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alien_NN
3_CD
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
alien_JJ
film_NN
i_PP
have_HV
seen_VBN
in_IN
theaters_NNS
._.
i_PP
saw_VBD
it_PP
when_CS
i_PP
was_BEDZ
13_CD
years_NNS
old_JJ
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
must_MD
admit_VB
that_DT
i_PP
didn't_DOD
like_IN
it_NN
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
expecting_VBG
aliens_NNS
again_RB
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
believe_VB
this_DT
was_BEDZ
my_PP$
fault_NN
._.
in_IN
order_NN
to_IN
appreciate_VB
alien_JJ
3_CD
,_,
you_PP
need_VB
to_TO
see_VB
aliens_NNS
,_,
but_CC
you_PP
also_RB
have_HV
to_TO
wipe_VB
away_RB
all_PDT
the_DT
expectations_NNS
from_IN
its_PP$
predecessor_NN
._.
james_NP
cameron_NP
's_POS
aliens_NNS
was_BEDZ
an_DT
action_NN
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
many_DT
people_NN
consider_VB
it_PP
the_DT
best_JJS
in_IN
the_DT
series_NN
._.
i_PP
am_BEM
among_IN
that_DT
group_NN
,_,
but_CC
alien_JJ
3_CD
is_BEZ
an_DT
extremely_RB
entertaining_JJ
film_NN
,_,
which_WDT
critics_NNS
have_HV
bashed_VBD
for_CS
its_PP$
originality_NN
._.
many_DT
thought_NN
the_DT
final_JJ
chase_NN
scene_NN
went_VBD
on_IN
for_IN
too_RB
long_JJ
,_,
and_CC
many_DT
others_NNS
thought_VBD
that_CS
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
too_RB
much_DT
dialogue_NN
and_CC
not_XNOT
enough_RB
action_NN
._.
both_RB
are_BER
untrue_VB
,_,
because_CS
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
quite_RB
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
action_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
dialogue_NN
was_BEDZ
essential_JJ
and_CC
well-written_JJ
._.
as_CS
for_IN
the_DT
chase_NN
sequence_NN
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
long_JJ
,_,
but_CC
not_XNOT
overly_RB
long_JJ
,_,
creating_VBG
quite_RB
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
suspense_NN
from_IN
confusion_NN
._.
perhaps_RB
watching_VBG
alien_NN
3_CD
on_IN
video_NN
helped_VBN
._.
on_IN
the_DT
big_JJ
screen_NN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
overwhelmed_VBN
by_IN
something_PN
i_PP
normally_RB
didn't_DOD
see_VB
._.
it_PP
was_BEDZ
a_DT
very_RB
dark_JJ
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
language_NN
was_BEDZ
extremely_RB
harsh_JJ
._.
i_PP
had_HVD
always_RB
figured_VBN
the_DT
alien_NN
series_NN
to_IN
rely_VB
on_IN
smart_JJ
dialogue_NN
instead_RB
of_IN
moronic_JJ
profanities_NNS
._.
don't_DO
get_VB
me_PP
wrong--i'm_???
not_XNOT
saying_VBG
films_NNS
should_MD
eliminate_VB
swearing_NN
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
a_DT
film_NN
substitutes_NNS
dialogue_NN
with_IN
these_DT
profane_NN
remarks_NNS
,_,
it_PP
gets_VBZ
rather_RB
distracting_VBG
._.
however_RB
,_,
since_CS
seeing_VBG
it_PP
again_RB
,_,
i_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
the_DT
swearing_NN
is_BEZ
mainly_RB
just_RB
an_DT
aspect_NN
of_IN
the_DT
restrained_JJ
hatred_NN
in_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
as_CS
a_DT
result_NN
,_,
alien_NN
3_CD
's_BEZ
only_RB
flaw_NN
(_(
albeit_CS
a_DT
major_JJ
one_CD
)_)
is_BEZ
the_DT
underdeveloped_JJ
characters_NNS
._.
