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i_PP
guess_VB
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
credit_NN
to_IN
jackie_NP
chan_NP
and_CC
the_DT
general_JJ
likeability_NN
of_IN
the_DT
franchise_NN
that_CS
rush_NN
hour_NN
2_CD
could_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
ruined_VBN
even_RB
by_IN
the_DT
nauseating_NN
"_"
comedy_NN
"_"
of_IN
chris_NP
tucker_NN
._.
i'm_???
a_DT
fan_NN
of_IN
jackie_NP
chan_NP
in_IN
just_RB
about_IN
any_DT
medium_NN
,_,
and_CC
this_DT
movie_NN
lets_VBZ
him_PP
not_XNOT
only_RB
do_DO
his_PP$
impressive-as-ever_NN
martial_JJ
arts_NNS
schtick_NP
,_,
but_CC
show_VB
off_RP
his_PP$
comic_NN
timing_NN
as_IN
well_RB
._.
it_PP
would_MD
have_HV
worked_VBN
better_RBR
if_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
only_RB
name_NN
above_IN
the_DT
title_NN
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
is_BEZ
your_PP$
basic_JJ
martial_JJ
arts_NNS
flick_NN
clothesline_JJ
for_IN
stunts_NNS
and_CC
special_JJ
effects_NNS
._.
this_DT
time_NN
around_IN
,_,
the_DT
evil_JJ
smugglers_NNS
are_BER
led_VBN
by_IN
ricky_NP
tan_JJ
(_(
john_NP
lone_JJ
)_)
,_,
who_WP
makes_VBZ
his_PP$
fortune_NN
by_IN
shipping_NN
counterfeit_JJ
money_NN
into_IN
the_DT
united_JJ
states_NNS
(_(
i'm_???
still_JJ
not_XNOT
sure_JJ
how_WRB
you_PP
can_MD
make_VB
a_DT
fortune_NN
doing_DOG
that_RB
:_:
is_BEZ
there_EX
a_DT
place_NN
where_CS
one_CD
can_NN
exchange_NN
fake_JJ
bills_NNS
for_IN
real_JJ
ones_NNS
?_?
)_)
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
way_NN
to_IN
tell_VB
the_DT
phony_NN
money_NN
from_IN
the_DT
genuine_JJ
article_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
set_VB
it_PP
on_IN
fire_NN
and_CC
see_VB
what_WDT
color_NN
it_PP
burns_VBZ
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
up_RP
to_TO
hong_NP
kong_NP
detective_NN
lee_NP
(_(
chan_NP
)_)
and_CC
trash-talking_VBG
lapd_???
detective_NN
james_NP
carter_NP
(_(
tucker_NN
)_)
to_IN
take_VB
the_DT
bad_JJ
guys_NNS
out_RP
and_CC
the_DT
authorities_NNS
,_,
to_IN
the_DT
extent_NN
that_CS
they_PP
even_RB
exist_VB
,_,
stay_VB
out_RP
of_IN
their_PP$
way_NN
._.
rush_NN
hour_NN
2_CD
turns_VBZ
the_DT
tables_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film_NN
in_IN
that_DT
here_RB
it_PP
's_BEZ
carter_NP
who_NP
gets_VBZ
the_DT
two_CD
of_IN
them_PP
into_IN
trouble_NN
and_CC
lee_NP
who_WP
winds_VBZ
up_RP
having_HVG
to_TO
get_VB
them_PP
out_RP
._.
i_PP
guarantee_VB
that_CS
my_PP$
rating_NN
would_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
at_IN
least_DT
a_DT
half_NN
of_IN
a_DT
grade_NN
higher_JJR
had_HVD
anyone_PN
other_JJ
than_CS
chris_NP
tucker_NP
been_BEN
cast_VBN
as_IN
the_DT
foil_NN
for_IN
jackie_NP
chan_NP
._.
he_PP
refuses_VBZ
to_IN
shut_JJ
up_IN
._.
not_XNOT
only_RB
did_DOD
his_PP$
voice_NN
feel_VB
like_IN
a_DT
jackhammer_NN
on_IN
my_PP$
head_NN
,_,
but_CC
his_PP$
jokes_NNS
just_RB
aren't_BER
funny_JJ
,_,
a_DT
pathetic_JJ
mixture_NN
of_IN
sub-par_JJ
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
fasttalking_VBG
blather_NN
and_CC
wannabe_NP
chris_NP
rock_NN
white-man-black-man_NN
jokes_NNS
that_CS
wind_NN
up_IN
being_BEG
more_DT
offensive_JJ
than_CS
funny_JJ
._.
