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in_IN
december_NP
of_IN
1996_CD
,_,
a_DT
little_JJ
movie_NN
called_VBN
"_"
scream_NN
,_,
"_"
was_BEDZ
released_VBN
,_,
became_VBD
a_DT
box-office_NN
smash_NN
,_,
and_CC
resurrected_JJ
films_NNS
targeted_VBN
at_IN
teens_NNS
._.
first_OD
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
teen_NN
slasher_NN
movies_NNS
that_CS
were_BED
the_DT
big_JJ
fad_???
(_(
both_PDT
"_"
scream_NN
"_"
movies_NNS
,_,
"_"
i_PP
know_VB
what_WDT
you_PP
did_DOD
last_VB
summer_NN
,_,
"_"
"_"
urban_JJ
legend_NN
,_,
"_"
etc_RB
._.
)_)
,_,
but_CC
just_RB
recently_RB
,_,
the_DT
popularity_NN
has_HVZ
switched_VBN
over_IN
to_IN
the_DT
teen_NN
comedy_NN
genre_NN
(_(
a_DT
'la_???
'80s_???
john_NP
hughes_NP
)_)
,_,
starting_VBG
with_IN
last_OD
june_NP
's_POS
"_"
can't_MD
hardly_RB
wait_VB
._.
"_"
it_PP
may_MD
be_BE
the_DT
first_OD
week_NN
of_IN
april_NP
in_IN
2_CD
,_,
but_CC
so_RB
far_RB
this_DT
year_NN
we_PP
have_HV
been_BEN
given_VBN
a_DT
movie_NN
aimed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
25-and-under_NN
market_NN
almost_RB
every_DT
single_JJ
week_NN
:_:
"_"
varsity_NN
blues_NNS
,_,
"_"
"_"
jawbreaker_NN
,_,
"_"
"_"
cruel_JJ
intentions_NNS
,_,
"_"
"_"
simply_RB
irresistible_JJ
,_,
"_"
"_"
the_DT
rage_NN
:_:
carrie_NP
2_CD
,_,
"_"
and_CC
"_"
the_DT
mod_NN
squad_NN
._.
"_"
coming_VBG
april_NP
23_CD
are_BER
two_CD
more_DT
of_IN
this_DT
type_NN
:_:
"_"
never_RB
been_BEN
kissed_VBN
"_"
and_CC
"_"
go_VB
,_,
"_"
and_CC
on_IN
april_NP
23_CD
,_,
we've_???
got_VBD
the_DT
teen_NN
satire_NN
"_"
election_NN
"_"
and_CC
the_DT
teen_NN
horror-comedy_NN
"_"
idle_JJ
hands_NNS
._.
"_"
jeesh_NP
!_!
out_RP
of_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
these_DT
moves_NNS
,_,
however_RB
,_,
the_DT
one_CD
that_CS
is_BEZ
most_DT
similar_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
latest_JJS
incarnation_NN
,_,
"_"
10_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
you_PP
,_,
"_"
is_BEZ
this_DT
past_NN
january_NP
's_POS
mediocre_JJ
,_,
ho-hum_NP
"_"
she_PP
's_BEZ
all_PDT
that_CS
._.
"_"
although_CS
similar_JJ
in_IN
plotting_VBG
(_(
ok_JJ
,_,
darn_???
near_JJ
identical_JJ
)_)
,_,
"_"
1985_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
you_PP
,_,
"_"
a_DT
modern-day_JJ
version_NN
of_IN
shakespeare_NP
's_POS
"_"
the_DT
taming_NN
of_IN
the_DT
shrew_NP
"_"
(_(
"_"
she_PP
's_BEZ
all_PDT
that_CS
"_"
got_VBN
its_PP$
inspiration_NN
from_IN
"_"
pygmalion_NP
"_"
)_)
,_,
is_BEZ
an_DT
infinitely_RB
superior_JJ
film_NN
in_IN
every_DT
department_NN
,_,
from_IN
the_DT
smart_JJ
direction_NN
by_IN
first-time_JJ
feature_NN
director_NN
gil_???
junger_NN
to_IN
the_DT
charming_JJ
and_CC
well-written_JJ
screenplay_NN
by_IN
karen_NP
mccullah_NP
lutz_???
and_CC
kirsten_NP
smith_NP
to_IN
the_DT
striking_JJ
ensemble_NN
cast_VBN
,_,
who_WP
give_VB
the_DT
best_JJS
group_NN
of_IN
performances_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
teen_NN
comedy_NN
since_CS
1985_CD
's_NNS
"_"
the_DT
breakfast_NN
club_NN
._.
"_"
and_CC
to_IN
top_NN
it_PP
all_PDT
off_RP
,_,
in_IN
the_DT
inevitable_JJ
climax_NN
set_NN
at_IN
the_DT
prom_???
