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swashbuckling_VBG
adventure_NN
that_CS
can_MD
be_BE
enjoyed_VBN
by_IN
both_PDT
children_NNS
and_CC
adults_NNS
._.
steven_NP
spielberg_NP
may_MD
not_XNOT
have_HV
directed_VBN
(_(
he_PP
only_RB
executive_NN
produced_VBN
)_)
but_CC
his_PP$
touch_NN
certainly_RB
is_BEZ
evident_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
._.
and_CC
he_PP
knows_VBZ
a_DT
money_NN
making_VBG
winner_NN
when_CS
he_PP
sees_VBZ
one_CD
._.
the_DT
mask_NN
of_IN
zorro_NP
has_HVZ
the_DT
hallmarks_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
blockbuster_NN
:_:
big_JJ
action_NN
,_,
funny_JJ
comedy_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
pacing_VBG
of_IN
a_DT
rollercoaster_NN
._.
hopkins_NP
plays_VBZ
don_NP
diego_NP
de_NP
la_NP
vega_???
,_,
otherwise_RB
known_VBN
as_IN
zorro_NP
._.
a_DT
fighter_NN
for_IN
the_DT
people_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
eventually_RB
captured_VBN
by_IN
don_NP
rafael_NP
montero_NP
(_(
stuart_NP
wilson_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
,_,
unintentionally_RB
,_,
kills_VBZ
his_PP$
wife_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
cuts_NNS
to_IN
twenty_CD
years_NNS
later_RBR
,_,
where_CS
vega_???
still_JJ
wants_VBZ
to_TO
montero_JJ
dead_JJ
._.
however_RB
,_,
he_PP
's_BEZ
far_RB
too_RB
old_JJ
now_RB
,_,
and_CC
trains_NNS
up_IN
thief_NN
alejandro_NP
murrieta_NP
(_(
banderas_NP
)_)
to_IN
become_VB
the_DT
new_JJ
zorro_NP
._.
banderas_NNS
motive_NN
?_?
to_IN
avenge_VB
the_DT
death_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
brother_NN
,_,
who_WP
was_BEDZ
killed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
hands_NNS
of_IN
captain_NN
love_NN
(_(
matthew_NP
letscher_NN
)_)
who_WP
rather_RB
tastefully_RB
keeps_VBZ
the_DT
head_NN
in_IN
a_DT
jar_NN
,_,
in_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
more_DT
graphic_JJ
scenes_NNS
in_IN
this_DT
family_NN
movie_NN
._.
with_IN
the_DT
scene_NN
set_NN
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
goes_VBZ
on_IN
full_JJ
blast_NN
,_,
with_IN
sword_NN
fights_NNS
a-plenty_RB
and_CC
witty_JJ
one_CD
liners_NNS
._.
banderas_NNS
and_CC
hopkins_NP
have_HV
a_DT
marvellous_JJ
chemistry_NN
as_IN
the_DT
two_CD
zorro_NP
's_POS
,_,
playing_VBG
each_DT
other_JJ
off_IN
with_IN
ease_NN
._.
hopkins_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
come_VBN
off_IN
a_DT
little_JJ
better_JJR
,_,
but_CC
banderas_NNS
does_DOZ
some_DT
excellent_JJ
work_NN
._.
as_CS
the_DT
bad_JJ
guys_NNS
,_,
wilson_NP
and_CC
letscher_NN
seem_VB
one_CD
dimensional_JJ
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
go_VB
through_IN
the_DT
bad_JJ
guy_NN
shtick_NN
in_IN
an_DT
above_JJ
average_JJ
way_NN
._.
the_DT
audience_NN
does_DOZ
hate_VB
them_PP
,_,
which_WDT
can't_MD
be_BE
bad_JJ
._.
catherine_NP
zeta-jones_NNS
also_RB
pops_VBZ
up_RP
as_IN
hopkins_NP
daughter_NN
,_,
and_CC
although_CS
she_PP
provides_VBZ
little_JJ
more_DT
than_CS
the_DT
usual_JJ
female_JJ
lead_NN
,_,
she_PP
delivers_VBZ
a_DT
charming_JJ
,_,
but_CC
one_CD
note_NN
,_,
performance_NN
._.
