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"_"
the_DT
tailor_NN
of_IN
panama_NP
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
different_JJ
kind_NN
of_IN
spy_NN
movie_NN
._.
despite_IN
the_DT
presence_NN
of_IN
pierce_NP
brosnan_NP
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
nary_???
a_DT
hint_NN
of_IN
james_NP
bond_NN
flash_NN
here_RB
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
big_JJ
action_NN
scenes_NNS
,_,
leering_VBG
super_JJ
villains_NNS
and_CC
empty-headed_VBD
femme_NN
fatales_NNS
,_,
we_PP
get_VB
interesting_JJ
characters_NNS
and_CC
an_DT
intriguing_JJ
situation_NN
._.
based_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
novel_NN
by_IN
john_NP
le_NP
carr_NP
?_?
,_,
who_NP
also_RB
co-wrote_VB
the_DT
screenplay_NN
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
offers_VBZ
viewers_NNS
something_PN
rarely_RB
seen_VBN
in_IN
theaters_NNS
this_DT
time_NN
of_IN
year_NN
:_:
a_DT
solid_JJ
,_,
well-told_JJ
story_NN
._.
brosnan_NP
plays_VBZ
andy_NP
osnard_NP
,_,
a_DT
british_JJ
operative_JJ
walking_NN
on_IN
thin_JJ
ice_NN
._.
his_PP$
british_JJ
superiors_NNS
ship_NN
him_PP
off_RP
to_IN
panama_NP
,_,
making_VBG
sure_JJ
he_PP
understands_VBZ
that_CS
he_PP
had_HVD
better_RBR
not_XNOT
screw_NN
up_IN
the_DT
placement_NN
._.
osnard_NP
arrives_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
tropics_NN
virtually_RB
oozing_VBG
contempt_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
new_JJ
co-workers_NNS
and_CC
his_PP$
new_JJ
home_NN
base_NN
._.
when_CS
shown_VBN
the_DT
bridge_NN
of_IN
the_DT
americas_NPS
by_IN
a_DT
person_NN
marveling_VBG
over_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
,_,
since_CS
the_DT
creation_NN
of_IN
the_DT
panama_NP
canal_NN
,_,
the_DT
structure_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
sole_JJ
connection_NN
between_IN
north_NN
and_CC
south_NN
america_NP
,_,
he_PP
barely_RB
keeps_VBZ
from_IN
yawning_VBG
._.
brosnan_NP
clearly_RB
relishes_VBZ
the_DT
chance_NN
to_IN
be_BE
the_DT
antithesis_NN
of_IN
007_CD
,_,
investing_JJ
the_DT
suave_JJ
spy_NN
with_IN
a_DT
distinct_JJ
reptilian_JJ
quality_NN
coupled_VBN
with_IN
an_DT
air_NN
of_IN
indifference_NN
that_CS
irks_???
his_PP$
fellows_NNS
to_IN
no_DT
end_NN
._.
searching_NN
for_IN
a_DT
way_NN
to_IN
get_VB
information_NN
on_IN
the_DT
government_NN
,_,
osnard_NP
sets_NNS
his_PP$
sights_NNS
on_IN
harry_NP
pendel_NP
(_(
geoffrey_NP
rush_NN
)_)
,_,
an_DT
unctuous_JJ
tailor_NN
serving_VBG
the_DT
panamanian_JJ
elite_NN
._.
harry_NP
claims_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
transplant_NN
from_IN
britain_NP
's_POS
renowned_JJ
saville_NP
row_NN
,_,
but_CC
osnard_NP
knows_VBZ
his_PP$
secret_JJ
:_:
the_DT
tailor_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
ex-con_NN
who_WP
served_VBD
five_CD
years_NNS
in_IN
prison_NN
after_IN
torching_VBG
his_PP$
uncle_NN
's_POS
shop_NN
in_IN
an_DT
insurance_NN
scam_???