,_,
at_IN
least_DT
we_PP
didn't_DOD
have_HV
to_TO
once_CS
again_RB
suffer_VB
through_IN
a_DT
goofy_JJ
,_,
inappropriate_JJ
dance_NN
sequence_NN
(_(
who_NP
could_MD
forget_VB
,_,
or_CC
want_VB
to_IN
remember_VB
,_,
for_IN
that_DT
matter_NN
,_,
this_DT
ludicrous_JJ
development_NN
in_IN
"_"
she_PP
's_BEZ
all_PDT
that_CS
?_?
"_"
)_)
._.
the_DT
day_NN
wide-eyed_JJ
,_,
shy_JJ
new_JJ
student_NN
cameron_NP
james_NP
(_(
joseph_NP
gordon-levitt_NP
)_)
starts_VBZ
school_NN
at_IN
seattle-based_JJ
padua_???
high_JJ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
swept_VBN
away_RB
at_IN
the_DT
sight_NN
of_IN
the_DT
beautiful_JJ
and_CC
popular_JJ
sophomore_IN
,_,
bianca_NP
stratford_NP
(_(
larisa_NP
oleynik_NN
)_)
._.
although_CS
he_PP
doesn't_DOZ
know_VB
french_JJ
,_,
he_PP
purposefully_RB
learns_VBZ
some_DT
of_IN
it_PP
just_RB
so_RB
he_PP
can_MD
tutor_NN
her_PP$
,_,
but_CC
finds_VBZ
that_CS
her_PP
paranoid_JJ
gynecologist_NN
father_NN
(_(
larry_NP
miller_NP
)_)
won't_MD
allow_VB
her_PP$
to_TO
date_VB
until_CS
her_PP
bitter_JJ
,_,
unconventional_JJ
older_JJR
sister_NN
,_,
kat_???
(_)
julia_NP
stiles_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
senior_JJ
,_,
decides_VBZ
to_IN
._.
kat_???
,_,
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
has_HVZ
sworn_VBN
off_RP
the_DT
likes_NNS
of_IN
boys_NNS
,_,
but_CC
cameron_NP
sets_NNS
out_RP
to_IN
find_NN
someone_PN
that_DT
will_NN
be_BE
the_DT
perfect_JJ
match_NN
for_IN
her_PP$
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
he_PP
finds_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
form_NN
of_IN
the_DT
rebellious_JJ
patrick_NP
verona_NP
(_(
heath_NN
ledger_NN
)_)
._.
complicating_JJ
matters_NNS
,_,
cameron_NP
's_POS
dorky_JJ
friend_NN
,_,
michael_NP
(_(
david_NP
krumholtz_NP
)_)
,_,
decides_VBZ
to_IN
use_NN
a_DT
wealthy_JJ
jock_???
,_,
joey_NP
(_(
andrew_NP
keegan_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
also_RB
has_HVZ
his_PP$
sights_NNS
set_VB
on_IN
bianca_JJ
,_,
as_CS
a_DT
pawn_NN
so_RB
that_CS
he_PP
will_MD
pay_VB
patrick_NP
to_IN
get_VB
kat_???
to_TO
go_VB
out_RP
with_IN
him_PP
,_,
and_CC
then_RB
cameron_NP
hopes_NNS
to_IN
steal_VB
bianca_NP
away_RB
from_IN
joey_NP
._.
as_CS
you_PP
can_MD
see_VB
,_,
"_"
10_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
you_PP
"_"
includes_VBZ
a_DT
huge_JJ
number_NN
of_IN
characters_NNS
,_,
some_DT
of_IN
which_WDT
i_PP
haven't_HV
even_RB
mentioned_VBN
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
kat_???
's_NNS
shakespeare-obsessed_FW
friend_NN
,_,
mandella_NN
(_(
susan_NP
may_NP
pratt_NP
)_)
and_CC
bianca_NP
's_POS
materialistic_JJ
comrade_NN
,_,
chastity_NN
(_(
gabrielle_NP
union_NN
)_)
._.
at_IN
a_DT
short_JJ
,_,
but_CC
well-used_JJ
running_NN
time_NN
of_IN
98_CD
minutes_NNS
,_,
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
are_BER
perfectly_RB
handled_VBN
,_,
satisfyingly_RB
developed_VBN
,_,
and_CC
,_,
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
,_,
are_BER
not_XNOT
treated_VBN
as_IN
caricatures_NNS
(_(
another_DT
flaw_NN
of_IN
"_"
she_PP
's_BEZ
all_PDT
that_CS
,_,
"_"
where_CS
the_DT
bad_JJ
guys_NNS
(_(
and_CC
gals_NNS
)_)
ran_VBD
around_IN
constantly_RB
saying_VBG
,_,
"_"
you're_???
