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at_IN
first_OD
glance_NN
,_,
daylight_NN
would_MD
seem_VB
like_IN
your_PP$
typical_JJ
disaster_NN
movie_NN
._.
on_IN
second_NN
glance_NN
it_PP
looks_VBZ
that_CS
way_NN
too_RB
._.
although_CS
,_,
as_CS
typical_JJ
disaster_NN
movies_NNS
go_VB
,_,
daylight_NN
isn't_BEZ
that_CS
bad_JJ
._.
admittedly_RB
,_,
it_PP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
rip_???
off_IN
a_NN
great_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
its_PP$
plot_NN
devices_NNS
from_IN
disaster_NN
flicks_VBZ
of_IN
days_NNS
gone_VBN
by_IN
(_(
think_NN
poseidon_NP
adventure_NN
)_)
._.
but_CC
the_DT
decent_JJ
dialogue_NN
and_CC
surprisingly_RB
good_JJ
acting_VBG
make_NN
up_RP
for_IN
the_DT
"_"
haven't_HV
i_PP
seen_VBN
this_DT
scene_NN
somewhere_RB
before_IN
?_?
"_"
feeling_NN
that_CS
creeps_VBZ
up_RP
all_PDT
too_RB
often_RB
during_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
sylvester_NP
stallone_NN
stars_NNS
as_IN
the_DT
recently_RB
fired_VBN
head_NN
of_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
's_POS
emergency_NN
response_NN
team_NN
._.
by_IN
sheer_JJ
luck_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
in_IN
the_DT
right_NN
place_NN
at_IN
the_DT
right_NN
time_NN
when_CS
disaster_NN
strikes_NNS
the_DT
unaware_JJ
inhabitants_NNS
of_IN
this_DT
little_JJ
film_NN
._.
"_"
what_WDT
disaster_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
?_?
"_"
you_PP
ask_VB
,_,
as_CS
you_PP
inch_NN
ever_RB
closer_RBR
to_IN
the_DT
edge_NN
of_IN
your_PP$
seat_NN
._.
glad_JJ
you_PP
asked_VBD
._.
through_IN
a_DT
whole_JJ
sequence_NN
of_IN
entirely_RB
probable_JJ
events_NNS
(_(
about_IN
as_RB
probable_JJ
as_CS
hitting_VBG
the_DT
lottery_NN
)_)
a_DT
large_JJ
explosion_NN
takes_VBZ
place_NN
in_IN
the_DT
lincoln_NP
tunnel_NN
running_NN
under_IN
the_DT
hudson_NP
river_NN
in_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
city_NN
._.
the_DT
explosion_NN
results_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
tunnel_NN
collapsing_VBG
at_IN
both_PDT
ends_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
causes_VBZ
not_XNOT
only_RB
massive_JJ
loss_NN
of_IN
life_NN
,_,
but_CC
traps_NNS
a_DT
dozen_NN
people_NN
inside_IN
the_DT
wreckage_NN
of_IN
the_DT
tunnel_NN
._.
good_JJ
old_JJ
sly_JJ
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
only_RB
feet_NNS
away_RB
from_IN
entering_VBG
the_DT
tunnel_NN
when_CS
it_PP
collapses_VBZ
,_,
offers_VBZ
his_PP$
services_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
rescuers_NNS
,_,
who_WP
gladly_RB
accept_VB
it_PP
._.
sly_JJ
then_RB
enters_VBZ
the_DT
tunnel_NN
through_IN
a_DT
vent_NN
shaft_NN
(_(
think_VB
judge_NN
dredd_???
)_(
which_WDT
he_PP
can_MD
only_RB
go_VB
in_IN
,_,
and_CC
not_XNOT
out_RP
off_IN
,_,
and_CC
proceeds_NNS
to_IN
try_NN
to_IN
rescue_NN
those_DT
trapped_JJ
inside_NN
._.
so_RB
begins_VBZ
the_DT
fun_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
fun_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
be_BE
quick_JJ
,_,
because_CS
this_DT
tunnel_NN
has_HVZ
started_VBN
to_IN
spring_NN
a_DT
leak_NN
._.
the_DT
acting_JJ
is_BEZ
about_IN
what_WDT
you_PP
would_MD
expect_VB
of_IN
a_DT
stallone_NN
movie_NN
._.
not_XNOT
superb_JJ
by_IN
any_DT
means_NN
,_,
but_CC
far_RB
above_IN
some_DT
of_IN
his_PP$
other_JJ
films_NNS
(_(
think_VB
judge_NN
dredd_???
again_RB
)_(
._.
daylight_NN
's_POS
acting_JJ
is_BEZ
probably_RB
average_JJ
,_,
or_CC
a_DT
little_JJ
above_IN
,_,
in_IN
terms_NNS
of_IN
this_DT
sort_NN
of_IN
genre_NN
,_,
starring_VBG
this_DT
particular_JJ
star_NN
._.
amy_NP
brenneman_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
actor_NN
of_IN
any_DT
note_NN
,_,
and_CC
she_PP
does_DOZ
a_DT
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
job_NN
as_IN
stallone_PN
's_POS
reluctant_JJ
helper_NN
._.
oh_UH
yeah_UH
,_,
stallone_PN
's_BEZ
real_JJ
life_NN
son_NN
,_,
sage_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
in_IN
this_DT
too_RB
._.
