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the_DT
year_NN
is_BEZ
1962_CD
and_CC
the_DT
military_JJ
is_BEZ
conducting_VBG
nuclear_JJ
testings_NNS
._.
involved_JJ
in_IN
these_DT
tests_NNS
is_BEZ
hank_NP
marshall_NP
(_(
jones_NP
)_)
,_,
an_DT
army_NN
colonel_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
critical_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
above-ground_NN
tests_NNS
that_CS
are_BER
being_BEG
done_DON
._.
he_PP
urges_VBZ
below-ground_IN
tests_NNS
which_WDT
no_DT
one_CD
will_MD
consider_VB
at_IN
the_DT
time_NN
until_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
learned_VBN
that_CS
the_DT
soviets_NNS
have_HV
conducted_VBN
underground_JJ
tests_NNS
of_IN
their_PP$
own_DT
._.
marshall_NP
is_BEZ
also_RB
troubled_JJ
by_IN
a_DT
turbulent_JJ
marriage_NN
to_IN
carly_RB
(_(
lange_NP
)_)
who_WP
is_BEZ
topless_NN
on_IN
the_DT
base_NN
's_POS
beach_NN
in_IN
full_JJ
view_NN
of_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
personnel_NNS
._.
hank_NP
's_POS
reaction_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
amusement_NN
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
been_BEN
here_RB
before_IN
and_CC
he_PP
deals_VBZ
with_IN
it_PP
in_IN
the_DT
only_JJ
way_NN
he_PP
knows_VBZ
how_WRB
._.
the_DT
problem_NN
is_BEZ
carly_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
manic-depressive_JJ
and_CC
when_CS
she_PP
isn't_BEZ
flirting_VBG
with_IN
any_DT
man_NN
who_WP
happens_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
near_IN
her_PP$
,_,
she_PP
's_BEZ
fantasizing_VBG
about_IN
a_DT
fictious_JJ
world_NN
where_CS
she'd_???
rather_RB
be_BE
._.
typical_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
mental_JJ
illness_NN
,_,
she_PP
also_RB
is_BEZ
promiscuous_JJ
and_CC
foul-tempered_JJ
._.
the_DT
mood_NN
swings_NNS
are_BER
quick_JJ
and_CC
violent_JJ
and_CC
the_DT
torment_NN
she_PP
puts_VBZ
her_PP$
husband_NN
and_CC
their_PP$
two_CD
daughters_NNS
is_BEZ
considerable_JJ
._.
from_IN
hank_NP
's_POS
reports_NNS
which_WDT
state_VB
his_PP$
opposition_NN
to_IN
the_DT
army_NN
's_POS
methods_NNS
of_IN
testing_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
transferred_VBN
from_IN
hawaii_NP
to_IN
alabama_NP
._.
carly_RB
patterns_NNS
herself_PPX
after_IN
movie_NN
stars_NNS
and_CC
tries_VBZ
to_TO
become_VB
marilyn_NP
monroe_NP
,_,
bleach-blond_NN
and_CC
all_PDT
._.
the_DT
new_JJ
home_NN
in_IN
alabama_NP
is_BEZ
pretty_JJ
run-down_NN
and_CC
depressing_JJ
and_CC
sets_NNS
carly_RB
off_IN
on_IN
a_DT
violent_JJ
tantrum_NN
._.
after_IN
meeting_NN
his_PP$
new_JJ
commanding_JJ
officer_NN
(_(
booth_NN
)_)
,_,
hank_NP
sees_VBZ
an_DT
all_RB
too_RB
familiar_JJ
pattern_NN
begin_VB
to_IN
repeat_NN
._.
carly_RB
openly_RB
flirts_NNS
with_IN
the_DT
co_NN
._.
hank_NP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
deal_NN
with_IN
the_DT
situation_NN
,_,
but_CC
his_PP$
only_RB
resort_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
carry_VB
her_PP$
off_JJ
and_CC
throw_VB
her_PP$
into_IN
a_DT
nearby_JJ
pool_NN
._.
arguments_NNS
ensue_VB
._.
the_DT
family_NN
becomes_VBZ
even_RB
more_DT
alienated_JJ
._.
the_DT
co_NN
is_BEZ
very_RB
interested_JJ
in_IN
pursuing_VBG
an_DT
encounter_NN
with_IN
carly_RB
and_CC
sends_VBZ
hank_NP
off_IN
to_IN
observe_VB
an_DT
underground_JJ
test_NN
which_WDT
causes_VBZ
the_DT
irradiation_NN
of_IN
two_CD
local_JJ
ranchers_NNS
,_,
much_DT
to_IN
the_DT
vocal_JJ
objections_NNS
of_IN
hank_NP
,_,
who_WP
spots_VBZ
them_PP
but_CC
is_BEZ
unable_JJ
to_TO
cancel_VB
the_DT
detonation_NN
of_IN
the_DT
bomb_NN
._.
back_NN
at_IN
home_NN
,_,
the_DT
two_CD
girls_NNS
try_VB
to_IN
hold_NN
things_NNS
together_RB
but_CC
they_PP
wonder_VB
why_WRB
their_PP$
father_NN
can't_MD
deal_VB
with_IN
their_PP$
mother_NN
's_POS
problems_NNS
._.
one_CD
daughter_NN
says_VBZ
,_,
"_"
he_PP
's_BEZ
blind_JJ
and_CC
she_PP
's_BEZ
crazy_JJ
._.
"_"
the_DT
other_JJ
answers_NNS
,_,
"_"
they're_???
perfect_JJ
for_CS
each_DT
other_JJ
._.
