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just_RB
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two_CD
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'_"
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,_,
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,_,
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alley_NN
,_,
add_VB
a_DT
record_NN
store_NN
,_,
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you've_???
got_VBD
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
(_(
or_CC
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way_NN
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nick_NP
hornby_NP
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novel_NN
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
came_VBD
first_OD
)_(
._.
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way_NN
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's_BEZ
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a_DT
trio_NN
of_IN
losers_NNS
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complaining_VBG
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their_PP$
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it_PP
remains_VBZ
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funny_JJ
._.
why_WRB
is_BEZ
this_DT
?_?
maybe_RB
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you_PP
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your_PP$
life_NN
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this_DT
,_,
you_PP
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more_DT
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you_PP
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,_,
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you_PP
know_VB
its_PP$
ok_JJ
to_TO
laugh_VB
at_IN
them_PP
because_CS
they're_???
fictional_JJ
._.
director_NN
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frears_VBZ
,_,
possibly_RB
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intentionally_RB
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movie_NN
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yourself_PPX
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even_RB
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uncle_NN
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television_NN
twenty_CD
four_CD
hours_NNS
a_DT
day_NN
._.
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high_JJ
fidelity_NN
,_,
expect_VB
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laugh_NN
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someone_PN
else_RB
's_POS
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realize_VB
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you_PP
are_BER
laughing_VBG
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,_,
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laugh_VB
again_RB
._.
i_PP
laughed_VBD
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dick_NP
(_(
todd_NP
louiso_NN
)_)
,_,
the_DT
shy_JJ
,_,
timorous_JJ
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steve_NP
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lebowski_NP
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words_NNS
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is_BEZ
harshly_RB
rejected_VBN
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his_PP$
friends_NNS
._.
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the_DT
john_NP
goodman_NN
character_NN
barry_NP
(_(
jack_NP
black_JJ
)_)
,_,
an_DT
exact_JJ
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of_IN
the_DT
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owner_NN
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the_DT
simpsons_NNS
,_,
pudgy_???
,_,
egotistic_NN
,_,
and_CC
obnoxious_JJ
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the_DT
same_DT
time_NN
._.
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i_PP
laughed_VBD
at_IN
rob_NP
(_(
john_NP
cusack_NN
)_)
,_,
the_DT
jeff_NP
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,_,
whom_WP
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story_NN
revolves_VBZ
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._.
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the_DT
character_NN
easiest_JJS
to_TO
relate_VB
to_IN
,_,
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he_PP
is_BEZ
nothing_PN
like_IN
you_PP
at_IN
all_PDT
._.
he_PP
uncontrollably_RB
cheats_NNS
and_CC
lies_NNS
,_,
then_RB
is_BEZ
unable_JJ
to_TO
realize_VB
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can_MD
not_XNOT
hold_VB
onto_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
._.
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like_IN
his_PP$
other_JJ
miserable_JJ
friends_NNS
,_,
pop_JJ
music_NN
is_BEZ
where_CS
he_PP
inevitably_RB
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comfort_NN
._.
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his_PP$
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his_PP$
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listening_NN
to_IN
new_JJ
music_NN
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either_RB
deriding_VBG
it_PP
or_CC
praising_VBG
it_PP
._.
whatever_WDT
human_JJ
emotions_NNS
the_DT
clash_NN
,_,
aretha_NP
franklin_NP
,_,
and_CC
bruce_NP
springsteen_IN
records_NNS
hold_VB
,_,
rob_NP
and_CC
co_NN
._.
grasp_NN
them_PP
and_CC
help_VB
fill_VB
voids_NNS
in_IN
their_PP$
social_JJ
lives_NNS
._.
rob_NP
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built_VBN
an_DT
extensive_JJ
collection_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
record_NN
store_NN
as_IN
well_RB
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his_PP$
home_NN
and_CC
he_PP
organizes_VBZ
them_PP
depending_VBG
on_IN
what_WDT
mood_NN
he_PP
is_BEZ
in_IN
._.
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this_DT
confused_JJ
stage_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
the_DT
movie_NN
focuses_VBZ
on_IN
,_,
rob_NP
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trying_VBG
to_TO
cope_VB
with_IN
numerous_JJ
rejections_NNS
over_IN
the_DT
years_NNS
by_IN
visiting_VBG
past_NN
girlfriends_NNS
and_CC
eventually_RB
asking_VBG
why_WRB
they_PP
dumped_VBD
him_PP
._.
