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aggressive_JJ
,_,
bleak_JJ
,_,
and_CC
unrelenting_VBG
film_NN
about_IN
an_DT
interracial_JJ
couple_NN
,_,
steve_NP
and_CC
sam_NP
(_(
damon_NP
jones_NP
and_CC
elexa_???
williams_NP
respectively_RB
)_)
,_,
who_WP
are_BER
viciously_RB
attacked_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
parking_NN
garage_NN
one_CD
night_NN
by_IN
a_DT
gang_NN
of_IN
skinheads_NNS
._.
the_DT
skinheads_NNS
beat_VB
steve_NP
,_,
then_RB
force_NN
him_PP
to_IN
watch_NN
as_IN
they_PP
brutally_RB
rape_NN
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
over_IN
and_CC
over_IN
again_RB
._.
when_CS
sam_NP
kills_VBZ
herself_PPX
later_JJR
that_CS
evening_NN
,_,
steve_NP
decides_VBZ
that_CS
the_DT
skinheads_NNS
must_MD
be_BE
taught_VBN
a_DT
lesson_NN
._.
waiting_VBG
seven_CD
months_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
thuggish_JJ
skinheads_NNS
to_IN
forget_VB
about_IN
the_DT
incident_NN
entirely_RB
,_,
steve_NP
shaves_VBZ
his_PP$
head_NN
,_,
dresses_NNS
in_IN
combat_NN
boots_NNS
and_CC
suspenders_NNS
,_,
tattoos_NNS
his_PP$
flesh_NN
with_IN
nazi_JJ
symbols_NNS
,_,
and_CC
tries_VBZ
to_TO
infiltrate_VB
the_DT
gang_NN
._.
as_CS
he_PP
gets_VBZ
closer_RBR
and_CC
closer_RBR
to_IN
the_DT
people_NN
who_WP
committed_VBD
the_DT
horrible_JJ
crime_NN
against_IN
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
,_,
he_PP
begins_VBZ
to_IN
learn_VB
just_RB
how_WRB
vicious_JJ
these_DT
people_NN
really_RB
are_BER
and_CC
starts_NNS
to_IN
question_NN
his_PP$
own_DT
motives_NNS
for_IN
violence_NN
._.
randolph_NP
kret_???
's_BEZ
script_NN
,_,
based_VBN
on_IN
two_CD
real_JJ
life_NN
incidents_NNS
that_CS
affected_VBN
not_XNOT
only_RB
his_PP$
life_NN
but_CC
the_DT
life_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
producer_NN
shaun_NP
hill_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
an_DT
affront_NN
on_IN
violence_NN
and_CC
intolerance_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
causes_NNS
its_PP$
audience_NN
to_IN
be_BE
subjected_VBN
to_IN
such_DT
brutality_NN
and_CC
ignorance_NN
that_CS
one_CD
can't_MD
help_VB
but_CC
be_BE
disgusted_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
events_NNS
presented_VBN
within_IN
._.
i've_???
seen_VBN
it_PP
said_VBD
that_CS
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
film_NN
fight_NN
club_NN
should_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
,_,
but_CC
david_NP
fincher_NN
's_POS
film_NN
was_BEDZ
trying_VBG
to_IN
define_VB
a_NP
generation_NN
._.
kret_???
's_BEZ
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
wake_NN
up_RP
call_NN
to_IN
a_DT
generation_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
message_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
powerful_JJ
one_CD
._.
if_CS
fincher_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
kubrick_NN
of_IN
our_PP$
generation_NN
,_,
then_RB
kret_???
is_BEZ
our_PP$
d_NN
._.
w_NN
._.
griffith_NP
(_(
thematically_RB
speaking_VBG
)_)
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
single_JJ
likable_JJ
character_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
the_DT
skinheads_NNS
are_BER
obviously_RB
the_DT
most_DT
repulsive_JJ
characters_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
not_XNOT
only_RB
because_CS
of_IN
their_PP$
beliefs_NNS
but_CC
because_CS
they_PP
are_BER
in_IN
a_DT
constant_JJ
state_NN
of_IN
fury_NN
(_(
not_XNOT
just_RB
against_IN
other_JJ
races_NNS
but_CC
within_IN
their_PP$
own_DT
circles_NNS
)_)
._.
the_DT
african-american_JJ
characters_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
are_BER
constantly_RB
shown_VBN
as_IN
sexually_RB
assaulting_VBG
drug_NN
abusers_NNS
who_WP
are_BER
always_RB
on_IN
a_DT
joyride_NN
looking_VBG
for_IN
someone_PN
to_IN
accost_VB
._.
even_RB
gay_JJ
men_NNS
get_VB
in_IN
on_IN
the_DT
act_NN
,_,
locating_VBG
the_DT
skinheads_NNS
'_"
lair_???
and_CC
beating_NN
them_PP
severely_RB
with_IN
lead_NN
pipes_NNS
and_CC
other_JJ
blunt_JJ
objects_NNS
._.
