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let_VB
me_PP
start_VB
off_RP
by_IN
saying_VBG
that_DT
leading_JJ
up_RP
to_IN
the_DT
release_NN
of_IN
the_DT
latest_JJS
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
i_PP
really_RB
wasn't_BEDZ
looking_VBG
forward_RB
to_IN
it_PP
as_CS
much_DT
as_IN
i_PP
have_HV
with_IN
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
previous_JJ
films_NNS
._.
i'm_???
not_XNOT
sure_JJ
if_CS
it_PP
was_BEDZ
the_DT
fairly_RB
lackluster_NN
trailers_NNS
or_CC
the_DT
ever-present_JJ
dread_NN
that_CS
the_DT
next_OD
film_NN
will_MD
fall_VB
back_RP
into_IN
the_DT
miserable_JJ
ways_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
timothy_NP
dalton_NP
years_NNS
._.
i'm_???
happy_JJ
to_TO
report_VB
that_DT
any_DT
doubts_NNS
were_BED
erased_VBN
after_IN
about_IN
the_DT
first_OD
10_CD
minutes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
by_IN
that_DT
point_NN
,_,
it_PP
was_BEDZ
evident_JJ
that_CS
mr_NN
._.
bond_NN
was_BEDZ
back_RP
with_IN
a_DT
vengeance_NN
._.
all_PDT
doubts_NNS
would_MD
have_HV
probably_RB
been_BEN
erased_VBN
sooner_RBR
except_CS
for_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
the_DT
first_OD
ten_CD
minutes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
weren't_BED
exactly_RB
a_DT
pleasant_JJ
experience_NN
._.
it_PP
seems_VBZ
that_CS
nobody_PN
told_VBD
the_DT
geniuses_NNS
working_VBG
at_IN
the_DT
theater_NN
that_CS
the_DT
house_NN
lights_NNS
are_BER
supposed_JJ
to_TO
be_BE
turned_VBN
off_IN
when_CS
the_DT
movie_NN
starts_VBZ
._.
it_PP
took_VBD
a_DT
reminder_NN
from_IN
an_DT
audience_NN
member_NN
to_IN
clue_NN
them_PP
in_IN
._.
i_PP
guess_VB
they_PP
can_MD
be_BE
excused_VBN
though_CS
,_,
taking_VBG
tickets_NNS
and_CC
cleaning_NN
up_RP
popcorn_JJ
between_IN
shows_NNS
is_BEZ
extremely_RB
taxing_JJ
on_IN
the_DT
brain_NN
._.
anyway_RB
,_,
after_IN
somebody_PN
remembered_VBD
what_WDT
the_DT
light_NN
switch_NN
was_BEDZ
for_IN
,_,
i_PP
settled_VBD
in_IN
for_IN
bond_NN
._.
i_PP
think_VB
the_DT
most_DT
noticeable_JJ
aspect_NN
of_IN
this_DT
,_,
the_DT
19th_CD
film_NN
in_IN
the_DT
series_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
that_CS
it_PP
really_RB
goes_VBZ
back_RP
to_IN
the_DT
almost_RB
tongue_NN
in_IN
cheek_NN
style_NN
of_IN
the_DT
roger_NP
moore_NP
films_NNS
._.
there_EX
were_BED
probably_RB
more_RBR
one-liners_NP
in_CD
this_DT
movie_NN
than_CS
in_IN
the_DT
last_OD
several_DT
combined_JJ
._.
and_CC
bond_NN
's_POS
last_OD
one-liner_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
about_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
._.
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
enough_RB
also_RB
contained_VBN
perhaps_RB
the_DT
most_DT
action_NN
of_IN
any_DT
movie_NN
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
._.
everything_PN
from_IN
wild_JJ
boat_NN
chases_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
usual_JJ
assortment_NN
of_IN
cool_JJ
bond_NN
gadgets_NNS
trotted_VBD
out_RP
just_RB
when_CS
there_EX
seems_VBZ
to_TO
be_BE
no_DT
way_NN
out_RP
for_IN
007_CD
._.
