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making_VBG
his_PP$
directorial_JJ
debut_NN
,_,
actor_NN
jon_NP
favreau_NN
brings_VBZ
along_IN
his_PP$
swingers_NNS
co-star_NN
,_,
vince_NP
vaughn_???
,_,
for_IN
this_DT
tale_NN
of_IN
two_CD
mugs_???
on_IN
a_NN
career_NN
trajectory_NN
to_IN
nowheresville_NP
._.
favreau_NN
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
wrote_VBD
the_DT
script_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
bobby_NP
,_,
vaughn_???
is_BEZ
ricky_NP
._.
by_IN
day_NN
they_PP
are_BER
construction_NN
workers_NNS
._.
they_PP
also_RB
are_BER
wanna-be_???
contenders_NNS
,_,
but_CC
neither_RB
has_HVZ
had_HVD
much_DT
success_NN
._.
their_PP$
last_OD
bout_NN
pitted_VBN
them_PP
against_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
and_CC
was_BEDZ
a_DT
draw_NN
,_,
leaving_VBG
bobby_NP
's_POS
record_NN
at_IN
5-5-1_CD
._.
these_DT
two_CD
l_NN
._.
a_DT
._.
not-so-wise_NN
guys_NNS
also_RB
work_VB
for_IN
max_NP
(_(
peter_NP
falk_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
mid-level_NN
mobster_NN
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
patient_JJ
and_CC
understanding_NN
with_IN
bobby_NP
,_,
but_CC
who_WP
hates_VBZ
ricky_NP
's_POS
guts_NNS
._.
max_NP
has_HVZ
an_DT
easy_JJ
job_NN
for_IN
bobby_NP
;_;
fly_VB
to_TO
new_RB
york_NP
and_CC
make_VB
a_DT
simple_JJ
delivery_NN
to_IN
a_DT
gangster_NN
named_VBN
ruiz_???
(_(
a_DT
smooth_JJ
and_CC
silky_JJ
sean_NP
combs_NNS
)_)
._.
bobby_NP
,_,
because_CS
of_IN
his_PP$
lifelong_JJ
friendship_NN
with_IN
ricky_NP
,_,
pleads_VBZ
with_IN
max_NP
to_IN
give_VB
his_PP$
pal_NN
another_DT
chance_NN
and_CC
let_VB
him_PP
tag_NN
along_IN
to_IN
the_DT
big_JJ
apple_NN
._.
against_IN
his_PP$
better_JJR
judgment_NN
,_,
max_NP
agrees_VBZ
._.
of_IN
course_NN
ricky_NP
,_,
a_DT
motormouth_NN
who_WP
inserts_VBZ
both_RB
feet_NNS
everytime_JJ
he_PP
speaks_VBZ
,_,
nearly_RB
screws_NNS
up_IN
everything_PN
._.
while_CS
bobby_NP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
stay_NN
calm_NN
and_CC
professional_JJ
,_,
ricky_NP
begins_VBZ
swaggering_JJ
and_CC
throwing_VBG
money_NN
around_IN
as_IN
if_NN
he_PP
was_BEDZ
john_NP
gotti_NP
or_CC
tony_NP
soprano_NN
._.
the_DT
constrast_NN
in_IN
styles_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
chemistry_NN
between_IN
favreau_NN
and_CC
vaughn_???
is_BEZ
what_WDT
makes_VBZ
made_VBD
so_CS
enjoyable_JJ
to_IN
watch_NN
._.
favreau_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
hound-dog_NN
face_NN
and_CC
slow-burn_NN
personality_NN
could_MD
be_BE
a_DT
modern-day_JJ
oliver_NP
hardy_JJ
,_,
only_RB
much_DT
wiser_JJR
._.
vaughn_???
is_BEZ
like_CS
someone_PN
vaccinated_VBN
with_IN
a_DT
phonograph_NN
needle_NN
,_,
he_PP
just_RB
keeps_VBZ
yakking_VBG
and_CC
yakking_VBG
,_,
unaware_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
havoc_NN
he_PP
creates_VBZ
._.
yet_RB
despite_IN
bobby_NP
's_POS
constant_JJ
aggravation_NN
and_CC
agitation_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
partner_NN
,_,
a_DT
bond_NN
of_IN
affection_NN
and_CC
loyalty_NN
binds_NNS
them_PP
._.
the_DT
contrast_NN
between_IN
the_DT
two_CD
friends_NNS
is_BEZ
interesting_JJ
to_TO
watch_VB
._.
bobby_NP
is_BEZ
button-downed_VBN
,_,
tightly-wound_IN
,_,
always_RB
waiting_VBG
for_IN
the_DT
next_OD
shoe_NN
-courtesy_NN
of_IN
ricky_NP
-_-
to_IN
drop_NN
._.
ricky_NP
is_BEZ
mostly_RB
oblivious_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
problems_NNS
he_PP
creates_VBZ
and_CC
is_BEZ
genuinely_RB
surprised_JJ
when_CS
he_PP
comes_VBZ
under_IN
attack_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
faux_???
paus_???
._.
in_CD
new_JJ
york_NP
,_,
the_DT
two_CD
lackeys_NNS
are_BER
like_IN
fish_NN
out_RP
of_IN
water_NN
,_,
stumbling_NN
from_IN
one_CD
situation_NN
to_IN
another_DT
,_,
trying_VBG
to_IN
keep_NN
alive_JJ
._.
combs_NNS
is_BEZ
elegant_JJ
,_,
cool_JJ
and_CC
low-key_JJ
menacing_JJ
as_IN
the_DT
gangsta_NP
they_PP
are_BER
sent_VBN
to_IN
meet_VB
._.
falk_NP
is_BEZ
amusing_JJ
in_IN
his_PP$
small_JJ
role_NN
,_,
while_CS
famke_???
janssen_JJ
nearly_RB
breaks_VBZ
your_PP$
heart_NN
as_IN
bobby_NP
's_POS
lowlife_NN
girlfriend_NN
._.
more_DT
than_CS
anything_PN
,_,
made_VBN
is_BEZ
a_DT
movie_NN
with_IN
heart_NN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
loud_JJ
,_,
obnoxious_JJ
and_CC
very_RB
talkative_JJ
._.
but_CC
the_DT
cameraderie_NP
between_IN
bobby_NP
and_CC
ricky_NP
holds_VBZ
the_DT
key_JJ
to_IN
its_PP$
interest_NN
._.
favreau_NN
does_DOZ
a_DT
commendable_JJ
job_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
directorial_JJ
debut_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
player_NN
to_IN
be_BE
watched_VBD
as_CS
he_PP
can_MD
only_RB
improve_VB
with_IN
experience_NN
._.