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because_CS
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of_IN
"_"
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"_"
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._.
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of_IN
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that_DT
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sucked_VBN
._.
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to_IN
say_NN
?_?
what_WDT
the_DT
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you_PP
expect_VB
?_?
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burton_NP
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,_,
boys_NNS
and_CC
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._.
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,_,
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._.
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,_,
disjointed_JJ
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"_"
mars_NP
attacks_NNS
!_!
"_"
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jonathan_NP
rosenbaum_NP
of_IN
the_DT
chicago_NP
reader_NN
and_CC
i_PP
were_BED
two_CD
of_IN
the_DT
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critics_NNS
in_IN
america_NP
to_IN
praise_NN
the_DT
movie_NN
)_)
burton_NP
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"_"
mars_NP
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!_!
"_"
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and_CC
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up_RP
._.
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of_IN
the_DT
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of_IN
an_DT
astronaut_NP
that_CS
lands_NNS
on_IN
a_DT
planet_NN
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rule_NN
men_NNS
looks_VBZ
great_JJ
._.
the_DT
apes_NNS
,_,
courtesy_NN
of_IN
make-up_NN
magician_JJ
rick_NP
baker_NP
,_,
are_BER
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and_CC
ape_NN
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a_DT
wonder_NN
to_IN
behold_VB
._.
like_IN
astronaut_NP
leo_NP
davidson_NP
(_(
wahlberg_NP
)_)
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
hits_VBZ
the_DT
ground_NN
running_VBG
,_,
whisking_VBG
viewers_NNS
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a_DT
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the_DT
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fight_NN
scenes_NNS
that_CS
come_VB
later_JJR
._.
as_CS
for_IN
wahlberg_NP
,_,
consider_VB
what_WDT
burton_NP
does_DOZ
with_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
._.
from_IN
his_PP$
start_NN
as_IN
a_DT
filmmaker_NN
,_,
burton_NP
has_HVZ
shown_VBN
his_PP$
fascination_NN
with_IN
colorful_JJ
misfits_NNS
(_(
pee-wee_NN
herman_NN
,_,
the_DT
joker_NN
,_,
ed_NN
wood_NN
,_,
the_DT
ack-acking_NN
martians_NNS
,_,
etc_RB
._.
)_)
and_CC
lack_NN
of_IN
interest_NN
in_IN
standard_NN
issue_NN
heroes_NNS
._.
so_RB
leo_NP
davidson_NP
spends_VBZ
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
getting_VBG
the_DT
living_NN
shit_NN
kicked_VBD
out_RP
of_IN
him_PP
before_IN
the_DT
biggest_JJS
guilt_NN
trip_NN
in_IN
history_NN
is_BEZ
dropped_VBN
on_IN
his_PP$
shoulders_NNS
._.
as_CS
for_IN
lack_NN
of_IN
color_NN
,_,
remember_VB
,_,
leo_NP
only_RB
launches_VBZ
into_IN
space_NN
to_IN
get_VB
his_PP$
monkey_NN
back_RP
._.
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
want_VB
to_TO
lead_VB
humanity_NN
and_CC
he_PP
isn't_BEZ
looking_VBG
for_IN
romance_NN
from_IN
a_DT
pretty_JJ
,_,
but_CC
dull_JJ
human_JJ
(_(
estella_NN
warren_NP
)_)
or_CC
a_DT
dynamic_JJ
ape_NN
(_(
helena_NP
bonham_NP
carter_NP
,_,
terrific_JJ
as_IN
an_DT
equal-rights_NNS
activist_NN
)_)
._.
as_CS
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
just_RB
wants_VBZ
out_RP
,_,
wahlberg_NP
is_BEZ
focused_VBN
,_,
subtle_JJ
and_CC
sly_JJ
._.
the_DT
surprise_NN
ending_NN
provides_VBZ
the_DT
requisite_JJ
shock_NN
(_(
and_CC
some_DT
more_RBR
dandy_NP
visuals_NP
,_,
particularly_RB
of_IN
the_DT
approaching_JJ
authority_NN
figures_NNS
)_)
,_,
but_CC
admittedly_RB
isn't_BEZ
nearly_RB
as_IN
satisfying_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
one_CD
in_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
._.
for_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
ending_NN
to_IN
work_NN
,_,
we_PP
only_RB
had_HVD
to_TO
make_VB
one_CD
simple_JJ
connection_NN
,_,
for_IN
this_DT
one_CD
,_,
we_PP
have_HV
to_TO
write_VB
a_DT
whole_JJ
new_JJ
screenplay_NN
._.
the_DT
1968_CD
"_"
apes_NNS
"_"
boasted_VBD
a_DT
handful_NN
of_IN
great_JJ
scenes_NNS
,_,
cool_JJ
looking_VBG
monkeys_NNS
,_,
a_DT
deliciously_RB
hammy_NP
performance_NN
by_IN
charlton_NP
heston_NP
(_(
who_WP
appears_VBZ
uncredited_JJ
here_RB
as_CS
an_DT
aged_IN
chimp_NN
on_IN
his_PP$
deathbed_NN
,_,
re-delivering_VBG
a_DT
classic_JJ
line_NN
)_)
and_CC
a_DT
killer_NN
ending_NN
._.
but_CC
viewers_NNS
had_HVD
to_TO
suffer_VB
through_IN
numerous_JJ
dull_JJ
stretches_NNS
punctuated_VBN
by_IN
social_JJ
and_CC
political_JJ
messages_NNS
delivered_VBN
with_IN
the_DT
grace_NN
of_IN
a_DT
wrecking_NN
ball_NN
._.
the_DT
2001_CD
"_"
planet_NN
of_IN
the_DT
apes_NNS
"_"
offers_VBZ
a_DT
different_JJ
set_NN
of_IN
great_JJ
scenes_NNS
,_,
much_DT
cooler_NN
looking_VBG
monkeys_NNS
,_,
fine_JJ
acting_NN
from_IN
wahlberg_NP
,_,
bonham_NP
carter_NP
,_,
paul_NP
giamatti_NP
and_CC
tim_NP
roth_NP
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
not_XNOT
so_RB
good_JJ
ending_NN
._.
it_PP
also_RB
gives_VBZ
us_PP
another_DT
chance_NN
to_IN
experience_NN
the_DT
skewed_JJ
vision_NN
of_IN
tim_NP
burton_NP
and_CC
that_DT
's_BEZ
nothing_PN
to_IN
complain_VB
about_IN
._.