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synopsis_NN
:_:
captain_NN
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of_IN
600_CD
,_,
the_DT
ba'ku_???
,_,
from_IN
the_DT
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dougherty_NN
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ru'afro_???
._.
the_DT
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the_DT
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experience_NN
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the_DT
ba'ku_???
homeworld_NN
:_:
lt_NN
._.
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pimple_NN
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picard_NP
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a_DT
ba'ku_???
chick_NN
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bubblebath_NN
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troi_???
,_,
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the_DT
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._.
comments_NNS
:_:
"_"
star_NN
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:_:
the_DT
next_OD
generation_NN
"_"
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a_DT
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"_"
star_NN
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"_"
a_DT
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devoted_JJ
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the_DT
1970s_CD
._.
even_RB
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ratings_NNS
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"_"
star_NN
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:_:
the_DT
next_OD
generation_NN
"_"
ended_VBD
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seven_CD
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so_RB
that_CS
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cast_NN
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original_JJ
"_"
star_NN
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"_"
's_BEZ
cast_VBN
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paramount_JJ
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film_NN
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centering_VBG
on_IN
the_DT
voyages_NNS
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the_DT
starship_NN
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star_NN
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:_:
insurrection_CD
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the_DT
ninth_OD
"_"
star_NN
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"_"
movie_NN
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the_DT
third_OD
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focus_NN
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the_DT
"_"
star_NN
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:_:
the_DT
next_OD
generation_NN
"_"
crew_NN
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star_NN
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:_:
insurrection_CD
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one_CD
of_IN
those_DT
movies_NNS
star_NN
trek_???
fans_NNS
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
myself_PPX
,_,
would_MD
rate_NN
somewhere_RB
between_IN
"_"
okay_JJ
"_"
and_CC
"_"
good_JJ
._.
"_"
after_IN
star_NN
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v_NN
:_:
the_DT
final_JJ
frontier_NN
,_,
a_DT
nearly_RB
awful_JJ
movie_NN
almost_RB
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bad_JJ
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the_DT
repugnant_JJ
"_"
star_NN
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:_:
voyager_JJ
"_"
tv_NN
series_NN
,_,
"_"
star_NN
trek_???
"_"
fans_NNS
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probably_RB
swallow_VB
anything_PN
paramount_JJ
throws_VBZ
out_RP
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the_DT
trek_???
film_NN
franchise_NN
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
wish_VB
to_IN
spend_NN
this_DT
review_NN
comparing_VBG
insurrection_NP
to_IN
the_DT
eight_CD
other_JJ
trek_???
movies_NNS
._.
most_DT
people_NN
reading_NN
this_DT
probably_RB
haven't_HV
followed_VBN
"_"
star_NN
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"_"
anyway_RB
,_,
so_RB
a_DT
comparison_NN
would_MD
seem_VB
tedious_JJ
at_IN
best_JJS
._.
let_VB
me_PP
,_,
thus_RB
,_,
make_VB
my_PP$
comparisons_NNS
briefly_RB
so_RB
that_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
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of_IN
my_PP$
system_NN
:_:
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
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not_XNOT
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good_JJ
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the_DT
previous_JJ
installment_NN
,_,
star_NN
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:_:
first_OD
contact_NN
;_;
star_NN
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:_:
insurrection_CD
's_NNS
comic_JJ
tone_NN
may_MD
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best_JJS
compared_VBD
to_IN
star_NN
trek_???
iv_CD
:_:
the_DT
voyage_NN
home_NN
;_;
star_NN
trek_???
ii_CD
:_:
the_DT
wrath_NN
of_IN
khan_NP
is_BEZ
still_RB
the_DT
best_JJS
trek_???
movie_NN
._.
okay_RB
._.
let_VB
's_BEZ
move_NN
to_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
itself_PPX
._.