._.
he_PP
also_RB
knows_VBZ
that_CS
harry_NP
is_BEZ
up_RP
to_TO
his_PP$
ears_NNS
in_IN
debt_NN
,_,
having_HVG
spent_VBN
a_DT
fortune_NN
on_IN
an_DT
unsuccessful_JJ
farm_NN
._.
osnard_NP
offers_VBZ
harry_NP
a_DT
way_NN
out_RP
._.
he_PP
will_MD
pay_VB
for_IN
information_NN
harry_NP
has_HVZ
gathered_VBN
from_IN
his_PP$
upscale_NN
clientele_NN
._.
eager_JJ
to_IN
comply_VB
,_,
harry_NP
offers_VBZ
what_WDT
he_PP
knows_VBZ
,_,
then_RB
starts_VBZ
concocting_VBG
tidbits_NNS
to_IN
keep_NN
the_DT
money_NN
flowing_JJ
._.
before_IN
long_JJ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
forced_VBN
to_IN
spy_NN
on_IN
his_PP$
loving_JJ
wife_NN
,_,
louisa_NP
(_(
jamie_NN
lee_NP
curtis_NP
)_)
,_,
an_DT
aide_NN
to_IN
the_DT
canal_NN
director_NN
._.
harry_NP
's_POS
little_JJ
lies_NNS
build_VB
,_,
eventually_RB
taking_VBG
on_IN
a_DT
life_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
own_DT
._.
osnard_NP
turns_VBZ
in_IN
reports_NNS
about_IN
the_DT
"_"
silent_JJ
opposition_NN
,_,
"_"
a_DT
group_NN
threatening_VBG
to_IN
upset_JJ
the_DT
balance_NN
of_IN
control_NN
over_IN
the_DT
canal_NN
._.
the_DT
bogus_JJ
revelation_NN
proves_VBZ
explosive_JJ
,_,
leading_JJ
to_IN
meetings_NNS
in_IN
washington_NP
d_NN
._.
c_NN
._.
over_IN
how_WRB
to_TO
best_JJS
protect_VB
the_DT
vital_JJ
waterway_NN
._.
meanwhile_RB
,_,
osnard_NP
wallows_NNS
in_IN
his_PP$
newfound_NN
status_NN
,_,
enjoying_VBG
the_DT
best_JJS
the_DT
city_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
offer_VB
and_CC
wooing_NN
an_DT
attractive_JJ
co-worker_NN
._.
and_CC
harry_NP
grows_VBZ
ever_RB
more_DT
fretful_JJ
,_,
fearing_VBG
the_DT
consequences_NNS
if_CS
his_PP$
clients_NNS
,_,
not_XNOT
to_TO
mention_VB
his_PP$
wife_NN
,_,
learn_VB
about_IN
his_PP$
lies_NNS
._.
geoffrey_NP
rush_NN
is_BEZ
wonderful_JJ
as_CS
harry_NP
,_,
fawning_VBG
over_IN
his_PP$
customers_NNS
by_IN
day_NN
and_CC
savoring_VBG
his_PP$
rich_JJ
family_NN
life_NN
in_IN
the_DT
evenings_NNS
,_,
all_PDT
while_NN
playing_VBG
secret_JJ
agent_NN
in_IN
the_DT
off_IN
hours_NNS
with_IN
his_PP$
new_JJ
benefactor_NN
._.
rush_NN
makes_VBZ
harry_NP
a_DT
credible_JJ
figure_NN
,_,
presenting_VBG
the_DT
various_JJ
levels_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
character_NN
so_RB
effectively_RB
that_CS
he_PP
remains_VBZ
sympathetic_JJ
despite_IN
his_PP$
duplicity_NN
._.
after_IN
gaining_VBG
fame_NN
playing_VBG
larger_JJR
than_CS
life_NN
characters_NNS
,_,
rush_NN
flips_VBZ
everything_PN
around_IN
for_CS
this_DT
role_NN
,_,
using_VBG
his_PP$
energy_NN
to_IN
depict_VB
the_DT
quiet_JJ
desperation_NN
of_IN
a_DT
man_NN
slowly_RB
realizing_VBG
that_DT
the_DT
solution_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
troubles_NNS
may_MD
be_BE
worse_JJR
than_CS
the_DT
original_JJ
problems_NNS
._.
