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denzel_???
washington_NP
is_BEZ
among_IN
the_DT
many_DT
actors_NNS
this_DT
holiday_NN
season_NN
to_IN
give_VB
very_RB
impressive_JJ
milestone_PN
performances_NNS
._.
this_DT
perhaps_RB
may_MD
be_BE
washington_NP
's_POS
very_RB
best_JJS
to_IN
date_NN
._.
he_PP
joins_VBZ
matt_JJ
damon_NP
and_CC
jim_NP
carrey_NP
in_IN
having_HVG
the_DT
talent_NN
,_,
this_DT
season_NN
,_,
to_IN
become_VB
his_PP$
character_NN
,_,
copying_VBG
mannerisms_NNS
and_CC
personal_JJ
styles_NNS
perfectly_RB
._.
his_PP$
very_RB
believable_JJ
performance_NN
makes_VBZ
the_DT
long_JJ
and_CC
uninteresting_JJ
"_"
the_DT
hurricane_NN
"_"
a_DT
much_DT
better_RBR
film_NN
than_CS
it_PP
actually_RB
is_BEZ
._.
when_CS
his_PP$
rubin_JJ
"_"
hurricane_NN
"_"
carter_NP
feels_VBZ
pain_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
tormented_VBN
by_IN
racism_NN
,_,
he_PP
creates_VBZ
for_IN
the_DT
audience_NN
a_DT
great_JJ
sense_NN
of_IN
sympathy_NN
,_,
disgust_NN
,_,
and_CC
maybe_RB
even_RB
some_DT
embarrassment_NN
from_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
this_DT
is_BEZ
our_PP$
very_RB
own_DT
country_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
breaking_VBG
laws_NNS
to_IN
support_NN
silly_JJ
prejudices_NNS
._.
the_DT
horrific_JJ
true_JJ
events_NNS
carter_NP
suffered_VBD
from_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
are_BER
slightly_RB
more_RBR
disturbing_JJ
and_CC
terrifying_JJ
because_CS
they_PP
only_RB
took_VBD
place_NN
a_DT
few_DT
decades_NNS
ago_RB
._.
the_DT
powerful_JJ
expressions_NNS
of_IN
denzel_???
washington_NP
alone_JJ
,_,
as_CS
his_PP$
tortured_VBN
carter_NP
,_,
sum_NN
up_RP
the_DT
troubles_NNS
of_IN
racism_NN
in_IN
america_NP
's_POS
history_NN
._.
he_PP
is_BEZ
that_DT
amazing_JJ
._.
the_DT
problem_NN
with_IN
"_"
the_DT
hurricane_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
that_CS
when_CS
compared_VBN
to_IN
washington_NP
,_,
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
are_BER
not_XNOT
nearly_RB
as_IN
memorable_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
roles_NNS
._.
mainly_RB
because_CS
the_DT
script_NN
focuses_VBZ
so_RB
much_DT
on_IN
carter_NP
,_,
that_CS
it_PP
leaves_VBZ
little_JJ
interest_NN
or_CC
room_NN
for_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
,_,
without_IN
a_DT
doubt_NN
,_,
washington_NP
's_POS
movie_NN
but_CC
in_IN
order_NN
for_IN
any_DT
film_NN
to_IN
be_BE
completely_RB
satisfying_JJ
,_,
it_PP
must_MD
utilize_VB
everyone_PN
in_IN
the_DT
cast_NN
to_IN
their_PP$
highest_JJS
potential_NN
not_XNOT
just_RB
the_DT
stars_NNS
._.
denzel_???
washington_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
only_RB
reason_NN
to_IN
see_VB
this_RB
film_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
inspirational_JJ
and_CC
very_RB
depressing_JJ
tour_NN
de_NP
force_NN
performance_NN
._.
as_CS
rubin_JJ
carter_NP
,_,
we_PP
see_VB
a_DT
black_JJ
man_NN
whose_WP$
existence_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
a_DT
punching_NN
bag_NN
for_IN
the_DT
white_JJ
american_JJ
court_NN
system_NN
._.