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
infuses_NNS
a_DT
basic_JJ
science_NN
fiction_NN
premise_NN
,_,
humanity_NN
's_POS
exploration_NN
and_CC
colonization_NN
of_IN
space_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
lowbrow_JJ
humor_NN
and_CC
witty_JJ
oneliners_NNS
._.
this_DT
combination_NN
works_NN
well_RB
more_DT
often_RB
than_CS
it_PP
fails_VBZ
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
it_PP
does_DOZ
fail_VB
,_,
the_DT
humor_NN
really_RB
seems_VBZ
cheesy_NN
._.
much_DT
of_IN
this_DT
film_NN
appeals_NNS
to_IN
trek_???
fans_NNS
'_"
nostalgic_JJ
fondness_NN
for_IN
the_DT
starship_NN
enterprise_NN
's_POS
crew_NN
._.
audiences_NNS
unfamiliar_JJ
with_IN
trek_???
lore_NN
may_NP
miss_NN
the_DT
significance_NN
of_IN
some_DT
plot_NN
points_NNS
and_CC
may_MD
even_RB
become_VB
confused_JJ
at_IN
times_NNS
._.
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
begins_VBZ
with_IN
scenes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
tranquil_JJ
life_NN
on_IN
the_DT
ba'ku_???
homeworld_NN
._.
forget_VB
the_DT
actors_NNS
and_CC
special_JJ
effects_NNS
,_,
the_DT
beautiful_JJ
setting_NN
of_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
,_,
with_IN
its_PP$
snowy_JJ
mountaintops_NNS
and_CC
verdant_JJ
valleys_NNS
,_,
steals_VBZ
the_DT
show_NN
._.
this_DT
tranquility_NN
,_,
however_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
broken_VBN
by_IN
data_NN
,_,
an_DT
android_NN
,_,
who_WP
reveals_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
ba'ku_???
that_RB
they_PP
are_BER
being_BEG
secretly_RB
monitored_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
federation_NN
and_CC
their_PP$
alien_NN
allies_NNS
,_,
the_DT
son'a_???
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
that_CS
this_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
veritable_JJ
fountain_NN
of_IN
youth_NN
,_,
sustaining_VBG
its_PP$
inhabitants_NNS
indefinantly_RB
in_IN
a_DT
young_JJ
,_,
healthy_JJ
state_NN
._.
the_DT
enterprise_NN
crew_NN
,_,
led_VBN
by_IN
captain_NN
picard_NP
,_,
investigates_VBZ
data_NN
's_POS
actions_NNS
and_CC
uncovers_VBZ
a_DT
conspiracy_NN
between_IN
the_DT
son'a_???
and_CC
an_DT
enterprise_NN
admiral_NN
to_IN
relocate_VB
the_DT
ba'ku_???
and_CC
plunder_NN
the_DT
planet_NN
's_POS
youth-restoring_NN
properties_NNS
._.
sound_NN
pretty_JJ
heavy_JJ
?_?
it_PP
is_BEZ
,_,
though_CS
this_DT
plot_NN
,_,
anything_PN
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unique_JJ
and_CC
groundbreaking_VBG
,_,
is_BEZ
undermined_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
constant_JJ
barrage_NN
of_IN
humor_NN
._.
when_CS
going_VBG
after_IN
data_NN
,_,
for_IN
instance_NN
,_,
picard_NP
sings_VBZ
an_DT
opera_NN
piece_NN
with_IN
him_PP
(_(
this_DT
is_BEZ
supposed_JJ
to_TO
be_BE
cute_JJ
and_CC
humorous_JJ
)_)
._.
in_IN
a_DT
much_DT
more_DT
funny_JJ
sequence_NN
,_,
work_NN
grows_VBZ
a_DT
large_JJ
pimple_NN
on_IN
the_DT
side_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
nose_NN
as_IN
a_DT
result_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
exposure_NN
to_IN
the_DT
ba'ku_???
homeworld_NN
,_,
a_DT
pimple_NN
which_WDT
his_PP$
crewmates_NNS
,_,
try_VB
as_IN
they_PP
might_MD
,_,
cannot_NP
avoid_VB
looking_VBG
at_IN
._.