vapor_NN
"_"
)_)
._.
since_CS
i_PP
could_MD
sympathize_VB
with_IN
the_DT
realistic_JJ
depictions_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
central_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
and_CC
since_CS
many_DT
of_IN
the_DT
comedic_JJ
and_CC
dramatic_JJ
scenes_NNS
were_BED
surprisingly_RB
effective_JJ
,_,
i_PP
got_VBD
completely_RB
caught_VBN
up_RP
in_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
the_DT
relationships_NNS
and_CC
was_BEDZ
thoroughly_RB
entertained_VBN
._.
aside_RB
from_IN
a_DT
good_JJ
screenplay_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
the_DT
performances_NNS
that_CS
can_MD
make_VB
or_CC
break_VB
a_DT
movie_NN
,_,
and_CC
director_NN
junger_NN
has_HVZ
really_RB
hit_VBN
the_DT
jackpot_NN
._.
aside_RB
from_IN
joseph_NP
gordon-levitt_NP
(_(
"_"
3rd_CD
rock_NN
from_IN
the_DT
sun_NN
"_"
)_)
,_,
who_WP
gives_VBZ
his_PP$
strongest_JJS
performance_NN
to_IN
date_NN
here_RB
,_,
none_PN
of_IN
the_DT
actors_NNS
are_BER
that_DT
well-known_JJ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
this_DT
aspect_NN
that_CS
brings_VBZ
a_DT
particular_JJ
freshness_NN
to_IN
the_DT
proceedings_NNS
._.
as_CS
the_DT
main_JJ
character_NN
of_IN
kat_???
,_,
julia_NP
stiles_NP
(_(
last_OD
seen_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
miniseries_NNS
"_"
the_DT
'60s_???
"_"
)_(
is_BEZ
marvelous_FW
and_CC
always_RB
believable_JJ
,_,
and_CC
certainly_RB
has_HVZ
a_DT
bright_JJ
future_NN
ahead_RB
of_IN
her_PP$
._.
even_RB
though_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
her_PP$
role_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
initially_RB
the_DT
most_DT
difficult_JJ
and_CC
hard-edged_JJ
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
easy_JJ
to_TO
identify_VB
with_IN
kat_???
's_NNS
way_NN
of_IN
thinking_NN
(_(
she_PP
is_BEZ
against_IN
the_DT
silly_JJ
tradition_NN
of_IN
the_DT
prom_???
and_CC
loves_NNS
reading_VBG
sylvia_NP
plath_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
completely_RB
admired_VBD
her_PP$
individuality_NN
._.
no_DT
one_CD
,_,
i_PP
think_VB
,_,
could_MD
have_HV
portrayed_VBN
her_PP$
as_RB
perfectly_RB
as_CS
stiles_NP
does_DOZ
._.
heath_NP
ledger_NP
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
infamous_JJ
bad-boy_NN
of_IN
the_DT
town_NN
,_,
injects_NNS
much_RB
life_NN
into_IN
patrick_NP
,_,
and_CC
has_HVZ
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
chemistry_NN
with_IN
stiles_NP
._.
one_CD
other_JJ
actor_NN
of_IN
note_NN
is_BEZ
larisa_NP
oleynik_NP
who_WP
,_,
with_IN
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
screenwriters_NNS
lutz_???
and_CC
smith_NP
,_,
is_BEZ
able_JJ
to_TO
turn_VB
bianca_JJ
into_IN
a_DT
person_NN
with_IN
multi-dimensions_NNS
,_,
even_RB
though_CS
she_PP
is_BEZ
accurately_RB
self-centered_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
on-set_NN
._.
in_IN
one_CD
truthful_JJ
scene_NN
,_,
cameron_NP
angrily_RB
asks_VBZ
her_PP$
if_NN
she_PP
has_HVZ
always_RB
been_BEN
so_RB
selfish_JJ
,_,
and_CC
bianca_NP
grudgingly_RB
realizes_VBZ
that_CS
yes_UH
,_,
she_PP
has_HVZ
._.
one_CD
off-beat_NN
element_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
source_NN
of_IN
some_DT
hearty_NN
laughs_VBZ
,_,
is_BEZ
the_DT
way_NN
that_CS
the_DT
school_NN
's_POS
staff_NN
act_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
strikingly_RB
unformal_JJ
._.
allison_NN
janney_NP
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
guidance_NN
counselor_NN
ms_NN
._.
