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bowfinger_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
movie_NN
about_IN
the_DT
making_NN
of_IN
a_DT
very_RB
bad_JJ
one_CD
._.
the_DT
screenplay_NN
,_,
written_VBN
by_IN
co-star_NN
steve_NP
martin_NP
,_,
skewers_NNS
everything_PN
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hollywood_NP
from_IN
cheesy_NN
science-fiction_NP
movies_NNS
to_IN
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fight_NN
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,_,
and_CC
all_PDT
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a_DT
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and_CC
accomplished_JJ
manner_NN
._.
anyone_PN
who_WP
knows_VBZ
of_IN
,_,
or_CC
has_HVZ
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association_NN
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movie-making_VBG
should_MD
thoroughly_RB
enjoy_VB
this_DT
clever_JJ
comedy_NN
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it_PP
's_BEZ
entire_JJ
duration_NN
._.
the_DT
central_JJ
premise_NN
behind_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
inspired_JJ
and_CC
promising_JJ
one_CD
._.
bobby_NP
bowfinger_NN
(_(
martin_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
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small-time_JJ
hollywood_NP
producer_NN
,_,
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picture_NN
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attained_VBN
the_DT
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to_IN
do_DO
so_CS
._.
a_DT
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script_NN
,_,
an_DT
alien_NN
invasion_NN
story_NN
entitled_VBN
chubby_JJ
rain_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
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bowfinger_NN
's_POS
eye_NN
._.
after_IN
confronting_VBG
a_DT
big-name_NN
producer_NN
named_VBN
jerry_NP
renfro_???
(_(
robert_NP
downey_NP
jr_JJ
._.
)_)
in_IN
a_DT
restaurant_NN
,_,
an_DT
agreement_NN
is_BEZ
made_VBN
to_IN
finance_NN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
but_CC
first_OD
,_,
bowfinger_NN
must_MD
get_VB
renowned_JJ
action_NN
star_NN
kit_NN
ramsey_NP
(_(
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
)_)
to_IN
sign_NN
in_IN
on_IN
the_DT
project_NN
._.
kit_NN
turns_VBZ
the_DT
offer_NN
down_IN
immediately_RB
,_,
but_CC
bowfinger_NN
still_RB
has_HVZ
the_DT
intent_NN
to_IN
shoot_NN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
after_IN
emptying_VBG
out_RP
his_PP$
life_NN
savings_NNS
,_,
the_DT
hapless_NN
producer_NN
tells_VBZ
the_DT
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cast_NN
and_CC
crew_NN
that_CS
ramsey_NP
is_BEZ
involved_JJ
,_,
and_CC
then_RB
prepares_VBZ
to_IN
film_NN
the_DT
movie_NN
without_IN
the_DT
star_NN
's_POS
knowledge_NN
._.
the_DT
actors_NNS
confront_VB
ramsey_NP
on_IN
the_DT
street_NN
,_,
saying_VBG
their_PP$
lines_NNS
as_IN
hidden_JJ
cameras_NNS
peek_???
through_IN
bushes_NNS
to_IN
capture_NN
the_DT
footage_NN
._.
the_DT
unknowing_JJ
star_NN
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
terrified_VBN
of_IN
aliens_NNS
and_CC
being_BEG
abducted_VBN
,_,
is_BEZ
brought_VBN
to_IN
believe_VB
there_RB
is_BEZ
actually_RB
pod_NN
people_NN
after_IN
him_PP
._.
when_CS
the_DT
conditions_NNS
become_VB
even_RB
more_DT
treacherous_JJ
,_,
bowfinger_NN
is_BEZ
forced_VBN
to_IN
hire_NN
a_DT
kit_NN
ramsey_NP
look-alike_NN
named_VBN
jiff_NN
(_(
also_RB
murphy_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
sweet-natured_JJ
dork_???
who_NP
runs_NNS
for_IN
coffee_NN
in-between_IN
shooting_NN
vital_JJ
scenes_NNS
._.
these_DT
include_VB
attempting_VBG
a_DT
suicide_NN
run_NN
across_IN
an_DT
8-lane_NN
freeway_NN
,_,
and_CC
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
`_"
hot_JJ
'_"
scenes_NNS
involving_VBG
supporting_JJ
actress_NN
daisy_NN
(_(
heather_NP
graham_NP
)_)
removing_VBG
her_PP$
blouse_NN
._.
bowfinger_NN
takes_VBZ
it_PP
's_BEZ
sweet_JJ
time_NN
getting_VBG
started_VBN
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
the_DT
plot_NN
switches_NNS
into_IN
high_JJ
gear_NN
,_,
great_JJ
things_NNS
happen_VB
._.
certain_JJ
scenes_NNS
are_BER
so_RB
precisely_RB
executed_VBN
,_,
perfectly_RB
framing_VBG
moments_NNS
that_CS
are_BER
absolutely_RB
fall-down_JJ
funny_JJ
._.
no_DT
,_,
hilarious_JJ
._.