sage_NN
--_???
nice_RB
name_NN
._.
i_PP
guess_VB
it_PP
could_MD
be_BE
worse_JJR
,_,
he_PP
could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
named_VBN
nutmeg_NN
or_CC
parsley_NN
._.
note_NN
to_IN
sage_NN
--_???
you_PP
are_BER
still_RB
young_JJ
._.
go_VB
to_IN
school_NN
and_CC
get_VB
a_DT
good_JJ
education_NN
--_???
you_PP
don't_DO
have_HV
a_DT
future_NN
in_IN
acting_VBG
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
runs_VBZ
along_IN
the_DT
same_DT
lines_NNS
as_IN
the_DT
acting_JJ
--_???
interesting_JJ
,_,
but_CC
predictable_JJ
._.
mostly_RB
due_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
pretty_JJ
well_RB
recycled_JJ
from_IN
a_DT
dozen_NN
other_JJ
action_NN
flicks_VBZ
._.
the_DT
biggest_JJS
problem_NN
with_IN
a_DT
film_NN
of_IN
this_DT
nature_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
they_PP
try_VB
to_TO
cram_???
too_RB
many_DT
things_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
as_CS
soon_RB
as_CS
the_DT
cast_NN
clears_VBZ
one_CD
seemingly_RB
impossible_JJ
hurdle_NN
,_,
another_DT
one_CD
seems_VBZ
to_IN
pop_JJ
right_NN
up_RP
,_,
even_RB
worse_JJR
than_CS
the_DT
last_OD
one_CD
._.
i_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
it_PP
wouldn't_MD
be_BE
much_DT
of_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
otherwise_RB
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
does_DOZ
make_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
a_DT
bit_NN
predictable_JJ
._.
adding_VBG
to_IN
the_DT
predictability_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
cast_NN
of_IN
characters_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
to_TO
include_VB
at_IN
least_DT
one_CD
or_CC
two_CD
difficult_JJ
people_NN
who_WP
want_VB
to_TO
do_DO
things_NNS
their_PP$
own_DT
way_NN
and_CC
think_VB
the_DT
qualified_JJ
guy_NN
(_(
in_IN
this_DT
case_NN
stallone_PN
)_(
doesn't_DOZ
know_VB
what_WDT
he_PP
is_BEZ
doing_DOG
._.
why_WRB
is_BEZ
it_PP
in_IN
disaster_NN
movies_NNS
we_PP
can_MD
never_RB
have_HV
everyone_PN
agree_VB
with_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
and_CC
all_PDT
work_NN
together_RB
?_?
would_MD
this_DT
be_BE
too_RB
much_DT
to_IN
ask_NN
?_?
can't_MD
we_PP
all_RB
just_RB
get_VB
along_IN
?_?
special_JJ
effects_NNS
weren't_BED
bad_JJ
--_???
but_CC
i've_???
certainly_RB
seen_VBN
better_RBR
._.
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
scenes_NNS
,_,
while_CS
fun_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
,_,
were_BED
such_DT
blatant_JJ
rip-offs_NNS
that_CS
you_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
wonder_VB
if_CS
scripts_NNS
from_IN
old_JJ
movies_NNS
were_BED
just_RB
copied_VBN
verbatim_NN
._.
especially_RB
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
scenes_NNS
that_CS
involved_JJ
anything_PN
underwater_JJ
(_(
the_DT
tunnel_NN
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
starts_VBZ
to_IN
flood_NN
)_)
._.
i_PP
really_RB
expected_VBN
gene_NN
hackman_NN
,_,
roddy_JJ
mcdowell_NP
and_CC
ernest_NP
borgnine_JJ
to_IN
appear_VB
at_IN
any_DT
minute_NN
--_???
i_NN
wasn't_BEDZ
sure_JJ
if_CS
i_PP
was_BEDZ
watching_VBG
daylight_NN
or_CC
the_DT
poseidon_NP
adventure_NN
._.
i_PP
suppose_VB
if_CS
you_PP
have_HV
to_TO
rip_???
off_IN
a_NN
movie_NN
for_IN
good_JJ
ideas_NNS
,_,
the_DT
poseidon_NP
adventure_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
one_CD
to_IN
use_NN
._.
the_DT
underwater_JJ
sequences_NNS
(_(
aside_RB
from_IN
the_DT
deja_???
vu_???
)_(
were_BED
very_JJ
well_RB
shot_NN
and_CC
worked_VBD
fairly_RB
well_RB
._.
they_PP
were_BED
the_DT
best_JJS
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
by_IN
a_DT
long_JJ
shot_NN
._.
better_RBR
than_CS
average_JJ
stallone_PN
flick_VB
._.
i_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
's_NNS
not_XNOT
saying_VBG
much_DT
when_CS
the_DT
man_NN
has_HVZ
judge_NN
dredd_???
on_IN
his_PP$
resume_VB
._.
but_CC
certainly_RB
not_XNOT
up_IN
to_TO
the_DT
standards_NNS
of_IN
cliffhanger_NN
._.
daylight_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
fun_NN
movie_NN
,_,
and_CC
as_CS
long_JJ
as_IN
you_PP
aren't_BER
expecting_VBG
a_DT
whole_JJ
lot_NN
you_PP
might_MD
even_RB
be_BE
pleasantly_RB
surprised_JJ
._.
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