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with_IN
a_DT
team_NN
of_IN
200_CD
graphic_JJ
artists_NNS
and_CC
animators_NNS
working_VBG
on_IN
this_DT
first_OD
film_NN
production_NN
from_IN
game_NN
developer_NN
squaresoft_NP
's_POS
square_NN
pictures_NNS
,_,
final_JJ
fantasy_NN
,_,
inspired_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
top-selling_NN
game_NN
franchise_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
visually_RB
awe-inspiring_VBG
and_CC
groundbreaking_VBG
._.
no_DT
doubt_NN
,_,
you_PP
have_HV
never_RB
seen_VBN
anything_PN
like_IN
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
hyperbolic_JJ
fanfare_NN
surrounding_JJ
its_PP$
release_NN
is_BEZ
absolutely_RB
deserved_JJ
._.
but_CC
why_WRB
does_DOZ
such_DT
a_DT
tremendous_JJ
feat_NN
of_IN
eye_NN
candy_NN
have_HV
to_TO
be_BE
weighted_VBN
down_RP
with_IN
a_DT
problematic_JJ
story_NN
,_,
wooden_JJ
dialogue_NN
and_CC
generally_RB
uncharismatic_JJ
voice_NN
acting_VBG
?_?
obviously_RB
,_,
the_DT
primary_JJ
goal_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
stun_???
and_CC
amaze_JJ
audiences_NNS
with_IN
extremely_RB
sophisticated_JJ
cgi_???
._.
everything_PN
you_PP
see_VB
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
rendered_VBN
in_IN
great_JJ
detail_NN
:_:
individual_JJ
threads_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
fabric_NN
,_,
individual_JJ
strands_NNS
of_IN
hair_NN
swaying_NN
,_,
wrinkles_NNS
and_CC
pimples_NNS
on_IN
skin_NN
,_,
incredible_JJ
water_NN
effects_NNS
._.
overall_JJ
,_,
the_DT
expressions_NNS
and_CC
lip_NN
movements_NNS
fairly_RB
accurately_RB
match_NN
the_DT
emotions_NNS
and_CC
dialogue_NN
;_;
and_CC
the_DT
times_NNS
when_CS
they_PP
don't_DO
sync_???
perfectly_RB
really_RB
stand_VB
out_RP
,_,
since_CS
the_DT
animation_NN
is_BEZ
usually_RB
so_RB
dazzling_JJ
._.
but_CC
you_PP
won't_MD
spend_VB
much_DT
time_NN
dwelling_NN
on_IN
those_DT
gaffes_NP
--_???
as_CS
soon_RB
as_CS
you_PP
catch_VB
one_CD
,_,
the_DT
next_OD
stellar_JJ
monster_NN
or_CC
effect_NN
will_MD
have_HV
you_PP
muttering_VBG
,_,
"_"
wow_UH
._.
._.
._.
"_"
like_IN
the_DT
series_NN
of_IN
games_NNS
,_,
final_JJ
fantasy_NN
's_POS
plot_NN
and_CC
characters_NNS
have_HV
little_DT
to_TO
do_DO
with_IN
its_PP$
predecessors_NNS
,_,
outside_IN
of_IN
being_NN
born_VBN
from_IN
the_DT
same_DT
japanese_JJ
mastermind_IN
,_,
hironobu_???
sakaguchi_NP
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
the_DT
year_NN
2065_CD
,_,
and_CC
humans_NNS
are_BER
prisoners_NNS
in_IN
caged_VBN
cities_NNS
of_IN
their_PP$
own_DT
making_VBG
that_DT
guard_NN
them_PP
from_IN
an_DT
outside_JJ
world_NN
now_RB
overrun_NN
with_IN
deadly_JJ
alien_NN
"_"
phantoms_NNS
._.
"_"
whenever_WRB
a_DT
human_JJ
comes_VBZ
in_IN
contact_NN
with_IN
the_DT
ghostly_JJ
visitors_NNS
,_,
the_DT
often-invisible_JJ
beings_NNS
pass_VB
through_IN
the_DT
body_NN
and_CC
wrench_NN
out_RP
its_PP$
soul_NN
(_(
for_IN
some_DT
unexplainable_JJ
reason_NN
)_)
._.
while_CS
many_DT
humans_NNS
agree_VB
with_IN
a_DT
plan_NN
by_IN
monomaniacal_JJ
general_JJ
hein_???
