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the_DT
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flawless_JJ
,_,
84_CD
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,_,
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,_,
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director_NN
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feature_NN
,_,
"_"
snatch_NN
._.
"_"
"_"
lock_NN
,_,
stock_NN
and_CC
two_CD
smoking_JJ
barrels_NNS
"_"
intro'd_???
helmer_NN
/_SYM
scripter_NN
ritchie_NP
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a_DT
hyper-kinetic_JJ
,_,
in_IN
your_PP$
face_NN
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the_DT
viewer_NN
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from_IN
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._.
his_PP$
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eaten_VBN
alive_JJ
._.
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"_"
snatch_NN
,_,
"_"
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director_NN
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remake_VB
his_PP$
first_OD
work_NN
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
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delve_VB
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the_DT
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of_IN
london_NP
,_,
mining_NN
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._.
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,_,
"_"
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"_"
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theft_NN
of_IN
the_DT
fabulous_JJ
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,_,
the_DT
desire_NN
of_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
gangster_NN
avi_NP
(_(
dennis_NP
farina_NP
)_)
._.
en_FW
route_NN
from_IN
antwerp_???
,_,
diamond_NN
thief_NN
and_CC
courier_RBR
frankie_NN
four_CD
fingers_NNS
(_(
benicio_NP
del_NP
toro_???
)_(
stops_NNS
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partner_NN
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cousin_NN
,_,
doug_???
"_"
the_DT
head_NN
"_"
(_(
mike_NP
reid_NP
)_)
._.
frankie_NP
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a_DT
bet_NN
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boris_NP
"_"
the_DT
blade_NN
"_"
(_(
rade_???
sherbedgia_FW
)_(
,_,
a_DT
ruthless_JJ
russian_JJ
mobster_NN
._.
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bet_NN
turns_VBZ
out_RP
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
setup_???
for_IN
a_NN
robbery_NN
by_IN
a_DT
trio_NN
of_IN
bumbling_VBG
incompetents_NNS
-_-
vinnie_NN
(_(
robbie_NP
gee_UH
)_(
,_,
sol_NP
(_(
lennie_NP
james_NP
)_)
and_CC
portly_JJ
tyrone_NP
(_(
ade_NP
)_)
-_-
that_DT
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miserably_RB
awry_RB
._.
meanwhile_RB
,_,
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
young_JJ
toughs_NNS
,_,
turkish_JJ
(_)
jason_NP
stratham_NP
)_)
and_CC
tommy_NP
(_(
stephen_NP
graham_NP
)_)
,_,
are_BER
trying_VBG
to_TO
break_VB
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to_IN
the_DT
boxing_NN
game_NN
with_IN
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
local_JJ
villain_NN
brick_NN
top_NN
(_(
alan_NP
ford_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
owns_VBZ
a_DT
pig_NN
farm_NN
._.
when_CS
their_PP$
first_OD
fighter_NN
is_BEZ
put_VBN
out_RP
of_IN
action_NN
,_,
with_IN
one_CD
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,_,
by_IN
a_DT
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gypsy_NN
named_VBN
mickey_NP
o'neil_NN
,_,
they_PP
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to_IN
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loose_JJ
canon_NN
in_IN
as_IN
the_DT
contender_NN
in_IN
a_DT
fixed_JJ
fight_NN
._.
mickey_NP
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less_DT
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turkish_JJ
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tommy_NP
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deal_NN
._.
brick_NN
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,_,
impressed_VBN
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performance_NN
,_,
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them_PP
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chance_NN
-_-
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16_CD
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eight_CD
minutes_NNS
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devour_VB
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corpse_NN
._.
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avi_NP
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precious_JJ
rock_NN
,_,
he_PP
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a_DT
plane_NN
for_IN
london_NP
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a_DT
local_JJ
legend_NN
,_,
"_"
bullet_NN
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"_"
tony_NP
(_(
vinnie_NN
jones_NP
)_)
,_,
to_IN
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frankie_NP
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the_DT
diamond_NN
._.
things_NNS
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of_IN
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double-deals_NNS
-_-
and_CC
a_DT
dog_NN
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ate_VBD
a_DT
squeaky_JJ
toy_NN
._.
guy_NP
ritchie_NP
(_(
mr_NN
._.
madonna_NP
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some_DT
)_)
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of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
'_"
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machine_NN
gun_NN
fire_NN
._.
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a_DT
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you_PP
laugh_VB
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at_IN
the_DT
same_DT
time_NN
,_,
the_DT
above_IN
description_NN
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one_CD
example_NN
._.