we_PP
never_RB
really_RB
care_NN
about_IN
any_DT
of_IN
them_PP
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
get_VB
the_DT
feeling_NN
that_CS
many_DT
scenes_NNS
were_BED
cut_VBN
in_IN
order_NN
to_IN
shorten_VB
the_DT
length_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
there_EX
were_BED
only_RB
two_CD
characters_NNS
i_PP
liked_VBD
,_,
and_CC
of_IN
course_NN
one_CD
was_BEDZ
lt_NN
._.
ripley_NP
(_(
sigourney_NP
weaver_NP
)_)
,_,
although_CS
we_PP
have_HV
gotten_VBN
to_IN
know_VB
her_PP$
through_JJ
two_CD
other_JJ
films_NNS
._.
the_DT
other_JJ
character_NN
was_BEDZ
dr_NN
._.
clemens_NNS
(_(
charles_NP
dance_NN
)_)
,_,
but_CC
because_CS
we_PP
like_VB
him_PP
,_,
the_DT
inevitable_JJ
occurs_VBZ
._.
alien_NN
3_CD
begins_VBZ
exactly_RB
where_CS
aliens_NNS
left_VBD
off_RP
._.
the_DT
prologue_NN
of_IN
alien_NN
3_CD
is_BEZ
a_DT
pure_JJ
cinematic_JJ
achievement_NN
by_IN
director_NN
david_NP
fincher_NN
,_,
who_WP
had_HVD
only_RB
directed_VBN
music_NN
videos_NNS
before_IN
his_PP$
chance_NN
with_IN
this_DT
alien_NN
entry_NN
._.
without_IN
using_VBG
a_DT
single_JJ
line_NN
of_IN
dialogue_NN
(_(
unless_CS
you_PP
count_VB
computer_NN
warnings_NNS
)_)
,_,
fincher_NN
sets_NNS
up_RP
the_DT
entire_JJ
film_NN
._.
an_DT
impressive_JJ
aspect_NN
of_IN
this_DT
is_BEZ
that_DT
fincher_NN
only_RB
shows_VBZ
a_DT
few_DT
seconds_NNS
of_IN
film_NN
before_IN
cutting_NN
to_IN
a_DT
title_NN
card_NN
._.
we_PP
see_VB
lt_NN
._.
ripley_NP
and_CC
the_DT
little_JJ
girl_NN
in_IN
their_PP$
cryogenic_JJ
compartments_NNS
._.
._.
._.
(_(
title_VB
)_)
._.
._.
._.
a_NN
shot_NN
of_IN
an_DT
alien_NN
egg_NN
._.
._.
._.
(_(
title_VB
)_)
._.
._.
._.
alien_NN
legs_NNS
stretch_VB
up_RP
into_IN
the_DT
air_NN
._.
._.
._.
(_(
title_VB
)_)
._.
._.
._.
and_CC
so_RB
on_IN
and_CC
so_RB
on_IN
._.
during_IN
these_DT
first_OD
ten_CD
minutes_NNS
,_,
i_PP
learned_VBD
everything_PN
i_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
in_CD
order_NN
for_IN
alien_NN
3_CD
to_IN
proceed_VB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
quite_RB
a_DT
remarkable_JJ
opening_NN
,_,
and_CC
one_CD
which_WDT
will_MD
remain_VB
in_IN
my_PP$
mind_NN
for_IN
a_DT
long_JJ
time_NN
._.
because_CS
of_IN
this_DT
face-hugger_NN
which_WDT
has_HVZ
been_BEN
hatched_VBN
aboard_RB
the_DT
vessel_NN
from_IN
aliens_NNS
,_,
the_DT
hypersleep_JJ
containers_NNS
are_BER
sent_VBN
into_IN
an_DT
escape_NN
pod_NN
,_,
and_CC
sent_VBD
down_RP
to_IN
the_DT
nearest_JJS
planet_NN
:_:
fiorina_NP
fury-161_???
