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i_PP
was_BEDZ
anxious_JJ
to_TO
see_VB
this_DT
for_IN
a_DT
long_JJ
time_NN
._.
a_DT
friend_NN
of_IN
mine_PP$
recommended_JJ
this_RB
to_TO
me_NN
because_CS
he_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
crush_NN
on_IN
neve_???
campbell_NP
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
wanted_VBD
to_IN
prove_VB
that_RB
she_PP
's_BEZ
as_IN
hot_JJ
as_CS
he_PP
thinks_VBZ
he_PP
is_BEZ
._.
he_PP
proved_VBD
it_PP
for_IN
me_PP
all_PDT
right_RB
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
reasons_NNS
i_PP
enjoy_VB
this_DT
film_NN
go_VB
way_NN
beyond_IN
that_DT
._.
scream_NN
treads_NNS
on_IN
familar_JJ
ground_NN
,_,
horror_NN
movie_NN
with_IN
,_,
as_CS
star_NN
neve_???
campbell_NP
puts_VBZ
it_PP
,_,
"_"
some_DT
stupid_JJ
killer_NN
stalking_NN
some_DT
big_JJ
breasted_JJ
girl_NN
who_WP
can't_MD
act_VB
who_WP
's_BEZ
always_RB
running_VBG
up_RP
the_DT
stairs_NNS
when_CS
she_PP
should_MD
be_BE
running_VBG
out_RP
the_DT
front_NN
door_NN
._.
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
very_RB
familar_JJ
,_,
your_PP$
typical_JJ
horror_NN
film_NN
._.
so_RB
why_WRB
,_,
you_PP
may_MD
ask_VB
after_IN
watching_VBG
it_PP
,_,
does_DOZ
it_PP
seem_VB
so_RB
new_JJ
and_CC
original_JJ
?_?
because_CS
it_PP
treats_VBZ
itself_PPX
as_IN
if_NN
it_PP
hasn't_HVZ
been_BEN
done_DON
before_IN
,_,
and_CC
thus_RB
the_DT
viewer_NN
is_BEZ
disilusioned_VBN
into_IN
believing_VBG
that_DT
it_PP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
old_JJ
,_,
familar_JJ
tired_JJ
stuff_NN
._.
this_DT
raises_VBZ
another_DT
question_NN
:_:
how_WRB
does_DOZ
it_PP
do_DO
this_DT
?_?
simple_JJ
:_:
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
they're_???
not_XNOT
your_PP$
typical_JJ
stupid_JJ
horror_NN
film_NN
victims_NNS
who_WP
don't_DO
know_VB
what_WDT
the_DT
hell_NN
to_IN
do_DO
when_CS
being_BEG
chased_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
guy_NN
in_IN
a_DT
ski_NN
mask_NN
and_CC
a_DT
machette_NN
._.
they_PP
are_BER
horror_NN
fans_NNS
,_,
they_PP
know_VB
how_WRB
stuff_NN
happens_VBZ
in_IN
a_DT
horror_NN
movie_NN
,_,
they_PP
know_VB
what_WDT
to_TO
do_DO
and_CC
what_WDT
not_XNOT
to_TO
do_DO
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
makes_VBZ
it_PP
scary_JJ
,_,
and_CC
even_RB
funny_JJ
at_IN
certain_JJ
times_NNS
._.
you_PP
can_MD
tell_VB
this_DT
just_RB
by_IN
watching_VBG
the_DT
opening_NN
scene_NN
where_CS
casey_NP
becker_NP
(_(
drew_NP
barrymore_IN
)_(
is_BEZ
making_NN
popcorn_JJ
,_,
getting_VBG
ready_JJ
to_IN
watch_NN
a_DT
video_NN
,_,
and_CC
some_DT
guy_NN
who_WP
sounds_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
killer_NN
calls_NNS
her_PP
up_VB
to_TO
play_VB
a_DT
game_NN
with_IN
her_PP$
that_DT
involves_VBZ
horror_NN
movie_NN
triva_NN
that_CS
,_,
if_CS
she_PP
gets_VBZ
it_PP
wrong_JJ
,_,
will_MD
get_VB
her_PP$
and_CC
her_PP$
boyfriend_NN
killed_VBN
._.
she_PP
knows_VBZ
what_WDT
to_TO
answer_VB
when_CS
he_PP
asks_VBZ
her_PP$
horror_NN
film_NN
questions_NNS
,_,
she_PP
just_RB
can't_MD
answer_VB
his_PP$
final_JJ
question_NN
,_,
"_"
what_WDT
door_NN
am_BEM
i_PP
at_IN
?_?
