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capsule_NN
:_:
a_DT
rock_NN
and_CC
roll_NN
fable_NN
,_,
indeed_RB
._.
like_IN
a_DT
hubert_NN
selby_NP
,_,
jr_JJ
._.
novel_NN
filtered_VBN
through_IN
equal_JJ
parts_NNS
damon_NP
runyan_NP
and_CC
bruce_NP
springsteen_IN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
ton_NN
of_IN
fun_NN
._.
streets_NNS
of_IN
fire_NN
bills_NNS
itself_PPX
as_IN
"_"
a_DT
rock_NN
and_CC
roll_NN
fable_NN
"_"
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
description_NN
is_BEZ
perfect_JJ
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
stylish_JJ
,_,
great-looking_VBG
,_,
and_CC
breezily_RB
enjoyable_JJ
movie_NN
that_CS
feels_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
hubert_NN
selby_NP
,_,
jr_JJ
._.
,_,
novel_JJ
with_IN
a_DT
damon_NP
runyan_NP
rewrite_VB
,_,
irected_VBN
by_IN
bruce_NP
springsteen_IN
._.
noir_???
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
few_DT
truly_RB
american_JJ
movie_NN
genres_NNS
,_,
aside_RB
from_IN
the_DT
hollywood_NP
musical_JJ
and_CC
the_DT
western_JJ
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
post-wwii_???
brooklyn_NP
noir_???
,_,
for_IN
lack_NN
of_IN
a_DT
better_JJR
label_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
generous_JJ
injection_NN
of_IN
rock_NN
'n_???
roll_NN
and_CC
an_DT
all-around_NN
confrontational_JJ
attitude_NN
._.
it_PP
all_PDT
works_NN
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
is_BEZ
simplicity_NN
itself_PPX
:_:
rocker_NN
ellen_NP
aim_NN
(_(
diane_NP
lane_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
kidnapped_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
vicious_JJ
street_NN
gang_NN
,_,
led_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
bloodthirsty_NN
fellow_NN
named_VBN
raven_NP
(_(
willem_NN
dafoe_???
,_,
very_JJ
nasty_JJ
)_)
._.
her_PP
old_JJ
soldier_NN
flame_NN
(_(
played_VBN
by_IN
michael_NP
pare_???
)_(
comes_VBZ
back_RP
into_IN
town_NN
to_IN
save_VB
her_PP$
,_,
but_CC
doesn't_DOZ
count_VB
on_IN
a_DT
whole_JJ
bunch_NN
of_IN
things_NNS
going_VBG
askew_NP
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
about_RB
the_DT
entire_JJ
plot_NN
,_,
save_VB
for_IN
the_DT
spats_NNS
with_IN
ellen_NP
's_POS
manager_NN
(_(
a_DT
hilarious_JJ
rick_NP
moranis_NN
)_)
,_,
an_DT
encounter_NN
with_IN
a_DT
doo-wop_???
group_NN
that_CS
winds_NNS
up_IN
becoming_VBG
ellen_NP
's_POS
supporting_JJ
act_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
whole_JJ
gang_NN
of_IN
other_JJ
fun_NN
little_JJ
touches_NNS
._.
but_CC
in_IN
movies_NNS
like_IN
this_DT
,_,
when_CS
is_BEZ
the_DT
plot_NN
important_JJ
?_?
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
all_PDT
style_NN
,_,
all_PDT
visuals_NNS
and_CC
attitudes_NNS
,_,
quotable_JJ
lines_NNS
and_CC
posturing_VBG
--_???
and_CC
it_NN
delivers_VBZ
all_PDT
those_DT
things_NNS
consistently_RB
and_CC
with_IN
great_JJ
brio_???
and_CC
pacing_VBG
._.
no_DT
surprise_NN
that_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
directed_VBN
by_IN
walter_NP
hill_NN
(_(
48_CD
hrs_???
._.
)_)
,_,
who_WP
understands_VBZ
this_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
macho_JJ
romanticism_NN
perfectly_RB
,_,
and_CC
has_HVZ
put_VBN
together_RB
a_DT
movie_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
a_DT
mixture_NN
of_IN
times_NNS
and_CC
sensibilities_NNS
,_,
but_CC
perfectly_RB
unified_JJ
in_IN
tone_NN
._.
when_CS
was_BEDZ
the_DT
last_OD
time_NN
you_PP
could_MD
say_VB
something_PN
like_IN
that_DT
about_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
,_,
especially_RB
a_DT
movie_NN
where_CS
it_PP
seems_VBZ
like_IN
someone_PN
gets_VBZ
decked_JJ
on_IN
the_DT
jaw_NN
(_(
*_???
and_CC
*_???
passes_VBZ
out_RP
)_)
every_DT
63_CD
._.
63_CD
minutes_NNS
on_IN
cue_NN
?_?
streets_NNS
of_IN
fire_NN
isn't_BEZ
the_DT
greatest_JJS
movie_NN
ever_RB
made_VBN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
occupies_VBZ
a_DT
totally_RB
unique_JJ
little_JJ
niche_NN
,_,
and_CC
enjoys_VBZ
the_DT
position_NN
it_PP
has_HVZ
._.
anyone_PN
with_IN
a_DT
weakness_NN
for_IN
doo-wop_???
,_,
neon_???
,_,
motorcycles_NN
,_,
rainy_JJ
streets_NNS
,_,
the_DT
el_NP
,_,
studebakers_NNS
,_,
gang_NN
pictures_NNS
,_,
lonely_JJ
heroes_NNS
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
great-looking_NN
gal_???
giving_NN
the_DT
microphone_NN
both_RB
lungs_NNS
will_MD
eat_VB
this_DT
movie_NN
up_RP
._.
i_PP
did_DOD
._.