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the_DT
bond_NN
series_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
island_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
world_NN
;_;
where_CS
else_RB
would_MD
we_PP
look_VB
forward_RB
to_IN
cliches_NNS
,_,
and_CC
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
things_NNS
that_CS
occur_VB
in_IN
most_DT
of_IN
these_DT
films_NNS
?_?
where_CS
else_RB
would_MD
pure_JJ
escapism_NN
,_,
a_DT
vulnerable_JJ
hero_NN
,_,
the_DT
"_"
talking_NN
villains_NNS
,_,
"_"
blatant_JJ
product_NN
placement_NN
,_,
predictable_JJ
action_NN
sequences_NNS
,_,
and_CC
lots_PN
of_IN
promiscuity_NN
be_BE
hoped_VBN
for_IN
instead_RB
of_IN
a_DT
significant_JJ
change_NN
?_?
i_PP
don't_DO
understand_VB
it_PP
myself_PPX
,_,
but_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
what_WDT
the_DT
bond_NN
series_NN
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
._.
for_IN
(_(
i_CD
think_VB
)_(
18_CD
films_NNS
,_,
we've_???
mostly_RB
got_VBN
the_DT
same_DT
thing_NN
over_IN
and_CC
over_IN
again_RB
,_,
with_IN
some_DT
variation_NN
(_(
and_CC
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
change_NN
,_,
most_DT
notably_RB
in_IN
the_DT
two_CD
dalton_NP
films_NNS
)_)
._.
but_CC
even_RB
i_PP
,_,
a_DT
king_NN
of_IN
cynicism_NN
,_,
can't_MD
bitch_NN
about_IN
it_PP
._.
and_CC
"_"
tomorrow_RB
never_RB
dies_VBZ
,_,
"_"
the_DT
(_(
again_RB
,_,
i_PP
think_VB
)_)
eighteenth_OD
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
second_NN
brosnan_NP
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
no_DT
exception_NN
._.
thank_VB
god_NN
!_!
the_DT
plot_NN
,_,
as_CS
in_IN
most_DT
of_IN
them_PP
,_,
is_BEZ
pure_JJ
balderdash_NP
,_,
but_CC
seems_VBZ
to_TO
have_HV
a_DT
nice_JJ
kind_NN
of_IN
edge_NN
to_IN
it_PP
._.
instead_RB
of_IN
just_RB
plain_JJ
billionaire_NN
psychotics_NN
,_,
we_PP
get_VB
a_DT
rupert_NP
murdoch-esque_NN
media_NN
mogul_NN
/_SYM
psychotic_JJ
-_-
elliot_NP
carver_RB
(_(
jonathan_NP
pryce_NP
,_,
looking_VBG
bitching_NN
with_IN
a_DT
white-haired_JJ
cru_???
cut_JJ
,_,
and_CC
always_RB
talking_VBG
like_IN
he_PP
's_BEZ
out_RP
of_IN
breath_NN
)_)
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
the_DT
admittingly_RB
ingenius_NP
idea_NN
of_IN
getting_VBG
ratings_NNS
by_IN
creating_VBG
a_DT
war_NN
._.
no_DT
,_,
this_DT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
"_"
wag_???
the_DT
dog_NN
"_"
-_-
he_PP
wants_VBZ
a_DT
real_JJ
war_NN
,_,
between_IN
china_NP
and_CC
england_NP
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
stupid_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
put_VB
the_DT
coverage_NN
out_RP
before_IN
anyone_PN
else_RB
discovered_VBN
it_PP
._.
._.
._.
in_CD
comes_VBZ
bond_NN
._.
james_NP
is_BEZ
sent_VBN
all_PDT
around_IN
the_DT
world_NN
,_,
trying_VBG
to_IN
do_DO
research_NN
on_IN
carver_NN
,_,
fighting_NN
with_IN
his_PP$
men_NNS
,_,
and_CC
running_VBG
into_IN
(_(
on_IN
more_DT
than_CS
one_CD
occasion_NN
)_)
a_DT
chinese_JJ
secret_NN
agent_NN
like_IN
him_PP
:_:
wai_???
lin_NP
(_)
michelle_NP
yeoh_???
,_,
asian_JJ
action_NN
star_NN
extraordinaire_NN
._.
._.
._.
and_CC
co-star_NN
of_IN
"_"
supercop_???