,_,
an_DT
ore_NN
refinery_NN
which_WDT
has_HVZ
been_BEN
turned_VBN
into_IN
a_DT
maximum_JJ
security_NN
prison_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
face-hugger_NN
managed_VBD
to_TO
attach_VB
itself_PPX
to_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
cryo-tubes_NNS
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
sent_VBN
down_RP
with_IN
the_DT
escape_NN
pod_NN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
during_IN
the_DT
landing_NN
,_,
all_PDT
but_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
survivors_NNS
from_IN
aliens_NNS
is_BEZ
killed_VBN
._.
ripley_NP
is_BEZ
discovered_VBN
by_IN
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
inmates_NNS
and_CC
taken_VBN
back_RP
to_IN
the_DT
refinery_NN
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
you_PP
need_VB
a_DT
carrier_NN
for_IN
this_DT
face-hugger_NN
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
attachs_NNS
itself_PPX
to_TO
the_DT
dog_NN
which_WDT
came_VBD
with_IN
the_DT
team_NN
of_IN
inmates_NNS
._.
ripley_NP
is_BEZ
revived_VBN
and_CC
asks_VBZ
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
ship_NN
._.
after_IN
seeing_VBG
a_DT
mysterious_JJ
acid-eaten_NN
section_NN
,_,
ripley_NP
asks_VBZ
to_IN
see_NN
the_DT
dead_JJ
bodies_NNS
,_,
and_CC
then_RB
have_HV
them_PP
cremated_VBN
._.
this_DT
cremation_NP
scene_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
powerful_JJ
and_CC
impressive_JJ
of_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
alien_NN
films_NNS
._.
featuring_VBG
a_DT
monologue_NN
from_IN
dillon_NN
(_(
charles_NP
s_NN
._.
dutton_NP
)_(
,_,
a_DT
prisoner_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
found_VBN
god_NN
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
cuts_NNS
back_NN
and_CC
forth_RB
from_IN
the_DT
ceremony_NN
to_IN
the_DT
dog_NN
's_POS
demise_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
memorable_JJ
moments_NNS
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
speech_NN
reflects_VBZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
is_BEZ
going_VBG
on_IN
with_IN
the_DT
dog_NN
._.
and_CC
this_DT
is_BEZ
where_WRB
alien_JJ
3_CD
succeeds_VBZ
._.
fincher_NN
normally_RB
injects_NNS
a_NN
lot_NN
of_IN
symbolism_NN
into_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
can_MD
easily_RB
see_VB
him_PP
becoming_VBG
the_DT
next_OD
stanley_NP
kubrick_NP
or_CC
alfred_NP
hitchcock_NP
(_(
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
mixture_NN
of_IN
both_PDT
)_(
._.
fincher_CS
knows_VBZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
to_TO
film_NN
and_VB
how_WRB
to_TO
film_NN
it_PP
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
figure_NN
that_CS
he_PP
will_MD
be_BE
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
few_DT
directors_NNS
with_IN
complete_JJ
control_NN
over_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
._.
alien_NN
3_CD
is_BEZ
riddled_VBN
with_IN
symbolic_JJ
speeches_NNS
and_CC
metaphorical_JJ
images_NNS
._.
by_IN
doing_DOG
so_RB
,_,
fincher_NN
creates_VBZ
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
scenes_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
alien_NN
franchise_NN
._.
many_DT
people_NN
have_HV
criticized_VBN
fincher_NN
's_POS
filming_VBG
of_IN
the_DT
death_NN
scene_NN
of_IN
ripley_NP
(_(
i_PP
reveal_VB
nothing_PN
by_IN
saying_VBG
this_DT
)_(
as_IN
looking_VBG
too_RB
fake_JJ
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
enjoy_VB
and_CC
relish_VB
in_IN
the_DT
portrayal_NN
._.
showing_VBG
ripley_NP
fall_NN
in_IN
slow_JJ
motion_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
nice_JJ
touch_NN
,_,
but_CC
by_IN
actually_RB
not_XNOT
showing_VBG
her_PP$
hit_NN
the_DT
vat_NN
of_IN
iron_NN
,_,
a_DT
great_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
symbolism_NN
is_BEZ
derived_VBN
._.
i_PP
feel_VB
that_CS
it_PP
would_MD
have_HV
spoiled_VBN
the_DT
mood_NN
of_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
film_NN
if_CS
they_PP
had_HVD
actually_RB
shown_VBN
her_PP$
splash_NN
into_IN
the_DT
molten_JJ
iron_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
most_DT
people_NN
seem_VB
to_IN
want_NN
to_IN
witness_NN
ripley_NP
die_VB
(_(
which_WDT
creates_VBZ
a_DT
paradox_NN
,_,
as_CS
she_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
character_NN
i_PP
didn't_DOD
want_VB
to_TO
see_VB
die_VB
)_(
._.
why_WRB
she_PP
is_BEZ
killed_VBN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
surprises_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
plan_VB
on_IN
spoiling_VBG
that_DT
in_IN
this_DT
review_NN
._.