i_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
in_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
like_IN
this_DT
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
biggest_JJS
laughs_NNS
come_VB
from_IN
letting_VBG
the_DT
actors_NNS
ad_RB
lib_NN
beyond_IN
what_WDT
the_DT
script_NN
dictates_VBZ
,_,
but_CC
didn't_DOD
anyone_PN
realize_VB
how_WRB
irritating_JJ
tucker_NN
's_POS
incessant_JJ
ranting_NP
and_CC
raving_VBG
was_BEDZ
?_?
if_CS
this_DT
is_BEZ
all_PDT
the_DT
comedian_JJ
has_HVZ
to_TO
offer_VB
then_RB
i_PP
don't_DO
care_VB
to_IN
see_NN
any_DT
more_DT
of_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
._.
fortunately_RB
,_,
chan_NP
makes_VBZ
for_IN
a_DT
marvelous_JJ
straight_JJ
man_NN
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
redeems_NNS
the_DT
fledgling_JJ
comedy_NN
completely_RB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
often_RB
that_DT
one_CD
actor_NN
can_MD
so_RB
completely_RB
save_VB
a_DT
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
other_JJ
name_NN
for_IN
what_WDT
he_PP
does_DOZ
;_;
whenever_WRB
he_PP
's_BEZ
on_IN
screen_NN
,_,
rush_NN
hour_NN
2_CD
comes_VBZ
to_IN
nearly_RB
breathtaking_JJ
,_,
often_RB
hilarious_JJ
,_,
life_NN
._.
much_DT
of_IN
it_PP
hinges_VBZ
on_IN
the_DT
dubious_JJ
value_NN
of_IN
how_WRB
cute_JJ
it_PP
is_BEZ
to_IN
watch_NN
chan_NP
try_VB
to_TO
be_BE
a_DT
"_"
player_NN
,_,
"_"
but_CC
who_WP
cares_VBZ
?_?
i_PP
can_MD
think_VB
of_IN
few_DT
high_JJ
concepts_NNS
that_CS
are_BER
funnier_JJR
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
ends_NNS
with_IN
outtakes_NNS
that_CS
,_,
as_CS
usual_JJ
,_,
show_VB
that_DT
chan_NP
isn't_BEZ
perfect_JJ
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
it_PP
does_DOZ
,_,
indeed_RB
,_,
take_VB
him_PP
a_DT
few_DT
tries_NNS
to_IN
get_VB
some_DT
of_IN
his_PP$
incredible_JJ
stunts_NNS
to_IN
look_NN
seamless_NN
._.
chris_NP
tucker_NN
botches_NNS
some_DT
lines_NNS
as_IN
well_RB
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
mistakes_NNS
are_BER
funnier_JJR
than_CS
anything_PN
he_PP
says_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
whole_JJ
movie_NN
._.
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
people_NN
have_HV
pointed_VBN
out_RP
rush_NN
hour_NN
2_CD
isn't_BEZ
very_RB
different_JJ
from_IN
its_PP$
predecessor_NN
in_IN
tone_NN
or_CC
style_NN
._.
but_CC
i_PP
liked_VBD
the_DT
original_JJ
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
like_VB
the_DT
sequel_NN
,_,
though_CS
a_DT
certain_JJ
sidekick_NN
seems_VBZ
to_IN
have_HV
done_DON
his_PP$
best_JJS
to_TO
ruin_VB
it_PP
._.
director_NN
brett_NP
ratner_NP
(_(
the_DT
family_NN
man_NN
)_)
keeps_VBZ
it_PP
moving_VBG
at_IN
an_DT
entertaining_JJ
pace_NN
and_CC
manages_VBZ
to_TO
keep_VB
the_DT
laughs_NNS
coming_VBG
despite_IN
the_DT
fairly_RB
miserable_JJ
hit_NN
to_IN
miss_NN
ratio_NN
of_IN
the_DT
jokes_NNS
(_(
i_PP
guess_VB
sometimes_RB
the_DT
shotgun_NN
approach_NN
works_NN
)_)
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
great_JJ
jackie_NP
chan_NP
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
jackie_NP
chan_NP
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
enough_RB
._.
up_RP
next_OD
:_:
jay_NN
and_CC
silent_JJ
bob_NN
strike_NN
back_NN