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first_OD
,_,
i_PP
am_BEM
not_XNOT
a_DT
big_JJ
fan_NN
of_IN
the_DT
x-files_NNS
tv_NN
series_NN
._.
i_PP
have_HV
nothing_PN
against_IN
it_PP
particularly_RB
,_,
i_PP
just_RB
don't_DO
happen_VB
to_IN
watch_NN
it_PP
._.
having_HVG
said_VBN
that_DT
,_,
i_PP
can_MD
now_RB
say_VB
that_CS
i_PP
liked_VBD
the_DT
x-files_NNS
pretty_RB
well_RB
._.
for_IN
us_NP
non-fans_NNS
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
nothing_PN
big_JJ
going_VBG
for_IN
it_PP
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
little_DT
things_NNS
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
opens_VBZ
on_IN
an_DT
ice_NN
cave_NN
in_IN
north_NN
texas_NP
in_IN
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
b_NN
._.
c_NN
._.
two_CD
proto-humans_NNS
enter_VB
the_DT
cave_NN
and_CC
find_VB
a_DT
space_NN
alien_NN
cocooned_VBD
inside_IN
._.
the_DT
alien_NN
breaks_VBZ
free_JJ
and_CC
kills_VBZ
one_CD
man_NN
in_IN
a_DT
struggle_NN
while_CS
the_DT
other_JJ
is_BEZ
seemingly_RB
captured_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
bloody_JJ
ooze_???
from_IN
the_DT
alien_NN
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
jumps_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
same_DT
cave_NN
today_RB
where_CS
a_DT
boy_NN
(_(
lucas_NP
black_JJ
,_,
from_IN
sling_VBG
blade_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
captured_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
same_DT
black_JJ
ooze_???
._.
we_PP
then_RB
cut_VB
to_IN
fbi_NP
agents_NNS
scully_RB
and_CC
mulder_NN
(_(
gillian_NP
anderson_NP
and_CC
david_NP
duchovny_???
)_(
,_,
who_NP
have_HV
been_BEN
pulled_VBN
off_IN
of_IN
their_PP$
previous_JJ
assignment_NN
(_(
investigations_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
paranormal_JJ
)_)
and_CC
put_VB
onto_IN
the_DT
bomb_NN
squad_NN
detail_NN
._.
a_DT
caller_NN
has_HVZ
threatened_VBN
a_DT
federal_JJ
building_NN
in_IN
dallas_NP
,_,
texas_NP
._.
on_IN
a_DT
hunch_VB
,_,
mulder_NN
checks_NNS
out_RP
the_DT
building_NN
across_IN
the_DT
street_NN
,_,
and_CC
,_,
wouldn't_MD
you_PP
know_VB
it_PP
,_,
he_PP
turns_VBZ
out_RP
to_IN
be_BE
right_JJ
._.
the_DT
fbi_NP
finds_VBZ
the_DT
bomb_NN
in_IN
time_NN
to_IN
evacuate_JJ
but_CC
not_XNOT
in_IN
time_NN
to_IN
defuse_VB
._.
five_CD
people_NN
die_VB
in_IN
the_DT
blast_NN
,_,
and_CC
when_CS
mulder_NN
learns_VBZ
who_WP
the_DT
victims_NNS
were_BED
,_,
a_DT
light_NN
bulb_NN
goes_VBZ
on_IN
over_IN
his_PP$
head_NN
._.
the_DT
two_CD
agents_NNS
team_NN
up_IN
to_IN
investigate_VB
,_,
against_IN
fbi_NP
orders_NNS
,_,
the_DT
links_NNS
mulder_NN
has_HVZ
made_VBN
._.
their_PP$
search_NN
leads_VBZ
them_PP
back_RP
to_IN
the_DT
north_NN
texas_NP
cave_NN
,_,
all_PDT
across_IN
the_DT
country_NN
,_,
and_CC
even_RB
to_IN
antarctica_NP
as_IN
they_PP
get_VB
closer_RBR
and_CC
closer_RBR
to_IN
"_"
the_DT
truth_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
plot_NN
,_,
and_CC
"_"
the_DT
truth_NN
,_,
"_"
are_BER
uninspired_JJ
._.
i_PP
got_VBD
the_DT
feeling_NN
that_CS
what_WDT
i_PP
learned_VBD
was_BEDZ
supposed_JJ
to_TO
shock_VB
and_CC
amaze_NN
me_PP
._.
it_PP
didn't_DOD
._.
the_DT
possible_JJ
existence_NN
of_IN
aliens_NNS
on_IN
earth_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
explored_VBN
so_RB
many_DT
times_NNS
before_IN
in_IN
movies_NNS
that_CS
one_CD
could_MD
hardly_RB
count_VB
them_PP
._.
but_CC
the_DT
point_NN
of_IN
the_DT
x-files_NNS
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
what_WDT
the_DT
truth_NN
is_BEZ
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
extent_NN
to_IN
which_WDT
it_PP
has_HVZ
been_BEN
hidden_VBN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
slightly_RB
more_RBR
interesting_JJ
angle_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
still_RB
raises_VBZ
expectations_NNS
about_IN
that_DT
"_"
truth_NN
"_"
too_RB
high_JJ
._.
if_CS
this_DT
were_BED
the_DT
whole_JJ
film_NN
,_,
i_PP
would_MD
say_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
mediocre_JJ
,_,
perhaps_RB
even_RB
boring_JJ
._.
