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i_NN
have_HV
a_DT
soft_JJ
spot_NN
in_IN
my_PP$
heart_NN
for_IN
pure_JJ
,_,
amoral_JJ
sleaze_NN
._.
i_PP
liked_VBD
showgirls_NNS
(_(
there_RB
,_,
i_PP
said_VBD
it_PP
)_)
._.
i_PP
typically_RB
enjoy_VB
myself_PPX
when_CS
sitting_NN
through_IN
that_DT
eszterhaz_???
,_,
sex-filled_JJ
cinematic_JJ
tabloid-ish_JJ
trash_NN
._.
wild_JJ
things_NNS
is_BEZ
the_DT
best_JJS
sleazy_NP
film_NN
i've_???
ever_RB
seen_VBN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
filled_VBN
with_IN
great_JJ
performances_NNS
,_,
graphic_JJ
sex_NN
,_,
three-way_NN
sex_NN
,_,
rape_NN
charges_NNS
,_,
double-crosses_NNS
,_,
plot_NN
twists_NNS
,_,
genitalia_NP
of_IN
all_PDT
genders_NNS
,_,
graphic_JJ
violence_NN
,_,
death_NN
,_,
witty_JJ
humor_NN
,_,
and_CC
,_,
best_RBS
of_IN
all_PDT
,_,
denise_NP
richards_NP
._.
criticizing_VBG
this_DT
film_NN
for_IN
being_BEG
disgusting_JJ
,_,
raucous_JJ
,_,
and_CC
just_RB
plain_JJ
wrong_JJ
is_BEZ
as_CS
fundamentally_RB
pointless_JJ
as_CS
criticizing_VBG
citizen_NN
kane_???
for_CS
being_BEG
disturbing_JJ
,_,
or_CC
titanic_NP
for_IN
being_BEG
lofty_JJ
and_CC
epic_JJ
._.
wild_JJ
things_NNS
is_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
succeeds_VBZ
in_IN
its_PP$
endeavors_NNS
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
just_RB
admire_VB
it_PP
for_IN
this--i_???
admire_VB
it_NN
for_IN
being_BEG
so_RB
entertaining_JJ
and_CC
such_DT
a_DT
fun_NN
time_NN
at_IN
the_DT
movies_NNS
._.
i_PP
must_MD
admit_VB
up-front_NP
,_,
however_RB
,_,
that_CS
i_PP
am_BEM
directly_RB
in_IN
the_DT
center_NN
of_IN
the_DT
age_NN
group_NN
to_IN
which_WDT
this_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
engineered_VBD
to_TO
appeal_VB
._.
i_PP
imagine_VB
that_CS
this_DT
shows_NNS
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
hard_JJ
to_TO
give_VB
a_DT
plot_NN
summary_NN
without_IN
giving_VBG
away_RB
pieces_NNS
that_CS
shouldn't_???
be_BE
known_JJ
._.
i_PP
thought_VBD
i_PP
had_HVD
the_DT
whole_JJ
thing_NN
worked_VBD
out_RP
from_IN
the_DT
trailer_NN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
was_BEDZ
wrong_JJ
;_;
there_EX
are_BER
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
turns_NNS
here_RB
._.
i'll_???
just_RB
say_NN
that_CS
the_DT
film_NN
takes_VBZ
place_NN
in_IN
blue_JJ
bay_NN
,_,
a_DT
rich_JJ
little_JJ
town_NN
in_IN
florida_NP
._.
in_IN
blue_JJ
bay_NN
lives_NNS
sam_NP
lombardo_NP
(_(
matt_NP
dillon_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
teacher_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
accused_VBN
of_IN
rape_NN
by_IN
two_CD
of_IN
his_PP$
students_NNS
,_,
kelly_NP
van_NP
ryan_NP
(_(
denise_NP
richards_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
suzie_NP
toller_NP
(_(
neve_???
campbell_NP
)_)
._.
kelly_NP
's_POS
mother_NN
,_,
sandra_NP
(_(
theresa_NP
russell_NP
)_)
,_,
immediately_RB
presses_NNS
charges_NNS
._.
all_PDT
of_IN
this_DT
happens_VBZ
fairly_RB
early_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
and_CC
right_RB
up_RP
until_IN
this_DT
point_NN
,_,
i_PP
had_HVD
the_DT
whole_JJ
film_NN
predicted_VBN
._.
i_PP
was_BEDZ
wrong_JJ
,_,
though_CS
,_,
and_CC
every_DT
time_NN
i_PP
was_BEDZ
proven_JJ
wrong_JJ
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
shocked_JJ
._.
wild_JJ
things_NNS
isn't_BEZ
even_RB
remotely_RB
plausible_JJ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
so_RB
fun_JJ
to_IN
see_NN
where_CS
the_DT
story_NN
takes_VBZ
us_PP
that_CS
the_DT
implausibility_NN
of_IN
every_DT
scene_NN
is_BEZ
meaningless_JJ
,_,
and_CC
often_RB
invited_VBN
,_,
just_RB
for_IN
kicks_VBZ
._.
i_PP
remember_VB
first_OD
seeing_NN
the_DT
preview_NN
for_IN
wild_JJ
things_NNS
before_IN
the_DT
replacement_NN
killers_NNS
._.
i'd_???
