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there_EX
's_BEZ
good_JJ
news_NN
and_CC
bad_JJ
news_NN
about_IN
mulan_NP
._.
the_DT
positive_JJ
is_BEZ
that_CS
disney_NP
has_HVZ
found_VBN
a_DT
happy_JJ
medium_NN
between_IN
the_DT
heavy-handedness_NN
of_IN
pocahontas_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
hunchback_NN
of_IN
notre_NP
dame_NP
and_CC
the_DT
childishness_NN
of_IN
hercules_NP
._.
on_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
hand_NN
,_,
the_DT
studio_NN
is_BEZ
pulling_VBG
out_RP
all_PDT
the_DT
stops_NNS
on_IN
plot_NN
cliches_NNS
and_CC
cheap_JJ
laughs_NNS
,_,
several_DT
steps_NNS
down_IN
from_IN
the_DT
days_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
little_JJ
mermaid_NN
and_CC
beauty_NN
and_CC
the_DT
beast_NN
._.
but_CC
mulan_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
step_NN
in_IN
the_DT
right_NN
direction_NN
and_CC
disney_NP
's_POS
best_JJS
animated_JJ
feature_NN
since_CS
the_DT
lion_NN
king_NN
._.
after_IN
giving_VBG
native_JJ
americans_NNS
a_DT
turn_NN
in_IN
pocahontas_NNS
,_,
disney_NP
has_HVZ
decided_VBN
to_IN
turn_NN
a_DT
movie_NN
over_IN
to_IN
the_DT
asians_NNS
._.
mulan_NP
is_BEZ
set_VBN
in_IN
feudal_JJ
china_NP
and_CC
features_NNS
the_DT
ever-popular_JJ
heroine_NN
who_WP
marches_VBZ
to_IN
a_DT
different_JJ
drum_NN
and_CC
wants_VBZ
to_TO
do_DO
more_DT
with_IN
her_PP$
life_NN
than_CS
get_VB
married_JJ
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
what_WDT
we_PP
find_VB
out_RP
when_CS
young_JJ
mulan_NP
(_(
voice_NN
of_IN
ming-_???
na_FW
wen_???
)_(
screws_NNS
up_IN
her_PP$
appointment_NN
with_IN
the_DT
matchmaker_NN
by_IN
letting_VBG
a_DT
rogue_NN
cricket_NN
splash_NN
coffee_NN
all_PDT
over_IN
her_PP$
._.
cartoons_NNS
._.
._.
._.
meanwhile_RB
,_,
word_NN
comes_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
emporer_NN
that_CS
one_CD
man_NN
from_IN
every_DT
family_NN
must_MD
join_VB
the_DT
army_NN
and_CC
help_VB
fight_NN
the_DT
huns_???
._.
since_CS
mulan_NP
's_POS
a_DT
girl_NN
,_,
that_CS
means_NN
her_PP
decrepit_NN
old_JJ
father_NN
must_MD
go_VB
._.
she_PP
pleads_VBZ
with_IN
the_DT
soldiers_NNS
to_IN
have_HV
mercy_NN
on_IN
dear_JJ
old_JJ
dad_NN
,_,
but_CC
that_CS
kind_NN
of_IN
groveling_VBG
and_CC
desperation_NN
brings_VBZ
shame_NN
on_IN
her_PP$
family_NN
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
chinese_JJ
culture_NN
for_IN
you_PP
._.
._.
._.
so_CS
imagine_VB
how_WRB
embarrassed_JJ
the_DT
family_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
next_OD
day_NN
when_CS
they_PP
find_VB
mulan_NP
has_HVZ
stolen_VBN
her_PP$
father_NN
's_POS
uniform_NN
and_CC
sword_NN
and_CC
run_NN
off_IN
to_IN
join_NN
the_DT
army_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
place_NN
._.
the_DT
movie_NN
in_IN
a_DT
nutshell_NN
is_BEZ
about_IN
the_DT
stuggles_NNS
of_IN
being_BEG
a_DT
woman_NN
in_IN
the_DT
army_NN
._.
it_PP
should_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
called_VBN
g_NN
._.
i_PP
._.
chang_NP
._.
mulan_NP
calls_VBZ
on_IN
her_PP$
ancestors_NNS
for_IN
help_NN
._.
they_PP
decide_VB
to_TO
summon_VB
the_DT
large_JJ
stone_NN
dragon_NN
in_IN
the_DT
backyard_NN
to_IN
protect_VB
her_PP$
,_,
but_CC
a_DT
mini_NN
dragon_NN
named_VBN
mushu_???
screws_NNS
it_NN
up_IN
._.
voiced_VBD
by_IN
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
,_,
mushu_???
continues_VBZ
the_DT
tradition_NN
of_IN
cute_JJ
talking_VBG
animal_NN
sidekicks_NNS
who_WP
do_DO
more_DT
slapstick_NN
harm_NN
than_CS
good_JJ
for_IN
their_PP$
human_JJ
charges_NNS
._.
murphy_NP
's_POS
performance_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
direct_JJ
descendent_NN
of_IN
robin_NP
williams_NP
in_IN
aladdin_NP
--_???
lots_NP
of_IN
wisecracks_NNS
and_CC
ad-libs_???
and_CC
even_JJ
an_DT
introductory_JJ
song_NN
about_IN
how_WRB
much_DT
fun_NN
they're_???
going_VBG
to_TO
have_HV
._.
you_PP
ain't_???
never_RB
had_HVD
a_DT
friend_NN
like_IN
mushu_???