>from_NN
every_DT
alien_NN
film_NN
comes_VBZ
several_DT
memorable_JJ
moments_NNS
which_WDT
seem_VB
to_IN
stick_NN
with_IN
you_PP
forever_RB
._.
in_IN
alien_NN
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
the_DT
moment_NN
the_DT
alien_NN
burst_VBD
out_RP
of_IN
kane_???
's_NNS
stomach_NN
._.
in_IN
aliens_NNS
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
showdown_NN
between_IN
alien_NN
and_CC
ripley_NP
in_IN
a_DT
machine_NN
._.
alien_NN
3_CD
has_HVZ
several_DT
,_,
but_CC
most_DT
memorable_JJ
is_BEZ
the_DT
terrific_JJ
shot_NN
involving_VBG
the_DT
alien_NN
and_CC
ripley_NP
._.
ripley_NP
is_BEZ
pushed_VBN
up_RP
against_IN
a_DT
wall_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
alien_NN
stands_VBZ
inches_NNS
away_RB
from_IN
her_PP$
._.
why_WRB
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
kill_VB
her_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
shocker_NN
,_,
which_WDT
later_JJR
leads_NNS
to_IN
a_DT
surprise_NN
ending_NN
._.
fincher_NN
apparently_RB
loves_VBZ
to_IN
use_NN
close-ups_NNS
of_IN
actors_NNS
'_"
faces_NNS
(_(
michael_NP
douglas_NP
and_CC
the_DT
clown_NN
face-off_NN
in_IN
the_DT
game_NN
in_IN
the_DT
same_DT
style_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
by_IN
shaving_VBG
off_RP
the_DT
actors_NNS
'_"
hair_NN
,_,
the_DT
only_JJ
thing_NN
we_PP
have_HV
to_TO
look_VB
at_IN
is_BEZ
their_PP$
faces_NNS
._.
many_DT
critics_NNS
didn't_DOD
like_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
actors_NNS
being_BEG
bald_JJ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
makes_VBZ
complete_JJ
sense_NN
when_CS
taken_VBN
in_IN
context_NN
of_IN
the_DT
plot_NN
._.
most_DT
of_IN
alien_NN
3_CD
works_NN
when_CS
you_PP
take_VB
it_PP
in_IN
context_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
you_PP
try_VB
to_TO
compare_VB
it_PP
to_IN
its_PP$
predecessors_NNS
,_,
fincher_NN
's_POS
turn_NN
seems_VBZ
a_DT
bit_NN
gloomy_JJ
and_CC
dark_JJ
,_,
though_CS
that_DT
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
always_RB
a_DT
bad_JJ
thing_NN
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
is_BEZ
pretty_JJ
much_RB
a_DT
rehash_NN
of_IN
the_DT
first_OD
two_CD
films_NNS
,_,
with_IN
some_DT
major_JJ
twists_NNS
._.
again_RB
,_,
we_PP
are_BER
setup_???
with_IN
several_DT
different_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
and_CC
one_CD
by_IN
one_CD
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
picked_VBN
off_IN
._.
however_RB
,_,
while_CS
the_DT
first_OD
two_CD
had_HVD
tons_NNS
of_IN
arsenal_NP
(_(
especially_RB
cameron_NP
's_POS
film_NN
)_)
,_,
alien_NN
3_CD
takes_VBZ
place_NN
on_IN
a_DT
planet_NN
devoid_JJ
of_IN
human_JJ
life_NN
except_IN
for_IN
this_DT
run-down_JJ
prison_NN
._.
as_CS
a_DT
result_NN
,_,
no_DT
weapons_NNS
are_BER
to_IN
be_BE
found_VB
._.