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
,_,
the_DT
action_NN
sequences_NNS
worked_VBD
very_RB
well_RB
._.
although_CS
,_,
there_EX
were_BED
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
times_NNS
that_CS
i_PP
thought_VBD
some_DT
things_NNS
were_BED
a_DT
bit_NN
over_IN
the_DT
top_NN
,_,
even_RB
for_IN
a_DT
bond_NN
film_NN
._.
i_PP
think_VB
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
blame_NN
can_MD
be_BE
laid_VBN
at_IN
the_DT
feet_NNS
of_IN
director_NN
michael_NP
apted_NP
._.
while_CS
he_PP
did_DOD
a_DT
good_JJ
job_NN
for_IN
the_DT
most_DT
part_NN
,_,
there_EX
were_BED
points_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
specifically_RB
during_IN
action_NN
sequences_NNS
,_,
that_CS
he_PP
seemed_VBD
to_IN
loose_JJ
site_NN
of_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
making_VBG
essentially_RB
an_DT
action_NN
film_NN
._.
most_DT
noticeably_RB
sequences_NNS
on_IN
a_DT
snow_NN
covered_VBN
mountain_NN
and_CC
one_CD
involving_VBG
bond_NN
getting_VBG
through_IN
a_DT
closing_NN
door_NN
looked_VBD
like_IN
apted_NP
thought_VBD
he_PP
was_BEDZ
filming_VBG
some_DT
sort_NN
of_IN
high_JJ
brow_NN
art_NN
movie_NN
._.
he_PP
almost_RB
seemed_VBD
like_IN
he_PP
didn't_DOD
know_VB
what_WDT
he_PP
was_BEDZ
doing_DOG
._.
but_NP
they_PP
were_BED
brief_JJ
scenes_NNS
and_CC
really_RB
shouldn't_???
take_VB
away_JJ
from_IN
the_DT
otherwise_RB
solid_JJ
job_NN
that_CS
apted_NP
did_DOD
in_IN
directing_VBG
._.
if_CS
you_PP
have_HV
ever_RB
seen_VBN
a_DT
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
you_PP
won't_MD
be_BE
shocked_JJ
to_TO
learn_VB
that_DT
plot_NN
has_HVZ
never_RB
been_BEN
their_PP$
strong_JJ
suit_NN
._.
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
enough_RB
is_BEZ
no_DT
exception_NN
._.
this_DT
time_NN
we_PP
have_HV
yet_RB
another_DT
over_IN
villain_NN
that_CS
bond_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
stop_VB
for_IN
the_DT
good_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
world_NN
._.
007_CD
matches_NNS
wits_NNS
with_IN
the_DT
terrorist_NN
renard_NN
(_(
robert_NP
carlyle_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
a_DT
bullet_NN
lodged_VBN
in_IN
his_PP$
brain_NN
that_CS
makes_VBZ
him_PP
impervious_JJ
to_TO
pain_NN
._.
why_WRB
this_DT
point_NN
is_BEZ
included_VBN
is_BEZ
beyond_IN
me_PP
._.
they_PP
took_VBD
great_JJ
pains_NNS
to_IN
explain_VB
his_PP$
condition_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
only_RB
came_VBD
up_RP
later_RBR
in_CD
the_DT
movie_NN
as_IN
a_DT
scene_NN
that_CS
can_MD
only_RB
be_BE
described_VBN
as_IN
looking_VBG
like_IN
an_DT
afterthought_NN
._.
anyway_RB
,_,
renard_NP
,_,
like_IN
the_DT
typical_JJ
terrorist_NN
that_CS
he_PP
is_BEZ
,_,
is_BEZ
bent_VBN
on_IN
some_DT
harebrained_JJ
scheme_NN
involving_VBG
a_DT
mid-east_NN
oil_NN
pipeline_NN
._.
