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seen_VBN
december_NP
8_CD
,_,
8_CD
at_IN
8_CD
:_:
8_CD
p_NN
._.
m_NN
._.
at_IN
the_DT
crossgates_NNS
mall_NN
cinema_NN
8_CD
(_(
guilderland_NP
,_,
ny_NP
)_)
,_,
theater_NN
#_???
8_CD
,_,
with_IN
matt_NP
perreault_NN
and_CC
my_PP$
sister_NN
jena_???
for_CS
free_JJ
(_(
matt_NP
paid_VBD
using_VBG
pre-paid_JJ
passes_NNS
)_)
._.
if_CS
there_EX
's_BEZ
ever_RB
been_BEN
an_DT
exception_NN
to_IN
the_DT
perils_NNS
of_IN
excessive_JJ
cliches_NNS
and_CC
non-_???
stop_NN
action_NN
,_,
the_DT
james_NP
bond_NN
films_NNS
are_BER
it_PP
._.
and_CC
if_CS
there_EX
's_BEZ
ever_RB
been_BEN
a_DT
james_NP
bond_NN
film_NN
that_CS
not_XNOT
only_RB
proves_VBZ
this_DT
,_,
but_CC
does_DOZ
so_CS
by_IN
pushing_VBG
it_PP
to_IN
the_DT
extreme_JJ
,_,
"_"
tomorrow_RB
never_RB
dies_VBZ
"_"
is_BEZ
it_PP
._.
opening_NN
sequences_NNS
almost_RB
always_RB
make_VB
or_CC
break_VB
action_NN
films_NNS
._.
when_CS
done_DON
properly_RB
,_,
not_XNOT
only_RB
are_BER
they_PP
actually_RB
exciting_JJ
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
foreshadow_VB
things_NNS
to_IN
come_VB
._.
this_DT
film_NN
starts_VBZ
off_IN
on_IN
the_DT
right_NN
foot_NN
by_IN
establishing_VBG
the_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
atmosphere_NN
that_CS
could_MD
only_RB
be_BE
found_VBN
in_IN
an_DT
action_NN
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
with_IN
a_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
the_DT
self-aware_NN
,_,
enclosed_VBN
universe_NN
where_CS
james_NP
bond_NN
movies_NNS
take_VB
place_NN
in_IN
._.
first_OD
there_RB
's_BEZ
a_DT
high-tech_NN
,_,
slightly_RB
complicated_JJ
scene_NN
involving_VBG
a_DT
british_JJ
warship_NN
crossing_NN
into_IN
unfriendly_JJ
,_,
chinese_JJ
waters_NNS
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
definite_JJ
tension_NN
as_IN
there_RB
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
an_DT
unknown_JJ
,_,
but_CC
certainly_RB
hostile_JJ
,_,
third_OD
party_NN
involved_JJ
who_NP
is_BEZ
manipulating_VBG
both_RB
sides_NNS
._.
when_CS
the_DT
scene_NN
ends_NNS
in_IN
tragedy_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
clear_JJ
there_RB
's_BEZ
some_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
powerful_JJ
conspiracy_NN
going_VBG
on_IN
,_,
and_CC
who_WP
else_RB
to_IN
call_NN
on_IN
for_IN
such_DT
a_DT
case_NN
but_CC
james_NP
bond_NN
?_?
the_DT
film_NN
uses_VBZ
good_JJ
judgment_NN
in_IN
the_DT
way_NN
it_PP
introduces_VBZ
us_PP
to_TO
bond_VB
(_(
brosnon_NP
)_)
._.
as_CS
the_DT
enemy_NN
was_BEDZ
portrayed_VBN
as_IN
evil_JJ
and_CC
mysterious_JJ
,_,
bond_NN
is_BEZ
clearly_RB
(_(
and_CC
obviously_RB
)_)
depicted_JJ
as_IN
an_DT
out-and-out_NN
hero_NN
._.
he_PP
single-handedly_RB
takes_VBZ
out_RP
a_DT
small_JJ
army_NN
of_IN
terrorists_NNS
,_,
and_CC
then_RB
must_MD
escape_VB
in_IN
the_DT
nick_NP
of_IN
time_NN
by_IN
flying_JJ
away_RB
in_IN
a_DT
fighter_NN
jet_NN
while_CS
the_DT
co-pilot_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
strangle_JJ
him_PP
and_VB
a_DT
terrorist_NN
in_IN
another_DT
jet_NN
tries_VBZ
to_IN
shoot_NN
him_PP
down_RP
!_!
this_DT
might_MD
sound_VB
like_IN
the_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
cliches_NNS
films_NNS
like_IN
this_DT
are_BER
notorious_JJ
for_IN
(_(
over-_???
