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pollock_NP
starring_NN
ed_NN
harris_NP
,_,
marcia_NP
gay_NP
harden_VB
,_,
tom_NP
bower_NN
,_,
jennifer_NN
connelly_RB
screenplay_NN
by_IN
barbara_NP
turner_NP
and_CC
susan_NP
j_NN
._.
emshwiller_NN
,_,
based_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
book_NN
"_"
jackson_NP
pollock_NP
:_:
an_DT
american_JJ
saga_NN
"_"
by_IN
steven_NP
naifeh_???
and_CC
gregory_NP
white_JJ
smith_NP
directed_JJ
by_IN
ed_NN
harris_NP
*_???
*_???
*_???
for_CS
more_DT
film_NN
,_,
dvd_???
and_CC
books_NNS
about_IN
movie_NN
reviews_NNS
,_,
plus_IN
annual_JJ
coverage_NN
of_IN
the_DT
toronto_NP
international_JJ
film_NN
festival_NN
,_,
visit_NN
_film_NN
freak_NN
central__???
-_-
http_???
:_:
/_SYM
/_SYM
filmfreakcentral_JJ
._.
net_JJ
|_???
now_RB
with_IN
search_NN
engine_NN
*_???
*_???
*_???
"_"
how_WRB
do_DO
you_PP
know_VB
when_CS
you're_???
finished_JJ
making_NN
love_NN
?_?
"_"
-jackson_NP
pollock_NP
to_IN
a_DT
life_NN
magazine_NN
reporter_NN
on_IN
recognizing_VBG
when_CS
you've_???
completed_JJ
a_NN
painting_NN
jackson_NP
pollock_NP
's_POS
"_"
making_NN
love_NN
"_"
quote_NN
is_BEZ
famous_JJ
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
practically_RB
the_DT
same_DT
breath_NN
,_,
he_PP
said_VBD
a_DT
more_DT
constructive_JJ
thing_NN
,_,
"_"
it_PP
's_BEZ
like_IN
looking_VBG
at_IN
a_DT
bed_NN
of_IN
flowers--tear_JJ
your_PP$
hair_NN
out_RP
over_IN
what_WDT
it_PP
means_VBZ
._.
"_"
it_PP
took_VBD
him_PP
sixteen_CD
words_NNS
to_IN
do_DO
as_IN
whole_JJ
dissertations_NNS
have_HV
tried_VBN
and_CC
failed_VBN
:_:
equate_VB
god_NN
and_CC
abstract_JJ
art_NN
and_CC
offer_NN
a_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
backhanded_JJ
comfort_NN
to_IN
those_DT
confused_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
point_NN
of_IN
resentment_NN
by_IN
the_DT
concept_NN
._.
the_DT
biopic_JJ
_pollock__???
,_,
actor_NN
ed_NN
harris_NP
'_"
directorial_JJ
debut_NN
,_,
reflects_VBZ
the_DT
second_NN
soundbite_NN
in_IN
how_WRB
it_PP
accepts_VBZ
pollock_NP
's_POS
creations_NNS
as_IN
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
order_NN
of_IN
things_NNS
,_,
and_CC
should_MD
similarly_RB
disarm_VB
haters_NNS
of_IN
fine_JJ
art_NN
._.
arguably_RB
more_DT
than_CS
any_DT
other_JJ
living_NN
actor_NN
,_,
harris_NP
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
plays_VBZ
_pollock__???
,_,
embodies_NN
the_DT
archetypal_JJ
working_NN
stiff_JJ
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
blue-collar_JJ
demystification_NN
of_IN
pollock_NP
's_POS
labour-intensive_JJ
art_NN
,_,
both_RB
as_CS
performer_NN
and_CC
director_NN
,_,
makes_VBZ
for_IN
unpretentious_JJ
cinema_NN
._.