standouts_NNS
include_VB
the_DT
chase_NN
through_IN
a_DT
parking_NN
garage_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
ramsey_NP
,_,
who_WP
's_BEZ
supposed_JJ
to_TO
be_BE
being_BEG
followed_VBN
,_,
keeps_VBZ
checking_NN
behind_IN
him_PP
to_IN
investigate_VB
a_NP
strange_JJ
tapping_VBG
noise_NN
(_(
it_PP
's_BEZ
actually_RB
bowfinger_NN
's_POS
dog_NN
in_IN
high_JJ
heels_NNS
)_)
._.
and_CC
just_RB
try_VB
not_XNOT
to_TO
laugh_VB
in_IN
the_DT
climactic_JJ
kung-fu_???
sequence_NN
,_,
featuring_VBG
jiff_NN
in_IN
an_DT
excerpt_???
from_IN
another_DT
bowfinger_NN
classic_JJ
entitled_VBN
fake_JJ
purse_NN
ninjas_???
._.
while_CS
the_DT
entire_JJ
97-minutes_NNS
of_IN
bowfinger_NN
isn't_BEZ
always_RB
on_IN
target_NN
,_,
individual_JJ
scenes_NNS
may_MD
have_HV
you_PP
rolling_VBG
in_IN
the_DT
aisles_NNS
._.
masterful_JJ
comedy_NN
director_NN
frank_NP
oz_NN
(_(
dirty_JJ
rotten_JJ
scoundrels_NNS
,_,
in_IN
and_CC
out_RP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
never_RB
made_VBN
a_DT
bad_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
ensures_VBZ
a_DT
quality_NN
final_NN
product_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
aided_VBN
immensely_RB
by_IN
martin_NP
's_POS
sharp-edged_JJ
script_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
real_JJ
on-screen_IN
star_NN
is_BEZ
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
actor_NN
's_POS
finest_JJS
work_NN
since_IN
his_PP$
breakthrough_NN
into_IN
the_DT
hollywood_NP
market_NN
in_IN
the_DT
early_JJ
80_CD
's_NNS
._.
murphy_NP
excels_VBZ
at_IN
every_DT
corner_NN
,_,
not_XNOT
only_RB
succeeding_JJ
with_IN
presenting_VBG
believable_JJ
paranoia_NN
in_IN
the_DT
eyes_NNS
of_IN
kit_NN
ramsey_NP
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
creating_VBG
a_DT
likable_JJ
buffoon_NN
in_IN
jiff_NN
as_IN
well_RB
._.
these_DT
three_CD
talented_JJ
comic_NN
minds_NNS
have_HV
squeezed_VBN
every_DT
morsel_NN
of_IN
potential_JJ
out_RP
of_IN
this_DT
premise_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
reward_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
virtually_RB
guaranteed_VBN
helping_VBG
of_IN
hearty_NN
laughs_VBZ
._.
steve_NP
martin_NP
generates_VBZ
the_DT
power_NN
behind_IN
bowfinger_NN
,_,
but_CC
murphy_NP
fuels_NNS
it_PP
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
summer-time_NN
comedy_NN
that_CS
,_,
unlike_IN
something_PN
such_DT
as_CS
american_JJ
pie_NN
and_CC
south_NN
park_NN
,_,
doesn't_DOZ
break_VB
any_DT
rules_NNS
._.
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
still_RB
just_RB
as_CS
uproarious_JJ
,_,
or_CC
perhaps_RB
even_RB
more_DT
side-splitting_NN
than_CS
anything_PN
we've_???
seen_VBN
this_DT
season_NN
._.
the_DT
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
,_,
including_IN
christine_NP
baranski_NP
as_IN
a_DT
work-loving_NN
actress_NN
and_CC
jamie_NN
kennedy_NP
as_IN
the_DT
cameraman_NN
,_,
all_PDT
perform_VB
well_RB
within_IN
their_PP$
limits_NNS
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
presence_NN
that_CS
demands_NNS
real_JJ
attention_NN
when_CS
placed_VBN
next_OD
to_IN
martin_NP
or_CC
murphy_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
beautiful_JJ
heather_NN
graham_NP
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
young_JJ
film_NN
star_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
plans_NNS
to_IN
sleep_NN
her_PP
way_NN
to_IN
the_DT
top_NN
._.
graham_NP
,_,
attempting_VBG
to_IN
further_JJR
her_PP$
stardom_NN
after_IN
appearing_VBG
as_IN
the_DT
new_JJ
powers_NNS
'_"
girl_NN
in_IN
ap2_???
,_,
displays_NNS
a_DT
cheerful_JJ
but_CC
naive_JJ
persona_NP
that_CS
nicely_RB
corresponds_VBZ
with_IN
the_DT
wackiness_NN
of_IN
the_DT
screenplay_NN
._.
i_PP
wouldn't_MD
be_BE
caught_VBN
dead_JJ
buying_NN
a_DT
ticket_NN
for_IN
chubby_JJ
rain_NN
,_,
but_CC
watching_VBG
how_WRB
it_PP
all_PDT
came_VBD
about_IN
is_BEZ
certainly_RB
entertaining_JJ
enough_RB
._.
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