>from_NN
the_DT
age_NN
of_IN
eleven_CD
to_IN
twenty_CD
one_CD
he_PP
was_BEDZ
sent_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
juvenile_JJ
prison_NN
for_IN
a_DT
crime_NN
he_PP
did_DOD
not_XNOT
commit_VB
._.
then_RB
after_IN
a_DT
successful_JJ
marriage_NN
and_CC
boxing_NN
career_NN
,_,
he_PP
was_BEDZ
harshly_RB
imprisoned_VBN
again_RB
for_IN
life_NN
after_IN
being_BEG
framed_VBN
for_IN
a_DT
triple_JJ
murder_NN
._.
carter_NP
's_POS
second_NN
term_NN
in_IN
prison_NN
seemed_VBD
almost_RB
inevitable_JJ
when_CS
faced_VBN
off_IN
against_IN
jealous_JJ
,_,
powerful_JJ
white_JJ
men_NNS
who_WP
refused_VBD
to_IN
let_VBN
him_PP
succeed_VB
._.
from_IN
these_DT
past_NN
experiences_NNS
in_IN
jail_NN
,_,
carter_NP
realized_VBD
that_CS
he_PP
must_MD
make_VB
his_PP$
case_NN
heard_VBD
for_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
america_NP
._.
after_IN
several_DT
court_NN
appeals_NNS
,_,
an_DT
autobiography_NN
,_,
and_CC
many_DT
public_JJ
marches_NNS
for_IN
his_PP$
freedom_NN
,_,
carter_NP
remained_VBD
locked_VBN
in_IN
prison_NN
._.
it_PP
was_BEDZ
not_XNOT
until_CS
a_DT
young_JJ
black_JJ
boy_NN
from_IN
brooklyn_NP
being_BEG
educated_VBN
in_IN
toronto_NP
read_VBD
carter_NP
's_POS
book_NN
in_IN
the_DT
1980_CD
's_BEZ
,_,
that_CS
a_DT
serious_JJ
battle_NN
for_IN
freedom_NN
took_VBD
place_NN
._.
the_DT
young_JJ
boy_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
three_CD
canadian_JJ
guardians_NNS
decide_VB
to_IN
dedicate_VB
all_RB
of_IN
their_PP$
time_NN
to_IN
the_DT
case_NN
until_CS
carter_NP
is_BEZ
released_VBN
._.
the_DT
greatest_JJS
scenes_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
are_BER
when_CS
carter_NP
begins_VBZ
to_IN
lose_VB
his_PP$
mind_NN
after_IN
spending_NN
three_CD
months_NNS
in_IN
isolation_NN
._.
washington_NP
really_RB
shows_VBZ
the_DT
breakdown_NN
of_IN
carter_NP
when_CS
after_IN
swearing_NN
he_PP
would_MD
never_RB
go_VB
to_IN
jail_NN
again_RB
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
unfairly_RB
framed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
height_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
innocent_JJ
career_NN
._.
the_DT
devastation_NN
in_IN
washington_NP
's_POS
eyes_NNS
show_VB
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
struggled_VBN
to_IN
do_DO
the_DT
right_NN
thing_NN
his_PP$
whole_JJ
life_NN
only_RB
to_IN
be_BE
punished_VBN
for_IN
it_PP
._.
in_IN
the_DT
hole_NN
,_,
carter_NP
attempts_NNS
to_IN
maintain_VB
emotional_JJ
balance_NN
but_CC
he_PP
cannot_NN
._.
his_PP$
anger_NN
is_BEZ
heightened_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
point_NN
of_IN
no_DT
control_NN
._.
we_PP
see_VB
multiple_JJ
carters_NNS
,_,
a_DT
violent_JJ
angry_JJ
one_CD
,_,
a_DT
silent_JJ
passive_JJ
one_CD
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
mediator_NN
._.
we_PP
see_VB
an_DT
emotional_JJ
boxing_NN
match_NN
inside_IN
carter_NP
's_POS
head_NN
._.
from_IN
this_DT
point_NN
in_IN
the_DT
hole_NN
to_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
this_DT
fight_NN
continues_VBZ
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
very_RB
apparent_JJ
at_IN
times_NNS
which_WDT
side_NN
is_BEZ
winning_VBG
the_DT
battle_NN
and_CC
in_IN
some_DT
scenes_NNS
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
direct_JJ
switch_NN
from_IN
angry_JJ
to_IN
caring_VBG
or_CC
the_DT
opposite_JJ
._.
