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metro_NP
i've_???
seen_VBN
san_NP
francisco_NP
in_IN
movies_NNS
many_DT
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._.
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1994_CD
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interview_NN
with_IN
the_DT
vampire_NN
and_CC
most_DT
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the_DT
rock_NN
._.
now_RB
,_,
yet_RB
again_RB
,_,
san_NP
francisco_NP
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the_DT
setting_NN
for_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
._.
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
stars_NNS
as_IN
inspector_NN
scott_NP
roper_NN
of_IN
the_DT
sfpd_???
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
their_PP$
top_NN
hostage_NN
negotiator_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
very_RB
best_JJS
at_IN
what_WDT
he_PP
does_DOZ
._.
when_CS
his_PP$
best_JJS
friend_NN
on_IN
the_DT
force_NN
is_BEZ
killed_VBN
by_IN
joe_NP
(_(
michael_NP
wincott_NP
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
terrific_JJ
performance_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
psychotic_JJ
,_,
demented_JJ
jewel_NN
thief_NN
,_,
roger_NP
makes_VBZ
it_PP
his_PP$
mission_NN
to_IN
capture_NN
the_DT
guy_NN
before_IN
he_PP
strikes_NNS
again_RB
._.
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,_,
roper_JJR
tries_NNS
to_IN
rekindle_VB
a_NP
relationship_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
british_JJ
ex-girlfriend_NN
veronica_NP
,_,
while_CS
helping_VBG
to_IN
rear_NN
a_DT
new_JJ
up_RP
and_CC
comer_NN
from_IN
swat_???
who_NP
's_MD
an_DT
expert_NN
sniper_NN
and_CC
marksman_NN
(_(
michael_NP
rappaport_NN
)_)
._.
despite_IN
the_DT
obligatory_NN
cop_NN
movie_NN
scenes_NNS
(_(
does_DOZ
every_DT
cop_NN
/_SYM
new_JJ
partner_NN
movie_NN
have_HV
to_TO
start_VB
the_DT
same_DT
way_NN
?_?
)_)
where_CS
the_DT
sgt_???
._.
assigns_VBZ
roper_NN
a_DT
partner_NN
,_,
roper_NN
confronts_VBZ
the_DT
sarge_NN
,_,
etc_RB
._.
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
still_RB
one_CD
heck_NN
of_IN
an_DT
explosive_JJ
ride_NN
._.
a_DT
scene_NN
involving_VBG
a_DT
cable_NN
car_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
be_BE
seen_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
believed_VBD
,_,
and_CC
boasts_VBZ
some_DT
amazing_JJ
car_NN
stunts_NNS
._.
eddie_NP
murphy_NP
shines_VBZ
in_IN
this_DT
tailor-made_JJ
role_NN
,_,
and_CC
for_IN
once_RB
,_,
his_PP$
character_NN
shows_VBZ
depth_NN
and_CC
concern_NN
._.
when_CS
confronting_VBG
joe_NP
in_IN
prison_NN
,_,
you_PP
can_MD
feel_VB
the_DT
anger_NN
drip_NN
from_IN
every_DT
word_NN
._.
michael_NP
rappaport_NN
is_BEZ
basically_RB
throwaway_RB
._.
he_PP
serves_VBZ
no_DT
purpose_NN
,_,
except_CS
to_IN
be_BE
buddy_JJ
to_TO
murphy_NP
and_CC
get_VB
disabled_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
final_JJ
reel_NN
so_RB
that_CS
eddie_NP
can_MD
save_VB
the_DT
day_NN
._.
typical_JJ
action_NN
escapist_NN
fare_NN
._.
michael_NP
wincott_NP
offers_VBZ
the_DT
best_JJS
performance_NN
as_IN
the_DT
crazed_JJ
killer_NN
and_CC
jewel_NN
thief_NN
joe_NP
._.
never_RB
before_IN
have_HV
i_CD
seen_VBN
such_DT
a_DT
villian_JJ
written_JJ
like_IN
this_DT
where_CS
i_PP
could_MD
actually_RB
believe_VB
that_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
serious_JJ
and_CC
take_VB
him_PP
seriously_RB
._.
maybe_RB
i_PP
just_RB
thought_VBD
that_DT
this_DT
role_NN
was_BEDZ
different_JJ
due_JJ
to_IN
wincott_NP
's_POS
perfectly_RB
raspy_JJ
voice_NN
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
know_VB
._.
what_WDT
i_PP
do_DO
know_VB
,_,
though_CS
,_,
is_BEZ
that_CS
although_CS
metro_NP
is_BEZ
basically_RB
a_DT
typical_JJ
action_NN
retread_NN
,_,
it_PP
manages_VBZ
to_IN
cover_NN
new_JJ
ground_NN
and_CC
shed_NN
new_JJ
light_NN
on_IN
tired_JJ
old_JJ
cliches_NNS
'_"
._.
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
triumph_NN
,_,
and_CC
an_DT
entertaining_JJ
one_CD
at_IN
that_DT
._.
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
meander_VB
or_CC
trail_NN
off_IN
from_IN
its_PP$
main_JJ
character_NN
._.
an_DT
enjoyable_JJ
two_CD
hours_NNS
,_,
metro_NP
is_BEZ
enjoyable_JJ
,_,
witty_JJ
,_,
action-packed_VBD
,_,
and_CC
fun_NN
,_,
and_CC
makes_VBZ
for_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
action_NN
movie_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
perfect_JJ
for_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
us_PP
that_CS
need_NN
an_DT
escape_NN
from_IN
reality_NN
._.
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