,_,
"_"
nearly_RB
stealing_VBG
the_DT
screen_NN
from_IN
jackie_NP
chan_NP
in_IN
that_DT
one_CD
)_)
._.
the_DT
two_CD
eventually_RB
,_,
and_CC
predictably_RB
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
begin_VB
working_VBG
together_RB
,_,
and_CC
yes_UH
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
some_DT
sexual_JJ
tension_NN
between_IN
the_DT
two_CD
._.
luckily_RB
,_,
their_PP$
relationship_NN
is_BEZ
never_RB
strained_JJ
,_,
and_CC
she_PP
never_RB
gives_VBZ
into_IN
his_PP$
cassanova-ness_NN
until_CS
the_DT
finale_NN
._.
thank_VB
god_NN
again_RB
._.
in_IN
every_DT
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
james_NP
bags_NNS
,_,
on_IN
average_JJ
,_,
three_CD
women_NNS
(_(
sometimes_RB
more_DT
,_,
sometimes_RB
less_DT
-_-
the_DT
latter_DT
being_NN
more_DT
potent_JJ
towards_IN
the_DT
aids-cautionary_JJ
dalton_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
spoil_VB
this_DT
one_CD
(_(
though_CS
we_PP
never_RB
see_VB
them_PP
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
-_-
i_PP
mean_VB
,_,
they_PP
need_VB
to_TO
stay_VB
around_IN
a_DT
pg-13_???
rating_NN
)_(
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
always_RB
one_CD
at_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
with_IN
some_DT
chick_NN
we_PP
never_RB
see_VB
again_RB
,_,
the_DT
big_JJ
bond_NN
girl_NN
(_(
yeoh_???
)_)
,_,
and_CC
this_DT
time_NN
we_PP
have_HV
an_DT
almost-cameo_???
by_IN
teri_???
hatcher_NN
as_IN
carver_NN
's_POS
wife_NN
,_,
paris_NP
,_,
who_WP
,_,
it_PP
seems_VBZ
,_,
was_BEDZ
once_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
girls_NNS
he_PP
bags_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
._.
yes_UH
,_,
teri_???
's_NNS
very_RB
attractive_JJ
,_,
but_CC
she_PP
seems_VBZ
kind_NN
of_IN
dull_JJ
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
really_RB
her_PP$
fault_NN
;_;
her_PP
part_VB
is_BEZ
under-written_VBN
,_,
and_CC
she_PP
's_BEZ
only_RB
in_IN
a_DT
small_JJ
part_NN
of_IN
it_PP
._.
oh_UH
well_RB
._.
and_CC
there_EX
are_BER
always_RB
the_DT
big_JJ
henchmen_NNS
,_,
the_DT
guys_NNS
who_WP
do_DO
the_DT
dirty_JJ
work_NN
for_IN
the_DT
polished_JJ
big_JJ
villains_NNS
._.
this_DT
time_NN
we_PP
get_VB
a_DT
tall_JJ
,_,
arian-looking_VBG
(_(
not_XNOT
to_TO
mention_VB
robert_NP
shaw_NP
in_IN
"_"
from_IN
russia_NP
with_IN
love_NN
"_"
-looking_NN
)_)
guy_NN
named_VBN
stamper_NP
(_(
goetz_NP
otto_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
pretty_RB
awesome_JJ
,_,
although_CS
a_DT
bit_NN
stiff_JJ
(_(
well_RB
,_,
mostly_RB
his_PP$
posture_NN
,_,
really_RB
)_)
._.
and_CC
for_IN
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
comedy_NN
,_,
we_PP
get_VB
a_DT
cameo_???
from_IN
vincent_NP
shiavelli_NP
as_IN
a_DT
german_JJ
or_CC
austrian_JJ
assassin_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
ordered_VBN
to_IN
do_DO
in_IN
bond_NN
at_IN
one_CD
point_NN
._.
the_DT
government_NN
people_NN
have_HV
small_JJ
parts_NNS
,_,
as_CS
usual_JJ
,_,
with_IN
q_NN
(_(
desmond_NN
llewelyn_NP
,_,
looking_VBG
near_IN
death_NN
,_,
sadly_RB
)_)
getting_VBG
only_RB
one_CD
scene_NN
(_(
in_IN
a_DT
more_DT
grouchy_NN
mood_NN
than_CS
usual_JJ
)_)
,_,
and_CC
m_NN
(_(
judi_???
dench_NP
)_)
,_,
getting_VBG
more_DT
than_CS
m_NN
usually_RB
gets_VBZ
(_)
i_PP
mean_VB
,_,
it_PP
is_BEZ
judi_???
dench_NP
)_)
._.
and_CC
for_IN
no_DT
reason_NN
whatsoever_WDT
,_,
except_CS
'cause_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
so_RB
good_JJ
in_IN
"_"
goldeneye_NN
,_,
"_"
joe_NP
don_NP
baker_NP
shows_VBZ
up_RP
again_RB
as_IN
wade_NP
,_,
admitting_VBG
he_PP
has_HVZ
no_DT
reason_NN
for_IN
being_BEG
there_RB
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
this_DT
time_NN
more_DT
annoying_NN
._.
again_RB
,_,
oh_UH
well_RB
._.
the_DT
action_NN
sequences_NNS
are_BER
not_XNOT
a_DT
let-down_JJ
,_,
although_CS
sometimes_RB
go_VB
on_IN
too_RB
long_JJ
._.
