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jerry_NP
springer_NN
has_HVZ
got_VBN
nothing_PN
on_IN
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
._.
"_"
john_NP
mcnaughton_NP
's_POS
new_JJ
thriller_NN
tackles_VBZ
more_DT
tawdry_NN
themes_NNS
in_IN
less_DT
than_CS
two_CD
hours_NNS
than_CS
springer_NN
's_BEZ
notoriously_RB
sleazy_NP
talk_NN
show_NN
broadcasts_NNS
in_IN
two_CD
weeks_NNS
--_???
bisexuality_JJ
,_,
threesomes_RB
,_,
poolside_NN
catfights_NNS
,_,
slutty_JJ
rich_JJ
bimbos_???
,_,
even_JJ
redneck_NP
gator-wrestling_NN
,_,
they're_???
all_PDT
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
raucous_JJ
,_,
complex_JJ
storyline_JJ
._.
but_CC
even_RB
trash_NP
tv_NN
topicality_NN
can't_MD
drag_VB
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
"_"
down_IN
--_???
this_DT
crazy_NN
campfest_NN
plays_VBZ
like_IN
something_PN
you'd_???
find_NN
late-night_NN
on_IN
the_DT
usa_NP
network_NN
,_,
only_RB
infinitely_RB
more_DT
palatable_JJ
and_CC
with_IN
a_DT
solid_JJ
ensemble_NN
cast_VBN
._.
despite_IN
a_DT
smattering_NN
of_IN
needless_JJ
scenes_NNS
(_(
most_DT
of_IN
them_PP
sexual_JJ
in_IN
nature_NN
)_)
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
wicked_JJ
fun_NN
to_IN
be_BE
had_HVD
here_RB
._.
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
"_"
would_MD
be_BE
a_DT
guilty_JJ
pleasure_NN
,_,
only_RB
there_EX
's_BEZ
no_DT
guilty_JJ
feeling_NN
involved_JJ
in_IN
having_HVG
a_DT
good_JJ
time_NN
with_IN
it_PP
._.
high_JJ
school_NN
guidance_NN
counselor_NN
sam_NP
lombardo_NP
(_(
matt_NP
dillon_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
well-liked_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
town_NN
of_IN
blue_JJ
bay_NN
,_,
especially_RB
by_IN
pretty_JJ
,_,
popular_JJ
kelly_NP
van_NP
ryan_NP
(_(
denise_NP
richards_NP
)_)
,_,
whose_WP$
family_NN
name_NN
is_BEZ
among_IN
the_DT
florida_NP
yachting_NN
enclave_NN
's_POS
most_DT
financially_RB
prominent_JJ
._.
hoping_VBG
to_IN
take_VB
her_PP$
crush_NN
to_IN
a_DT
physical_JJ
level_NN
,_,
kelly_NP
seductively_RB
slinks_VBZ
into_IN
lombardo_NP
's_POS
house_NN
after_IN
washing_NN
his_PP$
jeep_NN
for_IN
a_DT
fundraiser_NN
,_,
but_CC
,_,
the_DT
very_RB
next_OD
day_NN
,_,
tearfully_RB
admits_VBZ
to_IN
her_PP$
trollop_NN
mother_NN
(_(
theresa_NP
russell_NP
)_)
that_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
raped_VBN
._.
before_IN
long_JJ
,_,
blue_JJ
bay_NN
detectives_NNS
ray_NP
duquette_NN
(_(
kevin_NP
bacon_NP
)_)
and_CC
gloria_NP
perez_NP
(_(
daphne_???
rubin-vega_JJ
)_(
are_BER
listening_NN
to_IN
similar_JJ
allegations_NNS
from_IN
kelly_NP
's_POS
rebel_NN
classmate_NN
suzie_NN
toller_NN
(_(
neve_???
campbell_NP
)_)
._.
lombardo_NP
,_,
who_WP
maintains_VBZ
his_PP$
innocence_NN
,_,
hires_NNS
neck_NN
brace-sporting_NN
,_,
opportunistic_JJ
lawyer_NN
ken_NP
bowden_NN
(_(
bill_NN
murray_NP
)_)
to_IN
defend_VB
him_PP
in_IN
court_NN
._.
