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i_PP
didn't_DOD
realize_VB
how_WRB
apt_JJ
the_DT
name_NN
of_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
until_CS
i_PP
called_VBD
the_DT
mpaa_???
(_(
the_DT
motion_NN
picture_NN
association_NN
of_IN
america_NP
-_-
the_DT
folks_NNS
who_WP
decide_VB
what_WDT
's_BEZ
g_NN
,_,
nc_???
17_CD
,_,
pg_NP
,_,
r_NN
or_CC
x_NN
)_)
to_IN
ask_NN
why_WRB
the_DT
preview_NN
was_BEDZ
rated_VBN
r_NN
._.
so_RB
that_CS
we_PP
can_MD
make_VB
some_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
response_NN
,_,
let_VB
me_PP
tell_VB
you_PP
about_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
itself_PPX
._.
"_"
the_DT
celluloid_NN
closet_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
documentary_NN
about_IN
how_WRB
homosexuality_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
portrayed_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
movies_NNS
over_IN
the_DT
past_NN
several_DT
decades_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
brilliant_JJ
,_,
funny_JJ
,_,
naughty_JJ
and_CC
extremely_RB
poignant_JJ
._.
it_PP
tore_VBD
at_IN
my_PP$
heart_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
a_DT
gifted_JJ
lesbian_JJ
screenwriter_NN
explain_VB
that_CS
,_,
as_CS
a_DT
rule_NN
,_,
gay_JJ
audiences_NNS
hunger_NN
for_IN
any_DT
hint_NN
of_IN
homosexuality_NN
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
regardless_RB
of_IN
how_WRB
veiled_JJ
-_-
or_CC
how_WRB
sordid_JJ
-_-
the_DT
presence_NN
of_IN
a_DT
gay_JJ
or_CC
lesbian_JJ
person_NN
allows_VBZ
others_NNS
to_IN
lessen_VB
their_PP$
sense_NN
of_IN
isolation_NN
and_CC
makes_VBZ
them_PP
feel_VB
as_CS
if_CS
they're_???
not_XNOT
quite_RB
so_RB
invisible_JJ
as_CS
america_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
want_NN
them_PP
to_IN
be_BE
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
itself_PPX
is_BEZ
rated_VBN
r_NN
-_-
and_CC
for_IN
good_JJ
reason_NN
._.
it_PP
contains_VBZ
scenes_NNS
of_IN
bloody_JJ
,_,
violent_JJ
gay_JJ
bashing_NN
and_CC
graphic_JJ
,_,
uninhibited_JJ
,_,
sex_NN
._.
as_CS
with_IN
any_DT
movie_NN
,_,
i_PP
appreciate_VB
knowing_VBG
about_IN
these_DT
things_NNS
ahead_RB
of_IN
time_NN
,_,
so_RB
i_PP
can_MD
decide_VB
for_IN
myself_PPX
whether_CS
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
with_IN
a_DT
friend_NN
,_,
a_DT
date_NN
,_,
my_PP$
11_CD
year_NN
old_JJ
niece_NN
,_,
alone_RB
or_CC
not_XNOT
at_IN
all_PDT
._.
but_CC
,_,
that_CS
's_BEZ
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
now_RB
back_NN
to_IN
the_DT
preview_NN
._.
prior_JJ
to_IN
this_DT
film_NN
being_BEG
theatrically_RB
released_VBN
(_(
it_NN
was_BEDZ
originally_RB
filmed_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
documentary_NN
for_IN
hbo_NP
)_)
i_PP
had_HVD
seen_VBN
the_DT
coming_JJ
attractions_NNS
trailer_NN
for_IN
it_PP
at_IN
least_DT
six_CD
times_NNS
._.
there_EX
was_BEDZ
no_DT
nudity_NN
,_,
no_DT
violence_NN
,_,
no_DT
bad_JJ
language_NN
,_,
nothing_PN
that_CS
i_PP
could_MD
see_VB
that_DT
would_MD
be_BE
offensive_JJ
or_CC
inappropriate_JJ
for_IN
a_DT
general_JJ
audience_NN
(_(
okay_RB
,_,
whoopi_NP
goldberg_NP
did_DOD
refer_VB
to_TO
someone_PN
"_"
boning_NN
"_"
someone_PN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
last_OD
i_PP
knew_VBD
that_CS
wasn't_BEDZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
seven_CD
words_NNS
you_PP
can't_MD
say_VB
on_IN
tv_NN
)_)
._.
except_CS
for_IN
a_DT
scene_NN
of_IN
two_CD
fully_RB
clothed_VBN
men_NNS
kissing_VBG
._.
hmmmmm_???
._.
when_CS
i_PP
inquired_VBD
about_IN
the_DT
rating_NN
on_IN
the_DT
trailer_NN
,_,
a_DT
very_RB
nice_JJ
woman_NN
at_IN
the_DT
mpaa_???
quoted_JJ
from_IN
"_"
the_DT
handbook_NN
"_"
that_CS
a_DT
trailer_NN
approved_VBN
for_IN
all_PDT
audiences_NNS
could_MD
contain_VB
"_"
no_DT
homosexuality_NN
or_CC
lesbianism_NN
and_CC
no_DT
going_VBG
down_RP
on_IN
someone_PN
._.
