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'pleasantville_NP
'_"
(_(
1998_CD
)_)
taps_VBZ
into_IN
hollywood_NP
's_POS
lack_NN
of_IN
integrity_NN
with_IN
subtle_JJ
messages_NNS
that_CS
can_MD
be_BE
easily_RB
missed_VBN
(_(
www_???
._.
pleasantville_NP
._.
com_NN
)_)
april_NP
1999_CD
,_,
1999_CD
(_)
friday_NP
)_)
cast_VB
:_:
tobey_VB
maguire_NN
,_,
reese_JJ
witherspoon_NN
,_,
william_NP
h_NN
._.
macy_???
,_,
joan_NP
allen_NP
,_,
j_NN
._.
t_NN
._.
walsh_NP
,_,
jeff_NP
daniels_NP
mpaa_???
rating_NN
:_:
pg-13_???
for_CS
sexual_JJ
content_NN
and_CC
thematic_JJ
elements_NNS
genre_NN
:_:
drama_NN
in_IN
my_PP$
opinion_NN
:_:
in_IN
short_JJ
:_:
it_PP
takes_VBZ
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
careful_JJ
observation_NN
to_IN
see_VB
the_DT
true_JJ
morals_NNS
and_CC
lessons_NNS
brought_VBN
out_RP
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
;_;
one_CD
can_NN
easily_RB
be_BE
misled_VBN
as_IN
to_IN
what_WDT
the_DT
real_JJ
message_NN
is_BEZ
._.
review_NN
:_:
in_IN
a_DT
literally_RB
colorless_NN
world_NN
with_IN
an_DT
almost_RB
mechanical_JJ
population_NN
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
room_NN
for_IN
transitioning_VBG
variety_NN
or_CC
even_RB
the_DT
customary_JJ
happenings_NNS
of_IN
everyday_JJ
life_NN
,_,
such_DT
as_IN
rain_NN
,_,
fire_NN
,_,
or_CC
emotions_NNS
._.
the_DT
town_NN
of_IN
pleasantville_NP
has_HVZ
one_CD
adjective_JJ
:_:
pleasant_JJ
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
sadness_NN
,_,
no_DT
fear_NN
,_,
no_DT
danger_NN
,_,
no_DT
discomfort_NN
,_,
no_DT
love_NN
,_,
and_CC
no_DT
hate_NN
._.
put_VB
simply_RB
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
place_NN
alanis_NN
morissette_NN
could_MD
really_RB
work_VB
wonders_NNS
for_IN
._.
j_NN
one_CD
big_JJ
note_NN
however_RB
is_BEZ
that_DT
it_PP
is_BEZ
only_RB
a_DT
50_CD
's_BEZ
sitcom_NN
that_CS
airs_???
in_CD
reruns_NNS
on_IN
an_DT
"_"
oldies_NNS
"_"
tv_NN
station_NN
?_?
or_CC
is_BEZ
it_PP
?_?
i_PP
had_HVD
waited_VBN
months_NNS
to_IN
see_NN
this_DT
movie_NN
and_CC
after_IN
doing_DOG
so_RB
on_IN
opening_NN
day_NN
i_PP
was_BEDZ
not_XNOT
disappointed_JJ
._.
i_PP
found_VBD
it_PP
quite_RB
intriguing_JJ
and_CC
delightful_JJ
and_CC
went_VBD
back_RP
3_CD
more_DT
times_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
period_NN
it_PP
endured_VBD
at_IN
the_DT
box_NN
office_NN
._.
but_CC
it_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
until_CS
months_NNS
later_JJR
,_,
when_CS
i_PP
slipped_VBD
in_IN
for_IN
a_DT
small_JJ
showing_VBG
in_IN
one_CD
of_IN
those_DT
crummy_JJ
"_"
dollar_NN
theaters_NNS
"_"
after_IN
not_XNOT
having_HVG
seen_VBN
it_PP
for_IN
so_RB
long_JJ
,_,
that_CS
my_PP$
eyes_NNS
were_BED
opened_VBN
to_IN
such_DT
a_DT
deeper_RBR
meaning_NN
and_CC
perspective_NN
than_CS
i_PP
had_HVD
previously_RB
experienced_VBN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
far_RB
too_RB
feasible_JJ
misconception_NN
that_CS
this_DT
is_BEZ
a_DT
film_NN
which_WDT
forwards_RB
the_DT
idea_NN
that_CS
a_DT
world_NN
without_IN
some_DT
"_"
healthy_JJ
"_"
immorality_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
world_NN
at_IN
all_PDT
._.
