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"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
:_:
shackleton_NP
's_POS
legendary_JJ
antarctic_JJ
expedition_NN
"_"
in_IN
1914_CD
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
great_JJ
war_NN
descended_VBD
upon_IN
europe_NP
,_,
sir_NN
ernest_NP
shackleton_NP
began_VBD
his_PP$
third_OD
expedition_NN
to_IN
antarctica_NP
,_,
this_DT
time_NN
to_IN
be_BE
the_DT
first_OD
to_IN
cross_NN
the_DT
ice-bound_JJ
continent_NN
on_IN
foot_NN
._.
28_CD
men_NNS
set_NN
sail_VB
on_IN
the_DT
brigantine_JJ
endurance_NN
and_CC
they_PP
would_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
heard_VBN
from_IN
again_RB
for_IN
nearly_RB
two_CD
years_NNS
._.
director_NN
george_NP
butler_NP
,_,
using_VBG
film_NN
footage_NN
and_CC
photographs_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
historic_JJ
journey_NN
,_,
tells_VBZ
their_PP$
remarkable_JJ
story_NN
in_IN
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
:_:
shackleton_NP
's_POS
legendary_JJ
antarctic_JJ
expedition_NN
._.
"_"
the_DT
expedition_NN
started_VBD
out_RP
as_IN
a_DT
merely_RB
incredibly_RB
difficult_JJ
quest_NN
to_IN
traverse_VB
,_,
on_IN
foot_NN
,_,
the_DT
vast_JJ
wasteland_NN
of_IN
antarctica_NP
._.
as_CS
the_DT
intrepid_JJ
ship_NN
and_CC
crew_NN
entered_VBD
the_DT
weddell_NP
sea_NN
,_,
the_DT
entry_NN
to_IN
the_DT
cold_JJ
,_,
cruel_JJ
continent_NN
,_,
they_PP
did_DOD
not_XNOT
plan_VB
on_IN
the_DT
dense_JJ
pack_NN
ice_NN
bringing_VBG
the_DT
voyage_NN
to_IN
an_DT
abrupt_JJ
halt_NN
as_IN
the_DT
endurance_NN
became_VBD
trapped_VBN
within_IN
sight_NN
of_IN
land_NN
._.
for_IN
months_NNS
the_DT
ice_NN
thickened_VBN
and_CC
compressed_JJ
until_CS
the_DT
ship_NN
was_BEDZ
crushed_VBN
,_,
stranding_VBG
the_DT
men_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
flow_NN
,_,
propelling_VBG
them_PP
away_RB
from_IN
their_PP$
goal_NN
and_CC
,_,
eventually_RB
,_,
into_IN
their_PP$
lifeboats_NNS
for_IN
safety_NN
._.
shackleton_NP
,_,
faced_VBN
with_IN
a_DT
desolate_JJ
situation_NN
,_,
made_VBN
the_DT
decision_NN
to_IN
lead_NN
the_DT
three_CD
tiny_JJ
boats_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
relative_JJ
safety_NN
of_IN
uninhabited_JJ
elephant_NN
island_NN
._.
once_RB
on_IN
this_DT
"_"
safe_JJ
"_"
haven_NN
,_,
shackleton_NP
next_OD
turned_VBD
his_PP$
sights_NNS
to_IN
saving_NN
his_PP$
crew_NN
and_CC
returning_VBG
them_PP
to_IN
civilization_NN
._.
he_PP
and_CC
five_CD
of_IN
his_PP$
men_NNS
leave_VB
the_DT
island_NN
in_IN
an_DT
open_JJ
boat_NN
to_IN
make_VB
the_DT
800_CD
mile_NN
journey_NN
on_IN
the_DT
world_NN
's_POS
roughest_NN
sea_NN
to_IN
get_VB
help_NN
from_IN
the_DT
nearest_JJS
inhabited_JJ
island_NN
of_IN
south_NN
georgia_NP
._.
