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the_DT
characters_NNS
in_IN
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
collectively_RB
sweat_NN
enough_RB
to_IN
fill_NN
lake_NN
erie_???
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
just_RB
the_DT
right_NN
way_NN
to_IN
capture_NN
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
ripe_JJ
atmosphere_NN
of_IN
sensuality_NN
,_,
tension_NN
and_CC
even_RB
farce_NN
._.
this_DT
humid_NN
florida-set_NN
thriller_NN
nurtures_NNS
a_DT
modestly_RB
absurd_JJ
edginess_NN
that_CS
often_RB
winks_VBZ
at_IN
itself_PPX
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
very_RB
much_DT
a_DT
good_JJ
thing_NN
since_CS
the_DT
actors_NNS
and_CC
director_NN
are_BER
in_IN
on_IN
the_DT
joke_NN
._.
as_CS
far_RB
as_CS
set-up_NN
is_BEZ
concerned_JJ
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
is_BEZ
nothing_PN
we_PP
haven't_HV
seen_VBN
before_IN
,_,
but_CC
be_BE
patient_JJ
--_???
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
spins_VBZ
some_DT
pretty_JJ
wicked_JJ
story_NN
twists_NNS
that_CS
we_PP
really_RB
don't_DO
see_VB
coming_JJ
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
not_XNOT
a_DT
classic_JJ
by_IN
any_DT
means_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
sure_JJ
is_BEZ
quite_RB
an_DT
engaging_JJ
surprise_NN
._.
harry_NP
barber_NN
(_(
woody_NP
harrelson_NN
)_)
is_BEZ
fresh_JJ
out_RP
of_IN
prison_NN
,_,
where_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
served_VBN
a_DT
couple_NN
of_IN
years_NNS
for_IN
a_DT
crime_NN
he_PP
didn't_DOD
commit_VB
._.
even_RB
though_CS
he_PP
harbors_NNS
animosity_JJ
towards_IN
the_DT
obtuse_NN
local_JJ
officials_NNS
,_,
harry_NP
's_POS
first_OD
order_NN
of_IN
business_NN
is_BEZ
to_TO
return_VB
to_IN
his_PP$
home_NN
town_NN
of_IN
palmetto_NN
to_IN
be_BE
with_IN
his_PP$
sculptor_NN
girlfriend_NN
nina_NP
(_(
gina_???
gershon_NN
)_(
._.
while_CS
searching_NN
for_IN
work_NN
,_,
he_PP
catches_VBZ
the_DT
eye_NN
of_IN
rhea_???
malroux_???
(_(
elisabeth_NP
shue_???
)_(
,_,
the_DT
mysterious_JJ
sexbomb_NN
wife_NN
of_IN
a_DT
palmetto_NN
millionaire_NN
._.
rhea_???
proposes_VBZ
a_NN
scheme_NN
that'll_???
get_VB
harry_NP
$_???
000_CD
,_,
000_CD
easy_JJ
--_???
to_TO
play_VB
a_DT
small_JJ
part_NN
in_IN
the_DT
staged_JJ
kidnaping_NN
of_IN
her_PP$
jailbait_NN
stepdaughter_NN
odette_NN
(_(
chloe_NP
sevigny_???
)_(
._.
"_"
you_PP
do_DO
like_IN
risks_NNS
,_,
don't_DO
you_PP
,_,
mr_NN
._.
barber_NN
?_?
"_"
rhea_???
alluringly_JJ
coos_???
._.
boys_NNS
,_,
form_NN
a_DT
line_NN
behind_IN
me_PP
._.
part_NN
of_IN
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
's_BEZ
success_NN
can_MD
be_BE
attributed_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
performance_NN
of_IN
elisabeth_NP
shue_???
,_,
who_WP
demonstrates_VBZ
here_RB
that_CS
her_PP
oscar-nominated_VBD
turn_NN
in_IN
"_"
leaving_VBG
las_NP
vegas_NP
"_"
might_MD
merely_RB
be_BE
foreshadowing_VBG
great_JJ
things_NNS
to_IN
come_VB
._.
shue_???