this_DT
creates_VBZ
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
tension_NN
,_,
although_CS
i_PP
must_MD
admit_VB
that_DT
fincher_NN
could_MD
have_HV
added_VBN
a_DT
lot_NN
more_DT
suspense_NN
._.
as_CS
an_DT
alien_NN
film_NN
,_,
alien_NN
3_CD
is_BEZ
the_DT
worst_JJS
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
,_,
but_CC
by_IN
itself_PPX
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
an_DT
extremely_RB
well-made_JJ
motion_NN
picture_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
lot_NN
more_DT
merits_NNS
than_CS
not_XNOT
._.
the_DT
unfortunate_JJ
thing_NN
surrounding_JJ
this_DT
second_NN
sequel_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
one-dimensional_JJ
characters_NNS
._.
i_PP
never_RB
was_BEDZ
really_RB
emotionally_RB
involved_JJ
on_IN
screen_NN
because_CS
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
are_BER
hardcore_RB
criminals_NNS
whom_WP
i_PP
really_RB
could_MD
care_VB
less_DT
about_IN
._.
despite_IN
this_DT
,_,
ripley_NP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
central_JJ
figure_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
what_WDT
is_BEZ
important_JJ
._.
we_PP
care_VB
for_IN
her_PP$
,_,
even_RB
though_CS
she_PP
began_VBD
to_IN
act_NN
just_RB
like_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
guys_NNS
._.
again_RB
,_,
the_DT
technical_JJ
side_NN
of_IN
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
remarkable_JJ
,_,
and_CC
better_RBR
than_CS
the_DT
two_CD
previous_JJ
versions_NNS
._.
while_CS
cameron_NP
's_POS
version_NN
was_BEDZ
a_DT
pumped_JJ
up_RP
action_NN
film_NN
with_IN
massive_JJ
artillary_NN
,_,
fincher_NN
uses_NNS
brilliant_JJ
camera_NN
angles_NNS
,_,
terrific_JJ
lighting_NN
,_,
and_CC
moody_JJ
sets_NNS
._.
the_DT
cinematography_NN
,_,
by_IN
alex_NP
thomson_NP
,_,
is_BEZ
very_RB
well_RB
done_DON
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
terrific_JJ
chase_NN
sequence_NN
towards_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
the_DT
confusion_NN
of_IN
the_DT
ending_NN
draws_VBZ
the_DT
viewer_NN
in_IN
,_,
as_CS
we_PP
are_BER
just_RB
as_IN
confused_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
actors_NNS
who_WP
are_BER
being_BEG
chased_VBN
around_IN
._.
the_DT
yellows_NNS
,_,
reds_NNS
,_,
and_CC
oranges_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
lights_NNS
create_VB
a_DT
dark_JJ
mood_NN
,_,
and_CC
by_IN
themselves_PPX
create_VB
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
suspense_NN
._.
shadows_NNS
dance_VB
on_IN
the_DT
walls_NNS
,_,
and_CC
yet_RB
those_DT
shadows_NNS
could_MD
easily_RB
be_BE
the_DT
alien_NN
._.
the_DT
alien_NN
is_BEZ
different_JJ
from_IN
its_PP$
predecessors_NNS
this_DT
time_NN
around_IN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
swiftness_NN
of_IN
this_DT
alien_NN
is_BEZ
quite_RB
intense_JJ
._.
the_DT
camera_NN
likes_VBZ
to_IN
take_VB
up_RP
the_DT
perspective_NN
of_IN
the_DT
alien_NN
,_,
racing_VBG
after_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
the_DT
sets_NNS
are_BER
quite_RB
incredible_JJ
,_,
which_WDT
are_BER
reminiscient_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
nostromo_NP
from_IN
alien_NN
._.
the_DT
narrow_JJ
corridors_NNS
and_CC
labrynthine_JJ
hallways_NNS
is_BEZ
well_RB
constructed_VBN
._.
the_DT
sets_NNS
appear_VB
to_IN
be_BE
in_CD
the_DT
future_NN
,_,
but_CC
not_XNOT
too_RB
far_RB
in_IN
the_DT
future_NN
._.
