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clue_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
unfairly_RB
ignored_VBN
comedy_NN
,_,
very_RB
similar_JJ
to_IN
1976_CD
's_POS
murder_NN
by_IN
death_NN
._.
this_DT
big_JJ
screen_NN
version_NN
of_IN
the_DT
classic_JJ
board_NN
game_NN
(_(
what_WDT
's_BEZ
next_OD
._.
._.
._.
chutes_NNS
and_CC
ladders_NNS
:_:
the_DT
motion_NN
picture_NN
?_?
)_)
is_BEZ
filled_VBN
with_IN
slapstick_NP
antics_NNS
and_CC
silly_JJ
dialogue_NN
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
,_,
for_IN
what_WDT
it_PP
's_BEZ
worth_IN
,_,
has_HVZ
all_RB
the_DT
characters_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
game_NN
(_(
in_IN
this_DT
case_NN
,_,
the_DT
names_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
game_NN
are_BER
used_VBN
as_IN
aliases_NNS
)_)
meeting_NN
in_IN
an_DT
isolated_JJ
mansion_NN
to_IN
confront_VB
mr_NN
._.
boddy_JJ
(_(
lee_NP
ving_???
)_(
,_,
the_DT
man_NN
who_WP
's_BEZ
been_BEN
blackmailing_CS
them_PP
all_PDT
._.
when_CS
he_PP
turns_VBZ
up_RP
dead_JJ
,_,
everyone_PN
(_(
including_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
)_)
must_MD
figure_VB
out_RP
whodunnit_JJ
._.
._.
._.
and_CC
in_IN
what_WDT
room_NN
,_,
and_CC
with_IN
what_WDT
object_NN
._.
while_CS
not_XNOT
as_IN
witty_JJ
as_CS
neil_NP
simon_NP
's_POS
murder_NN
by_IN
death_NN
,_,
clue_NN
definitely_RB
has_HVZ
it_NN
moments_NNS
._.
it_PP
has_HVZ
so_RB
many_DT
moments_NNS
in_IN
fact_NN
that_CS
i_PP
use_VB
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
the_DT
lines_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
film_NN
when_CS
i'm_???
joking_VBG
around_IN
with_IN
my_PP$
friends_NNS
._.
to_IN
this_DT
day_NN
,_,
whenever_WRB
someone_PN
says_VBZ
the_DT
phrase_NN
"_"
well_RB
,_,
to_IN
make_NN
a_DT
long_JJ
story_NN
short_JJ
"_"
i_PP
have_HV
the_DT
follow_VB
up_RP
phrase_NN
"_"
too_RB
late_JJ
"_"
ready_JJ
to_IN
go_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
(_(
all_PDT
very_JJ
good_JJ
comedic_JJ
talents_NNS
)_)
play_VB
well_RB
off_IN
one_CD
another_DT
,_,
while_CS
the_DT
late_JJ
madeline_JJ
kahn_???
(_(
as_CS
the_DT
dark_JJ
and_CC
sultry_NN
mrs_NN
._.
white_JJ
)_(
sometimes_RB
steals_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
away_RB
from_IN
the_DT
rest_NN
._.
and_CC
colleen_NP
camp_NN
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
french_JJ
maid_NN
yvette_NN
,_,
displays_NNS
some_DT
of_IN
her_PP$
natural_JJ
talents_NNS
as_IN
well_RB
._.
clue_NN
is_BEZ
available_JJ
on_IN
dvd_???
from_IN
paramount_JJ
home_NN
video_NN
._.
it_PP
includes_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
in_IN
its_PP$
original_JJ
theatrical_JJ
aspect_NN
ratio_NN
of_IN
16x9_CD
._.
16x9_CD
:_:
16x9_CD
(_(
and_CC
is_BEZ
enhanced_VBN
for_IN
16x9_CD
televisions_NNS
)_)
and_CC
features_NNS
the_DT
original_JJ
theatrical_JJ
trailer_NN
._.
a_DT
french_JJ
language_NN
audio_NN
track_NN
is_BEZ
also_RB
available_JJ
._.
the_DT
trailer_NN
holds_VBZ
up_RP
well_RB
considering_VBG
most_DT
previews_NNS
from_IN
that_DT
time_NN
do_DO
not_XNOT
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
even_RB
includes_VBZ
a_DT
scene_NN
not_XNOT
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
itself_PPX
(_(
a_DT
scene_NN
that_CS
should_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
as_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
joke_NN
)_)
._.
also_RB
,_,
the_DT
trailer_NN
is_BEZ
scored_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
music_NN
from_IN
airplane_NP
!_!
,_,
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
an_DT
interesting_JJ
choice_NN
._.
when_CS
clue_NN
played_VBD
in_IN
theaters_NNS
,_,
it_PP
ran_VBD
with_IN
the_DT
gimmick_NN
of_IN
three_CD
different_JJ
endings_NNS
._.
if_CS
you_PP
wanted_VBD
to_IN
see_NN
all_PDT
three_CD
,_,
you_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
go_VB
to_IN
the_DT
movies_NNS
three_CD
separate_JJ
times_NNS
._.
so_RB
when_CS
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
released_VBN
on_IN
home_NN
video_NN
,_,
rather_RB
than_CS
releasing_VBG
three_CD
separate_JJ
videos_NNS
,_,
all_PDT
three_CD
endings_NNS
were_BED
included_VBN
on_IN
one_CD
tape_NN
._.