the_DT
acting_JJ
in_IN
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
is_BEZ
,_,
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
,_,
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
._.
since_CS
they've_???
been_BEN
playing_JJ
these_DT
characters_NNS
for_IN
years_NNS
,_,
those_DT
portraying_VBG
the_DT
enterprise_NN
crew_NN
reassume_NN
their_PP$
roles_NNS
effortlessly_RB
enough_RB
._.
the_DT
terrific_JJ
actor_NN
patrick_NP
stewart_NP
plays_VBZ
captain_NN
jean-luc_???
picard_NP
and_CC
delivers_VBZ
a_DT
moral_JJ
speech_NN
,_,
picard_NP
's_POS
trademark_NN
,_,
with_IN
his_PP$
usual_JJ
aplomb_NN
._.
brent_NP
spiner_NN
,_,
another_DT
fine_JJ
actor_NN
,_,
plays_VBZ
the_DT
android_NN
data_NN
well_RB
enough_RB
again_RB
and_CC
provides_VBZ
the_DT
best_JJS
moments_NNS
of_IN
comic_NN
relief_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
(_(
though_CS
the_DT
old_JJ
android-wishing-to-be-human_NN
motif_NN
will_MD
tire_VB
some_DT
trek_???
fans_NNS
familiar_JJ
with_IN
the_DT
routine_NN
from_IN
the_DT
tv_NN
series_NN
)_)
._.
the_DT
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
who_WP
appear_VB
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
alone_RB
are_BER
also_RB
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
._.
despite_IN
many_DT
other_JJ
critics_NNS
'_"
negative_JJ
opinions_NNS
,_,
f_NN
._.
murray_NP
abraham_NP
(_(
the_DT
winner_NN
of_IN
an_DT
academy_NN
award_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
performance_NN
in_IN
amadeus_NP
)_)
plays_NNS
the_DT
major_JJ
villain_NN
ru'afro_???
well_RB
enough_RB
._.
ru'afro_???
reminds_VBZ
me_NN
,_,
somewhat_RB
,_,
of_IN
the_DT
baron_NN
harkonnen_NP
in_IN
the_DT
1984_CD
film_NN
version_NN
of_IN
dune_NN
._.
like_IN
the_DT
baron_NN
,_,
ru'afro_???
continuously_RB
has_HVZ
his_PP$
skin_NN
looked_VBD
after_IN
:_:
it_NN
is_BEZ
stretched_VBN
and_CC
stapled_VBN
by_IN
servants_NNS
._.
in_IN
one_CD
particularly_RB
memorable_JJ
scene_NN
,_,
ru'afro_???
becomes_VBZ
very_RB
agitated_JJ
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
facial_JJ
skin_NN
splits_VBZ
open_JJ
and_CC
bleeds_NNS
._.
ru'afro_???
is_BEZ
no_DT
khan_NN
from_IN
star_NN
trek_???
ii--the_NP
best_JJS
trek_???
villain_NN
ever--but_???
he_PP
is_BEZ
much_DT
better_JJR
than_CS
the_DT
forgettable_JJ
dr_NN
._.
soran_NP
from_IN
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
generations_NNS
._.
(_(
okay_JJ
,_,
i_PP
promise_VB
,_,
no_DT
more_DT
comparisons_NNS
._.
)_)
donna_NP
murphy_NP
must_MD
also_RB
be_BE
noted_VBN
as_IN
a_DT
ba'ku_???
woman_NN
,_,
anij_???
,_,
who_WP
picard_NP
falls_VBZ
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
._.
murphy_NP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
young_JJ
woman_NN
with_IN
a_DT
supermodel_NN
body_NN
;_;
she_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
mature_JJ
woman_NN
with_IN
an_DT
attractive_JJ
countenance_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
type_NN
of_IN
woman_NN
whom_WP
picard_RB
,_,
for_IN
those_DT
who_WP
know_VB
the_DT
character_NN
well_RB
,_,
would_MD
be_BE
enchanted_VBN
with_IN
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
the_DT
chemistry_NN
between_IN
murphy_NP
and_CC
stewart_NP
works_NN
very_RB
well_RB
here_RB
._.
a_DT
particular_JJ
plot_NN
point_NN
involving_VBG
anij_???