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assemblage_NN
of_IN
actors_NNS
and_CC
non-actors_NNS
in_IN
rough-and-tumble_NN
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"_"
snatch_NN
"_"
an_DT
earthy_JJ
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in_IN
its_PP$
depiction_NN
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london_NP
's_POS
criminal_JJ
underworld_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
of_IN
characters_NNS
is_BEZ
too_RB
large_JJ
to_IN
credit_NN
here_RB
,_,
but_CC
two_CD
of_IN
the_DT
performances_NNS
-_-
first_OD
among_IN
equals_NNS
,_,
you_PP
might_MD
say_VB
-_-
are_BER
worth_NN
noting_VBG
._.
alan_NP
ford_NP
is_BEZ
brilliant_JJ
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the_DT
ruthless_JJ
,_,
evil_JJ
brick_NN
top_NN
._.
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he_PP
refuses_VBZ
sugar_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
tea_NN
because_CS
"_"
i'm_???
sweet_JJ
enough_DT
,_,
"_"
it_PP
makes_VBZ
you_PP
shiver_NN
,_,
even_RB
as_CS
you_PP
laugh_VB
._.
his_PP$
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
gangster_NN
characters_NNS
i've_???
seen_VBN
in_IN
years_NNS
._.
the_DT
other_JJ
outstanding_JJ
perf_???
is_BEZ
given_JJ
by_IN
none_PN
other_JJ
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brad_NP
pitt_NP
,_,
the_DT
name_NN
actor_NN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
popularity_NN
may_MD
hang_VB
upon_IN
,_,
at_IN
least_DT
initially_RB
._.
pitt_NP
,_,
as_CS
mickey_NP
o'neil_VB
,_,
is_BEZ
hard_JJ
drinking_NN
,_,
hard_JJ
fighting_NN
,_,
highly_RB
unreliable_JJ
and_CC
nearly_RB
incomprehensible_JJ
with_IN
a_DT
unique_JJ
irish_JJ
brogue_NN
and_CC
dialect_NN
of_IN
the_DT
pikers_NNS
,_,
the_DT
irish_JJ
travelers_NNS
of_IN
europe_NP
._.
this_DT
gypsy_NN
brigand_NN
would_MD
steal_VB
the_DT
fillings_NNS
from_IN
your_PP$
teeth_NNS
,_,
especially_RB
if_CS
it_PP
would_MD
benefit_VB
his_PP$
beloved_JJ
mum_NN
(_(
sorcha_???
cusack_JJ
)_(
._.
when_CS
brick_NN
top_NN
threaten_VB
the_DT
safety_NN
of_IN
mickey_NP
's_POS
family_NN
,_,
he_PP
makes_VBZ
an_DT
enemy_NN
that_CS
cannot_NN
be_BE
stopped_VBN
._.
pitt_NP
puts_VBZ
a_DT
credible_JJ
spin_NN
on_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
and_CC
does_DOZ
some_DT
incredible_JJ
physical_JJ
stuff_NN
,_,
too_RB
,_,
as_CS
a_DT
bare-knuckle_NN
boxer_NN
._.
the_DT
production_NN
team_NN
behind_IN
the_DT
camera_NN
includes_VBZ
ritchie_NP
alumni_NP
,_,
producer_NN
matthew_NP
vaughn_???
and_CC
lenser_NN
tim_NP
maurice-jones_NNS
,_,
and_CC
other_JJ
talented_JJ
technical_JJ
artist_NN
that_CS
bring_VB
the_DT
hyperactive_JJ
imagination_NN
of_IN
the_DT
author_NN
to_IN
visual_JJ
life_NN
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
patent_NN
feel_VB
to_IN
the_DT
look_NN
of_IN
"_"
snatch_NN
"_"
and_CC
"_"
lock_NN
,_,
stock_NN
and_CC
two_CD
smoking_JJ
barrels_NNS
"_"
that_CS
reeks_NNS
of_IN
"_"
signature_NN
"_"
for_IN
ritchie_NP
,_,
but_CC
i'm_???
not_XNOT
sure_JJ
how_WRB
this_DT
will_MD
translate_VB
in_IN
his_PP$
future_NN
works_NN
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
so_RB
much_DT
talent_NN
in_IN
the_DT
filmmaker_NN
that_CS
i_PP
would_MD
like_VB
to_IN
see_NN
him_PP
branch_NN
out_RP
in_IN
other_JJ
directions_NNS
._.
nonetheless_RB
,_,
"_"
snatch_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
terrific_JJ
sophomore_IN
effort_NN
,_,
a_DT
darn_???
good_JJ
action_NN
comedy_NN
and_CC
a_DT
hoot_NN
to_IN
boot_NN
._.
i_PP
give_VB
it_PP
a_DT
b_NN
+_SYM
._.