._.
._.
the_DT
first_OD
two_CD
endings_NNS
being_BEG
"_"
what_WDT
if_CS
?_?
"_"
endings_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
third_OD
ending_NN
being_BEG
the_DT
actual_JJ
ending_NN
._.
now_RB
for_IN
the_DT
dvd_???
release_NN
you_PP
get_VB
two_CD
choices_NNS
._.
you_PP
can_MD
watch_VB
the_DT
film_NN
as_IN
it_PP
was_BEDZ
presented_VBN
on_IN
home_NN
video_NN
or_CC
you_PP
can_MD
select_VB
to_IN
watch_NN
it_PP
with_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
three_CD
endings_NNS
randomly_RB
chosen_VBN
for_IN
you_PP
._.
(_(
note_VB
:_:
there_EX
's_BEZ
an_DT
easter_NN
egg_NN
hidden_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
disc_NN
pertaining_VBG
to_IN
this_DT
._.
after_IN
watching_VBG
the_DT
film_NN
with_IN
a_DT
randomly_RB
selected_JJ
ending_NN
,_,
when_CS
you_PP
return_VB
to_TO
the_DT
menu_NN
screen_NN
you_PP
will_MD
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
highlight_VB
the_DT
large_JJ
magnifying_NN
glass_NN
and_CC
select_VB
it_PP
._.
when_CS
you_PP
do_DO
,_,
a_DT
secret_JJ
menu_NN
opens_VBZ
,_,
allowing_VBG
you_PP
to_IN
watch_NN
any_DT
of_IN
the_DT
three_CD
endings_NNS
by_IN
themselves_PPX
._.
)_)
now_RB
while_CS
i_PP
applaud_VB
the_DT
effort_NN
of_IN
paramount_JJ
here_RB
,_,
as_CS
they_PP
clearly_RB
tried_VBD
to_TO
do_DO
something_PN
special_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
disc_NN
,_,
it_PP
just_RB
doesn't_DOZ
work_NN
well_JJ
._.
first_OD
,_,
why_WRB
not_XNOT
give_VB
the_DT
viewer_NN
the_DT
choice_NN
of_IN
what_WDT
ending_NN
we_PP
want_VB
to_TO
watch_VB
?_?
maybe_RB
someone_PN
like_IN
myself_PPX
who_WP
's_BEZ
seen_VBN
the_DT
movie_NN
hundreds_NNS
of_IN
times_NNS
would_MD
like_VB
to_IN
sit_VB
down_RP
and_CC
show_VB
it_PP
to_IN
someone_PN
with_IN
the_DT
second_NN
ending_NN
only_RB
._.
i'm_???
no_DT
technical_JJ
dvd_???
expert_JJ
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
can't_MD
imagine_VB
that_DT
being_NN
too_RB
hard_JJ
to_IN
accomplish_VB
._.
secondly_RB
,_,
the_DT
delay_NN
between_IN
when_WRB
the_DT
film_NN
itself_PPX
ends_VBZ
and_CC
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
endings_NNS
begins_VBZ
is_BEZ
too_RB
long_JJ
and_CC
too_RB
obvious_JJ
,_,
thereby_RB
becoming_VBG
a_DT
distraction_NN
right_NN
when_CS
you_PP
definitely_RB
don't_DO
need_VB
a_DT
distraction_NN
._.
finally_RB
,_,
the_DT
back_NN
of_IN
the_DT
dvd_???
case_NN
states_NNS
"_"
and_CC
now_RB
,_,
with_IN
this_DT
special_JJ
dvd_???
version_NN
,_,
you_PP
can_MD
see_VB
all_PDT
3_CD
surprise_NN
endings_NNS
"_"
._.
i_PP
have_HV
no_DT
idea_NN
why_WRB
they_PP
would_MD
word_NN
it_NN
that_CS
way_NN
,_,
since_CS
that_DT
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
special_JJ
feature_NN
in_IN
the_DT
slightest_JJS
._.
the_DT
video_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
out_RP
for_IN
fifteen_CD
years_NNS
now_RB
(_(
good_NP
lord_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
it_PP
been_BEN
that_DT
long_JJ
?_?
)_)
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
played_VBN
on_IN
television_NN
with_IN
all_PDT
three_CD
endings_NNS
all_PDT
the_DT
time_NN
._.
these_DT
are_BER
merely_RB
minor_JJ
complaints_NNS
however_RB
,_,
seeing_VBG
that_CS
i've_???
watched_VBD
the_DT
home_NN
video_NN
version_NN
hundreds_NNS
of_IN
times_NNS
and_CC
have_HV
no_DT
problem_NN
watching_VBG
the_DT
film_NN
as_IN
such_DT
on_IN
the_DT
dvd_???
._.
the_DT
picture_NN
and_CC
sound_NN
are_BER
wonderfully_RB
improved_JJ
over_IN
my_PP$
worn_JJ
out_RP
vhs_???
copy_NN
,_,
and_CC
i'm_???
thrilled_VBD
that_CS
paramount_JJ
agrees_VBZ
with_IN
me_PP
that_CS
clue_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
worthy_NN
of_IN
being_BEG
preserved_VBN
on_IN
this_DT
great_JJ
digital_JJ
format_NN
._.
[_???
pg_NP
]_???
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