instead_RB
,_,
the_DT
actual_JJ
message_NN
,_,
which_WDT
so_RB
far_RB
has_HVZ
not_XNOT
been_BEN
recognized_VBN
by_IN
many_DT
viewers_NNS
that_CS
i_PP
know_VB
of_IN
,_,
is_BEZ
that_CS
a_DT
world_NN
without_IN
immorality_NN
doesn't_DOZ
give_VB
one_CD
the_DT
ability_NN
to_IN
discern_VB
right_RB
and_CC
wrong_JJ
for_IN
himself_PPX
,_,
because_CS
everything_PN
is_BEZ
automatically_RB
right_JJ
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
room_NN
for_IN
mistakes_NNS
and_CC
growth_NN
and_CC
learning_NN
because_CS
there_EX
are_BER
no_DT
mistakes_NNS
to_IN
be_BE
made_VBD
,_,
no_DT
space_NN
for_IN
growth_NN
,_,
and_CC
never_RB
anything_PN
new_JJ
to_IN
learn_VB
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
is_BEZ
the_DT
key_JJ
component_NN
to_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
purpose_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
._.
now_RB
i'm_???
not_XNOT
saying_VBG
that_DT
's_BEZ
necessarily_RB
the_DT
way_NN
it_PP
was_BEDZ
intended_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
interpreted_VBD
,_,
but_CC
that_CS
is_BEZ
hands_NNS
down_IN
the_DT
proper_JJ
way_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
it_PP
should_MD
be_BE
._.
besides_RB
a_DT
hidden_JJ
symbolic_JJ
depth_NN
and_CC
themes_NNS
that_CS
go_VB
beyond_IN
what_WDT
we_PP
can_MD
absorb_VB
from_IN
previews_NNS
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
has_HVZ
elements_NNS
of_IN
physical_JJ
wonder_NN
and_CC
strength_NN
that_CS
make_VB
it_PP
just_RB
so_RB
great_JJ
to_IN
watch_NN
._.
the_DT
visual_JJ
effects_NNS
are_BER
indeed_RB
striking_JJ
and_CC
what_WDT
little_JJ
color_NN
is_BEZ
revealed_VBN
is_BEZ
impartially_RB
favorable_JJ
._.
after_IN
spending_NN
the_DT
bulk_NN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
staring_VBG
at_IN
black_JJ
and_CC
white_JJ
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
hard_JJ
not_XNOT
to_TO
identify_VB
and_CC
appreciate_VB
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
our_PP$
own_DT
world_NN
allows_VBZ
for_IN
all_PDT
that_DT
brilliance_NN
and_CC
more_DT
._.
a_DT
truly_RB
intelligent_JJ
addition_NN
to_IN
it_PP
all_PDT
,_,
however_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
the_DT
charming_JJ
and_CC
ardently_RB
attainable_JJ
cast_NN
that_CS
operates_VBZ
together_RB
like_IN
clockwork_NN
._.
that_CS
said_VBN
,_,
the_DT
plot_NN
goes_VBZ
as_IN
such_DT
._.
david_NP
and_CC
jennifer_NN
are_BER
two_CD
very_RB
90_CD
's_POS
high_NN
school_NN
twins_NNS
with_IN
the_DT
typical_JJ
"_"
relationship_NN
"_"
outline_NN
of_IN
don't-mess-with-my-life-and-i-won't-mess-with-yours_NNS
._.
they_PP
demonstrate_VB
the_DT
well-known_JJ
teenage_JJ
qualities_NNS
of_IN
two_CD
of_IN
the_DT
common_JJ
versions_NNS
of_IN
adolescents_NNS
today_RB
._.
david_NP
is_BEZ
the_DT
shyer_NN
,_,
subtler_NN
twin_NN
who_WP
would_MD
rather_RB
watch_VB
tv_NN
land_NN
than_CS
mtv_???
