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who_WP
would_MD
have_HV
thought_VBN
?_?
jim_NP
carrey_NP
does_DOZ
drama_NN
._.
when_CS
i_PP
first_OD
saw_VBD
the_DT
advertisement_NN
for_IN
the_DT
truman_NP
show_NN
,_,
i_PP
thought_VBD
,_,
"_"
what_WDT
a_DT
hilarious_JJ
idea_NN
for_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
!_!
"_"
however_RB
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
an_DT
even_RB
better_JJR
premise_NN
for_IN
a_DT
drama_NN
._.
the_DT
truman_NP
show_NN
takes_VBZ
us_PP
into_IN
a_DT
world_NN
that_CS
revolves_VBZ
around_IN
one_CD
man_NN
._.
that_CS
man_NN
is_BEZ
truman_NP
burbank_NP
(_(
jim_NP
carrey_NP
)_)
._.
truman_NP
has_HVZ
no_DT
clue_NN
what_WDT
is_BEZ
really_RB
going_VBG
on_IN
in_IN
his_PP$
world_NN
and_CC
frankly_RB
,_,
cristof_???
wants_VBZ
to_TO
keep_VB
it_PP
that_CS
way_NN
._.
christof_???
is_BEZ
the_DT
"_"
god_NN
"_"
of_IN
this_DT
made-up_???
world_NN
._.
he_PP
keeps_VBZ
everything_PN
running_JJ
and_CC
gives_VBZ
the_DT
actors_NNS
their_PP$
roles_NNS
._.
there_EX
were_BED
a_DT
few_DT
attempts_NNS
to_IN
tell_VB
truman_NP
about_IN
his_PP$
world_NN
,_,
but_CC
they_PP
failed_VBD
and_CC
life_NN
went_VBD
on_IN
as_IN
normal_JJ
._.
the_DT
opening_NN
parts_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
introduce_VB
to_IN
truman_NP
's_POS
world_NN
._.
we_PP
see_VB
what_WDT
he_PP
is_BEZ
doing_DOG
at_IN
his_PP$
current_JJ
age_NN
,_,
then_RB
we_PP
get_VB
a_DT
flashback_NN
at_IN
his_PP$
past_NN
._.
it_PP
may_MD
seem_VB
a_DT
tad_NN
boring_JJ
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
so_RB
intriguing_JJ
that_CS
you_PP
will_MD
fall_VB
in_IN
love_NN
with_IN
the_DT
film_NN
right_NN
from_IN
the_DT
start_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
can_MD
be_BE
described_VBN
in_IN
one_CD
word_NN
:_:
weird_JJ
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
like_IN
such_DT
a_DT
simple_JJ
idea_NN
,_,
yet_RB
it_PP
is_BEZ
something_PN
that_CS
a_DT
majority_NN
of_IN
us_NP
would_MD
never_RB
think_VB
of_IN
,_,
but_CC
andrew_NP
niccol_NN
did_DOD
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
warped_JJ
idea_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
andrew_NP
's_POS
idea_NN
and_CC
he_PP
did_DOD
wonders_NNS
with_IN
it_PP
._.
jim_NP
carrey_NP
actually_RB
lived_VBD
up_RP
to_IN
the_DT
hype_NN
._.
the_DT
hype_NN
,_,
whether_CS
good_JJ
or_CC
bad_JJ
,_,
always_RB
focused_VBN
on_IN
carrey_NP
's_POS
ability_NN
to_IN
do_DO
drama_NN
._.
no_DT
one_CD
doubted_VBD
how_WRB
extraordinary_JJ
this_DT
film_NN
could_MD
be_BE
,_,
the_DT
only_JJ
thing_NN
they_PP
doubted_VBD
was_BEDZ
carrey_NN
._.
and_CC
he_PP
showed_VBD
them_PP
all_PDT
up_RP
._.
jim_NP
carrey_NP
was_BEDZ
snubbed_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
oscars_NNS
._.
i_PP
do_DO
not_XNOT
think_VB
he_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
best_JJS
actor_NN
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
deserved_VBD
the_DT
nomination_NN
._.
he_PP
plays_VBZ
truman_NP
burbank_NP
,_,
the_DT
unsuspecting_NN
star_NN
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
popular_JJ
television_NN
show_NN
in_IN
the_DT
world_NN
._.
he_PP
has_HVZ
lived_VBN
a_DT
normal_JJ
life_NN
for_IN
almost_RB
thirty_CD
years_NNS
,_,
but_CC
then_RB
strange_JJ
things_NNS
start_VB
happening_VBG
._.
he_PP
ventures_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
wrong_JJ
elevator_NN
._.
a_DT
light_NN
crashes_VBZ
in_IN
front_NN
of_IN
him_PP
._.
his_PP$
father_NN
comes_VBZ
back_RP
and_CC
is_BEZ
then_RB
pulled_VBN
away_RB
._.
we_PP
are_BER
constantly_RB
teased_VBD
with_IN
all_PDT
of_IN
this_DT
and_CC
we_PP
know_VB
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
show_NN
,_,
but_CC
truman_NP
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
._.