's_BEZ
a_DT
seductive_JJ
,_,
campy_???
delight_NN
,_,
and_CC
pulls_VBZ
off_RP
a_DT
barbara_NP
stanwyck-gloria_NP
swanson_NN
combo_NP
with_IN
admirable_JJ
relish_NN
._.
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
form_NN
a_DT
solid_JJ
ensemble_NN
around_IN
her_PP$
,_,
including_IN
sevigny_???
(_)
"_"
kids_NNS
"_"
)_)
,_,
tantalizingly_RB
slutty_JJ
as_CS
a_DT
teen_NN
tease_VB
,_,
as_CS
well_RB
as_CS
the_DT
ever-likeable_JJ
gershon_NN
,_,
cast_VBN
a_DT
far_RB
cry_VB
from_IN
her_PP$
extreme_JJ
roles_NNS
in_IN
"_"
bound_JJ
"_"
and_CC
"_"
showgirls_NNS
._.
"_"
harrelson_NN
is_BEZ
still_RB
doing_DOG
fine_JJ
follow-up_JJ
work_NN
to_IN
"_"
the_DT
people_NN
vs_IN
._.
larry_NP
flynt_???
._.
"_"
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
does_DOZ
have_HV
its_PP$
share_NN
of_IN
grievances_NNS
._.
harrelson_NN
's_POS
narration_NN
is_BEZ
needless_JJ
,_,
i_PP
suppose_VB
,_,
and_CC
gershon_NP
's_POS
nina_NP
cries_NNS
to_IN
be_BE
meatier_FW
than_CS
she_PP
ultimately_RB
is_BEZ
._.
one_PN
of_IN
the_DT
plot_NN
's_POS
unexpected_JJ
angles_NNS
--_???
that_CS
harry_NP
is_BEZ
asked_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
police_NNS
to_IN
become_VB
the_DT
press_NN
liaison_NN
for_IN
the_DT
very_RB
crime_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
he_PP
's_BEZ
involved_JJ
--_???
could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
played_VBN
a_DT
little_JJ
better_JJR
._.
there_EX
are_BER
moments_NNS
when_CS
you_PP
question_NN
the_DT
tone_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
's_BEZ
never_RB
so_RB
unstable_JJ
that_CS
it_PP
deserves_VBZ
the_DT
reproach_NN
it_PP
's_BEZ
been_BEN
receiving_JJ
from_IN
most_DT
other_JJ
critics_NNS
._.
if_CS
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
didn't_DOD
want_VB
to_TO
be_BE
laughed_VBN
at_IN
,_,
would_MD
it_PP
really_RB
have_HV
tacked_VBN
on_IN
a_DT
climax_NN
that_CS
plays_VBZ
like_IN
a_DT
live-action_NP
"_"
who_WP
framed_JJ
roger_NP
rabbit_NN
"_"
?_?
although_CS
a_DT
few_DT
elements_NNS
can_MD
be_BE
questioned_VBN
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
works_NN
well_RB
on_IN
its_PP$
own_DT
terms_NNS
._.
thanks_NNS
to_IN
a_DT
juicy_JJ
cast_NN
--_???
especially_RB
shue_???
--_???
and_CC
the_DT
nifty_JJ
material_NN
approach_NN
from_IN
director_NN
volker_NP
schlondorff_???
(_(
you_PP
remember_VB
him_PP
from_IN
last_OD
summer_NN
's_POS
suddenly_RB
re-popular_JJ
"_"
the_DT
tin_NN
drum_NN
,_,
"_"
right_NN
?_?
)_)
,_,
everything_PN
runs_VBZ
smoothly_RB
._.
and_CC
for_IN
fans_NNS
of_IN
revelation-heavy_JJ
endings_NNS
,_,
this_DT
film_NN
's_POS
got_VBD
a_DT
few_DT
shocks_NNS
in_IN
store_NN
that_CS
i_PP
won't_MD
even_RB
dream_VB
of_IN
revealing_VBG
._.
"_"
palmetto_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
generous_JJ
amount_NN
of_IN
fun_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
,_,
and_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
all_RB
you_PP
need_VB
to_TO
know_VB
._.
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