miraculously_RB
,_,
the_DT
six_CD
land_NN
,_,
after_IN
36_CD
days_NNS
at_IN
sea_NN
,_,
on_IN
the_DT
uninhabited_JJ
side_NN
of_IN
the_DT
target_NN
island_NN
and_CC
are_BER
forced_VBN
to_IN
trek_???
across_IN
treacherous_JJ
,_,
snow_NN
covered_VBN
mountains_NNS
,_,
covering_VBG
36_CD
miles_NNS
in_IN
just_RB
36_CD
hours_NNS
._.
this_DT
ordeal_NN
is_BEZ
followed_VBN
by_IN
several_DT
attempts_NNS
by_IN
shackleton_NP
to_IN
get_VB
back_RP
to_IN
elephant_NN
island_NN
to_IN
rescue_NN
the_DT
remaining_JJ
crewmen_NNS
._.
in_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
successful_JJ
and_CC
everyone_PN
made_VBD
it_PP
back_RP
home_RB
alive_JJ
,_,
only_RB
to_IN
be_BE
swallowed_JJ
up_IN
by_IN
the_DT
ravages_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
war_NN
._.
the_DT
title_NN
of_IN
this_DT
fascinating_JJ
documentary_NN
,_,
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
,_,
"_"
is_BEZ
more_DT
than_CS
just_RB
the_DT
name_NN
of_IN
ship_NN
that_CS
carried_VBN
the_DT
crew_NN
of_IN
brave_JJ
men_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
edge_NN
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
also_RB
the_DT
description_NN
of_IN
the_DT
stamina_NN
and_CC
ability_NN
of_IN
every_DT
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
men_NNS
who_WP
survived_VBD
19-months_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
toughest_JJS
,_,
most_RBS
grueling_JJ
conditions_NNS
on_IN
the_DT
face_NN
of_IN
the_DT
earth_NN
._.
the_DT
name_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
tribute_NN
to_IN
every_DT
member_NN
of_IN
the_DT
crew_NN
and_CC
to_IN
the_DT
ship_NN
that_CS
sheltered_JJ
them_PP
for_IN
many_DT
month_NN
of_IN
frigid_JJ
antarctic_JJ
weather_NN
._.
it_PP
also_RB
describes_VBZ
the_DT
focused_JJ
mental_JJ
state_NN
of_IN
shackleton_NP
who_WP
never_RB
gave_VBD
up_RP
on_IN
himself_PPX
or_CC
his_PP$
men_NNS
._.
with_IN
astonishing_JJ
foresight_NN
,_,
shackleton_NP
brought_VBD
australian_JJ
cinematographer_NN
and_CC
photographer_NN
frank_NP
hurley_NN
along_IN
on_IN
the_DT
journey_NN
._.
the_DT
filmed_JJ
footage_NN
and_CC
photos_NNS
are_BER
remarkable_JJ
as_IN
they_PP
capture_VB
the_DT
ordeal_NN
of_IN
the_DT
men_NNS
,_,
day_NN
to_IN
day_NN
life_NN
,_,
the_DT
affection_NN
all_PDT
felt_NN
for_IN
their_PP$
loyal_JJ
sled_???
dogs_NNS
,_,
the_DT
slow_JJ
destruction_NN
of_IN
the_DT
endurance_NN
and_CC
the_DT
preparations_NNS
to_IN
get_VB
off_RP
of_IN
the_DT
pack_NN
ice_NN
flow_NN
._.
after_IN
the_DT
sinking_NN
of_IN
the_DT
ship_NN
,_,
the_DT
remaining_JJ
film_NN
stock_NN
,_,
with_IN
the_DT
exception_NN
of_IN
a_DT
still_RB
camera_NN
and_CC
three_CD
rolls_NNS
of_IN
film_NN
,_,
had_HVD
to_TO
be_BE
discarded_VBN
so_RB
the_DT
continuing_JJ
chronicle_NN
of_IN
the_DT
incredible_JJ
journey_NN
gets_VBZ
less_DT
photo_NN
documentation_NN
as_IN
the_DT
ordeal_NN
plods_NNS
on_IN
._.
considering_CS
hurley_NN
was_BEDZ
using_VBG
relatively_RB
primitive_JJ
photo_NN
technology_NN
in_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
's_POS
harshest_JJS
environments_NNS
and_CC
captured_VBN
so_RB
much_RB
on_IN
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
feat_NN
unto_IN
itself_PPX
._.