the_DT
chemistry_NN
is_BEZ
excellent_JJ
between_IN
banderas_NNS
and_CC
jones_NP
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
a_DT
delightful_JJ
little_JJ
scene_NN
where_CS
banderas_NNS
and_CC
jones_NP
have_HV
a_DT
sword_NN
fight_NN
,_,
and_CC
every_DT
swipe_NN
an_DT
item_NN
of_IN
clothing_NN
gets_VBZ
slashed_VBN
,_,
until_CS
jones_NP
clothes_NNS
fall_VB
off_RP
all_PDT
together_RB
._.
the_DT
director_NN
,_,
fresh_JJ
from_IN
the_DT
enjoyable_JJ
goldeneye_NN
(_(
1995_CD
)_)
handles_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
perfectly_RB
._.
the_DT
action_NN
is_BEZ
well_RB
done_DON
and_CC
fast_JJ
paced_VBD
,_,
the_DT
comedy_NN
put_VBD
across_IN
well_RB
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
help_NN
a_DT
lot_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
direction_NN
is_BEZ
still_RB
outstanding_JJ
._.
although_CS
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
very_RB
long_JJ
,_,
the_DT
plot_NN
keeps_VBZ
chugging_VBG
along_IN
,_,
and_CC
there_EX
's_BEZ
barely_RB
a_DT
dull_JJ
moment_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
little_JJ
over_IN
indulgent_JJ
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
trimmed_VBN
._.
it_PP
manages_VBZ
to_IN
hold_NN
the_DT
attention_NN
,_,
thankfully_RB
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
adventure_NN
and_CC
charm_NN
holds_VBZ
right_JJ
up_IN
to_IN
the_DT
last_OD
reel_NN
._.
screenwriters_NNS
john_NP
eskow_NP
,_,
ted_NP
elliot_NP
and_CC
terry_NP
rosio_NP
have_HV
unfortunately_RB
written_VBN
an_DT
cliched_JJ
and_CC
one_CD
dimensional_JJ
script_NN
._.
although_CS
they've_???
bought_VBD
zorro_NP
up_RP
to_IN
date_NN
with_IN
big_JJ
explosions_NNS
and_CC
wild_JJ
action_NN
,_,
the_DT
plot_NN
itself_PPX
is_BEZ
barely_RB
existent_JJ
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
lots_PN
of_IN
little_DT
sub_NN
plots_NNS
hanging_VBG
around_IN
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
's_BEZ
nothing_PN
substantial_JJ
to_IN
bring_VB
them_PP
all_PDT
together_RB
._.
the_DT
main_JJ
story_NN
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
rafael_NP
wants_VBZ
to_IN
'buy_???
'_"
california_NP
using_VBG
gold_NN
stolen_VBN
from_IN
the_DT
guy_NN
he_PP
's_BEZ
buying_VBG
the_DT
land_NN
off_IN
._.
this_DT
sets_NNS
up_RP
for_IN
a_DT
temple_NN
of_IN
doom_NN
type_NN
plot_NN
where_CS
we_PP
see_VB
peasants_NNS
slave_NN
driven_VBN
into_IN
getting_VBG
the_DT
gold_NN
from_IN
little_DT
mines_NNS
._.
however_RB
,_,
this_DT
doesn't_DOZ
seem_VB
to_TO
appear_VB
until_CS
nearly_RB
over_IN
a_DT
hour_NN
into_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
so_RB
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
never_RB
quite_RB
sure_JJ
where_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
going_VBG
._.
in_IN
the_DT
end_NN
however_RB
,_,
zorro_NP
provides_VBZ
action_NN
and_CC
comedy_NN
in_IN
spades_NNS
._.
it_PP
suitable_JJ
for_IN
everyone_PN
,_,
so_RB
put_VB
the_DT
guilt_NN
behind_IN
,_,
and_CC
put_VB
some_DT
more_DT
money_NN
into_IN
spielbergs_NP
bank_NN
account_NN
._.
you_PP
won't_MD
regret_VB
it_PP
._.