's_BEZ
ability_NN
to_IN
slow_JJ
time_NN
down_IN
,_,
an_DT
ability_NN
which_WDT
she_PP
shares_VBZ
with_IN
picard_NP
,_,
becomes_VBZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
intriguing_JJ
parts_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
for_IN
as_CS
good_NP
as_IN
the_DT
actors_NNS
and_CC
setting_NN
were_BED
,_,
star_JJ
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
's_NNS
special_JJ
effects_NNS
were_BED
surprisingly_RB
disappointing_JJ
._.
they_PP
proved_VBD
adequate_JJ
,_,
sometimes_RB
barely_RB
,_,
for_IN
a_DT
1990s_CD
mainstream_JJ
science_NN
fiction_NN
film_NN
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
fell_VBD
way_NN
short_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
standard_NN
trek_???
movie_NN
and_CC
paled_VBD
in_IN
comparison_NN
to_IN
those_DT
seen_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
trailer_NN
for_IN
star_NN
wars_NNS
:_:
the_DT
phantom_JJ
menace_NN
(_(
a_DT
trailer_NN
which_WDT
reportedly_RB
preceded_VBN
many_DT
showings_NNS
of_IN
insurrection_NP
)_)
._.
the_DT
space_NN
battles_NNS
involving_VBG
the_DT
enterprise_NN
and_CC
sona_???
ships_NNS
,_,
in_IN
particular_JJ
,_,
seemed_VBD
trite_IN
and_CC
unsuspenseful_JJ
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
final_JJ
confrontation_NN
between_IN
picard_NP
and_CC
ru'afro_???
took_VBD
place_NN
on_IN
a_DT
completely_RB
unconvincing_JJ
interior_NN
of_IN
a_DT
satellite_NN
._.
the_DT
new_JJ
enterprise_NN
itself_PPX
,_,
only_RB
seen_VBN
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
and_CC
its_PP$
predecessor_NN
,_,
remains_VBZ
largely_RB
unexplored_JJ
,_,
though_CS
its_PP$
exterior_NN
doesn't_DOZ
look_VB
quite_RB
right_JJ
for_IN
a_DT
reason_NN
i_PP
cannot_NN
explain_VB
._.
despite_IN
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
insurrection_CD
's_NNS
frequent_JJ
comic_NN
goofiness_NN
and_CC
occasional_JJ
substandard_JJ
special_JJ
effects_NNS
,_,
i_PP
enjoyed_VBD
the_DT
film_NN
._.
it_PP
maintains_VBZ
roddenberry_NN
's_POS
largely_RB
optimistic_JJ
view_NN
of_IN
the_DT
future_NN
and_CC
rejects_VBZ
the_DT
gritty_JJ
violence_NN
of_IN
its_PP$
predecessors_NNS
,_,
particularly_RB
star_NN
trek_???
:_:
first_OD
contact_NN
(_(
though_CS
,_,
don't_DO
get_VB
me_PP
wrong_JJ
,_,
the_DT
dark_JJ
tones_NNS
of_IN
trek_???
films_NNS
like_IN
first_OD
contact_NN
can_MD
work_VB
very_RB
successfully_RB
)_)
._.
i'd_???
recommend_VB
insurrection_CD
as_IN
a_DT
matinee_NN
film_NN
for_IN
a_DT
saturday_NP
afternoon_NN
,_,
especially_RB
for_IN
fans_NNS
of_IN
trek_???
or_CC
science_NN
fiction_NN
in_IN
general_JJ
._.
rated_VBN
pg_NP
,_,
i_PP
can't_MD
see_VB
this_DT
film_NN
being_BEG
objectionable_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
viewing_NN
audience_NN
,_,
young_JJ
or_CC
old_JJ
._.
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