the_DT
main_JJ
character_NN
steve_NP
is_BEZ
also_RB
unlikable_JJ
because_CS
of_IN
the_DT
person_NN
he_PP
becomes_VBZ
just_RB
to_IN
seek_VB
out_RP
revenge_NN
._.
what_WDT
all_RB
of_IN
this_DT
comes_VBZ
down_RP
to_IN
is_BEZ
the_DT
simple_JJ
message_NN
that_CS
violence_NN
begets_NNS
violence_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
constant_JJ
clashes_NNS
between_IN
factions_NNS
will_MD
do_DO
nothing_PN
but_CC
continue_VB
the_DT
endless_JJ
cycle_NN
of_IN
violence_NN
inherent_JJ
in_IN
our_PP$
society_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
of_IN
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
absolutely_RB
remarkable_JJ
._.
damon_NP
jones_NP
shows_VBZ
a_DT
raw_JJ
energy_NN
that_CS
many_DT
actors_NNS
can't_MD
seem_VB
to_IN
summon_VB
these_DT
days_NNS
and_CC
his_PP$
performance_NN
seems_VBZ
nothing_PN
less_DT
than_CS
powerful_JJ
._.
his_PP$
initial_JJ
reaction_NN
to_IN
hearing_NN
about_IN
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
's_POS
suicide_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
affecting_VBG
scenes_NNS
i_PP
have_HV
ever_RB
seen_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
film_NN
._.
david_NP
lee_NP
wilson_NP
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
(_(
appropriately_RB
enough_RB
)_)
david_NP
lee_NP
is_BEZ
accurately_RB
evil_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
second_NN
in_IN
command_NN
skinhead_NN
who_WP
also_RB
makes_VBZ
extra_JJ
money_NN
performing_NN
oral_JJ
sex_NN
on_IN
other_JJ
men_NNS
(_(
an_DT
irony_NN
that_CS
seems_VBZ
lost_JJ
on_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
skinheads_NNS
)_)
._.
wilson_NP
's_POS
character_NN
is_BEZ
pure_JJ
hatred_NN
and_CC
he_PP
brings_VBZ
out_RP
this_DT
hate_NN
perfectly_RB
._.
sadly_RB
,_,
actor_NN
dave_NP
ward_NP
,_,
who_WP
portrays_VBZ
the_DT
character_NN
of_IN
crew_NN
,_,
will_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
follow_VB
up_RP
his_PP$
excellent_JJ
performance_NN
as_IN
he_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
victim_NN
of_IN
a_DT
vicious_JJ
act_NN
of_IN
violence_NN
himself_PPX
at_IN
the_DT
hands_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
fellow_NN
actor_NN
during_IN
an_DT
incident_NN
of_IN
road_NN
rage_NN
._.
ward_NN
showed_VBD
immense_JJ
promise_NN
and_CC
he_PP
will_MD
be_BE
greatly_RB
missed_VBN
._.
note_NN
:_:
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
shame_NN
that_CS
the_DT
filmmakers_NNS
had_HVD
to_TO
add_VB
a_DT
disclaimer_NN
to_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
stating_VBG
that_DT
neither_RB
they_PP
nor_CC
the_DT
musicians_NNS
contributing_VBG
music_NN
for_IN
the_DT
film_NN
condone_VB
racism_NN
._.
the_DT
message_NN
about_IN
hatred_NN
couldn't_MD
be_BE
spelled_VBN
out_RP
any_DT
more_DT
clearly_RB
than_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
here_RB
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
those_DT
who_WP
would_MD
probably_RB
find_VB
this_DT
film_NN
much_RB
more_DT
akin_JJ
to_IN
a_DT
training_NN
video_NN
than_CS
a_DT
condemnation_NN
._.
there_EX
are_BER
no_DT
"_"
winners_NNS
"_"
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
this_DT
film_NN
either_RB
._.
no_DT
character_NN
gets_VBZ
his_PP$
or_CC
her_PP$
comeuppance_NN
and_CC
the_DT
ending_NN
leaves_NNS
us_PP
almost_RB
right_JJ
where_CS
we_PP
began_VBD
._.
where_CS
american_JJ
history_NN
x_NN
had_HVD
redemption_NN
for_IN
most_DT
of_IN
its_PP$
characters_NNS
,_,
no_DT
such_DT
victories_NNS
are_BER
in_IN
store_NN
for_IN
pariah_NP
's_POS
band_NN
of_IN
twisted_JJ
souls_NNS
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
this_DT
bleak_JJ
ending_NN
that_CS
carries_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
most_DT
powerful_JJ
message_NN
:_:
the_DT
message_NN
that_CS
,_,
despite_IN
what_WDT
you_PP
may_MD
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
momentarily_RB
do_DO
to_IN
put_NN
your_PP$
own_DT
mind_NN
to_IN
rest_NN
,_,
evil_NN
will_MD
still_RB
be_BE
with_IN
us_PP
(_(
and_CC
in_IN
many_DT
forms_NNS
)_)
and_CC
there_RB
is_BEZ
very_RB
little_JJ
than_CS
can_MD
be_BE
done_DON
to_TO
eradicate_VB
it_PP
entirely_RB
._.