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
set_NN
pieces_NNS
even_RB
aids_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
destruction_NN
of_IN
the_DT
alien_NN
(_(
nothing_PN
surprising_JJ
there_RB
)_)
._.
sigourney_NP
weaver_NP
turns_VBZ
out_RP
yet_RB
another_DT
good_JJ
performance_NN
,_,
equaling_VBG
her_PP$
portrayal_NN
of_IN
ripley_NP
in_IN
aliens_NNS
._.
she_PP
was_BEDZ
snubbed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
oscars_NNS
for_IN
this_DT
one_CD
,_,
mainly_RB
because_CS
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
a_DT
critical_JJ
bomb_NN
._.
her_PP
reactions_NNS
are_BER
far_RB
more_RBR
realistic_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
with_IN
her_PP$
crying_NN
over_IN
the_DT
loss_NN
of_IN
the_DT
little_JJ
child_NN
she_PP
risked_VBD
her_PP$
life_NN
saving_NN
in_IN
her_PP$
previous_JJ
encounter_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
quite_RB
touching_VBG
really_RB
._.
charles_NP
s_NN
._.
dutton_NP
is_BEZ
very_RB
strong_JJ
in_IN
his_PP$
performance_NN
as_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
inmates_NNS
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
was_BEDZ
on_IN
the_DT
brink_NN
of_IN
actually_RB
caring_VBG
for_IN
him_PP
._.
charles_NP
dance_NN
turns_VBZ
in_IN
a_DT
nice_JJ
low-key_JJ
performance_NN
,_,
and_CC
as_CS
a_DT
result_NN
,_,
i_PP
cared_VBD
for_IN
him_PP
immediately_RB
._.
lance_NN
henriksen_NP
makes_VBZ
a_DT
brief_JJ
appearance_NN
as_IN
bishop_NN
ii_CD
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
was_BEDZ
more_DT
entertaining_JJ
in_IN
aliens_NNS
._.
the_DT
rest_NN
of_IN
the_DT
cast_NN
is_BEZ
pretty_JJ
stale_JJ
,_,
though_CS
pete_NP
postlethwaite_JJ
sticks_NNS
out_RP
due_JJ
to_IN
his_PP$
recent_JJ
turns_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
usual_JJ
suspects_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
lost_JJ
world_NN
._.
alien_NN
3_CD
is_BEZ
rated_VBN
r_NN
for_IN
strong_JJ
violence_NN
and_CC
language_NN
,_,
and_CC
sex_NN
._.
although_CS
it_PP
has_HVZ
its_PP$
flaws_NNS
,_,
alien_JJ
3_CD
is_BEZ
highly_RB
entertaining_JJ
with_IN
rich_JJ
symbolism_NN
._.
this_DT
film_NN
reminds_VBZ
you_PP
how_WRB
much_DT
fun_NN
it_PP
is_BEZ
to_IN
spot_NN
metaphorical_JJ
images_NNS
throughout_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
._.
while_CS
kubrick_NP
may_MD
have_HV
a_DT
moral_JJ
message_NN
throughout_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
,_,
fincher_NN
relies_VBZ
on_IN
cinematic_JJ
devices_NNS
to_IN
bring_VB
his_PP$
meanings_NNS
out_RP
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
like_IN
fincher_NN
's_POS
which_WDT
reminds_VBZ
us_PP
that_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
okay_RB
for_IN
a_DT
film_NN
to_IN
sacrifice_NN
quality_NN
for_IN
quantity_NN
(_(
the_DT
final_JJ
scene_NN
)_)
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
it_PP
tells_VBZ
us_PP
that_CS
we_PP
,_,
as_CS
a_DT
society_NN
,_,
have_HV
become_VBN
too_RB
critical_JJ
of_IN
things_NNS
which_WDT
may_MD
happen_VB
to_IN
look_NN
a_DT
little_JJ
"_"
fake_JJ
._.
"_"
whenever_WRB
something_PN
looks_VBZ
fake_JJ
on_IN
screen_NN
,_,
we_PP
immediately_RB
point_NN
it_NN
out_RP
as_IN
a_DT
mistake_NN
._.
but_CC
perhaps_RB
it_PP
isn't_BEZ
a_DT
mistake_NN
._.
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