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"_"
last_OD
night_NN
"_"
could_MD
have_HV
an_DT
"_"
aka_???
"_"
tagged_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
it_PP
that_CS
says_VBZ
,_,
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
,_,
and_CC
we_PP
feel_VB
fine_JJ
"_"
._.
"_"
last_OD
night_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
about_IN
just_RB
that_DT
._.
the_DT
last_OD
night_NN
of_IN
planet_NN
earth_NN
's_POS
existence_NN
._.
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
end_VB
at_IN
precisely_RB
midnight_NN
,_,
january_NP
2000_CD
,_,
2000_CD
._.
how_WRB
scientists_NNS
were_BED
so_RB
accurately_RB
able_JJ
to_IN
predict_VB
when_CS
this_DT
catastrophic_JJ
event_NN
would_MD
occur_VB
is_BEZ
never_RB
explained_VBN
._.
nor_CC
is_BEZ
the_DT
event_NN
itself_PPX
._.
throughout_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
no_DT
explanation_NN
is_BEZ
given_VBN
as_IN
to_IN
why_WRB
this_DT
is_BEZ
happening_VBG
._.
in_IN
doing_DOG
this_DT
,_,
mckellar_JJ
(_)
who_WP
also_RB
wrote_VBD
and_CC
directed_VBN
the_DT
film_NN
)_)
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
trying_JJ
to_TO
transcend_VB
the_DT
genre_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
attempted_VBN
to_IN
make_VB
a_NP
film_NN
about_IN
people_NN
,_,
and_CC
how_WRB
each_DT
of_IN
them_PP
deals_NNS
with_IN
their_PP$
last_OD
night_NN
of_IN
life_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
contains_VBZ
no_DT
science_NN
fiction_NN
elements_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
allows_VBZ
the_DT
viewer_NN
to_IN
concentrate_VB
on_IN
the_DT
feelings_NNS
and_CC
actions_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
mckellar_JJ
is_BEZ
largely_RB
successful_JJ
in_IN
his_PP$
attempt_NN
to_IN
rise_NN
above_IN
his_PP$
material_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
set_VBN
in_IN
toronto_NP
,_,
and_CC
follows_VBZ
several_DT
people_NN
in_IN
their_PP$
various_JJ
escapades_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
last_OD
night_NN
of_IN
existence_NN
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
mckellar_JJ
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
just_RB
wants_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
alone_JJ
when_CS
the_DT
moment_NN
occurs_VBZ
,_,
but_CC
keeps_VBZ
getting_VBG
interrupted_JJ
by_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
(_(
sandra_NP
oh_UH
)_(
in_CD
search_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
husband_NN
._.
her_PP
husband_NN
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
david_NP
cronenberg_NP
,_,
is_BEZ
spending_VBG
the_DT
day_NN
working_VBG
at_IN
the_DT
gas_NN
company_NN
,_,
informing_NN
people_NN
that_CS
they_PP
will_MD
attempt_VB
to_IN
keep_NN
providing_VBG
gas_NN
right_NN
up_RP
until_IN
the_DT
end_NN
._.
finally_RB
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
mckellar_JJ
's_POS
friend_NN
,_,
played_VBD
by_IN
callum_NN
keith_NP
rennie_NP
,_,
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
spent_VBN
his_PP$
final_JJ
months_NNS
trying_VBG
out_RP
every_DT
sexual_JJ
perversion_NN
you_PP
can_MD
think_VB
of_IN
._.
mckellar_JJ
has_HVZ
crafted_VBN
a_DT
gang_NN
of_IN
the_DT
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
interesting_JJ
characters_NNS
i've_???
seen_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
film_NN
in_IN
months_NNS
._.
these_DT
people_NN
all_PDT
felt_NN
real_JJ
to_IN
me_PP
,_,
especially_RB
the_DT
character_NN
played_VBD
by_IN
sandra_NP
oh_UH
._.
we_PP
can_MD
see_VB
her_PP$
desperation_NN
,_,
her_PP$
utter_JJ
need_NN
to_IN
be_BE
with_IN
her_PP$
husband_NN
in_IN
the_DT
final_JJ
hours_NNS
._.
rennie_NN
is_BEZ
good_JJ
,_,
too_RB
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
man_NN
who_WP
wants_VBZ
to_IN
literally_RB
try_VB
everything_PN
before_IN
he_PP
dies_VBZ
._.
he_PP
exudes_VBZ
such_DT
charm_NN
and_CC
likeablity_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
surprising_JJ
that_CS
we're_???
