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in_IN
1995_CD
,_,
brian_NP
singer_NN
and_CC
christopher_NP
mcquarrie_NP
dreamed_VBD
up_RP
a_DT
simple_JJ
concept_NN
:_:
the_DT
audience_NN
isn't_BEZ
stupid_JJ
._.
from_IN
that_DT
,_,
they_PP
went_VBD
on_IN
and_CC
created_VBN
the_DT
most_DT
plot-driven_NN
,_,
intricately_RB
pieced_VBN
movie_NN
in_IN
the_DT
last_OD
25_CD
years_NNS
._.
the_DT
result_NN
:_:
the_DT
usual_JJ
suspects_NNS
,_,
one_CD
hell_NN
of_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
that_CS
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the_DT
word_NN
plot_NN
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._.
the_DT
story_NN
is_BEZ
convoluted_VBN
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
really_RB
confusing_JJ
to_IN
read_VBD
,_,
although_CS
easy_JJ
to_IN
follow_VB
on_IN
screen_NN
._.
special_JJ
investigator_NN
kujan_NP
(_(
chazz_NN
palminteri_NP
)_)
grills_NNS
"_"
verbal_JJ
"_"
kint_???
(_(
kevin_NP
spacey_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
crippled_JJ
con-man_NN
who_WP
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the_DT
lone_JJ
survivor_NN
of_IN
an_DT
la_NP
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20_CD
victims_NNS
._.
kujan_NP
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confirm_VB
that_RB
his_PP$
nemesis_NN
,_,
the_DT
rogue_NN
cop_NN
keaton_NP
(_(
gabriel_NP
byrne_NP
)_)
,_,
is_BEZ
actually_RB
dead_JJ
._.
kint_???
relates_VBZ
the_DT
majority_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
in_IN
flashback_NN
,_,
beginning_NN
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the_DT
fateful_JJ
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five_CD
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guys_NNS
meet_VB
in_IN
a_DT
police-station_NP
lineup_NN
in_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
city_NN
._.
along_IN
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dour_JJ
keaton_NP
,_,
kint_???
encounters_NNS
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sociopathic_JJ
mcmanus_NP
(_(
stephen_NP
baldwin_NP
)_)
,_,
mordantly_RB
sarcastic_JJ
hockney_NN
(_(
kevin_NP
pollak_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
fenster_NN
(_(
benicio_NP
del_NP
toro_???
)_(
,_,
whose_WP$
speech_NN
is_BEZ
virtually_RB
incomprehensible_JJ
._.
together_RB
they_PP
plot_VB
to_TO
steal_VB
a_DT
small_JJ
fortune_NN
in_IN
gems_???
from_IN
"_"
new_JJ
york_NP
's_POS
finest_JJS
taxi_NN
service_NN
"_"
--crooked_VBD
cops_NNS
who_NP
provide_VB
escort_NN
service_NN
for_IN
visiting_VBG
drug_NN
kingpins_NNS
._.
what_WDT
follows_VBZ
is_BEZ
a_DT
shell-game_NN
of_IN
violence_NN
and_CC
betrayal_NN
,_,
all_PDT
hinging_VBG
on_IN
the_DT
identity_NN
of_IN
a_DT
mysterious_JJ
villain_NN
called_VBN
keyser_NN
soze_???
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
brilliantly_RB
compact_JJ
:_:
its_PP$
the_DT
shortest_JJS
90_CD
minutes_NNS
you'll_???
ever_RB
spend_NN
in_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
theater_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
is_BEZ
exceptional_JJ
._.
palminteri_NP
shines_VBZ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
brutally_RB
honest_JJ
,_,
a_DT
true_JJ
cop_NN
,_,
one_CD
who_NP
is_BEZ
going_VBG
after_IN
the_DT
whole_JJ
story_NN
because_CS
its_PP$
there_RB
._.
byrne_NP
is_BEZ
terrific_JJ
,_,
his_PP$
brooding_JJ
character_NN
,_,
his_PP$
seriousness_NN
is_BEZ
needed_VBN
to_IN
supplement_NN
the_DT
hysteria_NN
of_IN
benicio_NP
del_NP
toro_???
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
a_DT
riot_NN
as_IN
fenster_NN
._.
del_NP
toro_???
is_BEZ
brilliant_JJ
,_,
his_PP$
lines_NNS
are_BER
a_DT
jumbled_JJ
mess_NN
,_,
you_PP
can't_MD
understand_VB
a_DT
word_NN
the_DT
man_NN
says_VBZ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
sure_JJ
is_BEZ
damn_JJ
funny_JJ
._.
baldwin_NP
is_BEZ
also_RB
very_RB
good_JJ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
careful_JJ
,_,
methodical_JJ
,_,
and_CC
cold_JJ
,_,
a_DT
chilling_JJ
character_NN
with_IN
a_DT
nasty_JJ
streak_NN
of_IN
hot-blooded_JJ
sarcasm_NN
._.
pollak_NP
is_BEZ
also_RB
terrific_JJ
as_CS
usual_JJ
,_,
a_DT
very_RB
good_JJ
character_NN
actor_NN
._.