"_"
it_PP
reaches_VBZ
the_DT
breaking_NN
point_NN
when_CS
the_DT
older_JJR
girl_NN
(_(
locane_NP
)_)
and_CC
a_DT
boy_NN
,_,
the_DT
co_NN
's_POS
son_NN
(_(
o'donnell_NP
)_)
see_VB
her_PP$
mother_NN
and_CC
the_DT
co_NN
making_VBG
love_NN
in_IN
an_DT
abandoned_JJ
shed_NN
._.
she_PP
forces_NNS
her_PP$
mother_NN
to_IN
tell_VB
hank_NP
and_CC
get_VB
it_PP
all_PDT
out_RP
into_IN
the_DT
open_JJ
._.
hank_NP
returns_NNS
home_NN
and_CC
finds_VBZ
his_PP$
wife_NN
in_IN
the_DT
middle_NN
of_IN
a_DT
musical_JJ
put_VB
on_IN
by_IN
the_DT
military_JJ
wives_NNS
,_,
including_IN
the_DT
co_NN
's_POS
wife_NN
(_(
snodgress_NN
)_)
._.
he_PP
confronts_VBZ
the_DT
c_NN
._.
o_NN
._.
but_CC
not_XNOT
about_IN
carly_RB
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
upset_JJ
over_IN
the_DT
coverup_NN
surrounding_JJ
the_DT
accident_NN
during_IN
the_DT
testing_NN
._.
a_DT
fight_NN
breaks_VBZ
out_RP
between_IN
the_DT
two_CD
when_CS
the_DT
co_NN
accuses_NNS
hank_NP
of_IN
not_XNOT
being_BEG
able_JJ
to_IN
satisfy_VB
his_PP$
wife_NN
._.
hank_NP
is_BEZ
arrested_VBN
._.
what_WDT
follows_VBZ
is_BEZ
manipulation_NN
and_CC
revenge_NN
on_IN
the_DT
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
co_NN
._.
he_PP
convinces_VBZ
carly_RB
to_IN
commit_VB
hank_NP
to_IN
a_DT
hospital_NN
for_IN
observation_NN
._.
instead_RB
,_,
they_PP
fill_VB
him_PP
with_IN
so_RB
many_DT
drugs_NNS
that_CS
he_PP
can_MD
barely_RB
cope_VB
._.
he_PP
foams_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
mouth_NN
and_CC
cannot_NN
even_RB
finish_VB
sewing_NN
a_DT
leather_NN
wallet_NN
as_IN
presents_NNS
for_IN
his_PP$
daughters_NNS
._.
carly_RB
is_BEZ
determined_VBN
to_IN
free_JJ
her_PP$
husband_NN
from_IN
the_DT
clutches_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
army_NN
and_CC
succeeds_VBZ
in_IN
doing_DOG
so_RB
only_RB
by_IN
being_BEG
the_DT
strong_JJ
one_CD
in_IN
the_DT
family_NN
for_IN
the_DT
first_OD
time_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
an_DT
upbeat_JJ
ending_NN
with_IN
hope_NN
that_CS
the_DT
family_NN
has_HVZ
found_VBN
a_DT
way_NN
to_IN
deal_NN
with_IN
its_PP$
problems_NNS
._.
the_DT
performances_NNS
are_BER
solid_JJ
throughout_IN
._.
jones_NP
is_BEZ
sympathetic_JJ
and_CC
loving_JJ
and_CC
is_BEZ
most_DT
effective_JJ
in_IN
those_DT
quiet_JJ
moments_NNS
when_CS
he_PP
tries_VBZ
to_IN
deal_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
wife_NN
's_POS
rage_NN
._.
he_PP
comforts_VBZ
her_PP$
and_CC
offers_NNS
protection_NN
._.
lange_NP
gives_VBZ
a_DT
strong_JJ
and_CC
spirited_JJ
portrayal_NN
of_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
on_IN
the_DT
edge_NN
who_WP
draws_VBZ
up_RP
the_DT
courage_NN
to_IN
try_NN
and_CC
put_VB
things_NNS
right_RB
for_IN
her_PP$
family_NN
._.
amy_NP
locane_NP
is_BEZ
very_RB
good_JJ
as_CS
she_PP
fights_VBZ
to_IN
keep_NN
her_PP
family_NN
together_RB
while_CS
struggling_VBG
with_IN
her_PP$
own_DT
doubts_NNS
as_IN
to_IN
whether_CS
she_PP
even_RB
should_MD
._.
blue_JJ
sky_NN
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
the_DT
stagner_NN
family_NN
._.
the_DT
screenplay_NN
was_BEDZ
written_VBN
by_IN
rama_NP
laurie_NP
stagner_NN
(_(
with_IN
arlene_NN
sarner_NN
and_CC
jerry_NP
leichtling_VBG
)_(
._.
the_DT
film_NN
marks_NNS
the_DT
final_JJ
work_NN
of_IN
tony_NP
richardson_NP
who_WP
died_VBD
shortly_RB
after_IN
its_PP$
completion_NN
in_IN
1991_CD
._.
he_PP
had_HVD
made_VBN
such_DT
classics_NNS
as_IN
look_NN
back_NN
in_IN
anger_NN
(_(
1963_CD
)_)
and_CC
tom_NP
jones_NP
(_(
1963_CD
)_)
._.
orion_NP
pictures_NNS
underwent_VBD
bankruptcy_NN
and_CC
caused_VBN
the_DT
film_NN
to_IN
sit_VB
on_IN
a_DT
shelf_NN
for_IN
three_CD
years_NNS
._.
the_DT
film_NN
joins_VBZ
an_DT
alread_NN
promising_JJ
fall_NN
line-up_NN
of_IN
films_NNS
and_CC
is_BEZ
well_RB
worth_IN
catching_VBG
for_IN
the_DT
performances_NNS
alone_RB
._.
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