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these_DT
aren't_BER
any_DT
girlfriends_NNS
?_?
these_DT
girls_NNS
made_VBN
the_DT
all_RB
time_NN
top_NN
five_CD
break_NN
ups_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
history_NN
of_IN
rob_NP
(_(
rob_NP
's_POS
incessant_JJ
use_NN
of_IN
lists_NNS
show_VB
how_WRB
pop_JJ
music_NN
has_HVZ
played_VBN
a_DT
major_JJ
role_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
)_)
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
in_IN
three_CD
words_NNS
is_BEZ
:_:
women_NNS
and_CC
music_NN
._.
the_DT
approach_NN
director_NN
stephen_NP
frears_VBZ
takes_NNS
by_IN
having_HVG
the_DT
charismatic_JJ
rob_NP
speak_VB
directly_RB
to_IN
the_DT
camera_NN
is_BEZ
very_RB
effective_JJ
._.
it_PP
gives_VBZ
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
a_DT
quickly_RB
paced_VBD
,_,
informal_JJ
structure_NN
,_,
adjectives_VBZ
which_WDT
perfectly_RB
parallel_JJ
rob_NP
's_POS
own_DT
lifestyle_NN
._.
it_PP
also_RB
helps_VBZ
open_JJ
the_DT
viewer_NN
's_POS
eyes_NNS
as_IN
to_IN
how_WRB
annoying_NN
barry_NP
is_BEZ
._.
jack_NP
black_JJ
steals_VBZ
the_DT
show_NN
with_IN
a_DT
hilariously_RB
realistic_JJ
performance_NN
as_IN
a_DT
total_JJ
sleaze_NN
ball_NN
._.
just_RB
listening_VBG
to_IN
him_PP
speak_VB
for_IN
five_CD
minutes_NNS
makes_VBZ
the_DT
audience_NN
immediately_RB
sympathetic_JJ
for_IN
rob_NP
,_,
who_WP
must_MD
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him_PP
every_DT
day_NN
of_IN
the_DT
week_NN
._.
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frears_VBZ
does_DOZ
so_CS
well_JJ
is_BEZ
that_CS
he_PP
makes_VBZ
us_PP
feel_VB
sorry_JJ
for_IN
rob_NP
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laughing_VBG
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his_PP$
misfortunes_NNS
._.
john_NP
cusack_NN
plays_VBZ
his_PP$
character_NN
convincingly_RB
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it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
strong_JJ
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
,_,
consisting_VBG
of_IN
big_JJ
stars_NNS
and_CC
character_NN
actors_NNS
,_,
that_CS
really_RB
defines_VBZ
rob_NP
._.
now_RB
instead_RB
of_IN
rob_NP
just_RB
talking_VBG
to_IN
the_DT
camera_NN
,_,
after_IN
he_PP
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something_PN
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the_DT
remaining_JJ
cast_NN
members_NNS
physically_RB
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humorously_RB
create_VB
what_WDT
he_PP
is_BEZ
trying_VBG
to_TO
say_VB
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
problem_NN
with_IN
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
end_NN
when_CS
it_PP
should_MD
have_HV
ended_VBN
._.
instead_RB
the_DT
movie_NN
goes_VBZ
on_IN
for_IN
a_DT
torturous_JJ
twenty_CD
minutes_NNS
that_CS
seem_VB
a_DT
lot_NN
longer_RBR
than_CS
that_DT
._.
also_RB
bruce_NP
springsteen_IN
is_BEZ
completely_RB
wasted_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
brief_JJ
cameo_???
halfway_JJ
through_JJ
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
cheerful_JJ
,_,
old_JJ
fashioned_VBD
comedy_NN
with_IN
a_DT
voluminous_JJ
soundtrack_NN
and_CC
as_IN
many_DT
laughs_NNS
._.
i_PP
just_RB
hope_VB
hollywood_NP
keeps_VBZ
creating_VBG
losers_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
big_JJ
screen_NN
,_,
they_PP
make_VB
everyone_PN
look_VB
and_VB
feel_NN
great_JJ
._.
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