._.
speaking_JJ
of_IN
songs_NNS
,_,
mulan_NP
doesn't_DOZ
have_HV
too_RB
many_DT
of_IN
them_PP
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
a_DT
plus_IN
with_IN
a_DT
story_NN
like_IN
this_DT
._.
disney_NP
songs_NNS
about_IN
war_NN
probably_RB
wouldn't_MD
go_VB
over_IN
too_RB
well_RB
(_(
"_"
heigh_NP
ho_NP
,_,
heigh_NP
ho_NP
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
off_IN
to_IN
war_NN
i_PP
go_VB
._.
._.
._.
"_"
)_)
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
ones_NNS
they_PP
do_DO
have_HV
aren't_BER
memorable_JJ
._.
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
the_DT
bunch_NN
,_,
sad_JJ
to_IN
say_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
"_"
be_BE
a_DT
man_NN
,_,
"_"
the_DT
requisite_JJ
basic_JJ
training_NN
montage_NN
song_NN
._.
yes_UH
,_,
even_RB
in_IN
medieval_JJ
china_NP
,_,
they_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
run_VB
through_IN
that_DT
web_NN
of_IN
car_NN
tires_NNS
before_IN
they_PP
were_BED
ready_JJ
for_IN
battle_NN
._.
sung_VBN
by_IN
donnie_NN
osmond_NP
(_(
a_DT
bad_JJ
sign_NN
if_CS
ever_RB
there_EX
was_BEDZ
one_PN
)_(
,_,
"_"
be_BE
a_DT
man_NN
"_"
accompanies_VBZ
footage_NN
of_IN
mulan_NP
's_POS
platoon_NN
going_VBG
from_IN
screw-ups_NNS
to_IN
heroes_NNS
._.
it_PP
makes_VBZ
me_PP
wonder_VB
,_,
has_HVZ
there_RB
ever_RB
been_BEN
a_DT
musical_JJ
montage_NN
in_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
ended_VBN
badly_RB
?_?
i_PP
only_RB
wish_VB
real-life_JJ
problems_NNS
could_MD
be_BE
solved_VBN
in_IN
two_CD
minutes_NNS
with_IN
a_DT
peppy_JJ
montage_NN
._.
for_IN
the_DT
curious_JJ
,_,
mulan_NP
does_DOZ
pass_VB
for_IN
a_DT
man_NN
in_IN
the_DT
army_NN
despite_IN
looking_VBG
like_IN
a_DT
girl_NN
._.
all_PDT
she_PP
does_DOZ
to_IN
transform_VB
herself_PPX
is_BEZ
cut_VBN
her_PP$
hair_NN
to_IN
a_DT
sexy_JJ
shoulder-length_JJ
,_,
talk_VB
macho_JJ
and_CC
slap_NN
guys_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
butt_NN
,_,
as_CS
was_BEDZ
male_JJ
custom_NN
a_DT
thousand_NN
years_NNS
ago_RB
in_IN
china_NP
._.
the_DT
deception_NN
fools_NNS
everyone_PN
but_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
,_,
who_WP
thinks_VBZ
she_PP
might_MD
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
pass_VB
for_IN
a_DT
12-year-old_NN
boy_NN
,_,
at_IN
best_JJS
._.
but_CC
she_PP
does_DOZ
manage_VB
to_TO
strike_VB
the_DT
biggest_JJS
blows_VBZ
to_TO
the_DT
hun_???
army_NN
,_,
led_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
big_JJ
,_,
evil-eyed_JJ
attilla-looking_NN
monster_NN
._.
as_CS
a_DT
villain_NN
,_,
the_DT
head_NN
of_IN
the_DT
huns_???
is_BEZ
menacing_JJ
,_,
evil_JJ
and_CC
entirely_RB
forgettable_JJ
._.
i_PP
saw_VBD
the_DT
movie_NN
yesterday_RB
and_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
remember_VB
the_DT
man_NN
's_POS
name_NN
._.
otherwise_RB
,_,
mulan_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
good_JJ
movie_NN
._.
the_DT
animation_NN
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
themselves_PPX
isn't_BEZ
as_CS
rich_JJ
as_IN
it_PP
could_MD
and_CC
should_MD
be_BE
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
are_BER
some_DT
amazing_JJ
battlefield_NN
shots_NNS
._.
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
pulls_VBZ
off_RP
some_DT
good_JJ
one-liners_NNS
,_,
as_CS
do_DO
other_JJ
star_NN
voices_NNS
like_IN
harvey_NP
fierstein_NP
and_CC
pat_NP
morita_NP
,_,
the_DT
quintessential_JJ
asian_JJ
movie_NN
star_NN
._.
hell_NN
,_,
george_NP
"_"
mr_NN
._.
sulu_???
"_"
takei_NP
does_DOZ
a_DT
voice_NN
in_IN
mulan_NP
._.
you_PP
get_VB
the_DT
sense_NN
disney_NP
said_VBD
to_IN
themselves_PPX
,_,
"_"
alright_JJ
,_,
let_VB
's_BEZ
get_VB
out_RP
there_RB
and_CC
find_VB
us_PP
some_DT
chinese_JJ
americans_NNS
in_IN
hollywood_NP
._.
who_NP
can_MD
you_PP
think_VB
of_IN
?_?
"_"
"_"
well_RB
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
mr_NN
._.
myagi_???
._.
._.
._.
"_"
"_"
good_JJ
._.
"_"
"_"
and_CC
mr_NN
._.
sulu_???
._.
"_"
"_"
perfect_JJ
._.
we've_???
got_VBN
ourselves_PPX
a_DT
movie_NN
now_RB
._.
"_"
soon_RB
disney_NP
really_RB
_will__???
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
paint_VB
with_IN
all_PDT
the_DT
colors_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
wind_NN
._.