the_DT
previews_NNS
give_VB
away_RB
the_DT
following_JJ
revelations_NNS
,_,
so_RB
if_CS
you_PP
haven't_HV
seen_VBN
any_DT
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
spots_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
television_NN
or_CC
in_IN
the_DT
theater_NN
,_,
you_PP
might_MD
want_VB
to_IN
skip_NN
to_IN
the_DT
next_OD
paragraph_NN
._.
while_CS
cross-examining_VBG
suzie_NN
on_IN
the_DT
witness_NN
stand_VB
,_,
bowden_NN
gets_VBZ
her_PP$
to_TO
break_VB
down_RP
and_CC
admit_VB
that_DT
the_DT
alleged_JJ
rapes_NNS
never_RB
took_VBD
place_NN
--_???
that_RB
kelly_NP
had_HVD
concocted_VBN
this_DT
entire_JJ
scheme_NN
because_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
angry_JJ
that_CS
lombardo_NP
was_BEDZ
sleeping_VBG
with_IN
her_PP$
mother_NN
and_CC
not_XNOT
with_IN
her_PP$
._.
to_TO
pay_VB
lombardo_NP
for_IN
the_DT
damages_NNS
,_,
kelly_NP
's_POS
mother_NN
breaks_NNS
her_PP
daughter_NN
's_POS
trust_NN
fund_NN
and_CC
gives_VBZ
him_PP
$_???
5_CD
._.
5_CD
million_NN
._.
but_CC
lombardo_NP
,_,
kelly_NP
and_CC
suzie_NP
are_BER
actually_RB
all_PDT
working_VBG
together_RB
,_,
and_CC
plan_NN
to_IN
take_VB
the_DT
money_NN
and_CC
run_NN
as_IN
fast_JJ
as_CS
they_PP
can_MD
._.
duquette_NN
and_CC
perez_NP
,_,
however_RB
,_,
begin_VB
to_IN
suspect_NN
that_CS
there_EX
's_BEZ
more_DT
afoot_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
case_NN
than_CS
just_RB
false_JJ
accusations_NNS
._.
if_CS
there_EX
's_BEZ
a_DT
major_JJ
drawback_NN
to_IN
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
,_,
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
that_DT
it_PP
's_BEZ
oversexed_JJ
to_TO
a_DT
fault_NN
._.
the_DT
much-talked-about_NN
hotel_NN
room_NN
menage-a-trois_NP
between_IN
dillon_NP
,_,
campbell_NP
and_CC
richards_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
turn-off_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
also_RB
cut_VBN
short_JJ
(_(
sorry_JJ
,_,
guys_NNS
)_)
,_,
and_CC
should_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
cut_VBN
shorter_JJR
--_???
the_DT
movie_NN
grinds_NNS
to_IN
a_DT
halt_NN
for_IN
pure_JJ
titillation_NP
once_RB
too_RB
often_RB
._.
what_WDT
we_PP
don't_DO
see_VB
is_BEZ
far_RB
more_DT
effective_JJ
than_CS
what_WDT
we_PP
do_DO
._.
another_DT
example_NN
of_IN
this_DT
is_BEZ
kevin_NP
bacon_NP
needlessly_RB
going_VBG
the_DT
full_JJ
monty_NN
in_IN
a_DT
shower_NN
scene_NN
._.
er_NP
,_,
no_DT
thanks_NNS
._.
also_RB
,_,
bacon_NP
's_POS
duquette_NN
feels_VBZ
simultaneously_RB
underdeveloped_JJ
and_CC
overwritten_VBN
._.
daphne_???
rubin-vega_JJ
,_,
from_IN
broadway_NN
's_POS
"_"
rent_NN
,_,
"_"
tries_VBZ
to_IN
compensate_VB
for_IN
a_DT
superfluous_JJ
character_NN
._.
theresa_NP
russell_NP
is_BEZ
just_RB
plain_JJ
wooden_JJ
._.
and_CC
when_CS
,_,
in_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
all_PDT
is_BEZ
out_RP
in_IN
the_DT
open_JJ
,_,
ask_VB
yourself_PPX
if_CS
certain_JJ
scenes_NNS
involving_VBG
these_DT
three_CD
were_BED
really_RB
necessary_JJ
._.
but_CC
what_WDT
keeps_VBZ
the_DT
movie_NN
from_IN
being_BEG
throwaway_RB
junk_???
is_BEZ
an_DT
engaging_JJ
chain_NN
of_IN
surprises_NNS
(_(
some_DT
predictable_JJ
,_,
some_DT
not_XNOT
)_(
that_CS
never_RB
seems_VBZ
to_IN
end_NN
._.