"_"
hello_UH
?_?
i_NN
was_BEDZ
in_IN
the_DT
office_NN
and_CC
it_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
middle_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
day_NN
._.
bravely_RB
,_,
i_PP
pursued_VBD
._.
"_"
i've_???
seen_VBN
that_DT
trailer_NN
,_,
oh_UH
._.
._.
._.
probably_RB
half_PDT
a_DT
dozen_NN
times_NNS
,_,
"_"
i_PP
gulped_VBD
._.
._.
._.
"_"
and_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
remember_VB
that_CS
scene_NN
._.
"_"
"_"
well_RB
,_,
"_"
she_PP
chirped_VBD
._.
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
there_RB
._.
our_PP$
little_JJ
eyes_NNS
are_BER
trained_VBN
to_IN
see_VB
that_RB
._.
"_"
no_DT
really_RB
._.
in_IN
the_DT
words_NNS
of_IN
dave_NP
barry_NP
,_,
"_"
i_PP
am_BEM
not_XNOT
making_VBG
this_DT
up_IN
._.
"_"
they_PP
are_BER
"_"
trained_VBN
"_"
to_IN
"_"
see_VB
that_DT
?_?
"_"
when_CS
someone_PN
who_WP
was_BEDZ
shocked_JJ
at_IN
the_DT
rating_NN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
and_CC
made_VBD
a_DT
note_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
it_PP
carefully_RB
the_DT
following_JJ
five_CD
times_NNS
or_CC
so_RB
managed_VBN
to_IN
let_VB
it_NN
slip_NN
past_NN
her_PP
?_?
gosh_???
,_,
i_NN
certainly_RB
don't_DO
mean_VB
to_IN
question_NN
the_DT
mpaa_???
,_,
or_CC
"_"
the_DT
handbook_NN
"_"
._.
i_PP
would_MD
,_,
however_RB
,_,
like_IN
to_IN
suggest_VB
that_RB
it_PP
's_BEZ
they_PP
who_NP
are_BER
in_IN
the_DT
closet_NN
on_IN
this_DT
one_CD
._.
and_CC
the_DT
light_NN
ain't_???
good_NP
in_CD
there_EX
._.
but_CC
,_,
having_HVG
seen_VBN
"_"
the_DT
celluloid_NN
closet_NN
,_,
"_"
and_CC
being_NN
one_CD
of_IN
a_DT
handful_NN
of_IN
straight_JJ
people_NN
involved_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
primarily_RB
gay_JJ
and_CC
lesbian_JJ
weekly_JJ
bible_NN
study_NN
(_(
email_NN
me_NN
and_CC
i'll_???
give_VB
you_PP
the_DT
details_NNS
)_)
,_,
none_PN
of_IN
this_DT
was_BEDZ
any_DT
big_JJ
surprise_NN
._.
the_DT
point_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
that_DT
homosexuality_NN
,_,
even_RB
in_IN
the_DT
politically_RB
correct_JJ
90s_CD
,_,
is_BEZ
ridiculously_RB
perceived_JJ
as_CS
a_DT
threat_NN
to_IN
a_DT
mostly_RB
heterosexual_JJ
society_NN
._.
a_DT
point_NN
well_RB
made_VBN
in_IN
this_DT
candid_JJ
and_CC
honest_JJ
film_NN
._.
now_RB
,_,
i_PP
could_MD
go_VB
off_RP
on_IN
the_DT
mpaa_???
's_BEZ
ruling_NN
that_CS
a_DT
trailer_NN
must_MD
contain_VB
"_"
no_DT
homosexuality_NN
or_CC
lesbianism_NN
"_"
and_CC
ask_VB
how_WRB
that_DT
is_BEZ
defined_VBN
,_,
particularly_RB
in_IN
light_NN
of_IN
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
things_NNS
,_,
both_RB
sexual_JJ
and_CC
non-sexual_JJ
,_,
that_CS
i've_???
watched_VBD
straight_JJ
people_NN
do_DO
in_IN
trailers_NNS
._.
i_PP
just_RB
don't_DO
feel_VB
the_DT
need_NN
to_IN
go_VB
there_RB
,_,
because_CS
it_PP
seems_VBZ
so_RB
obvious_JJ
._.
i'll_???
instead_RB
suggest_VB
that_CS
the_DT
mpaa_???
re-evaluated_JJ
their_PP$
evaluation_NN
criteria_NNS
._.
let_VB
the_DT
ratings_NNS
reflect_VB
not_XNOT
subject_JJ
content_NN
,_,
like_IN
"_"
sex_NN
"_"
and_CC
"_"
violence_NN
"_"
._.
let_VB
them_PP
reflect_VB
attitude_NN
content_NN
._.
in_IN
the_DT
future_NN
,_,
i'd_???
be_BE
interested_JJ
in_IN
knowing_VBG
whether_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
rated_VBN
d_NN
for_IN
disrespectful_JJ
or_CC
s_NN
for_IN
stereotyped_JJ
._.
then_RB
i'd_???
truly_RB
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
make_VB
an_DT
informed_JJ
decision_NN
about_IN
how_WRB
i_PP
spent_VBD
my_PP$
time_NN
._.