although_CS
she_PP
gets_VBZ
far_RB
too_RB
little_JJ
screen_NN
time_NN
,_,
jamie_NN
lee_NP
curtis_NP
imbues_NNS
louisa_NP
with_IN
a_DT
depth_NN
greater_JJR
than_CS
the_DT
screenplay_NN
provides_VBZ
her_PP$
._.
of_IN
the_DT
central_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
she_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
one_CD
that_CS
exhibits_VBZ
maturity_NN
and_CC
genuine_JJ
self-confidence_NN
._.
curtis_NP
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
my_PP$
favorite_JJ
female_JJ
actors_NNS
;_;
whiplash_NP
smart_NP
,_,
sultry_NN
and_CC
charismatic_JJ
,_,
she_PP
deserves_VBZ
more_DT
than_CS
supporting_JJ
roles_NNS
._.
speaking_VBG
of_IN
supporting_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
there_EX
are_BER
some_DT
great_JJ
ones_NNS
here_RB
._.
harold_NP
pinter_NN
is_BEZ
amusing_JJ
as_CS
harry_NP
's_POS
uncle_NN
benny_NN
,_,
who_WP
pops_VBZ
up_RP
throughout_IN
the_DT
story_NN
in_IN
a_DT
number_NN
of_IN
creative_JJ
ways_NNS
._.
also_RB
shoring_VBG
up_RP
the_DT
proceedings_NNS
is_BEZ
jon_NP
polito_NP
as_IN
a_DT
corrupt_JJ
banker_NN
and_CC
dylan_NP
baker_NP
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
a_DT
riot_NN
as_IN
a_DT
united_JJ
states_NNS
general_JJ
straight_RB
out_RP
of_IN
the_DT
dr_NN
._.
strangelove_VB
school_NN
of_IN
armed_JJ
patriotism_NN
._.
but_CC
the_DT
most_DT
important_JJ
secondary_JJ
performers_NNS
are_BER
leonor_NP
varela_NP
and_CC
brendan_NP
gleeson_NP
,_,
both_RB
outstanding_JJ
as_CS
two_CD
wounded_JJ
activists_NNS
._.
their_PP$
presence_NN
adds_VBZ
weight_NN
to_IN
the_DT
story_NN
,_,
reminding_VBG
us_PP
that_CS
beyond_IN
the_DT
charades_NN
of_IN
the_DT
leading_JJ
men_NNS
,_,
there_EX
are_BER
real_JJ
people_NN
that_CS
have_HV
suffered_VBN
greatly_RB
over_IN
the_DT
politics_NN
connected_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
canal_NN
._.
director_NN
john_NP
boorman_NN
adds_VBZ
additional_JJ
verisimilitude_NN
by_IN
shooting_NN
the_DT
film_NN
on_IN
location_NN
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
using_VBG
panama_NP
city_NN
merely_RB
as_IN
a_DT
colorful_JJ
backdrop_NN
,_,
he_PP
adroitly_RB
weaves_VBZ
in_IN
footage_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
aspects_NNS
of_IN
life_NN
there_EX
._.
the_DT
metropolis_NN
,_,
described_VBN
by_IN
one_CD
character_NN
as_IN
"_"
casablanca_NP
without_IN
heroes_NNS
"_"
pulsates_NNS
with_IN
life_NN
,_,
underling_VBG
the_DT
folly_NN
of_IN
the_DT
two_CD
foreigners_NNS
playing_VBG
dangerous_JJ
games_NNS
that_CS
could_MD
have_HV
a_DT
disastrous_JJ
impact_NN
on_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
many_DT
people_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
tailor_NN
of_IN
panama_NP
"_"
succeeds_VBZ
because_CS
the_DT
principals_NNS
behind_IN
it_PP
were_BED
bright_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
make_VB
it_PP
more_DT
than_CS
a_DT
simple_JJ
entertainment_NN
._.