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i_PP
had_HVD
a_DT
chance_NN
to_IN
see_VB
a_NP
sneak_VB
preview_NN
of_IN
city_NN
slickers_NNS
ii_CD
on_IN
campus_NN
last_OD
night_NN
._.
i_PP
went_VBD
in_IN
with_IN
the_DT
expectation_NN
of_IN
a_DT
film_NN
with_IN
the_DT
similar_JJ
flavor_NN
which_WDT
made_VBD
the_DT
original_JJ
such_DT
a_DT
success_NN
:_:
personal_JJ
growth_NN
and_CC
insightful_JJ
humor_NN
about_IN
life_NN
._.
i_PP
came_VBD
away_RB
somewhat_RB
disappointed_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
regard_NN
,_,
getting_VBG
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
latter_DT
and_CC
not_XNOT
much_RB
of_IN
the_DT
former_DT
._.
the_DT
basic_JJ
plot_NN
revolves_VBZ
around_IN
billy_NP
crystal_NN
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
mitch_NP
robbins_NNS
,_,
turning_VBG
forty_CD
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
now_RB
become_VBN
the_DT
station_NN
manager_NN
of_IN
the_DT
radio_NN
station_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
he_PP
worked_VBD
in_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
given_VBN
a_DT
job_NN
at_IN
the_DT
radio_NN
station_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
best_JJS
friend_NN
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
daniel_NP
stern_NP
,_,
out_RP
of_IN
sympathy_NN
while_CS
stern_JJ
's_POS
character_NN
works_NN
through_IN
his_PP$
divorce_NN
._.
his_PP$
loser_NN
younger_JJR
brother_NN
(_(
john_NP
lovitz_NP
)_)
comes_VBZ
to_IN
mitch_NP
's_POS
house_NN
to_IN
bum_NN
a_DT
money_NN
and_CC
place_NN
to_IN
live_JJ
,_,
all_PDT
while_NN
mitch_NP
and_CC
his_PP$
wife_NN
try_VB
to_IN
celebrate_VB
his_PP$
birthday_NN
._.
during_IN
the_DT
celebration_NN
,_,
mitch_NP
discovers_VBZ
what_WDT
appears_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
treasure_NN
map_NN
in_IN
curly_JJ
's_POS
(_(
the_DT
cattle_NNS
drive_VB
leader_NN
in_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
played_VBD
by_IN
jack_NP
palance_NN
)_)
old_JJ
hat_NN
._.
after_IN
a_DT
business_NN
trip_NN
to_IN
las_NP
vegas_NP
,_,
crystal_NN
,_,
stern_JJ
,_,
and_CC
lovitz_NP
stay_VB
a_DT
few_DT
extra_JJ
days_NNS
to_IN
go_NN
off_IN
in_IN
search_NN
of_IN
the_DT
treasure_NN
._.
on_IN
the_DT
way_NN
,_,
they_PP
run_VB
into_IN
curly_JJ
's_POS
twin_NN
brother_NN
,_,
duke_NN
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
(_)
you_PP
know_VB
who_WP
)_(
jack_NP
palance_NN
._.
first_OD
of_IN
all_PDT
,_,
the_DT
cinematography_NN
was_BEDZ
beautifully_RB
done_DON
,_,
especially_RB
the_DT
outdoor_JJ
scenes_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
desert_NN
._.
the_DT
scenes_NNS
are_BER
such_DT
that_CS
i_PP
would_MD
like_VB
to_IN
see_NN
some_DT
of_IN
those_DT
sights_NNS
filmed_VBN
myself_PPX
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
some_DT
character_NN
development_NN
during_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
the_DT
actors_NNS
remain_VB
true_JJ
to_IN
their_PP$
characters_NNS
and_CC
play_VB
them_PP
well_RB
,_,
without_IN
overplaying_VBG
the_DT
jokes_NNS
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
basic_JJ
adventure_NN
,_,
with_IN
enough_DT
plot_NN
twists_NNS
to_IN
provide_VB
for_IN
an_DT
ending_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
difficult_JJ
to_TO
predict_VB
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
paced_VBD
well_JJ
,_,
but_CC
with_IN
a_DT
couple_NN
slow_JJ
spots_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
middle_NN
and_CC
towards_IN
the_DT
end_NN
._.
humor-wise_NN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
a_DT
good_JJ
number_NN
of_IN
jokes_NNS
which_WDT
maintained_VBD
my_PP$
interest_NN
throughout_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
there_EX
are_BER
memorable_JJ
moments_NNS
like_IN
when_CS
stern_NP
is_BEZ
bitten_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
snake_NN
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
fewer_DT
jokes_NNS
to_IN
laugh_NN
at_IN
in_IN
the_DT
sequel_NN
(_(
surprise_NN
,_,
surprise_NN
for_IN
a_DT
sequel_NN
,_,
right_NN
?_?
)_)
._.
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
slight_JJ
bitter_JJ
aftertaste_NN
i_PP
have_HV
with_IN
this_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
do_DO
mainly_RB
with_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
manipulation_NN
of_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
pull_NN
your_PP$
heart-strings_NNS
too_RB
much_DT
regarding_IN
how_WRB
close_JJ
the_DT
characters_NNS
are_BER
to_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
,_,
like_IN
when_WRB
mitch_NP
had_HVD
decided_VBN
to_IN
suck_VB
the_DT
snake_NN
marrow_NN
out_RP
of_IN
his_PP$
best_JJS
friend_NN
's_BEZ
butt_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
done_DON
again_RB
when_CS
the_DT
gang_NN
meets_VBZ
up_RP
with_IN
some_DT
members_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
cattle_NNS
drive_VB
group_NN
from_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
._.
there_EX
were_BED
also_RB
some_DT
parts_NNS
which_WDT
appeared_VBD
unrealistic_JJ
,_,
like_IN
whether_CS
the_DT
stampede_NN
would_MD
start_VB
in_IN
the_DT
way_NN
it_PP
did_DOD
or_CC
why_WRB
they_PP
didn't_DOD
worry_VB
more_DT
about_IN
water_NN
while_CS
tromping_VBG
around_IN
the_DT
desert_NN
._.
some_DT
strenuous_JJ
stretches_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
imagination_NN
are_BER
required_VBN
here_RB
._.
since_CS
the_DT
objective_NN
of_IN
the_DT
gang_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
find_VB
gold_NN
and_CC
get_VB
rich_JJ
(_(
unlike_IN
finding_VBG
themselves_PPX
in_IN
middle_NN
age_NN
like_IN
in_IN
the_DT
original_JJ
)_)
,_,
i_PP
also_RB
found_VBD
it_PP
harder_RBR
to_IN
empathize_NP
with_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
during_IN
their_PP$
journey_NN
._.
overall_JJ
,_,
i'd_???
say_NN
that_CS
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
entertaining_JJ
and_CC
humorous_JJ
adventure_NN
with_IN
some_DT
story-line_JJ
deficiencies_NNS
making_VBG
it_PP
less_DT
worthy_JJ
than_CS
the_DT
original_JJ
._.
it_PP
may_MD
be_BE
worth_IN
the_DT
full_JJ
price_NN
of_IN
admission_NN
,_,
but_CC
a_DT
matinee_NN
would_MD
be_BE
a_DT
better_JJR
bargain_NN
._.