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level_NN
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originality_NN
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creativity_NN
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existenz_NP
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it_PP
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virus_NN
._.
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existenz_NP
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the_DT
thirteenth_OD
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electronically_RB
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huge_JJ
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take_VB
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not_XNOT
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the_DT
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the_DT
film_NN
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thirteenth_OD
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murder_NN
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the_DT
different_JJ
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the_DT
mysterious_JJ
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computer_NN
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armin_NP
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douglas_NP
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craig_NP
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computer_NN
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simulation_NN
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the_DT
olden_NN
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._.
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people_NN
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douglas_NP
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character_NN
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transport_NN
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their_PP$
world_NN
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ours_PP$
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killed_VBN
fuller_JJR
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the_DT
way_NN
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many_DT
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a_DT
woman_NN
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daughter_NN
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fuller_NP
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jane_NP
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a_DT
talented_JJ
young_JJ
actress_NN
,_,
gretchen_NN
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._.
the_DT
thirteenth_OD
floor_NN
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a_DT
plot_NN
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movie_NN
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the_DT
time_NN
the_DT
film_NN
gets_VBZ
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big_JJ
sound_NN
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viewer_NN
's_POS
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existenz_NP
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attentive_JJ
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the_DT
film_NN
._.
unfortunately_RB
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thrown_VBN
away_RB
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predictable_JJ
content_NN
,_,
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viewer_NN
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outcome_NN
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the_DT
scene_NN
long_JJ
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it_PP
happened_VBD
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the_DT
scenes_NNS
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interesting_JJ
seem_VB
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go_NN
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"_"
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point_NN
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this_DT
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"_"
sometimes_RB
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hard_JJ
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story_NN
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terrible_JJ
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some_DT
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acting_NN
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craig_NP
bierko_???
,_,
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scenes_NNS
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are_BER
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true_JJ
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i_PP
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true_JJ
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anything_PN
,_,
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a_DT
film_NN
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make_VB
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on_IN
the_DT
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side_NN
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missing_JJ
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main_JJ
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film_NN
masterpiece_NN
shine_NN
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1995_CD
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armin_NP
mueller-stahl_NP
._.
in_IN
the_DT
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he_PP
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amazing_JJ
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._.
another_DT
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is_BEZ
gretchen_NN
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's_MD
realistic_JJ
performance_NN
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character_NN
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depth_NN
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staying_VBG
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the_DT
one-dimensional_JJ
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intensity_NN
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matrix_NN
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existenz_NP
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come_VB
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the_DT
thirteenth_OD
floor_NN
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expect_VB
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your_PP$
mind_NN
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awhile_RB
,_,
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any_DT
other_JJ
movie_NN
would_MD
._.
thrills_NNS
,_,
chills_NNS
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spills_NNS
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what_WDT
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this_DT
film_NN
,_,
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trip_NN
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send_VB
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mind_NN
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,_,
scrambling_NN
it_PP
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you've_???
had_HVD
enough_DT
._.
the_DT
bottom_NN
line-_???
let_VBD
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hope_NN
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
last_OD
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the_DT
"_"
reality_NN
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"_"
based_VBN
movies_NNS
for_IN
awhile_RB
._.