP
think_VB
that_CS
any_DT
competent_JJ
member_NN
of_IN
the_DT
human_JJ
race_NN
who_WP
's_BEZ
ever_RB
seen_VBN
a_DT
movie--any_NN
movie--could_MD
probably_RB
predict_VB
just_RB
about_IN
every_DT
turn_NN
in_IN
the_DT
wedding_NN
singer_NN
._.
even_RB
though_CS
i_PP
try_VB
very_RB
hard_JJ
to_IN
not_XNOT
predict_VB
films_NNS
as_IN
i'm_???
watching_VBG
them_PP
(_)
especially_RB
not_XNOT
romantic_JJ
comedies_NNS
)_)
,_,
the_DT
plot_NN
of_IN
this_DT
particular_JJ
film_NN
just_RB
advanced_JJ
before_IN
me_PP
seconds_NNS
,_,
and_CC
sometimes_RB
minutes_NNS
,_,
before_IN
i_PP
actually_RB
saw_VBD
it_PP
happen_VB
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
but_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
care_VB
._.
not_XNOT
even_RB
a_DT
little_JJ
._.
my_PP$
reasons_NNS
for_IN
this_DT
are_BER
simple_JJ
:_:
1_CD
)_)
adam_NP
sandler_NP
is_BEZ
great_JJ
._.
2_CD
)_)
drew_VBD
barrymore_IN
is_BEZ
great_JJ
._.
3_CD
)_)
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
so_RB
funny_JJ
._.
there_EX
are_BER
parts_NNS
that_CS
left_VBD
me_PP
gasping_VBG
for_IN
air_NN
because_CS
i_PP
was_BEDZ
laughing_VBG
so_RB
hard_JJ
._.
i_PP
haven't_HV
laughed_VBN
this_DT
hard_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
since_CS
austin_NP
powers_NNS
._.
sandler_NN
plays_VBZ
robby_JJ
hart_NP
,_,
a_DT
wedding_NN
singer_NN
who_WP
once_RB
had_HVD
dreams_NNS
of_IN
being_BEG
in_IN
a_DT
rock_NN
band_NN
and_CC
writing_NN
his_PP$
own_DT
music_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
opening_NN
scenes_NNS
,_,
he_PP
seems_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
happy-go-lucky_JJ
wedding_NN
singer_NN
,_,
at_IN
least_DT
partially_RB
enjoying_VBG
his_PP$
profession_NN
and_CC
doing_DOG
a_DT
rather_RB
good_JJ
job_NN
of_IN
talking_VBG
down_RP
a_DT
really_RB
drunk_JJ
individual_JJ
(_(
steve_NP
buscemi_NP
)_)
who_WP
decides_VBZ
that_DT
his_PP$
brother_NN
's_POS
wedding_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
place_NN
to_IN
tell_VB
the_DT
whole_JJ
world_NN
that_CS
his_PP$
life_NN
,_,
up_RP
to_IN
that_DT
point_NN
,_,
was_BEDZ
utter_JJ
pointlessness_NN
._.
a_DT
week_NN
later_RBR
,_,
at_IN
his_PP$
own_DT
wedding_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
left_JJ
standing_NN
at_IN
the_DT
altar_NN
by_IN
his_PP$
ex-fianc_NP
?_?
e_NN
,_,
linda_NP
(_(
angela_NP
featherstone_NP
)_)
._.
with_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
in_IN
complete_JJ
disarray_NN
,_,
he_PP
meets_VBZ
julia_NP
(_(
barrymore_IN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
waitress_NN
._.
she_PP
is_BEZ
engaged_VBN
to_IN
glenn_NP
(_(
matthew_NP
glave_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
to_IN
marry_VB
him_PP
in_IN
about_IN
three_CD
months_NNS
._.
julia_NP
and_CC
robby_JJ
become_VB
good_JJ
friends_NNS
when_CS
she_PP
enlists_VBZ
him_PP
to_TO
help_VB
with_IN
the_DT
wedding_NN
plans_NNS
._.
soon_RB
(_(
and_CC
predictably_RB
)_)
it_PP
becomes_VBZ
pretty_JJ
clear_JJ
that_CS
glenn_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
jerk_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
robby_JJ
and_CC
julia_NP
really_RB
love_VB
each_DT
other_JJ
._.
oh_UH
sure_JJ
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
trite_JJ
._.
and_CC
if_CS
anyone_PN
making_VBG
this_DT
film_NN
expected_VBN
us_NP
to_IN
,_,
like_IN
,_,
feel_VB
suspense_NN
or_CC
something_PN
while_CS
watching_VBG
the_DT
wedding_NN
singer_NN
,_,
then_RB
they_PP
truly_RB
underestimated_VBN
their_PP$
audience_NN
._.
what_WDT
makes_VBZ
the_DT
story_NN
bearable_JJ
,_,
aside_RB
from_IN
the_DT
terrific_JJ
costumes_NNS
and_CC
80s_CD
music_NN
,_,
are_BER
the_DT
performances_NNS
._.
barrymore_IN
is_BEZ
simply_RB
adorable_JJ
here_RB
(_(
i've_???