(_)
hurley_NN
created_VBN
his_PP$
own_DT
account_NN
of_IN
the_DT
shackleton_NP
expedition_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
1919_CD
documentary_NN
,_,
"_"
south_NN
,_,
"_"
an_DT
interesting_JJ
companion_NN
piece_NN
for_IN
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
._.
"_"
if_CS
shackleton_NP
's_POS
original_JJ
idea_NN
,_,
document_NN
his_PP$
trek_???
across_IN
the_DT
frigid_JJ
southern_JJ
continent_NN
,_,
had_HVD
been_BEN
successful_JJ
,_,
it_PP
would_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
considered_VBN
a_DT
super_JJ
human_JJ
feat_NN
._.
as_CS
you_PP
watch_VB
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
"_"
unfold_VB
,_,
you_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
the_DT
disastrous_JJ
obstacles_NNS
the_DT
sir_NN
ernest_NP
and_CC
his_PP$
men_NNS
faced_VBN
and_CC
overcame_VBD
were_BED
even_RB
greater_JJR
accomplishments_NNS
than_CS
the_DT
first_OD
intent_NN
._.
(_)
shackleton_NP
's_POS
amazing_JJ
800-mile_NN
journey_NN
in_IN
an_DT
open_JJ
boat_NN
is_BEZ
fodder_NN
for_IN
a_DT
rousing_VBG
adventure_NN
story_NN
all_PDT
by_IN
itself_PPX
._.
)_)
there_EX
are_BER
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
minor_JJ
nitpicks_NNS
with_IN
this_DT
fine_JJ
work_NN
,_,
though_CS
._.
actor_NN
liam_NP
neeson_NP
narrates_NNS
the_DT
story_NN
,_,
but_CC
his_PP$
voice_NN
is_BEZ
too_RB
soft_JJ
spoken_JJ
and_CC
lilting_VBG
for_IN
the_DT
dramatic_JJ
tale_NN
._.
the_DT
nature_NN
of_IN
the_DT
ordeal_NN
also_RB
concentrates_VBZ
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
visual_JJ
material_NN
,_,
both_RB
film_NN
and_CC
photo_NN
,_,
in_IN
the_DT
documentary_NN
's_POS
first_OD
half_NN
._.
as_CS
the_DT
crew_NN
's_POS
adventure_NN
takes_VBZ
more_DT
drastic_JJ
paths_NNS
,_,
hurley_NN
had_HVD
less_DT
and_CC
less_RBR
film_NN
stock_NN
available_JJ
to_IN
chronicle_NN
the_DT
awesome_JJ
events_NNS
._.
helmer_NN
butler_NP
and_CC
his_PP$
team_NN
fill_VB
in_IN
the_DT
blanks_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
treasure_NN
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
,_,
"_"
its_PP$
film_NN
footage_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
mostly_RB
relegated_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
early_JJ
months_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
expedition_NN
._.
i_PP
can't_MD
think_VB
of_IN
a_DT
true-life_NN
adventure_NN
that_CS
shows_VBZ
,_,
better_JJR
,_,
the_DT
triumph_NN
of_IN
man_NN
over_IN
seemingly_RB
insurmountable_JJ
odds_NNS
._.
"_"
the_DT
endurance_NN
,_,
"_"
based_VBN
on_IN
caroline_NP
alexander_NP
's_POS
book_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
an_DT
eye-opening_JJ
documentary_NN
that_CS
goes_VBZ
where_CS
few_DT
men_NNS
have_HV
gone_VBN
before_IN
and_CC
,_,
even_RB
more_DT
remarkably_RB
,_,
all_PDT
28_CD
survivors_NNS
lived_VBD
to_TO
tell_VB
about_IN
it_PP
._.
i_PP
give_VB
it_PP
a_DT
b_NN
+_SYM
._.