(_)
from_IN
what_WDT
i_PP
know_VB
of_IN
harris_NP
,_,
he_PP
,_,
like_IN
pollock_NP
,_,
was_BEDZ
not_XNOT
born_VBN
gifted_JJ
or_CC
lucky_JJ
;_;
instead_RB
,_,
a_DT
strong_JJ
work_NN
ethic_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
seed_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
success_NN
._.
)_)
granted_VBN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
possible_JJ
that_CS
_pollock__???
will_MD
alienate_VB
those_DT
same_DT
viewers_NNS
perplexed_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
imponderable_JJ
"_"
purpose_NN
"_"
of_IN
pollock_NP
's_POS
splatter_VB
series_NN
:_:
the_DT
common_JJ
thread_NN
between_IN
them_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
lack_NN
of_IN
editorializing_VBG
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
_pollock__???
is_BEZ
all_PDT
purposeful_JJ
gazes_VBZ
and_CC
silent_JJ
exchanges_NNS
dotted_VBN
by_IN
tantrums_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
motivations_NNS
are_BER
left_VBN
to_IN
our_PP$
own_DT
perceptions_NNS
._.
and_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
sympathetic_JJ
yet_RB
not_XNOT
altogether_RB
forgiving_VBG
film_NN
,_,
as_CS
illustrated_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
disheartening_NN
conclusion_NN
._.
_pollock__???
encapsulates_NNS
the_DT
period_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
he_PP
fought_VBD
a_DT
losing_JJ
battle_NN
against_IN
personal_JJ
demons_NNS
(_(
alcoholism_NN
,_,
depression_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
general_JJ
attendant_NN
miseries_NNS
of_IN
an_DT
artist_NN
)_)
while_CS
finding_VBG
a_DT
place_NN
of_IN
subconscious_JJ
expression_NN
._.
a_DT
brief_JJ
introduction_NN
to_IN
pollock_NP
's_POS
raging_JJ
drunk_JJ
side_NN
segues_NNS
into_IN
his_PP$
getting_VBG
accosted_VBD
by_IN
a_DT
fellow_NN
new_JJ
york_NP
artist_NN
,_,
lee_NP
krasner_NN
(_(
marcia_NP
gay_NP
harden_VB
,_,
awarded_VBN
a_DT
best_JJS
supporting_JJ
actress_NN
oscar_NP
for_IN
this_DT
brilliant_JJ
portrayal_NN
)_)
,_,
who_WP
works_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
outside-in_???
,_,
pre-intellectualizing_NN
every_DT
stroke_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
brush_NN
._.
in_IN
a_DT
scene_NN
after_IN
they_PP
have_HV
moved_VBN
in_IN
together_RB
and_CC
established_VBN
adjoining_JJ
studios_NNS
,_,
she_PP
asks_VBZ
what_WDT
he_PP
hopes_VBZ
to_IN
achieve_VB
on_IN
his_PP$
latest_JJS
canvas_NN
,_,
grilling_VBG
him_PP
about_IN
the_DT
interplay_NN
of_IN
cubism_NN
and_CC
surrealism_NN
until_IN
he_PP
says_VBZ
,_,
"_"
you_PP
paint_VB
the_DT
fucking_JJ
thing_NN
,_,
"_"
and_CC
leaves_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
huff_???
._.
by_IN
the_DT
time_NN
they_PP
wed_VB
,_,
she_PP
has_HVZ
become_VBN
his_PP$
de_NP
facto_JJ
manager_NN
;_;
it_PP
is_BEZ
form_NN
marrying_VBG
function_NN
and_CC
chaos_NN
marrying_VBG
discipline_NN
,_,
a_DT
most_DT
harmonious_JJ
collision_NN
._.
(_)
krasner_NN
denies_VBZ
him_PP
a_DT
baby_NN
,_,
indicating_VBG
that_CS
it_PP
would_MD
upset_VB
the_DT
balance_NN
._.