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
"_"
has_HVZ
more_DT
twists_NNS
than_CS
a_DT
crate_VB
full_JJ
of_IN
corkscrews_NNS
,_,
and_CC
most_DT
are_BER
so_RB
gleefully_RB
,_,
over-the-top_NN
nasty_JJ
that_CS
you_PP
can't_MD
help_VB
but_CC
be_BE
charmed_JJ
by_IN
their_PP$
absurd_JJ
showmanship_NN
._.
a_DT
great_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
amusement_NN
also_RB
comes_VBZ
from_IN
watching_VBG
bill_NN
murray_NP
in_IN
a_DT
supporting_JJ
part_NN
that_CS
appears_VBZ
to_IN
have_HV
been_BEN
written_VBN
for_IN
his_PP$
sly_JJ
comedic_JJ
talent_NN
;_;
murray_NP
's_POS
a_DT
stitch_NN
,_,
especially_RB
when_CS
pulling_VBG
up_RP
beside_IN
the_DT
van_NN
ryan_NP
limo_???
after_CS
winning_JJ
lombardo_NP
's_POS
case_NN
and_CC
flipping_JJ
them_PP
off_IN
._.
and_CC
don't_DO
leave_VB
when_CS
the_DT
closing_NN
credits_NNS
hit_VBD
the_DT
screen_NN
,_,
or_CC
you'll_???
miss_NN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
best_JJS
part_NN
--_???
four_CD
bonus_NN
flashbacks_NNS
that_CS
smooth_JJ
over_IN
plot_NN
holes_NNS
while_CS
offering_VBG
a_DT
few_DT
more_DT
tiny_JJ
turns_NNS
,_,
plus_IN
a_DT
final_JJ
scene_NN
that_CS
caps_NNS
everything_PN
off_IN
with_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
stunner_NN
of_IN
a_DT
bombshell_NP
._.
speaking_VBG
of_IN
bombshells_NNS
,_,
denise_NP
richards_NP
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
almost_RB
every_DT
scene_NN
in_IN
a_DT
blue_JJ
bikini_NP
top_NN
,_,
does_DOZ
the_DT
teen_NN
tease_VB
thing_NN
with_IN
a_DT
malicious_JJ
allure_NN
that_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
never_RB
allowed_VBN
to_IN
flaunt_NN
in_IN
"_"
starship_NN
troopers_NNS
._.
"_"
matt_NP
dillon_NP
flexes_NNS
his_PP$
sleepy-voiced_JJ
sex_NN
appeal_NN
,_,
and_CC
pulls_VBZ
off_RP
personality_NN
changes_NNS
with_IN
chameleonic_JJ
precision_NN
._.
neve_???
campbell_NP
,_,
lovely_JJ
as_IN
ever_RB
except_CS
when_CS
sporting_JJ
a_DT
blond_JJ
wig_NN
,_,
gives_VBZ
suzie_NP
a_DT
vengeful_JJ
vulnerability_NN
that_CS
makes_VBZ
her_PP$
the_DT
most_DT
interesting_JJ
member_NN
of_IN
the_DT
conspiring_VBG
trio_NN
._.
re-edited_VBN
and_CC
toned_VBN
down_RP
a_DT
bit_NN
,_,
the_DT
dynamics_NN
between_IN
these_DT
three_CD
actors_NNS
could_MD
have_HV
carried_VBN
the_DT
film_NN
to_IN
greater_JJR
lengths_NNS
._.
but_CC
what_WDT
we're_???
given_JJ
works_NN
well_RB
enough_RB
._.
"_"
wild_JJ
things_NNS
"_"
is_BEZ
highly_RB
entertaining_JJ
and_CC
,_,
indeed_RB
,_,
very_RB
wild_JJ
._.