i_PP
guess_VB
world_NN
domination_NN
just_RB
isn't_BEZ
as_CS
attractive_JJ
to_IN
terrorists_NNS
as_IN
a_DT
money_NN
making_VBG
venture_NN
anymore_RB
._.
bond_NN
is_BEZ
brought_VBN
in_IN
to_IN
protect_VB
the_DT
pipeline_NN
's_POS
owner_NN
,_,
elektra_NP
king_NN
(_(
sophie_NP
marceau_NN
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
the_DT
daughter_NN
of_IN
one_CD
of_IN
renard_NP
's_POS
recent_JJ
victims_NNS
._.
along_IN
the_DT
way_NN
,_,
bond_NN
has_HVZ
to_TO
enlist_VB
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
a_DT
nuclear_JJ
scientist_NN
,_,
dr_NN
._.
christmas_NN
jones_NP
(_(
denise_NP
richards_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
old_JJ
rival_NN
valentin_NP
zukovsky_NP
(_(
robert_NP
carlyle_NP
)_)
._.
like_IN
all_PDT
bond_NN
films_NNS
,_,
you_PP
basically_RB
just_RB
have_HV
to_TO
suspend_VB
disbelief_NN
over_IN
the_DT
plot_NN
,_,
since_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
ridiculous_JJ
beyond_IN
words_NNS
._.
my_PP$
biggest_JJS
complaint_NN
would_MD
be_BE
that_DT
it_NN
was_BEDZ
about_IN
the_DT
most_DT
disjointed_JJ
of_IN
any_DT
of_IN
the_DT
bond_NN
films_NNS
._.
there_EX
was_BEDZ
at_IN
least_DT
one_CD
point_NN
that_CS
i_PP
had_HVD
to_TO
stop_VB
and_CC
try_VB
to_IN
remember_VB
why_WRB
bond_NN
was_BEDZ
where_CS
he_PP
was_BEDZ
and_CC
why_WRB
he_PP
was_BEDZ
doing_DOG
what_WDT
he_PP
was_BEDZ
doing_DOG
._.
the_DT
buddy_JJ
that_CS
i_PP
saw_VBD
the_DT
movie_NN
with_IN
was_BEDZ
completely_RB
confused_JJ
over_IN
an_DT
earlier_RBR
kidnapping_NN
of_IN
marceau_NN
's_POS
character_NN
._.
it_PP
was_BEDZ
alluded_VBN
to_IN
earlier_JJR
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
briefly_RB
--_???
although_CS
not_XNOT
included_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
later_RBR
,_,
it_PP
became_VBD
a_DT
big_JJ
part_NN
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
and_CC
left_VBD
him_PP
with_IN
the_DT
distinct_JJ
feeling_NN
that_CS
he_PP
had_HVD
missed_VBN
something_PN
._.
but_CC
because_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
a_DT
bond_NN
film_NN
,_,
the_DT
beautiful_JJ
women_NNS
and_CC
nifty_JJ
gadgets_NNS
seem_VB
to_IN
make_NN
you_PP
forget_VB
about_IN
script_NN
problems_NNS
quite_RB
quickly_RB
._.
after_IN
all_PDT
,_,
it_PP
isn't_BEZ
shakespeare_NP
._.
how_WRB
about_RB
the_DT
cast_NN
?_?
brosnan_NP
seems_VBZ
to_IN
get_VB
better_JJR
with_IN
each_DT
of_IN
his_PP$
appearances_NNS
as_IN
007_CD
._.
i_PP
grew_VBD
up_RP
with_IN
the_DT
roger_NP
moore_NP
version_NN
of_IN
bond_NN
,_,
so_RB
i_PP
really_RB
enjoyed_VBD
the_DT
lighter_NN
style_NN
that_CS
brosnan_NP
brings_VBZ
to_IN
the_DT
character_NN
._.
judi_???