,_,
while_CS
jennifer_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
wild_JJ
,_,
licentious_JJ
one_CD
who_NP
spends_VBZ
her_PP$
days_NNS
at_IN
the_DT
mall_NN
and_CC
relishes_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
pleasures_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
offensive_JJ
world_NN
of_IN
degradation_NN
._.
but_CC
when_CS
a_DT
freak_NN
accident_NN
enchantingly_RB
plops_NNS
them_PP
smack_VB
dab_???
in_CD
the_DT
middle_NN
of_IN
pleasantville_NP
as_IN
two_CD
of_IN
the_DT
main_JJ
characters_NNS
,_,
they_PP
are_BER
forced_VBN
to_IN
depend_VB
on_IN
each_DT
other_JJ
to_IN
make_NN
it_PP
back_RP
home_RB
._.
nevertheless_RB
,_,
jennifer_VB
works_NN
her_PP
magic_JJ
and_CC
introduces_VBZ
the_DT
town_NN
to_IN
a_DT
more_DT
unrestrained_JJ
approach_NN
to_IN
life_NN
,_,
and_CC
while_CS
david_NP
frantically_RB
tries_VBZ
to_IN
stop_NN
her_PP
and_CC
get_VB
them_PP
back_RP
home_RB
,_,
he_PP
realizes_VBZ
that_CS
change_NN
was_BEDZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
the_DT
town_NN
needed_VBD
._.
and_CC
,_,
as_CS
said_VBD
earlier_RBR
,_,
not_XNOT
to_TO
flip_VB
the_DT
town_NN
around_IN
into_IN
some_DT
corrupt_JJ
society_NN
,_,
but_CC
rather_RB
to_IN
give_VB
people_NN
the_DT
choice_NN
to_IN
decide_VB
between_IN
good_JJ
and_CC
bad_JJ
and_CC
to_IN
reap_VB
the_DT
results_NNS
of_IN
their_PP$
decisions_NNS
and_CC
learn_VB
from_IN
them_PP
._.
not_XNOT
only_RB
were_BED
difficult_JJ
choices_NNS
being_BEG
brought_VBN
upon_IN
the_DT
town_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
simple_JJ
accepted_JJ
occurrences_NNS
of_IN
ordinary_JJ
existence_NN
also_RB
began_VBD
to_TO
take_VB
place_NN
._.
people_NN
got_VBD
hurt_JJ
._.
they_PP
cried_VBD
._.
they_PP
became_VBD
afraid_JJ
and_CC
happy_JJ
and_CC
thoughtful_JJ
and_CC
started_VBD
to_TO
think_VB
for_IN
themselves_PPX
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
when_CS
their_PP$
physical_JJ
world_NN
turned_VBD
colors_NNS
as_IN
well_RB
._.
this_DT
can_MD
be_BE
looked_VBN
upon_IN
as_IN
quite_RB
a_DT
controversial_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
to_IN
me_PP
the_DT
message_NN
is_BEZ
finally_RB
clear_JJ
._.
i_PP
hope_VB
after_IN
reading_NP
this_DT
people_NN
can_MD
be_BE
more_DT
open_JJ
to_IN
the_DT
film_NN
than_CS
they_PP
had_HVD
been_BEN
in_IN
the_DT
past_NN
,_,
and_CC
realize_VB
that_DT
without_IN
choosing_VBG
how_WRB
our_PP$
own_DT
lives_NNS
will_MD
be_BE
run_VBN
,_,
we'll_???
never_RB
know_VB
what_WDT
we_PP
could_MD
have_HV
done_DON
better_RBR
._.
until_CS
the_DT
next_OD
great_JJ
movie_NN
i_PP
see_VB
,_,
i_PP
remain_VB
sincerely_RB
,_,
danielle_NP
flynn_NP
,_,
imr_???