perky_JJ
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
writing_VBG
a_DT
trashy_JJ
harlequin_NN
romance_NN
novel_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
comic_JJ
dynamite_IN
,_,
as_CS
is_BEZ
daryl_NP
"_"
chill_NN
"_"
mitchell_NP
as_IN
the_DT
english_JJ
teacher_NN
,_,
who_WP
reads_VBZ
shakespeare_NP
to_IN
the_DT
class_NN
in_IN
rap_NN
and_CC
,_,
at_IN
one_CD
point_NN
,_,
sends_VBZ
kat_???
to_TO
the_DT
office_NN
because_CS
,_,
for_IN
once_RB
,_,
she_PP
actually_RB
thinks_VBZ
one_CD
of_IN
his_PP$
assignments_NNS
is_BEZ
really_RB
good_JJ
._.
although_CS
there_EX
are_BER
a_DT
few_DT
cheap_JJ
laughs_NNS
that_CS
are_BER
thrown_VBN
into_IN
the_DT
film_NN
near_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
,_,
most_DT
of_IN
it_PP
actually_RB
works_VBZ
,_,
especially_RB
in_IN
the_DT
humorous_JJ
and_CC
witty_JJ
dialogue_NN
exchanges_NNS
and_CC
quirks_NNS
between_IN
the_DT
characters_NNS
._.
in_IN
one_CD
very_RB
funny_JJ
scene_NN
,_,
chastity_NN
asks_VBZ
,_,
"_"
i_PP
know_VB
people_NN
can_MD
be_BE
overwhelmed_VBN
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
can_MD
be_BE
underwhelmed_VBN
,_,
but_CC
can_MD
people_NN
just_RB
be_BE
._.
._.
._.
whelmed_NP
?_?
"_"
at_IN
another_DT
point_NN
,_,
bianca_NP
and_CC
kat_???
's_NNS
father_NN
(_(
a_DT
stand-out_NN
larry_NP
miller_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
constantly_RB
terrified_VBN
that_CS
his_PP$
daughters_NNS
are_BER
going_VBG
to_TO
get_VB
pregnant_JJ
,_,
only_RB
allows_VBZ
bianca_JJ
to_IN
go_NN
to_IN
the_DT
prom_???
on_IN
one_CD
occasion_NN
:_:
before_IN
she_PP
leaves_NNS
,_,
she_PP
has_HVZ
to_TO
put_VB
on_IN
the_DT
heavy_JJ
fat_JJ
suit_NN
he_PP
has_HVZ
so_RB
she_PP
will_MD
get_VB
an_DT
idea_NN
of_IN
what_WDT
it_PP
's_BEZ
like_IN
to_IN
be_BE
pregnant_JJ
._.
"_"
10_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
you_PP
"_"
once_RB
and_CC
for_IN
all_PDT
proves_VBZ
that_CS
there_EX
is_BEZ
still_RB
life_NN
in_IN
the_DT
teen_NN
comedy_NN
genre_NN
,_,
and_CC
this_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
probably_RB
more_DT
reminiscent_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
great_JJ
john_NP
hughes_NP
than_CS
any_DT
other_JJ
film_NN
of_IN
the_DT
'90s_???
._.
it_PP
also_RB
helps_VBZ
that_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
has_HVZ
a_DT
perfectly-assembled_JJ
soundtrack_NN
,_,
mixing_NN
indie-rock_NP
with_IN
new_JJ
wave_NN
'80s_???
songs_NNS
(_(
and_CC
with_IN
,_,
thank_VB
goodness_NN
,_,
no_DT
rap_NN
)_)
._.
by_IN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
end_NN
,_,
it_PP
actually_RB
had_HVD
me_PP
rooting_IN
for_IN
certain_JJ
characters_NNS
to_IN
get_VB
together_RB
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
was_BEDZ
also_RB
quite_RB
pleased_JJ
with_IN
how_WRB
everything_PN
was_BEDZ
wrapped_VBN
up_RP
,_,
especially_RB
in_IN
the_DT
final_JJ
scenes_NNS
involving_VBG
kat_???
and_CC
bianca_JJ
,_,
kat_???
and_CC
her_PP$
father_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
flawlessly-acted_VBN
and_CC
moving_VBG
sequence_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
kat_???
gets_VBZ
up_IN
to_IN
read_VB
the_DT
poem_NN
she_PP
has_HVZ
written_VBN
for_IN
her_PP$
english_JJ
class_NN
(_(
this_DT
is_BEZ
where_WRB
the_DT
title_NN
comes_VBZ
from_IN
)_(
._.
luckily_RB
,_,
i_PP
doubt_VB
i_PP
would_MD
be_BE
able_JJ
to_TO
find_VB
ten_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
"_"
10_CD
things_NNS
i_PP
hate_VB
about_IN
you_PP
,_,
"_"
but_CC
the_DT
positive_JJ
aspects_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
far_RB
out-number_NN
ten_CD
._.