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leonardo_NP
decaprio_NP
(_(
what_WDT
's_BEZ
eating_VBG
gilbert_NP
grape_NN
)_)
and_CC
claire_NP
danes_NNS
(_(
tv_NN
's_POS
my_PP$
so_CS
called_JJ
life_NN
)_)
star_NN
in_IN
director_NN
baz_???
luhrmann_NP
's_MD
modernized_JJ
version_NN
of_IN
william_NP
shakespeare_NP
's_POS
classic_JJ
,_,
romeo_NP
&_???
juliet_NP
._.
surrounded_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
superb_JJ
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
,_,
in-cluding_VBG
paul_NP
sorvino_NP
(_(
goodfellas_NP
)_)
,_,
brian_NP
dennehy_NP
(_(
tommy_NP
boy_NN
)_)
,_,
pete_NP
poslethwaite_JJ
(_(
the_DT
usual_JJ
sus-pects_NNS
)_)
and_CC
john_NP
leguizamo_NN
(_(
executive_NN
decision_NN
)_)
,_,
decaprio_NP
and_CC
danes_NNS
shine_NN
throughout_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
starts_VBZ
off_IN
at_IN
a_DT
gas_NN
station_NN
,_,
where_CS
the_DT
"_"
montague_NN
boys_NNS
"_"
meet_VB
the_DT
"_"
capulet_NN
boys_NNS
"_"
and_CC
square_NN
off_IN
with_IN
one_CD
another_DT
._.
symbolizing_VBG
the_DT
swords_NNS
of_IN
shakespeare_NP
's_POS
day_NN
were_BED
their_PP$
weapons_NNS
,_,
like_IN
the_DT
"_"
rapier-9mm_???
"_"
or_CC
the_DT
"_"
longsword-_???
shotgun_NN
._.
"_"
instead_RB
of_IN
killing_NN
each_DT
other_JJ
right_NN
away_RB
,_,
they_PP
shoot_VB
around_IN
,_,
just_RB
like_IN
in_IN
sword_NN
fights_NNS
of_IN
old_JJ
._.
another_DT
great_JJ
thing_NN
about_IN
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
the_DT
performance_NN
of_IN
harold_NP
perrineau_NN
as_IN
romeo_NP
's_POS
best_JJS
friend_NN
._.
mercutio_NP
,_,
who_WP
in_IN
shakespeare_NP
's_POS
novel_NN
was_BEDZ
quite_RB
a_DT
stud_???
,_,
was_BEDZ
portrayed_VBN
as_IN
an_DT
afri-can-american_JJ
cross-dresser_NN
whose_WP$
violent_JJ
na-ture_NN
,_,
was_BEDZ
a_DT
definite_JJ
plus_IN
._.
miriam_NP
margoyles_NNS
,_,
a_DT
virtually_RB
unknown_JJ
actress_NN
was_BEDZ
astounding_VBG
as_IN
juliet_NP
's_POS
nurse_NN
,_,
even_RB
though_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
never_RB
given_VBN
a_DT
name_NN
._.
she_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
only_RB
one_CD
who_WP
could_MD
keep_VB
juliet_NP
out_RP
of_IN
her_PP$
fantasy_NN
world_NN
._.
verona_NP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
home_NN
of_IN
the_DT
rival_JJ
families_NNS
in_IN
shakespeare_NP
's_POS
version_NN
,_,
only_RB
slightly_RB
changed_VBN
in_IN
luhrmann_NP
's_POS
._.
now_RB
known_VBN
as_IN
verona_NP
beach_NN
,_,
the_DT
capulet_NN
's_POS
(_)
led_VBD
by_IN
sorvino_NP
)_)
and_CC
montague_NN
's_POS
(_)
led_VBD
by_IN
dennehy_NP
)_)
are_BER
now_RB
rival_JJ
corporate_JJ
dynasties_NNS
._.
and_CC
their_PP$
small_JJ
family_NN
skirmishes_NNS
were_BED
now_RB
huge_JJ
gang_NN
wars_NNS
._.
one_CD
slight_JJ
problem_NN
with_IN
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
the_DT
difficulty_NN
to_IN
comprehend_VB
the_DT
dialogue_NN
,_,
since_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
spoken_VBN
in_IN
old_JJ
english_JJ
._.
sub-titles_NNS
could_MD
have_HV
helped_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
toward_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
it_PP
became_VBD
easier_JJR
to_IN
understand_VB
._.
this_DT
excellent_JJ
movie_NN
poses_VBZ
another_DT
prob-lem_NN
:_:
what_WDT
genre_NN
is_BEZ
it_PP
?_?
romeo_NP
&_???
juliet_NP
contains_VBZ
so_RB
much_DT
drama_NN
,_,
yet_RB
enough_RB
comedy_NN
and_CC
action_NN
to_IN
be_BE
placed_VBD
in_CD
either_RB
of_IN
those_DT
categories_NNS
._.
with_IN
the_DT
same_DT
award-winning_JJ
formula_NN
that_CS
was_BEDZ
used_VBN
by_IN
quentin_NP
tarantino_NP
in_IN
reservoir_NN
dogs_NNS
and_CC
pulp_NN
fiction_NN
,_,
romeo_NP
&_???
juliet_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
sure_JJ
fire_NN
modern_JJ
masterpiece_NN
._.
,_,
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