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i_PP
must_MD
admit_VB
i'm_???
going_VBG
to_TO
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my_PP$
review_NN
of_IN
the_DT
new_JJ
romantic_JJ
comedy_NN
serendipity_NN
,_,
because_CS
that_DT
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i_PP
met_VBD
my_PP$
current_JJ
girlfriend_NN
._.
the_DT
magic_JJ
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of_IN
our_PP$
fated_JJ
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embodied_VBN
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the_DT
quirkiness_NN
and_CC
freshness_NN
of_IN
the_DT
very_RB
funny_JJ
and_CC
very_RB
romantic_JJ
serendipity_NN
._.
i_PP
am_BEM
not_XNOT
a_DT
big_JJ
fan_NN
of_IN
the_DT
romantic_JJ
comedy_NN
genre_NN
,_,
but_CC
something_PN
drew_VBD
me_PP
to_IN
this_DT
film_NN
._.
maybe_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
casting_NN
of_IN
the_DT
underrated_JJ
jeremy_NP
piven_NN
in_IN
a_DT
supporting_JJ
role_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
hilarious_JJ
eugene_NP
levy_NN
._.
maybe_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
my_PP$
hope_NN
that_CS
john_NP
cusack_NN
would_MD
get_VB
the_DT
redemption_NN
he_PP
justly_RB
deserves_VBZ
after_IN
such_DT
crap_NN
as_IN
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
,_,
con_NN
air_NN
,_,
and_CC
pushing_VBG
tin_NN
._.
but_CC
maybe_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
because_CS
i_PP
feel_VB
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giddy_JJ
as_IN
a_DT
school_NN
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right_NN
now_RB
with_IN
this_DT
whole_JJ
romantic_JJ
thing_NN
currently_RB
in_IN
my_PP$
life_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
serendipity_NN
is_BEZ
simple_JJ
._.
two_CD
people_NN
,_,
john_NP
trager_NN
(_(
john_NP
cusack_NN
)_)
and_CC
sara_???
thomas_NP
(_)
kate_NP
beckinsale_NN
,_,
looking_VBG
ever_RB
so_RB
hot_JJ
)_)
,_,
have_HV
a_DT
chance_NN
encounter_NN
over_IN
a_DT
pair_NN
of_IN
gloves_NNS
--_???
with_IN
buck_NN
henry_NP
smack_NN
dab_???
in_CD
the_DT
middle_NN
._.
charmed_JJ
beyond_IN
repair_NN
,_,
these_DT
two_CD
knuckleheads_NNS
grab_VB
a_DT
sundae_NN
together_RB
at_IN
a_DT
caf_???
?_?
called_JJ
serendipity_NN
,_,
talk_VB
about_IN
that_DT
irresponsible_JJ
thing_NN
called_VBN
fate_NN
and_CC
the_DT
avenues_NNS
it_PP
leads_VBZ
people_NN
down_RP
,_,
and_CC
spend_VB
a_DT
few_DT
hours_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
local_JJ
ice_NN
skating_VBG
rink_NN
._.
but_CC
with_IN
each_DT
of_IN
them_PP
already_RB
involved_JJ
with_IN
other_JJ
parties_NNS
,_,
sara_???
has_HVZ
john_NP
write_VB
his_PP$
name_NN
and_CC
number_NN
on_IN
a_DT
$_???
5_CD
bill_NP
and_CC
she_PP
writes_VBZ
her_PP$
name_NN
and_CC
number_NN
on_IN
a_DT
copy_NN
of_IN
love_NN
in_IN
the_DT
time_NN
of_IN
cholera_NN
._.
sara_???
declares_VBZ
that_CS
if_CS
this_DT
"_"
thing_NN
"_"
--_???
let_VB
's_BEZ
just_RB
call_VB
it_PP
love_VB
--_???
is_BEZ
destined_VBN
to_IN
happen_VB
,_,
fate_NN
will_MD
bring_VB
them_PP
together_RB
in_IN
the_DT
future_NN
._.
years_NNS
later_RBR
and_CC
on_IN
opposite_JJ
coasts_NNS
of_IN
america_NP
,_,
john_NP
and_CC
sara_???
--_???
both_RB
engaged_VBN
but_CC
still_RB
unsure_JJ
whether_CS
they_PP
have_HV
found_VBN
their_PP$
soul_NN
mates_NNS
--_???
decide_VB
to_TO
seek_VB
each_DT
other_JJ
out_RP
to_IN
rest_NN
their_PP$
doubts_NNS
._.
what_WDT
happens_VBZ
then_RB
is_BEZ
an_DT
enjoyable_JJ
and_CC
often_RB
hilarious_JJ
cat-and-mouse_CS
game_NN
with_IN
the_DT
fates_NNS
-_-
involving_VBG
such_DT
items_NNS
as_IN
mistaken_JJ
identity_NN
,_,
a_DT
graduate_NN
homage_NN
,_,
john_NP
corbett_NP
as_IN
a_DT
freaky_JJ
new_JJ
age_NN
musician_NN
,_,
and_CC
eugene_NP
levy_NN
as_IN
an_DT
irate_JJ
and_CC
crazed_JJ
salesman_NN
--_???
to_TO
find_VB
out_RP
if_CS
that_DT
"_"
thing_NN
"_"
was_BEDZ
right_RB
after_IN
all_PDT
._.
fortunately_RB
,_,
first-time_JJ
screenwriter_NN
marc_NP
klein_NP
has_HVZ
sketched_VBN
strong_JJ
,_,
well-rounded_JJ
,_,
characters_NNS
to_IN
propel_NN
a_DT
predictable_JJ
and_CC
corny_JJ
narrative_NN
._.
coupled_VBN
with_IN
deft_JJ
directing_VBG
by_IN
michael_NP
chelsom_NN
(_(
director_NN
of_IN
the_DT
very_RB
unfunny_JJ
town_NN
and_CC
country_NN
and_CC
the_DT
very_RB
funny_JJ
funny_JJ
bones_NNS
)_)
and_CC
the_DT
use_NN
of_IN
time-lapse_NN
camera_NN
work_NN
to_IN
illustrate_VB
the_DT
passage_NN
of_IN
years_NNS
--_???
the_DT
film_NN
comes_VBZ
off_IN
with_IN
genuine_JJ
believability_NN
and_CC
sincerity_NN
._.
both_RB
piven_CD
and_CC
molly_RB
shannon_NP
make_VB
nice_JJ
sidekick_NN
characters_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
flipside_NN
,_,
films_NNS
such_DT
as_IN
you've_???
got_VBD
mail_NN
,_,
made_VBN
in_IN
heaven_NN
,_,
and_CC
even_RB
high_JJ
fidelity_NN
are_BER
the_DT
quiet_JJ
inspirations_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
main_JJ
journey_NN
at_IN
hand_NN
._.
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
what_WDT
happens_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
unexpecting_NN
characters_NNS
left_VBD
behind_IN
in_IN
the_DT
romantic_JJ
wake_NN
after_IN
john_NP
and_CC
sara_???
find_NN
happiness_NN
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
most_DT
unsettling_NN
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
picture_NN
._.