give_VB
the_DT
preview_NN
four_CD
stars_NNS
._.
it_PP
made_VBD
me_PP
want_VB
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
movie_NN
so_RB
much_RB
that_CS
i've_???
been_BEN
waiting_JJ
for_IN
it_PP
anxiously_RB
ever_RB
since_CS
._.
over_IN
the_DT
past_NN
few_DT
weeks_NNS
though_CS
,_,
i_PP
started_VBD
to_IN
realize_VB
that_RB
there_RB
was_BEDZ
no_DT
way_NN
the_DT
film_NN
could_MD
live_VB
up_RP
to_IN
the_DT
preview_NN
(_(
see_VB
independence_NN
day_NN
)_)
;_;
thankfully_RB
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
proven_JJ
wrong_JJ
._.
the_DT
preview_NN
for_IN
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
that_DT
needs_NNS
to_IN
be_BE
studied_JJ
by_IN
marketing_NN
analysts_NNS
of_IN
every_DT
distribution_NN
company_NN
:_:
not_XNOT
only_RB
does_DOZ
it_PP
make_VB
us_PP
want_VB
to_TO
see_VB
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
doesn't_DOZ
give_VB
away_RB
any_DT
of_IN
the_DT
secrets_NNS
._.
but_CC
i'm_???
not_XNOT
here_RB
to_IN
talk_NN
about_IN
the_DT
preview_NN
._.
i'm_???
here_RB
to_IN
talk_NN
about_IN
denise_NP
richards_NP
._.
now_RB
,_,
i_PP
found_VBD
her_PP$
mildly_RB
interesting_JJ
in_IN
starship_NN
troopers_NNS
,_,
but_CC
in_IN
wild_JJ
things_NNS
she_PP
appeals_VBZ
to_IN
such_DT
a_DT
base_NN
instinct_NN
that_CS
every_DT
scene_NN
she_PP
's_BEZ
in_IN
demands_NNS
attention_NN
in_IN
a_DT
way_NN
that_CS
almost_RB
no_DT
other_JJ
performer_NN
can_MD
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
this_DT
might_MD
have_HV
something_PN
to_TO
do_DO
with_IN
her_PP$
oceanic_JJ
eyes_NNS
._.
._.
._.
and_CC
flawless_JJ
body_NN
._.
._.
._.
but_NP
i_PP
thought_VBD
she_PP
did_DOD
a_DT
great_JJ
job_NN
acting_VBG
,_,
too_RB
(_(
stop_VB
laughing_VBG
)_(
._.
no_DT
,_,
richards_NP
is_BEZ
truly_RB
a_DT
find--she_???
is_BEZ
talented_JJ
,_,
and_CC
always_RB
convincing_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
._.
this_DT
mixed_JJ
in_IN
with_IN
her_PP$
insane_JJ
physical_JJ
appeal_NN
makes_VBZ
her_PP$
a_DT
vital_JJ
asset_NN
to_IN
any_DT
film_NN
she_PP
may_MD
grace_NN
in_IN
the_DT
future_NN
._.
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
are_BER
good_JJ
,_,
too_RB
._.
dillon_NN
is_BEZ
as_CS
suave_JJ
as_IN
ever_RB
(_(
it_PP
's_BEZ
nice_JJ
to_TO
see_VB
him_PP
bouncing_VBG
back_RP
from_IN
albino_NP
alligator_NN
and_CC
in_IN
&_???
out_RP
)_(
._.
bacon_NN
does_DOZ
a_DT
good_JJ
job_NN
acting_VBG
all_PDT
determined_VBN
and_CC
stuff_NN
as_IN
a_DT
sex_NN
crimes_NNS
officer_NN
._.
neve_???
campbell_NP
gives_VBZ
the_DT
most_DT
layered_JJ
performance_NN
of_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
them_PP
,_,
though_CS
i_PP
won't_MD
pretend_VB
that_DT
any_DT
of_IN
these_DT
characters_NNS
are_BER
deep_JJ
and_CC
complex_JJ
._.
for_IN
a_DT
plot_NN
like_IN
this_DT
to_IN
work_NN
,_,
all_PDT
of_IN
these_DT
people_NN
have_HV
to_TO
be_BE
insane_JJ
and_CC
basically_RB
contrived_VBN
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
okay_RB
,_,
because_CS
director_NN
john_NP
mcnaughton_NP
knows_VBZ
that_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
making_VBG
a_DT
self-consciously_RB
wicked_JJ
film_NN
._.
each_DT
scene--even_JJ
the_DT
three-way_NN
sex_NN
scene--is_???
observed_VBD
with_IN
hilarity_NN
by_IN
mcnaughton_NP
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
result_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
sleaze-fest_NN
that_CS
's_BEZ
too_RB
smart_JJ
to_IN
resist_VB
._.
there_EX
isn't_BEZ
an_DT
inconsistent_JJ
moment_NN
in_IN
wild_JJ
things_NNS
:_:
every_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
it_PP
is_BEZ
alluring_JJ
garbage_NN
,_,
so_RB
trashy_JJ
it_PP
's_BEZ
funny_JJ
,_,
and_CC
so_RB
entertaining_JJ
it_PP
's_BEZ
painful_JJ
._.
i_PP
loved_VBD
it_PP
._.