never_RB
seen_VBN
her_PP$
look_NN
so_RB
close_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
way_NN
she_PP
did_DOD
in_IN
et_NP
)_)
._.
not_XNOT
only_RB
is_BEZ
she_PP
pleasant_JJ
to_TO
look_VB
at_IN
,_,
but_CC
her_PP$
acting_JJ
job_NN
here_RB
really_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
one--and_NN
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
hurt_VB
that_CS
the_DT
character_NN
is_BEZ
likable_JJ
and_CC
adequately_RB
well-written_JJ
._.
and_CC
the_DT
jerk_NN
,_,
played_VBD
in_IN
full-force_NN
by_IN
graves_NNS
,_,
is_BEZ
just_RB
as_IN
despicable_JJ
as_CS
any_DT
villain_NN
in_IN
any_DT
romantic_JJ
comedy_NN
i've_???
ever_RB
seen_VBN
._.
naturally_RB
,_,
the_DT
true_JJ
star_NN
here_RB
is_BEZ
sandler_NP
._.
i_PP
think_VB
the_DT
guy_NN
is_BEZ
flat-out_IN
hilarious_JJ
._.
he_PP
can_MD
say_VB
something_PN
that_CS
just_RB
isn't_BEZ
funny_JJ
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
delivery_NN
makes_VBZ
me_PP
laugh_VB
._.
his_PP$
comedic_JJ
performance_NN
here_RB
equals_VBZ
that_CS
of_IN
happy_JJ
gilmore_IN
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
he_PP
goes_VBZ
much_DT
further_JJR
and_CC
proves_VBZ
to_TO
me_NN
that_CS
he_PP
can_MD
,_,
indeed_RB
,_,
hold_VB
his_PP$
own_DT
as_CS
a_DT
leading_JJ
man_NN
in_IN
a_DT
romantic_JJ
comedy_NN
._.
whereas_CS
his_PP$
roles_NNS
in_IN
his_PP$
previous_JJ
films_NNS
kind_NN
of_IN
had_HVD
sandler_JJ
playing_NN
sandler_NN
,_,
the_DT
wedding_NN
singer_NN
gives_VBZ
him_PP
a_DT
character_NN
that_CS
,_,
for_IN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
,_,
he_PP
actually_RB
has_HVZ
to_TO
fit_VB
into_IN
._.
as_CS
far_RB
as_CS
i'm_???
concerned_JJ
he_PP
succeeded_VBD
,_,
and_CC
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
testimony_NN
that_CS
he_PP
does_DOZ
,_,
in_CD
fact_NN
,_,
have_HV
some_DT
range_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
talents_NNS
._.
and_CC
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
just_RB
so_RB
funny_JJ
._.
perhaps_RB
the_DT
best_JJS
moment_NN
is_BEZ
when_CS
he_PP
sings_VBZ
a_DT
song_NN
for_IN
julia_NP
that_CS
he_PP
claims_VBZ
is_BEZ
a_DT
little_JJ
uneven_JJ
because_CS
he_PP
began_VBD
writing_NN
it_NN
while_CS
in_IN
a_DT
good_JJ
mood_NN
and_CC
finished_JJ
it_PP
after_IN
his_PP$
fianc_NP
?_?
e_NN
abandoned_VBN
him_PP
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
part_NN
that_CS
literally_RB
had_HVD
me_PP
groping_IN
for_IN
a_DT
breath_NN
of_IN
air_NN
._.
and_CC
while_CS
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
like_IN
all_PDT
romantic_JJ
comedies_NNS
,_,
takes_VBZ
a_DT
hiatus_NN
from_IN
laughs_NNS
towards_IN
the_DT
end_NN
because_CS
the_DT
plot_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
finish_VB
up_RP
,_,
there_RB
are_BER
more_DT
than_CS
enough_RB
truly_RB
hilarious_JJ
moments_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
first_OD
hour_NN
that_CS
make_VB
up_RP
for_IN
any_DT
slumps_VBZ
in_IN
progress_NN
during_IN
the_DT
second_NN
half_NN
._.
my_PP$
formal_JJ
complaints_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
wedding_NN
singer_NN
aren't_BER
very_RB
important_JJ
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
predicable_JJ
,_,
but_CC
who_WP
cares_VBZ
?_?
the_DT
characters_NNS
are_BER
extremely_RB
likable_JJ
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
ridiculously_RB
funny_JJ
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
experience_NN
is_BEZ
simply_RB
enjoyable_JJ
._.
in_IN
addition_NN
to_IN
this_DT
,_,
i_PP
can't_MD
imagine_VB
anyone_PN
seeing_VBG
the_DT
preview_NN
and_CC
not_XNOT
wanting_VBG
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
film_NN
._.
in_IN
that_DT
order_NN
,_,
i_PP
conclude_VB
that_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
pointless_JJ
for_IN
me_PP
to_IN
even_RB
have_HV
written_VBN
this_DT
review_NN
._.
i_PP
just_RB
want_VB
everyone_PN
to_IN
know_VB
that_RB
i_PP
laughed_VBD
._.
a_DT
lot_NN
._.