rooting_NNS
for_IN
him_PP
to_IN
get_VB
what_WDT
he_PP
wants_VBZ
._.
but_CC
for_IN
me_PP
,_,
the_DT
biggest_JJS
surprise_NN
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
mckellar_JJ
._.
i_PP
knew_VBD
that_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
a_DT
talented_JJ
director_NN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
had_HVD
no_DT
idea_NN
he_PP
could_MD
act_VB
as_IN
well_RB
._.
his_PP$
insistence_NN
to_IN
be_BE
alone_JJ
,_,
much_DT
to_IN
the_DT
dismay_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
parents_NNS
,_,
is_BEZ
something_PN
that_CS
most_DT
people_NN
would_MD
find_VB
difficult_JJ
to_IN
understand_VB
,_,
but_CC
as_CS
played_VBN
by_IN
mckellar_JJ
,_,
we_PP
can_MD
understand_VB
his_PP$
reasons_NNS
._.
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
buy_VB
into_IN
the_DT
whole_JJ
notion_NN
that_CS
just_RB
because_CS
everyone_PN
's_POS
going_VBG
to_TO
die_VB
,_,
he_PP
should_MD
immediately_RB
find_VB
some_DT
companionship_NN
._.
he_PP
realizes_VBZ
the_DT
relationship_NN
would_MD
be_BE
forced_VBN
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
would_MD
only_RB
be_BE
together_RB
for_IN
the_DT
sake_NN
of_IN
being_BEG
together_RB
._.
mckellar_JJ
gives_VBZ
a_DT
brilliant_JJ
performance_NN
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
hope_VB
he_PP
alternates_VBZ
between_IN
directing_VBG
and_CC
acting_VBG
._.
my_PP$
only_JJ
quibble_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
we_PP
never_RB
find_VB
out_RP
why_WRB
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
ending_VBG
._.
i_PP
really_RB
wanted_VBD
to_TO
know_VB
,_,
and_CC
my_PP$
need_NN
to_IN
know_VB
was_BEDZ
hanging_JJ
over_IN
the_DT
film_NN
at_IN
all_PDT
times_NNS
._.
i_PP
appreciate_VB
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
mckellar_JJ
didn't_DOD
want_NN
the_DT
material_NN
to_IN
rule_NN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
he_PP
wanted_VBD
the_DT
movie_NN
to_IN
be_BE
more_DT
of_IN
a_DT
study_NN
in_IN
human_JJ
behavious_JJ
._.
however_RB
,_,
in_IN
not_XNOT
telling_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
what_WDT
the_DT
cause_NN
of_IN
earth_NN
's_POS
destruction_NN
is_BEZ
,_,
he_PP
's_BEZ
left_JJ
a_DT
big_JJ
question_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
in_CD
their_PP$
minds_NNS
throughout_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
another_DT
problem_NN
is_BEZ
we_PP
never_RB
see_VB
anybody_PN
panicking_VBG
._.
i_PP
would_MD
imagine_VB
if_CS
the_DT
world_NN
was_BEDZ
ending_VBG
,_,
and_CC
there_EX
was_BEDZ
nothing_PN
to_IN
be_BE
done_DON
about_IN
it_PP
,_,
a_DT
large_JJ
segment_NN
of_IN
the_DT
population_NN
would_MD
be_BE
going_VBG
out_RP
of_IN
their_PP$
minds_NNS
._.
instead_RB
,_,
we_PP
are_BER
treated_VBN
to_IN
shots_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
giant_NN
crowd_NN
partying_VBG
like_IN
it_PP
's_BEZ
new_JJ
year_NN
's_POS
eve_NN
._.
i_PP
just_RB
didn't_DOD
buy_VB
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
everyone_PN
had_HVD
completely_RB
accepted_VBN
their_PP$
fate_NN
._.
no_DT
one_CD
had_HVD
the_DT
urge_NN
to_IN
"_"
rage_NN
against_IN
the_DT
dying_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
light_NN
"_"
._.
despite_IN
these_DT
small_JJ
problems_NNS
,_,
"_"
last_OD
night_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
one_PN
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
movies_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
year_NN
._.
as_CS
opposed_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
moronic_JJ
"_"
armageddon_NP
"_"
,_,
"_"
last_OD
night_NN
"_"
treats_VBZ
the_DT
subject_NN
at_IN
hand_NN
with_IN
maturity_NN
and_CC
believabilty_NN
._.
and_CC
bruce_NP
willis_NP
never_RB
shows_VBZ
up_RP
to_IN
save_NN
the_DT
day_NN
._.