dench_NP
,_,
as_CS
m_NN
,_,
had_HVD
a_DT
bigger_JJR
role_NN
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
than_CS
in_IN
her_PP$
two_CD
previous_JJ
appearances_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
role_NN
._.
she_PP
brought_VBD
the_DT
talent_NN
with_IN
her_PP$
that_DT
one_CD
would_MD
expect_VB
from_IN
an_DT
oscar_NP
winner_NN
._.
robbie_NP
coltrane_NP
was_BEDZ
easily_RB
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
parts_NNS
in_IN
goldeneye_NN
,_,
so_RB
it_PP
was_BEDZ
nice_JJ
to_TO
see_VB
his_PP$
russian_JJ
mobster_NN
character_NN
revived_VBN
in_IN
this_DT
movie_NN
._.
coltrane_NP
gets_VBZ
more_DT
screen_NN
time_NN
,_,
which_WDT
simply_RB
leads_VBZ
to_IN
him_PP
stealing_VBG
even_RB
more_DT
scenes_NNS
._.
then_RB
there_EX
are_BER
the_DT
bond_NN
girls_NNS
._.
sophie_NP
marceau_NN
might_MD
be_BE
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
beautiful_JJ
actresses_NNS
working_VBG
today_RB
._.
there_EX
is_BEZ
just_RB
something_PN
about_IN
her_PP$
breathtaking_JJ
eyes_NNS
that_CS
makes_VBZ
her_PP$
a_DT
natural_JJ
to_IN
play_NN
the_DT
innocent_JJ
victim_NN
._.
those_DT
that_DT
saw_VBD
her_PP$
in_IN
braveheart_NP
know_VB
she_PP
is_BEZ
more_DT
than_CS
just_RB
a_DT
pretty_JJ
face_NN
._.
marceau_NN
may_MD
be_BE
the_DT
most_DT
talented_JJ
actress_NN
to_IN
ever_RB
play_NN
a_DT
bond_NN
love_NN
interest_NN
._.
then_RB
we_PP
have_HV
denise_NP
richards_NP
._.
there_EX
was_BEDZ
no_DT
doubt_NN
in_IN
my_PP$
mind_NN
that_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
cast_VBN
exclusively_RB
for_IN
her_PP$
looks_NNS
._.
and_CC
after_IN
you_PP
see_VB
the_DT
outfits_NNS
she_PP
wears_VBZ
,_,
you_PP
won't_MD
have_HV
any_DT
trouble_NN
guessing_VBG
what_WDT
part_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
anatomy_NN
caught_VBD
the_DT
producer_NN
's_POS
eyes_NNS
._.
i_PP
was_BEDZ
pleasantly_RB
surprised_JJ
to_IN
find_NN
that_CS
she_PP
really_RB
did_DOD
a_DT
good_JJ
job_NN
playing_VBG
a_DT
nuclear_JJ
scientist_NN
._.
admittedly_RB
,_,
there_EX
was_BEDZ
one_PN
point_NN
that_CS
the_DT
audience_NN
snickered_VBN
a_DT
bit_NN
at_IN
one_CD
of_IN
her_PP$
technical_JJ
lines_NNS
of_IN
dialogue_NN
,_,
but_CC
other_JJ
than_CS
that_DT
she_PP
stacks_NNS
up_IN
(_(
no_DT
pun_???
intended_JJ
)_(
to_IN
her_PP$
bond_NN
girl_NN
predecessors_NNS
nicely_RB
._.
i_PP
must_MD
say_VB
that_DT
the_DT
biggest_JJS
disappointment_NN
was_BEDZ
robert_NP
carlyle_NP
's_POS
character_NN
._.
while_CS
carlyle_NP
did_DOD
a_DT
fine_JJ
job_NN
with_IN
the_DT
material_NN
that_CS
he_PP
had_HVD
,_,
his_PP$
character_NN
just_RB
never_RB
worked_VBN
for_IN
me_PP
._.