they_PP
pop_VB
up_RP
every_DT
now_RB
and_CC
then_RB
,_,
mainly_RB
because_CS
they_PP
have_HV
to_TO
(_(
for_CS
the_DT
sake_NN
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
some_DT
significant_JJ
ones_NNS
are_BER
the_DT
opening_NN
one_CD
,_,
one_CD
in_IN
a_DT
garage_NN
with_IN
a_DT
bmw_NP
that_CS
runs_VBZ
on_IN
remote_JJ
control_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
motorcylce_???
chase_NN
(_(
on_IN
a_DT
bmw_NP
cycle_NN
,_,
nonetheless_RB
)_)
through_IN
china_NP
streets_NNS
(_(
or_CC
was_BEDZ
it_PP
vietnam_NP
._.
._.
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
's_POS
not_XNOT
really_RB
essential_JJ
)_)
._.
they're_???
more_DT
high-tech_NN
,_,
and_CC
feature_NN
much_DT
more_DT
laughs_VBZ
,_,
which_WDT
,_,
yeah_UH
,_,
i_PP
dig_VB
._.
so_RB
what_WDT
if_NN
they're_???
distracting_VBG
;_;
they're_???
supposed_JJ
to_TO
be_BE
!_!
the_DT
acting_JJ
,_,
from_IN
most_DT
around_IN
is_BEZ
great_JJ
._.
yeoh_???
is_BEZ
,_,
actually_RB
,_,
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
better_JJR
bond_NN
girls_NNS
,_,
mainly_RB
because_CS
she_PP
's_BEZ
so_RB
unique_JJ
._.
the_DT
better_JJR
bond_NN
girls_NNS
are_BER
more_DT
independent_JJ
,_,
and_CC
have_HV
a_DT
certain_JJ
wily-ness_NN
to_IN
them_PP
._.
pussy_NN
galore_JJ
,_,
with_IN
her_PP$
homoerotic_JJ
undertones_NNS
and_CC
all_PDT
,_,
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
,_,
and_CC
diana_NP
rigg_???
,_,
who_WP
married_VBD
bond_NN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
"_"
on_IN
her_PP$
majesty_NN
's_POS
secret_JJ
service_NN
"_"
only_RB
to_IN
be_BE
killed_JJ
,_,
added_VBD
some_DT
emotional_JJ
depth_NN
._.
yeoh_???
is_BEZ
notable_JJ
since_CS
she_PP
's_BEZ
so_RB
active_JJ
,_,
and_CC
has_HVZ
great_JJ
chemistry_NN
with_IN
brosnan_NP
._.
pryce_NP
is_BEZ
an_DT
awesome_JJ
villain_NN
,_,
being_BEG
slimy_JJ
and_CC
lovable_JJ
at_IN
the_DT
same_DT
time_NN
._.
and_CC
brosnan_NP
is_BEZ
,_,
once_RB
again_RB
,_,
the_DT
mack_NP
daddy_NN
._.
the_DT
bond_NN
series_NN
is_BEZ
built_VBN
on_IN
cliches_NNS
,_,
mainly_RB
because_CS
they're_???
so_CS
fun_JJ
and_CC
add_VB
to_IN
the_DT
escapism_NN
._.
if_CS
you_PP
can_MD
remember_VB
the_DT
dalton_NP
years_NNS
,_,
and_CC
they're_???
serious_JJ
direction_NN
,_,
you_PP
remember_VB
how_WRB
unsuccessful_JJ
they_PP
were_BED
,_,
both_RB
financially_RB
and_CC
aesthetically_RB
._.
the_DT
series_NN
would_MD
falter_VB
if_CS
bogged_VBN
down_RP
with_IN
too_RB
much_DT
plot_NN
,_,
too_RB
many_DT
themes_NNS
,_,
and_CC
too_RB
much_DT
characterization_NN
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
really_RB
understand_VB
it_PP
myself_PPX
,_,
yet_RB
i'm_???
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
bigger_JJR
fans_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
in_IN
the_DT
northeast_NN
united_NP
states_NP
._.
having_HVG
seen_VBN
all_PDT
of_IN
them_PP
more_DT
than_CS
once_RB
(_(
yes_UH
,_,
i've_???
seen_VBN
this_DT
twice_RB
already_RB
)_)
,_,
you_PP
can_MD
tell_VB
i_PP
adore_VB
them_PP
._.
while_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
,_,
like_IN
"_"
goldfinger_NN
"_"
or_CC
"_"
from_IN
russia_NP
with_IN
love_NN
,_,
"_"
"_"
tomorrow_RB
never_RB
dies_VBZ
"_"
is_BEZ
nonetheless_RB
a_DT
truly_RB
awesome_JJ
installment_NN
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
not_XNOT
being_BEG
as_RB
fully_RB
amazing_JJ
as_CS
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
better_JJR
ones_NNS
._.