)_)
such_DT
a_DT
union_NN
is_BEZ
destined_VBN
to_IN
implode_JJ
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
hope_VB
i'm_???
not_XNOT
ruining_VBG
the_DT
_pollock__???
experience_NN
by_IN
saying_VBG
that_DT
it_PP
does_DOZ
._.
while_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
never_RB
depicted_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
very_RB
romantic_JJ
matrimony_NN
to_IN
start--pollock_NP
and_CC
wife_NN
channel_NN
their_PP$
passions_NNS
elsewhere--their_???
symbiosis_NN
leaves_NNS
each_DT
other_JJ
picked_VBD
dry_JJ
after_IN
several_DT
years_NNS
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
comes_VBZ
down_RP
to_IN
krasner_NN
suffering_NN
one_CD
of_IN
pollock_NP
's_POS
conniptions_NNS
too_RB
many_DT
:_:
"_"
you_PP
are_BER
killing_VBG
me_PP
!_!
you_PP
are_BER
killing_VBG
me_PP
!_!
you_PP
are_BER
killing_VBG
me_PP
!_!
"_"
(_(
aside_RB
:_:
harris_NP
'_"
own_DT
wife_NN
,_,
amy_NP
madigan_NP
,_,
is_BEZ
unrecognizable_JJ
and_CC
exceptional_JJ
as_IN
gallery_NN
diva_???
peggy_NP
guggenheim_NP
._.
)_)
pollock_NP
himself_NN
moves_VBZ
on_IN
to_IN
dalliances_NNS
with_IN
younger_JJR
women_NNS
like_IN
ruth_NP
klingman_NN
(_(
the_DT
scorching_NN
jennifer_NN
connelly_RB
)_)
,_,
hoping_VBG
,_,
one_CD
supposes_VBZ
,_,
to_IN
catch_NN
the_DT
revitalizing_NN
whiff_NN
of_IN
youth_NN
._.
i_PP
love_VB
jackson_NP
pollock_NP
's_POS
stuff_NN
and_CC
i_PP
am_BEM
enamoured_JJ
of_IN
harris_NP
'_"
_pollock__???
as_CS
well_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
scrappy_JJ
and_CC
observant_JJ
;_;
no_DT
coincidence_NN
that_CS
its_PP$
minor_JJ
failings_NNS
are_BER
the_DT
occasional_JJ
invasive_JJ
flourish_NN
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
jeff_NP
beal_???
's_BEZ
hummable_NN
but_CC
no_DT
less_RBR
lamentable_JJ
score--i_???
can't_MD
imagine_VB
that_DT
pollock_NP
,_,
or_CC
anyone_PN
,_,
would_MD
paint_VB
to_IN
this_DT
music_NN
,_,
which_WDT
puts_VBZ
filling_NN
soundtrack_NN
voids_NNS
ahead_RB
of_IN
complementing_VBG
the_DT
images_NNS
._.
one_CD
of_IN
my_PP$
favourite_JJ
sequences_NNS
is_BEZ
an_DT
eerily_RB
quiet_JJ
re-enactment_NN
of_IN
hans_NP
namuth_NP
shooting_NN
that_CS
famous_JJ
pollock_NP
footage_NN
in_IN
east_NN
hampton_NP
,_,
long_JJ
island_NN
;_;
the_DT
mounting_JJ
tension_NN
is_BEZ
almost_RB
comic_JJ
,_,
as_CS
namuth_NP
keeps_VBZ
interrupting_VBG
pollock_NP
's_POS
process_NN
to_IN
reload_NN
his_PP$
camera_NN
or_CC
take_VB
a_DT
dinner_NN
break_NN
._.
a_DT
more_DT
seasoned_JJ
director_NN
might've_???
been_BEN
too_RB
arrogant_JJ
to_IN
admit_VB
that_RB
not_XNOT
all_PDT
artists_NNS
or_CC
mediums_NNS
are_BER
created_VBN
equal_JJ
._.