and_CC
it_PP
is_BEZ
just_RB
a_DT
constant_JJ
progression_NN
that_CS
never_RB
gets_VBZ
sluggish_JJ
._.
carrey_NP
is_BEZ
able_JJ
to_TO
shed_VB
his_PP$
comedy_NN
to_IN
play_NN
a_DT
major_JJ
role_NN
in_IN
a_DT
major_JJ
drama_NN
._.
laura_NN
linney_NP
is_BEZ
magnificent_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
camera_NN
hungry_JJ
wife_NN
._.
she_PP
plays_VBZ
her_PP$
role_NN
as_IN
advertiser_NN
and_CC
budding_JJ
star_NN
to_IN
a_DT
point_NN
._.
peter_NP
weir_NP
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
make_VB
the_DT
cast_NN
perfect_JJ
,_,
and_CC
their_PP$
flaws_NNS
eventually_RB
lead_VB
to_IN
truman_NP
's_POS
escape_NN
._.
the_DT
story_NN
unfolds_NNS
until_CS
the_DT
show_NN
becomes_VBZ
too_RB
big_JJ
and_CC
everything_PN
crashes_VBZ
down_RP
._.
despite_IN
carrey_NP
's_POS
greatness_NN
,_,
the_DT
best_JJS
performance_NN
in_IN
the_DT
truman_NP
show_NN
undoubtedly_RB
is_BEZ
turned_VBN
in_IN
by_IN
ed_NN
harris_NP
,_,
who_WP
plays_VBZ
the_DT
"_"
god_NN
"_"
of_IN
truman_NP
's_POS
world_NN
._.
he_PP
displays_VBZ
the_DT
pressure_NN
he_PP
is_BEZ
under_IN
,_,
the_DT
world_NN
he_PP
has_HVZ
created_VBN
._.
he_PP
becomes_VBZ
so_RB
paranoid_JJ
that_CS
he_PP
believes_VBZ
he_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
god_NN
and_CC
that_DT
truman_NP
has_HVZ
him_PP
to_TO
thank_VB
for_IN
his_PP$
sham_NN
of_IN
a_DT
life_NN
._.
the_DT
action_NN
moves_VBZ
at_IN
a_DT
good_JJ
pace_NN
,_,
and_CC
rarely_RB
gets_VBZ
sluggish_JJ
._.
but_CC
,_,
the_DT
main_JJ
point_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
how_WRB
it_PP
looks_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
television_NN
show_VB
._.
it_PP
really_RB
makes_VBZ
you_PP
think_VB
._.
maybe_RB
your_PP$
brother_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
actor_NN
,_,
maybe_RB
your_PP$
best_JJS
friend_NN
is_BEZ
in_IN
heated_JJ
contract_NN
negotiations_NNS
to_IN
stay_NN
on_IN
the_DT
show_NN
._.
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
parts_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
are_BER
when_CS
truman_NP
ventures_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
wrong_JJ
elevator_NN
and_CC
sees_VBZ
cast_JJ
members_NNS
drinking_NN
coffee_NN
and_CC
talking_VBG
._.
or_CC
when_CS
truman_NP
tunes_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
wrong_JJ
station_NN
and_CC
hears_VBZ
orders_NNS
being_NN
said_VBD
for_IN
truman_NP
's_POS
arrival_NN
._.
and_CC
when_CS
christof_???
focuses_VBZ
in_IN
on_IN
truman_NP
and_CC
cues_???
the_DT
dramatic_JJ
music_NN
as_IN
marlon_NP
(_(
noah_NP
emmerich_NP
)_)
delivers_VBZ
his_PP$
dramatic_JJ
line_NN
._.
all_PDT
of_IN
these_DT
ideas_NNS
are_BER
just_RB
perfect_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
film_NN
and_CC
extremely_RB
innovative_JJ
._.
i_PP
was_BEDZ
not_XNOT
only_RB
enjoying_VBG
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
overwhelmed_VBN
by_IN
genius_NN
of_IN
it_PP
._.
overall_JJ
,_,
the_DT
truman_NP
show_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
freshest_JJS
and_CC
innovative_JJ
films_NNS
to_IN
come_VB
out_RP
of_IN
hollywood_NP
._.
jim_NP
carrey_NP
shows_VBZ
that_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
just_RB
a_DT
man_NN
of_IN
a_DT
million_NN
faces_NNS
,_,
but_CC
a_DT
legitimate_JJ
actor_NN
who_WP
could_MD
go_VB
down_RP
as_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
._.
andrew_NP
niccol_NN
is_BEZ
responsible_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
screenplay_NN
and_CC
peter_NP
weir_NP
pulled_VBD
it_PP
off_RP
to_IN
perfection_NN
._.
the_DT
truman_NP
show_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
must_NN
see_VB
for_IN
anyone_PN
who_WP
likes_VBZ
movies_NNS
in_IN
general_JJ
because_CS
they_PP
will_MD
be_BE
thoroughly_RB
impressed_VBN
by_IN
this_DT
creative_JJ
film_NN
._.
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