(_(
james_NP
woods_NP
)_)
to_IN
blast_NN
the_DT
aliens_NNS
with_IN
a_DT
"_"
zeus_???
cannon_NN
,_,
"_"
dr_NN
._.
aki_???
ross_NP
(_)
ming-na_???
)_(
and_CC
dr_NN
._.
sid_NP
(_(
donald_NP
sutherland_NP
)_)
plan_NN
to_IN
build_NN
a_DT
"_"
wave_NN
"_"
using_VBG
eight_CD
collected_VBN
"_"
spirits_NNS
"_"
to_IN
counteract_VB
the_DT
phantoms_NNS
and_CC
kill_VB
them_PP
off_RP
._.
while_CS
the_DT
images_NNS
serve_VB
the_DT
sci-fi_???
aspect_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
well_RB
,_,
the_DT
storytelling_NN
doesn't_DOZ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
unfortunate_JJ
,_,
because_CS
the_DT
plot_NN
seems_VBZ
so_RB
intricately_RB
thought_VBD
out_RP
._.
perhaps_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
far_RB
too_RB
complex_JJ
and_CC
enormous_JJ
to_IN
be_BE
entirely_RB
incorporated_VBN
into_IN
the_DT
script_NN
._.
some_DT
could_MD
blame_VB
this_DT
weakness_NN
on_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
a_DT
japanese_JJ
concept_NN
translated_VBN
to_IN
english_JJ
,_,
except_CS
two_CD
americans_NNS
wrote_VBD
the_DT
screenplay_NN
._.
nevertheless_RB
,_,
the_DT
end_NN
result_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
elaborate_JJ
story_NN
complicated_JJ
by_IN
confusing_JJ
holes_NNS
._.
why_WRB
do_DO
these_DT
aliens_NNS
feed_VB
on_IN
souls_NNS
?_?
if_CS
they_PP
can_MD
pass_VB
through_IN
bodies_NNS
and_CC
ships_NNS
,_,
how_WRB
can_MD
humans_NNS
hurt_JJ
them_PP
with_IN
guns_NNS
?_?
what_WDT
is_BEZ
so_RB
special_JJ
about_IN
the_DT
"_"
spirits_NNS
"_"
that_CS
they_PP
would_MD
create_VB
a_DT
force_NN
strong_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
destroy_VB
the_DT
aliens_NNS
?_?
worse_JJR
yet_RB
,_,
the_DT
dialogue_NN
is_BEZ
scripted_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
either_DT
like_IN
a_DT
science-heavy_JJ
star_NN
trek_???
episode_NN
,_,
an_DT
installment_NN
of_IN
die_VB
hard_RB
,_,
or_CC
a_DT
sappy_JJ
love_NN
story_NN
,_,
depending_VBG
on_IN
who_WP
's_MD
doing_DOG
the_DT
talking_NN
._.
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
bearable_JJ
considering_CS
the_DT
genre_NN
,_,
but_CC
tedious_JJ
speeches_NNS
and_CC
cheesy_NN
lines_NNS
don't_DO
do_DO
anything_PN
to_TO
help_VB
the_DT
actors_NNS
and_CC
can_MD
get_VB
annoying_VBG
in_IN
the_DT
longer_JJR
scenes_NNS
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
exception_NN
is_BEZ
steve_NP
buscemi_NP
as_IN
pilot_NN
neil_NP
fleming_NP
,_,
who_WP
always_RB
has_HVZ
great_JJ
cracks_NNS
during_IN
tense_JJ
moments_NNS
._.
but_CC
,_,
when_CS
the_DT
lights_NNS
come_VB
up_RP
and_CC
the_DT
credits_NNS
roll_VB
,_,
you're_???
more_DT
likely_JJ
to_IN
be_BE
remarking_CS
on_IN
how_WRB
fantastic_JJ
the_DT
film_NN
looked_VBD
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
no_DT
question_NN
that_CS
the_DT
roughly_RB
33_CD
million_NN
people_NN
who_WP
have_HV
bought_VBN
at_IN
least_DT
one_CD
final_JJ
fantasy_NN
game_NN
will_MD
be_BE
eager_JJ
to_TO
see_VB
this_DT
movie_NN
,_,
and_CC
so_RB
should_MD
anyone_PN
who_NP
enjoys_VBZ
being_NN
floored_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
cg_???
animation_NN
ever_RB
put_VB
to_IN
film_NN
._.
you'd_???
be_BE
living_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
fantasy_NN
world_NN
of_IN
your_PP$
own_DT
if_CS
you_PP
expected_VBD
much_DT
more_DT
._.