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,_,
this_DT
will_MD
be_BE
forever_RB
known_VBN
as_IN
the_DT
film_NN
that_CS
launched_VBN
kevin_NP
spacey_NP
._.
spacey_NP
is_BEZ
simply_RB
breathtaking_JJ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
force_NN
on_IN
screen_NN
,_,
giving_VBG
a_DT
magnetic_JJ
performance_NN
that_CS
jars_NNS
the_DT
senses_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
this_DT
twisting_JJ
maze_???
._.
spacey_NP
's_POS
performance_NN
will_MD
be_BE
remembered_VBN
for_IN
years_NNS
,_,
for_IN
it_PP
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
his_PP$
career_NN
,_,
it_PP
may_MD
be_BE
the_DT
best_JJS
supporting_JJ
actor_NN
performance_NN
in_IN
the_DT
last_OD
50_CD
years_NNS
._.
verbal_JJ
kint_???
is_BEZ
a_DT
clever_JJ
storyteller_NN
,_,
weak_JJ
,_,
oppressed_JJ
,_,
and_CC
gleefully_RB
evil_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
bone_NN
,_,
yet_RB
pitiful_JJ
,_,
one_CD
who_NP
draws_NNS
sympathy_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
one_CD
,_,
a_DT
decent_JJ
film_NN
until_CS
the_DT
last_OD
10_CD
minutes_NNS
._.
what_WDT
this_DT
film_NN
boils_VBZ
down_RP
to_IN
is_BEZ
the_DT
greatest_JJS
ending_NN
in_IN
cinematic_JJ
history_NN
,_,
for_IN
me_PP
at_IN
least_DT
._.
the_DT
revelation_NN
of_IN
keyser_NN
soze_???
,_,
the_DT
closing_NN
gunfights_NNS
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
something_PN
wondrous_JJ
._.
you_PP
have_HV
to_TO
see_VB
this_DT
movie_NN
about_IN
10_CD
times_NNS
to_IN
believe_VB
what_WDT
they_PP
do_DO
._.
kudos_NP
to_IN
mcquarrie_NP
and_CC
singer_NN
for_IN
giving_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
a_DT
delightful_JJ
,_,
fast-paced_JJ
,_,
furiously_RB
plot-driven_JJ
movie_NN
with_IN
quirky_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
phenomenal_JJ
acting_NN
,_,
and_CC
some_DT
hilarious_JJ
moments_NNS
stuck_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
middle_NN
._.
mcquarrie_NP
refuses_VBZ
to_IN
believe_VB
the_DT
audience_NN
is_BEZ
dumb_JJ
._.
without_IN
furnishing_NN
too_RB
many_DT
details_NNS
,_,
he_PP
concocts_NNS
his_PP$
story_NN
and_CC
lets_VBZ
it_PP
run_VB
,_,
hoping_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
gets_VBZ
it_PP
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
._.
we_PP
do_DO
._.
this_DT
might_MD
just_RB
be_BE
the_DT
finest_JJS
cinematic_JJ
puzzle_NN
ever_RB
created_VBN
._.
kudos_NP
also_RB
to_IN
singer_NN
and_CC
john_NP
ottman_NN
,_,
who_WP
created_VBD
the_DT
score_NN
._.
they_PP
both_RB
create_VB
what_WDT
is_BEZ
a_DT
true_JJ
film-noir_NN
setting_NN
,_,
carefully_RB
setting_VBG
up_RP
this_DT
intricate_JJ
puzzle_NN
until_CS
the_DT
final_JJ
,_,
jarring_VBG
ending_NN
._.
there_EX
are_BER
flaws_NNS
:_:
more_DT
questions_NNS
raised_VBN
than_CS
answers_NNS
,_,
lack_NN
of_IN
character_NN
development_NN
,_,
and_CC
no_DT
strong_JJ
female_JJ
characters_NNS
(_(
save_VB
one_CD
)_)
._.
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
plot_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
stunning_JJ
ending_NN
,_,
make_VB
up_RP
for_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
flaws_NNS
and_CC
more_DT
._.
if_CS
you_PP
haven't_HV
seen_VBN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
rent_NN
it_PP
._.
watch_VB
it_PP
._.
then_RB
rewind_VB
the_DT
tape_NN
,_,
and_CC
watch_VB
it_PP
again_RB
._.
trust_NN
me_PP
,_,
you'll_???
be_BE
amazed_JJ
._.
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