"_"
and_CC
that_CS
gets_VBZ
her_PP$
killed_JJ
._.
that_CS
scene_NN
works_NN
because_CS
in_IN
a_DT
normal_JJ
horror_NN
film_NN
,_,
half_NN
the_DT
things_NNS
that_CS
happen_VB
in_IN
that_DT
scene_NN
would_MD
never_RB
happen_VB
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
is_BEZ
typical_JJ
horror_NN
stuff_NN
:_:
sidney_NP
prescott_NP
(_(
an_DT
impressive_JJ
neve_???
campbell_NP
)_)
,_,
an_DT
attractive_JJ
young_JJ
high_JJ
school_NN
student_NN
who_WP
's_BEZ
mother_NN
was_BEDZ
killed_VBN
a_DT
year_NN
ago_RB
tommorrow_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
being_BEG
stalked_VBD
by_IN
a_DT
killer_NN
who_WP
's_BEZ
previously_RB
murdered_JJ
one_CD
of_IN
her_PP$
classmates_NNS
(_(
casey_NP
,_,
naturally_RB
)_)
,_,
and_CC
everybody_PN
in_IN
this_DT
small_JJ
,_,
california_NP
town_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
suspect_NN
,_,
including_IN
sidney_NP
's_POS
boyfriend_NN
,_,
billy_NP
loomis_NP
._.
but_CC
as_CS
i_PP
said_VBD
before_IN
,_,
these_DT
people_NN
know_VB
how_WRB
horror_NN
movies_NNS
work_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
what_WDT
makes_VBZ
it_PP
so_RB
appealing_JJ
._.
that_CS
and_CC
the_DT
references_NNS
to_IN
horror_NN
movies_NNS
,_,
like_IN
when_WRB
casey_NP
says_VBZ
,_,
"_"
the_DT
first_OD
(_(
nightmare_NN
on_IN
elm_NN
street_NN
)_)
was_BEDZ
scary_JJ
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
rest_NN
sucked_VBD
._.
"_"
which_WDT
is_BEZ
obviously_RB
director_NN
wes_???
craven_CD
(_(
who_NP
does_DOZ
a_DT
good_JJ
job_NN
of_IN
poking_VBG
fun_NN
of_IN
the_DT
genre_NN
that_CS
made_VBN
him_PP
a_DT
legend_NN
)_)
patting_VBG
himself_PPX
on_IN
the_DT
back_NN
as_IN
he_PP
directed_VBN
the_DT
first_OD
nightmare_NN
movie_NN
and_CC
none_PN
of_IN
the_DT
others_NNS
,_,
and_CC
when_CS
tatum_NN
,_,
sidney_NP
's_POS
friend_NN
,_,
mentions_VBZ
the_DT
director_NN
,_,
wes_???
carpenter_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
obviously_RB
an_DT
homage_NN
by_IN
writer_NN
kevin_NP
williamson_NP
to_IN
not_XNOT
only_RB
craven_JJ
,_,
but_CC
also_RB
director_NN
john_NP
carpenter_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
is_BEZ
well_RB
chosen_VBN
,_,
neve_???
campbell_NP
pulls_VBZ
off_RP
a_DT
good_JJ
heroine_NN
(_(
and_CC
unlike_IN
most_DT
horror_NN
film_NN
heroines_NNS
,_,
she_PP
*_???
can_MD
*_???
act_NN
)_(
,_,
drew_NP
barrymore_IN
does_DOZ
a_DT
good_JJ
janet_NP
leigh_NP
impression_NN
for_IN
what_WDT
little_DT
time_NN
she_PP
has_HVZ
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
david_NP
arquette_NN
is_BEZ
impressive_JJ
._.
also_RB
good_JJ
(_(
and_CC
funny_JJ
)_)
in_IN
his_PP$
role_NN
is_BEZ
henry_NP
winkler_NP
(_(
"_"
the_DT
fonz_???
"_"
)_(
as_CS
the_DT
school_NN
principal_JJ
._.
i_PP
took_VBD
half_NN
a_DT
point_NN
off_IN
for_IN
the_DT
unnecessary_JJ
(_(
albeit_CS
limited_JJ
)_)
appearance_NN
by_IN
friends_NNS
'_"
courteney_NN
cox_NP
as_IN
reporter_NN
,_,
gail_???
edwards_NP
,_,
sidney_NP
's_POS
rival_NN
because_CS
she_PP
covered_VBD
her_PP$
mother_NN
's_POS
disappearance_NN
._.
i_PP
hate_VB
that_CS
show_NN
,_,
i_PP
hate_VB
those_DT
actors_NNS
._.
they're_???
untalented_VBN
,_,
overexposed_JJ
,_,
and_CC
overpaid_JJ
,_,
imho_???
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
would_MD
think_VB
wes_???
craven_CD
is_BEZ
smart_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
know_VB
those_DT
actors_NNS
are_BER
overexposed_JJ
enough_RB
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
suppose_VB
he_PP
isn't_BEZ
._.
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