when_CS
carter_NP
sees_VBZ
that_CS
white_JJ
canadians_NNS
want_VB
to_IN
help_NN
him_PP
get_VB
out_RP
of_IN
prison_NN
,_,
the_DT
angry_JJ
carter_NP
at_IN
first_OD
erupts_VBZ
._.
white_JJ
people_NN
have_HV
been_BEN
trying_VBG
to_IN
hurt_JJ
him_PP
his_PP$
whole_JJ
life_NN
,_,
this_DT
reminder_NN
leads_VBZ
to_IN
anger_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
head_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
film_NN
continues_VBZ
and_CC
the_DT
canadians_NNS
continue_VB
to_IN
help_NN
carter_NP
we_PP
see_VB
the_DT
calm_NN
side_NN
him_PP
._.
he_PP
realizes_VBZ
that_CS
society_NN
is_BEZ
changing_JJ
._.
that_CS
racism_NN
is_BEZ
decreasing_JJ
and_CC
now_RB
carter_NP
wants_VBZ
to_IN
leave_NN
jail_NN
immediately_RB
and_CC
become_VB
a_DT
part_NN
of_IN
this_DT
world_NN
._.
very_RB
rarely_RB
have_HV
i_PP
seen_VBN
such_DT
determination_NN
to_IN
perfect_JJ
his_PP$
role_NN
as_IN
washington_NP
has_HVZ
done_DON
here_RB
._.
if_CS
only_RB
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
had_HVD
this_DT
same_DT
determination_NN
._.
dan_NP
hedaya_NP
,_,
ridiculously_RB
plays_VBZ
the_DT
man_NN
who_WP
sends_VBZ
carter_NP
to_IN
prison_NN
twice_RB
by_IN
forcing_VBG
witnesses_NNS
to_IN
lie_NN
and_CC
switching_VBG
evidence_NN
around_IN
._.
it_PP
felt_VBD
like_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
was_BEDZ
taken_VBN
straight_RB
out_RP
of_IN
a_DT
"_"
scooby_???
doo_???
"_"
episode_NN
;_;
he_PP
would_MD
have_HV
gotten_VBN
away_RB
with_IN
it_PP
if_CS
it_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
for_IN
those_DT
annoying_NN
little_JJ
kids_NNS
._.
"_"
the_DT
kids_NNS
"_"
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
are_BER
the_DT
three_CD
canadians_NNS
who_WP
are_BER
terribly_RB
underused_VBN
making_VBG
their_PP$
relationship_NN
with_IN
carter_NP
underdeveloped_JJ
and_CC
unbelievable_JJ
._.
the_DT
lawyers_NNS
who_WP
help_VB
release_NN
carter_NP
also_RB
are_BER
underused_VBN
,_,
as_CS
is_BEZ
clancy_NN
brown_JJ
as_IN
a_DT
kind_NN
prison_NN
guard_NN
(_(
the_DT
complete_JJ
opposite_JJ
of_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
in_IN
"_"
shawshank_NP
redemption_NN
"_"
)_)
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
great_JJ
amount_NN
of_IN
talent_NN
in_IN
this_DT
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
but_CC
it_PP
just_RB
never_RB
appears_VBZ
._.
hedaya_NP
was_BEDZ
superb_JJ
in_IN
"_"
clueless_NN
,_,
"_"
same_DT
for_IN
david_NP
paymer_NN
in_IN
"_"
get_VB
shorty_NN
,_,
"_"
harris_NP
yulin_NP
in_IN
"_"
ghostbusters_NP
"_"
and_CC
liev_???
schreiber_NN
in_IN
"_"
the_DT
daytrippers_NNS
._.
"_"
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
mystery_NN
how_WRB
this_DT
many_DT
actors_NNS
signed_VBN
on_IN
to_IN
such_DT
shallow_JJ
roles_NNS
._.
on_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
hand_NN
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
absolutely_RB
no_DT
mystery_NN
why_WRB
denzel_???
washington_NP
agreed_VBD
to_IN
play_NN
rubin_JJ
"_"
hurricane_NN
"_"
carter_NP
._.
this_DT
role_NN
is_BEZ
about_IN
as_IN
far_JJ
off_IN
from_IN
shallow_JJ
as_CS
you_PP
can_MD
get_VB
._.