the_DT
producers_NNS
tried_VBD
very_RB
hard_JJ
to_IN
add_VB
more_DT
complexity_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
just_RB
never_RB
quite_RB
got_VBN
off_IN
the_DT
ground_NN
._.
i_PP
guess_VB
i_PP
was_BEDZ
hoping_VBG
for_IN
a_DT
bit_NN
more_DT
regarding_IN
the_DT
whole_JJ
impervious_JJ
to_IN
pain_NN
aspect_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
writers_NNS
decided_VBD
to_TO
play_VB
up_RP
the_DT
emotional_JJ
side_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
._.
this_DT
might_MD
have_HV
worked_VBN
well_RB
in_IN
another_DT
movie_NN
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
don't_DO
go_VB
to_IN
see_NN
bond_NN
movies_NNS
for_IN
their_PP$
deep_JJ
characterizations_NNS
._.
last_OD
,_,
but_CC
not_XNOT
least_RBS
,_,
we_PP
have_HV
desmond_IN
llewelyn_NP
as_IN
q_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
17th_CD
appearance_NN
for_IN
llewelyn_NP
as_IN
bond_NN
's_POS
gadget_NN
guy_NN
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
is_BEZ
as_IN
good_JJ
as_CS
ever_RB
._.
although_CS
his_PP$
screen_NN
time_NN
has_HVZ
grown_VBN
far_RB
more_DT
limited_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
past_NN
few_DT
films_NNS
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
still_RB
a_DT
treat_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
._.
rumors_NNS
abound_VB
that_CS
this_DT
may_MD
be_BE
his_PP$
last_OD
appearance_NN
in_IN
the_DT
role_NN
._.
he_PP
says_VBZ
future_NN
appearances_NNS
are_BER
up_RP
to_TO
a_DT
higher_JJR
power_NN
._.
the_DT
producers_NNS
have_HV
introduced_VBN
his_PP$
protege_NN
and_CC
future_NN
replacement_NN
,_,
a_DT
bumbling_VBG
and_CC
somewhat_RB
pompous_JJ
character_NN
played_VBD
by_IN
comedy_NN
master_NN
john_NP
cleese_JJ
._.
while_CS
we_PP
don't_DO
see_VB
much_DT
of_IN
him_PP
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
i_PP
think_VB
it_PP
is_BEZ
fair_JJ
to_TO
say_VB
that_DT
desmond_NN
llewelyn_NP
's_POS
legacy_NN
,_,
whenever_WRB
it_PP
is_BEZ
passed_VBN
on_IN
,_,
will_NN
be_BE
in_IN
very_RB
capable_JJ
hands_NNS
._.
so_RB
how_WRB
does_DOZ
it_PP
stack_VB
up_RP
?_?
despite_IN
some_DT
problems_NNS
,_,
the_DT
world_NN
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
enough_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
very_RB
entertaining_JJ
movie_NN
._.
and_CC
,_,
all_RB
things_NNS
considered_VBN
,_,
what_WDT
problems_NNS
it_PP
does_DOZ
have_HV
are_BER
small_JJ
compared_VBD
to_TO
some_DT
that_CS
have_HV
plagued_VBN
earlier_RBR
bond_NN
movies_NNS
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
easily_RB
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
the_DT
brosnan_NP
films_NNS
._.
it_PP
may_MD
even_RB
be_BE
the_DT
best_JJS
of_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
series_NN
,_,
certainly_RB
in_IN
the_DT
top_NN
3_CD
._.
one_CD
thing_NN
is_BEZ
for_IN
sure_JJ
,_,
even_RB
after_IN
19_CD
movies_NNS
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
still_RB
plenty_PN
of_IN
life_NN
left_VBD
in_IN
the_DT
james_NP
bond_NN
series_NN
._.
here_RB
's_POS
looking_JJ
forward_RB
to_TO
bond_VB
number_NN
20_CD
._.