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at_IN
the_DT
sony_NP
astor_NN
cinema_NN
in_IN
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city_NN
,_,
of_IN
james_NP
cameron_NP
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heralded_VBN
film_NN
,_,
titanic_NP
._.
postponed_VBN
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last_OD
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,_,
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the_DT
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expensive_JJ
movie_NN
in_IN
history_NN
,_,
this_DT
was_BEDZ
one_CD
film_NN
i_PP
was_BEDZ
eager_JJ
to_TO
preview_VB
._.
so_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
this_DT
movie_NN
going_VBG
to_IN
sink_NN
or_CC
swim_NN
this_DT
holiday_NN
?_?
my_PP$
best_JJS
guess_NN
._.
._.
._.
._.
it_NN
will_MD
sink_VB
,_,
though_CS
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many_DT
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attatched_VBD
to_TO
its_PP$
hull_NN
._.
no_DT
doubt_NN
,_,
titanic_NP
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the_DT
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ever_RB
made_VBN
._.
it_PP
boasts_VBZ
the_DT
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amazing_JJ
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that_CS
i_PP
have_HV
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seen_VBN
done_DON
to_TO
date_VB
._.
to_IN
see_NN
a_DT
ship_NN
fall_NN
apart_RB
,_,
with_IN
actual_JJ
people_NN
running_VBG
across_IN
the_DT
ship_NN
,_,
flying_VBG
across_IN
the_DT
deck_NN
,_,
and_CC
falling_VBG
to_IN
the_DT
water_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
just_RB
amazing_JJ
to_IN
look_NN
at_IN
._.
the_DT
effects_NNS
are_BER
so_RB
stunningly_RB
realistic_JJ
,_,
you_PP
would_MD
swear_VB
you_PP
were_BED
looking_VBG
at_IN
actual_JJ
footage_NN
._.
but_CC
titanic_NP
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more_DT
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a_DT
disaster_NN
movie_NN
,_,
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that_CS
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where_CS
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problem_NN
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._.
there_RB
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nearly_RB
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the_DT
entire_JJ
premise_NN
._.
i'll_???
give_VB
a_DT
capsule_NN
summary_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
without_IN
spoiling_VBG
anything_PN
for_IN
you_PP
:_:
the_DT
film_NN
begins_VBZ
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a_DT
modern_JJ
day_NN
excavation_NN
of_IN
sorts_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
sunken_JJ
titanic_NP
._.
we_PP
see_VB
actual_JJ
footage_NN
of_IN
the_DT
sunken_JJ
ship_NN
,_,
as_CS
cammeron_NN
had_HVD
set_VBN
up_RP
special_JJ
cameras_NNS
to_IN
film_NN
the_DT
wreckage_NN
on_IN
the_DT
ocean_NN
floor_NN
._.
bill_NN
paxton_NP
leads_VBZ
the_DT
expedition_NN
,_,
in_IN
search_NN
of_IN
sunken_JJ
treasure_NN
._.
what_WDT
he_PP
finds_VBZ
instead_RB
,_,
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him_PP
to_TO
a_DT
mysterious_JJ
old_JJ
woman_NN
who_WP
recounts_VBZ
her_PP$
tale_NN
of_IN
the_DT
titanic_NP
voyage_NN
._.
we_PP
meet_VB
rose_NN
(_(
kate_NP
winslet_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
young_JJ
woman_NN
,_,
who_WP
comes_VBZ
from_IN
an_DT
upper-class_JJ
family_NN
._.
rose_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
be_BE
wed_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
man_NN
she_PP
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
love_VB
._.
we_PP
meet_VB
jack_NP
(_(
leonardo_NP
dicaprio_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
young_JJ
man_NN
,_,
who_WP
comes_VBZ
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a_DT
poor_JJ
financial_JJ
background_NN
,_,
and_CC
wins_NNS
a_DT
ticket_NN
aboard_IN
the_DT
titanic_NP
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
poker_NN
game_NN
._.
the_DT
two_CD
meet_VB
under_IN
interesting_JJ
circumstances_NNS
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
love_NN
story_NN
begins_VBZ
._.
add_VB
in_IN
a_DT
jealous_JJ
fiance_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
not-so-nice_NN
law_NN
officer_NN
played_VBD
by_IN
david_NP
warner_NP
,_,
and_CC
you_PP
have_HV
a_DT
story_NN
that_CS
,_,
well_RB
,_,
gets_VBZ
a_DT
bit_NN
overplayed_VBD
and_CC
oversappy_JJ
._.
i_PP
must_MD
add_VB
,_,
at_IN
this_DT
point_NN
,_,
that_CS
the_DT
most_DT
likeable_JJ
character_NN
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
played_VBN
by_IN
kathy_NP
bates_NP
,_,
as_CS
a_DT
woman_NN
with_IN
"_"
new_JJ
money_NN
"_"
who_WP
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a_DT
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the_DT
other_JJ
rich_JJ
folk_NN
on_IN
the_DT
ship_NN
._.
she_PP
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a_DT
pleasure_NN
to_IN
see_VB
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
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the_DT
ship_NN
does_DOZ
hit_VB
the_DT
iceberg_NN
at_IN
exactly_RB
40_CD
:_:
40_CD
into_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
eventually_RB
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,_,
you_PP
never_RB
really_RB
feel_VB
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these_DT
characters_NNS
._.
the_DT
film_NN
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just_RB
loaded_VBN
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unlikeable_JJ
rich_JJ
snobs_???