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
other_JJ
qualities_NNS
that_CS
make_VB
me_PP
like_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
well_RB
enough_RB
to_IN
recommend_VB
it_NN
._.
the_DT
pacing_VBG
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
was_BEDZ
brisk_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
hold_VB
my_PP$
interest_NN
._.
before_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
can_MD
get_VB
tired_JJ
of_IN
one_CD
location_NN
,_,
the_DT
agents_NNS
follow_VB
a_DT
hot_JJ
tip_NN
to_IN
another_DT
location_NN
,_,
and_CC
so_RB
on_IN
and_CC
so_RB
forth_RB
._.
the_DT
locations_NNS
are_BER
not_XNOT
all_PDT
computer-generated_JJ
sets_NNS
,_,
either_RB
._.
there_EX
are_BER
some_DT
artificial_JJ
settings_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
desert_NN
night_NN
of_IN
nevada_NP
,_,
the_DT
edge_NN
of_IN
suburbia_NP
in_IN
texas_NP
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
endless_JJ
fields_NNS
of_IN
snow_NN
in_IN
antarctica_NP
(_(
actually_RB
somewhere_RB
in_IN
north_NN
america_NP
._.
)_)
make_VB
this_DT
fantastic_JJ
film_NN
feel_VB
more_DT
real_JJ
._.
ward_NN
russell_NP
's_POS
cinematography_NN
is_BEZ
very_RB
good_JJ
._.
the_DT
overall_JJ
look_NN
is_BEZ
dark_JJ
and_CC
ominous_JJ
,_,
appropriate_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
intended_JJ
tone_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
plot_NN
._.
russell_NP
is_BEZ
able_JJ
to_TO
make_VB
something_PN
as_IN
innocuous_JJ
as_CS
a_DT
cornfield_NN
look_NN
foreboding_NN
._.
when_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
set_VBN
in_IN
darkness_NN
,_,
the_DT
picture_NN
quality_NN
is_BEZ
still_RB
rich_JJ
and_CC
detailed_JJ
._.
finally_RB
,_,
and_CC
specifically_RB
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
an_DT
incredible_JJ
shot_NN
at_IN
night_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
the_DT
camera_NN
crosses_NNS
the_DT
tracks_NNS
in_IN
front_NN
of_IN
a_DT
fast_JJ
oncoming_JJ
train_NN
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
know_VB
if_CS
the_DT
shot_NN
is_BEZ
faked_VBN
in_IN
any_DT
way_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
looks_VBZ
dangerous_JJ
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
looks_VBZ
great_JJ
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
soundtrack_NN
is_BEZ
also_RB
used_VBN
to_IN
convey_VB
the_DT
dark_JJ
tone_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
(_)
skip_NN
to_IN
the_DT
next_OD
paragraph_NN
if_CS
you_PP
have_HV
yet_RB
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
-_-
there_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
spoiler_NN
in_IN
the_DT
following_JJ
sentences_NNS
._.
)_)
during_IN
the_DT
opening_NN
prehistoric_JJ
sequence_NN
,_,
a_DT
howling_JJ
wind_NN
dogs_NNS
the_DT
soundtrack_NN
,_,
never_RB
giving_VBG
the_DT
characters_NNS
or_CC
the_DT
audience_NN
an_DT
escape_NN
from_IN
the_DT
lonely_JJ
terrible_JJ
sound_NN
._.
in_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
most_DT
effective_JJ
sequences_NNS
,_,
metallic_JJ
doors_NNS
suddenly_RB
slam_VB
open_JJ
to_IN
release_NN
a_DT
cloud_NN
of_IN
buzzing_JJ
bees_NNS
._.
the_DT
visuals_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
scene_NN
are_BER
good_JJ
,_,
but_CC
what_WDT
makes_VBZ
it_PP
so_RB
surprising_JJ
and_CC
frightening_JJ
is_BEZ
the_DT
sound_NN
._.
there_EX
was_BEDZ
no_DT
question_NN
as_IN
to_IN
who_NP
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
stars_NNS
would_MD
be_BE
._.
even_RB
so_RB
,_,
duchovny_???
and_CC
anderson_NP
are_BER
an_DT
interesting_JJ
pair_NN
of_IN
actors_NNS
and_CC
a_DT
good_JJ
combination_NN
._.
both_RB
are_BER
easy_JJ
on_IN
the_DT
eyes_NNS
and_CC
together_RB
,_,
they_PP
have_HV
some_DT
good_JJ
timing_NN
,_,
banter_NN
,_,
and_CC
energy_NN
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
hint_NN
of_IN
chemistry_NN
between_IN
them_PP
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
never_RB
gets_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
way_NN
of_IN
their_PP$
professional_JJ
relationship_NN
._.
they_PP
are_BER
like_IN
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
kids_NNS
out_RP
exploring_VBG
the_DT
empty_JJ
lot_NN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
street_NN
._.
there_EX
might_MD
be_BE
some_DT
romantic_JJ
interest_NN
,_,
but_CC
for_IN
now_RB
they're_???
more_DT
interested_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
environs_NNS
than_CS
they_PP
are_BER
in_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
._.
no_DT
single_JJ
element_NN
really_RB
makes_VBZ
this_DT
movie_NN
outstanding_JJ
-_-
not_XNOT
even_RB
the_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
paranoia_NN
that_CS
makes_VBZ
the_DT
tv_NN
show_VB
so_RB
popular_JJ
._.
but_CC
enough_RB
things_NNS
were_BED
done_DON
right_JJ
that_CS
the_DT
x-files_NNS
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
more_DT
interesting_JJ
summer_NN
adventures_NNS
to_IN
come_VB
along_IN
._.