)_)
using_VBG
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
works_VBZ
here_RB
because_CS
the_DT
film_NN
knows_VBZ
how_WRB
to_TO
get_VB
our_PP$
attention_NN
quickly_RB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
about_IN
the_DT
payoff_NN
because_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
obvious_JJ
bond_NN
will_MD
escape_VB
,_,
instead_RB
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
the_DT
way_NN
it_PP
processes_NNS
the_DT
action_NN
sequences_NNS
by_IN
going_VBG
over_IN
the_DT
top_NN
and_CC
not_XNOT
apologizing_VBG
for_IN
it_PP
,_,
all_PDT
the_DT
while_NN
creating_VBG
for_IN
witty_JJ
,_,
hysterical_JJ
comedy_NN
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
less_DT
emphasis_NN
is_BEZ
placed_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
villains_NNS
in_IN
thrillers_NNS
anymore_RB
,_,
because_CS
of_IN
political_JJ
correctness_NN
,_,
and_CC
just_RB
plain_JJ
copping-out_IN
on_IN
behalf_NN
of_IN
the_DT
filmmakers_NNS
(_(
even_RB
the_DT
term_NN
"_"
villain_NN
"_"
sounds_NNS
passe_NN
)_)
._.
what_WDT
the_DT
film_NN
deserves_VBZ
kudos_NNS
for_IN
is_BEZ
its_PP$
ability_NN
to_IN
create_VB
a_NP
villain_NN
as_IN
heinous_JJ
as_CS
they_PP
come_VB
,_,
yet_RB
making_VBG
him_PP
seem_VB
completely_RB
plausible_JJ
._.
jonathon_NP
pryce_NP
delivers_VBZ
a_DT
perfect_JJ
performance_NN
as_IN
the_DT
arrogant_JJ
,_,
cunning_JJ
elliot_NP
carver_NN
,_,
a_DT
media_NN
mogul_NN
whose_WP$
goal_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
take_VB
over_IN
the_DT
world_NN
,_,
that_CS
is_BEZ
,_,
through_IN
his_PP$
massive_JJ
media_NN
empire_NN
,_,
not_XNOT
through_IN
nuclear_JJ
weapons_NNS
._.
through_IN
some_DT
interesting_JJ
detective_NN
work_NN
,_,
bond_NN
and_CC
the_DT
english_JJ
ministry_NN
of_IN
defense_NN
believe_VB
carver_RB
is_BEZ
behind_IN
the_DT
trouble_NN
brewing_NN
in_IN
the_DT
southern_JJ
asian_JJ
seas_NNS
as_IN
a_DT
way_NN
to_IN
create_VB
and_CC
accurately_RB
cover_VB
his_PP$
own_DT
news_NN
._.
not_XNOT
only_RB
is_BEZ
that_DT
an_DT
original_JJ
idea_NN
for_IN
a_DT
conflict_NN
,_,
but_CC
one_CD
which_WDT
could_MD
carry_VB
over_IN
into_IN
reality_NN
._.
surprisingly_RB
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
about_IN
as_IN
detailed_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
story_NN
allows_VBZ
the_DT
specific_JJ
plot_NN
to_IN
become_VB
._.
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
hook_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
action_NN
,_,
and_CC
of_IN
course_NN
those_DT
cool_JJ
gadgets_NNS
and_CC
we_PP
get_VB
plenty_PN
of_IN
that_DT
here_RB
as_CS
bond_NN
goes_VBZ
out_RP
to_IN
investigate_VB
carver_RB
and_CC
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
in_IN
a_DT
jam_NN
or_CC
two_CD
along_IN
the_DT
way_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
works_NN
much_DT
like_IN
bond_NN
himself_PPX
-_-
always_RB
on_IN
the_DT
run_NN
and_CC
concentrates_VBZ
more_DT
on_IN
the_DT
individual_JJ
conflicts_NNS
than_CS
any_DT
general_JJ
plot_NN
._.
somehow_RB
a_DT
chinese_JJ
agent_NN
,_,
wai_???
lin_NP
(_)
yeoh_???
)_(
,_,
bumps_NNS
into_IN
bond_NN
a_DT
few_DT
too_RB
many_DT
times_NNS
and_CC
they_PP
find_VB
themselves_PPX
working_VBG
together_RB
._.
the_DT
chemistry_NN
between_IN
brosnon_NP
and_CC
yeoh_???
is_BEZ
rigid_JJ
,_,
but_CC
also_RB
works_NN
because_CS
of_IN
this_DT
,_,
not_XNOT
in_IN
spite_NN
of_IN
it_PP
._.
the_DT
two_CD
are_BER
constantly_RB
on_IN
the_DT
run_NN
from_IN
carver_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
goons_NNS
,_,
yet_RB
the_DT
film_NN
manages_VBZ
to_IN
balance_NN
the_DT
stunts_NNS
and_CC
special_JJ
effects_NNS
with_IN
its_PP$
clever_JJ
story_NN
._.
although_CS
"_"
tomorrow_RB
never_RB
dies_VBZ
"_"
is_BEZ
far_RB
from_IN
perfect_JJ
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
quite_RB
an_DT
impressive_JJ
film_NN
in_IN
terms_NNS
of_IN
its_PP$
ability_NN
to_IN
be_BE
so_CS
cliche_NN
and_CC
cartoony_NN
and_CC
not_XNOT
make_VB
plausibility_NN
an_DT
issue_NN
._.