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in_IN
`_"
enemy_NN
at_IN
the_DT
gates_NNS
'_"
,_,
jude_NP
law_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
gifted_JJ
russian_JJ
sniper_NN
made_VBN
hero_NN
by_IN
a_DT
political_JJ
officer_NN
named_VBN
danilov_NP
(_(
joseph_NP
fiennes_NNS
)_)
who_WP
uses_NNS
him_PP
in_CD
a_NN
propaganda_NN
newspaper_NN
to_IN
raise_VB
the_DT
hopes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
soldiers_NNS
and_CC
people_NN
of_IN
stalingrad_NP
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
world_NN
war_NN
ii_CD
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
russian-german_NN
standoff_NN
in_IN
town_NN
could_MD
determine_VB
the_DT
outcome_NN
of_IN
things_NNS
for_IN
the_DT
motherland_NN
._.
law_NN
's_POS
vassili_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
russian_JJ
's_POS
top_NN
pawn_NN
to_IN
victory_NN
._.
lots_PN
of_IN
war_NN
stuff_NN
happens_VBZ
._.
an_DT
older_JJR
,_,
german_JJ
version_NN
of_IN
jude_NP
's_POS
character_NN
played_VBD
by_IN
ed_NN
harris_NP
shows_VBZ
up_RP
halfway_RB
into_IN
the_DT
proceedings_NNS
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
equally_RB
talented_JJ
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
two_CD
men_NNS
play_VB
a_DT
cat_NN
and_CC
mouse_NN
game_NN
trying_VBG
to_IN
kill_NN
each_DT
other_JJ
._.
they_PP
constantly_RB
switch_VB
roles_NNS
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
war_NN
fades_VBZ
far_RB
into_IN
the_DT
background_NN
._.
the_DT
cast_NN
also_RB
includes_VBZ
the_DT
terrific_JJ
rachel_NP
weisz_???
as_CS
a_DT
love_NN
interest_NN
for_IN
both_PDT
vassili_NP
and_CC
danilov_NP
the_DT
set-up_NN
is_BEZ
decent_JJ
,_,
and_CC
so_RB
are_BER
the_DT
production_NN
values_NNS
._.
boasting_VBG
a_DT
wide_JJ
range_NN
of_IN
grimy_JJ
locales_NNS
,_,
greasy_JJ
hair_NN
,_,
and_CC
tattered_JJ
costumes_NNS
,_,
the_DT
art_NN
direction_NN
prospers_VBZ
._.
the_DT
actors_NNS
,_,
however_RB
,_,
suffer_VB
the_DT
problem_NN
matt_NP
damon_NP
had_HVD
in_IN
`_"
saving_NN
private_JJ
ryan_NP
'_"
._.
either_RB
their_PP$
eyes_NNS
,_,
teeth_NNS
,_,
skin_NN
,_,
or_CC
a_DT
combination_NN
of_IN
other_JJ
features_NNS
looked_VBD
too_RB
white_JJ
and_CC
clean_JJ
._.
with_IN
dirt_NN
and_CC
blood_NN
all_PDT
around_IN
,_,
the_DT
blinding_JJ
teeth_NNS
or_CC
bright_JJ
eyes_NNS
of_IN
these_DT
actors_NNS
divert_VB
attention_NN
from_IN
the_DT
action_NN
._.
that_CS
said_VBN
,_,
the_DT
players_NNS
are_BER
mostly_RB
good_JJ
in_IN
their_PP$
roles_NNS
,_,
although_CS
i_PP
don't_DO
think_VB
ed_NN
harris_NP
was_BEDZ
really_RB
trying_VBG
._.
maybe_RB
he_PP
realized_VBD
his_PP$
role_NN
struck_VBD
a_DT
difficult_JJ
chord_NN
in_IN
one-notedom_NN
._.
while_CS
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
technically_RB
about_IN
snipers_NNS
,_,
there_EX
are_BER
far_RB
too_RB
many_DT
predictable_JJ
sniping_VBG
scenes_NNS
._.
director_NN
jean-jacques_NNS
annaud_VB
expects_VBZ
us_NP
to_IN
view_NN
each_DT
tense_JJ
situation_NN
with_IN
jude_NP
and_CC
some_DT
cohort_NN
in_IN
a_DT
tight_JJ
spot_NN
as_IN
edgy_???
and_CC
exciting_JJ
,_,
but_CC
after_IN
about_RB
the_DT
sixth_OD
time_NN
,_,
in_IN
which_WDT
we_PP
realize_VB
that_CS
jude_NP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
going_VBG
to_TO
die_VB
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
relatively_RB
pointless_JJ
._.
we_PP
get_VB
that_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
talented_JJ
,_,
okay_RB
,_,
let_VB
's_BEZ
move_NN
on_IN
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
the_DT
problem_NN
with_IN
`_"
enemy_NN
at_IN
the_DT
gates_NNS
'_"
;_;
it_PP
just_RB
doesn't_DOZ
know_VB
when_CS
to_IN
stop_NN
._.
witness_NN
the_DT
wasted_JJ
seventeen_CD
minutes_NNS
that_CS
could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
spent_VBN
elsewhere_RB
._.
reestablishing_VBG
his_PP$
title_NN
as_IN
the_DT
most_DT
beautiful_JJ
(_(
and_CC
often_RB
talented_JJ
)_)
man_NN
on_IN
film_NN
,_,
jude_NP
law_NN
carries_VBZ
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
without_IN
him_PP
,_,
this_DT
costly_JJ
production_NN
would_MD
have_HV
gone_VBN
into_IN
the_DT
ground_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
and_CC
acting_VBG
are_BER
of_IN
good_JJ
quality_NN
,_,
but_CC
there_EX
's_BEZ
never_RB
a_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
authenticity_NN
or_CC
reality_NN
._.
something_PN
about_IN
this_DT
war_NN
movie_NN
is_BEZ
undeniably_RB
modern_JJ
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
loses_VBZ
its_PP$
feeling_NN
._.
strange_JJ
enough_RB
,_,
the_DT
screenplay_NN
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
the_DT
true_JJ
story_NN
of_IN
a_DT
real_JJ
russian_JJ
sniper_NN
._.
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