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other_JJ
folk_NN
you_PP
never_RB
really_RB
get_VB
a_DT
grasp_NN
on_IN
._.
the_DT
effects_NNS
are_BER
tremendous_JJ
._.
from_IN
the_DT
roars_NNS
of_IN
gears_NNS
and_CC
pumps_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
engine_NN
room_NN
,_,
to_IN
a_DT
doomed_VBN
ship_NN
cracking_VBG
at_IN
the_DT
seams_NNS
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
an_DT
effects_NNS
picture_NN
that_CS
looks_VBZ
and_CC
sounds_VBZ
like_IN
no_DT
other_JJ
._.
we_PP
saw_VBD
titanic_NP
in_IN
dolby_NP
digital_JJ
surround_VB
,_,
and_CC
by_IN
far_RB
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
sounding_NN
movie_NN
i_PP
have_HV
ever_RB
seen_VBN
._.
my_PP$
friend_NN
commented_VBD
it_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
best_JJS
sound_NN
mix_NN
he_PP
has_HVZ
ever_RB
heard_VBN
._.
when_CS
people_NN
are_BER
in_IN
the_DT
water_NN
,_,
at_IN
film_NN
's_POS
end_NN
,_,
you_PP
are_BER
surrounded_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
voices_NNS
of_IN
lost_JJ
soles_NNS
._.
titanic_NP
runs_VBZ
far_RB
too_RB
long_JJ
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
15_CD
hours_NNS
and_CC
15_CD
minutes_NNS
in_IN
length_NN
._.
and_CC
,_,
while_CS
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
first_OD
45_CD
._.
45_CD
hours_NNS
runs_VBZ
very_RB
fast_RB
and_CC
well-paced_VBN
,_,
the_DT
final_JJ
45_CD
minutes_NNS
almost_RB
comes_VBZ
to_IN
a_DT
sudden_JJ
stop_NN
,_,
and_CC
you_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
this_DT
sappy_JJ
love_NN
story_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
finish_VB
itself_PPX
out_RP
before_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
finally_RB
ends_VBZ
._.
don't_DO
get_VB
me_PP
wrong_JJ
about_IN
titanic_NP
._.
._.
._.
._.
it_NN
's_POS
not_XNOT
a_DT
bad_JJ
as_IN
i_PP
am_RB
making_VBG
it_PP
out_RP
to_IN
be_BE
._.
it_PP
really_RB
is_BEZ
an_DT
exceptionaly_NN
well-made_JJ
film_NN
._.
the_DT
costumes_NNS
and_CC
sets_NNS
are_BER
incredible_JJ
,_,
and_CC
true_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
time_NN
period_NN
._.
the_DT
ship_NN
is_BEZ
painstakingly_RB
created_VBN
exactly_RB
true_JJ
to_IN
form_NN
,_,
as_CS
we_PP
see_VB
actual_JJ
pictures_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
modern-day_JJ
wreckage_NN
,_,
transformed_VBN
into_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
depiction_NP
._.
this_DT
film_NN
will_MD
certainly_RB
win_VB
on_IN
effects_NNS
,_,
costume_NN
,_,
set_NN
design_NN
and_CC
sound_NN
._.
cameron_NP
has_HVZ
certainly_RB
made_VBN
his_PP$
best_JJS
film_NN
to_IN
date_NN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
titanic_NP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
best_JJS
picture_NN
candidate_NN
._.
it_PP
just_RB
doesn't_DOZ
have_HV
a_DT
strong_JJ
supporting_JJ
story_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
an_DT
exceptional_JJ
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film_NN
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sappy_JJ
filler_NN
inside_IN
._.
it_PP
just_RB
doesn't_DOZ
have_HV
the_DT
emotional_JJ
impact_NN
that_CS
i_PP
suspect_VB
mr_NN
._.
cameron_NP
was_BEDZ
shooting_VBG
for_IN
._.
i_PP
predict_VB
that_CS
titanic_NP
will_MD
open_VB
to_IN
likeable_JJ
reviews_NNS
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
worth_IN
seeing_VBG
._.
i_PP
predict_VB
that_CS
it_PP
will_MD
only_RB
do_DO
moderately_RB
well_RB
at_IN
the_DT
box_NN
office_NN
._.
with_IN
its_PP$
extreme_JJ
running_NN
time_NN
,_,
and_CC
lack_NN
of_IN
enough_DT
robust_JJ
to_IN
get_VB
substantial_JJ
word-of-mouth_NN
,_,
i_PP
expect_VB
that_CS
it_PP
will_MD
do_DO
even_RB
better_JJR
on_IN
home_NN
video_NN
._.
this_DT
will_MD
certainly_RB
be_BE
the_DT
definitive_JJ
ac3_???
movie_NN
for_IN
all_PDT
you_PP
home_RB
theater_NN
enthusiasts_NNS
._.
titanic_NP
opens_VBZ
december_NP
19th_CD
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
released_VBN
by_IN
paramount_JJ
pictures_NNS
and_CC
twentieth_OD
century-fox_???
._.
i_PP
give_VB
titanic_NP
3_CD
stars_NNS
(_(
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
bad_JJ
._.
ron_NP
epstein_NP
riginally_RB
posted_VBN
in_IN
home_NN
theater_NN
forum_NN
=_SYM
=_SYM
=_SYM