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lean_JJ
,_,
mean_VB
,_,
escapist_NN
thrillers_NNS
are_BER
a_DT
tough_JJ
product_NN
to_IN
come_VB
by_IN
._.
most_DT
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unnecessarily_RB
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,_,
and_CC
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sense_NN
of_IN
expediency_NN
--_???
the_DT
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the_DT
cumbersome_JJ
plot_NN
._.
perhaps_RB
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,_,
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,_,
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a_DT
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all_PDT
about_IN
._.
the_DT
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,_,
enemy_NN
of_IN
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state_NN
,_,
doesn't_DOZ
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it_PP
to_IN
that_DT
level_NN
._.
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a_DT
true_JJ
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a_DT
maze_???
of_IN
cell_NN
phones_NNS
and_CC
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,_,
without_IN
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back_RP
._.
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,_,
such_DT
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the_DT
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thriller_NN
the_DT
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,_,
he_PP
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a_DT
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of_IN
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in_IN
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like_IN
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and_CC
top_NN
gun_NN
._.
that_CS
vibrant_JJ
spirit_NN
is_BEZ
present_JJ
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,_,
shown_VBN
in_IN
well-timed_JJ
and_CC
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chase_NN
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of_IN
sheer_JJ
speed_NN
._.
enemy_NN
of_IN
the_DT
state_NN
also_RB
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an_DT
unprecedented_JJ
use_NN
of_IN
amazing_JJ
cinematography_NN
--_???
director_NN
of_IN
photography_NN
daniel_NP
mindel_NP
throws_VBZ
a_DT
staggering_JJ
amount_NN
of_IN
different_JJ
views_NNS
,_,
angles_NNS
,_,
lenses_NNS
,_,
and_CC
film_NN
stocks_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
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that_CS
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a_DT
long_JJ
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involving_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
enemy_NN
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truly_RB
a_DT
visual_JJ
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,_,
and_CC
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only_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
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it_PP
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a_DT
fun_NN
watch_NN
._.
the_DT
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up_RP
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an_DT
aging_JJ
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visited_VBD
by_IN
nsa_???
deputy_NN
chief_NN
thomas_NP
reynolds_NP
(_(
jon_NP
voight_NN
)_)
._.
reynolds_NP
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a_DT
new_JJ
communications_NNS
act_NN
passed_VBD
to_TO
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the_DT
government_NN
free_JJ
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in_IN
the_DT
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of_IN
surveilance_NN
equipment_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
senator_NN
plans_NNS
to_IN
bury_NP
the_DT
bill_NN
in_IN
committee_NN
._.
reynolds_NP
has_HVZ
the_DT
senator_NN
offed_VBN
,_,
but_CC
not_XNOT
before_IN
the_DT
murder_NN
is_BEZ
caught_VBN
on_IN
a_DT
naturalist_NN
's_POS
camera_NN
._.
by_IN
an_DT
extremist_JJ
chain_NN
of_IN
events_NNS
,_,
the_DT
tape_NN
ends_NNS
up_RP
in_IN
labor_NP
lawyer_NN
robert_NP
dean_NP
(_(
will_NN
smith_NP
)_)
's_BEZ
posession_NN
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
long_JJ
before_IN
he_PP
's_BEZ
running_VBG
from_IN
reynolds_NP
'_"
cronies_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
only_RB
with_IN
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
an_DT
ex-spook_NN
named_VBN
brill_NP
(_(
gene_NN
hackman_NN
)_)
that_CS
dean_NP
is_BEZ
able_JJ
to_TO
get_VB
to_IN
the_DT
bottom_NN
of_IN
things_NNS
._.
the_DT
acting_JJ
is_BEZ
top_JJ
notch_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
three_CD
principles_NNS
-_-
smith_NP
,_,
hackman_NN
,_,
and_CC
voight_VBD
-_-
are_BER
generally_RB
more_RBR
mature_JJ
and_CC
excellent_JJ
all_RB
around_IN
._.
smith_NP
puts_VBZ
aside_RB
the_DT
wisecracking_NN
act_NN
and_CC
becomes_VBZ
a_DT
normal_JJ
human_JJ
being_NN
;_;
voight_NN
tones_NNS
down_IN
the_DT
amount_NN
of_IN
sneer_NN
he_PP
puts_VBZ
into_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
for_IN
greater_JJR
ominpotence_NN
;_;
and_CC
hackman_NN
is_BEZ
simply_RB
over_IN
the_DT
top_NN
in_IN
the_DT
mysterioso_NN
role_NN
._.
smith_NP
's_POS
regular_JJ
joe_NP
comes_VBZ
off_RP
particularly_RB
well_RB
,_,
as_CS
he_PP
runs_VBZ
from_IN
authorties_NNS
for_IN
reasons_NNS
that_CS
he_PP
knows_VBZ
not_XNOT
._.
the_DT
supports_VBZ
are_BER
also_RB
in_IN
fine_JJ
form_NN
,_,
lending_VBG
credibility_NN
to_IN
the_DT
main_JJ
roles_NNS
and_CC
advancing_JJ
the_DT
plot_NN
in_IN
key_JJ
areas_NNS
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
,_,
for_IN
the_DT
holiday_NN
crowd_NN
,_,
the_DT
hot_JJ
ticket_NN
;_;
as_CS
well_RB
as_CS
anyone_PN
looking_VBG
for_IN
a_DT
serving_NN
of_IN
genuine_JJ
action_NN
in_IN
a_DT
market_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
otherwise_RB
lacking_VBG
._.