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edward_NP
zwick_NP
's_POS
"_"
the_DT
siege_NN
"_"
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it_PP
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convincingly_RB
answer_VB
or_CC
even_RB
clearly_RB
articulate_JJ
._.
its_PP$
subject_NN
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the_DT
rising_JJ
threat_NN
of_IN
terrorism_NN
in_IN
american_JJ
cities_NNS
._.
denzel_???
washington_NP
is_BEZ
anthony_NP
"_"
hub_NN
"_"
hubbard_NP
,_,
who_WP
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the_DT
fbi_NP
's_POS
anti-terrorism_NN
task_NN
force_NN
in_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
._.
his_PP$
investigation_NN
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arab_JJ
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cells_NNS
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when_CS
suicide_NN
bombers_NNS
take_VB
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a_DT
busload_NN
of_IN
people_NN
._.
hub_NN
focuses_VBZ
on_IN
a_DT
mysterious_JJ
cia_NP
operative_JJ
(_(
annette_NN
bening_NN
)_)
,_,
whose_WP$
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by_IN
both_PDT
"_"
elise_NN
"_"
and_CC
"_"
sharon_NP
._.
"_"
as_CS
the_DT
terrorist_NN
attacks_NNS
continue_VB
and_CC
the_DT
body_NN
count_NN
rises_NNS
,_,
the_DT
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of_IN
martial_JJ
law_NN
is_BEZ
raised_VBN
._.
enter_VB
general_JJ
devereaux_NNS
(_(
bruce_NP
willis_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
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martial_JJ
law_NN
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,_,
as_CS
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the_DT
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the_DT
army_NN
,_,
begins_VBZ
herding_VBG
arab_JJ
immigrants_NNS
into_IN
a_DT
prison_NN
camp_NN
and_CC
attacking_VBG
every_DT
link_NN
that_CS
hub_NN
uncovers_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
terrorist_NN
chain_NN
._.
hub_NN
listens_VBZ
as_IN
devereaux_NP
tortures_NNS
and_CC
murders_NNS
a_DT
suspect_NN
._.
the_DT
future_NN
zwick_NN
and_CC
screenwriter_NN
lawrence_NP
wright_NP
offer_NN
is_BEZ
all_PDT
too_RB
possible_JJ
._.
what_WDT
would_MD
happen_VB
,_,
they_PP
ask_VB
,_,
if_CS
terrorism_NN
became_VBD
as_CS
much_DT
a_DT
fact_NN
of_IN
daily_JJ
life_NN
in_IN
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york_NP
as_IN
it_PP
is_BEZ
in_IN
cities_NNS
like_IN
beirut_NP
and_CC
belfast_NP
?_?
what_WDT
would_MD
happen_VB
to_IN
our_PP$
civil_JJ
liberties_NNS
if_CS
soldiers_NNS
patrol_NN
our_PP$
streets_NNS
with_IN
machine_NN
guns_NNS
?_?
these_DT
questions_NNS
"_"
the_DT
siege_NN
"_"
answers_NNS
in_IN
realistic_JJ
detail_NN
._.
it_PP
implies_VBZ
tougher_JJR
ones_NNS
,_,
though_CS
:_:
what_WDT
can_MD
be_BE
done_DON
to_TO
combat_VB
terrorism_NN
without_IN
sacrificing_VBG
justice_NN
and_CC
freedom_NN
?_?
if_CS
we_PP
encourage_VB
terrorism_NN
abroad_RB
(_(
from_IN
bening_VBG
's_NNS
character_NN
we_PP
discover_VB
that_CS
the_DT
cia_NP
trained_JJ
the_DT
bombers_NNS
)_)
,_,
will_MD
it_PP
inevitably_RB
come_VB
back_RP
to_IN
us_NP
?_?
"_"
siege_NN
"_"
avoids_VBZ
the_DT
tougher_JJR
questions_NNS
by_IN
endowing_VBG
its_PP$
hero_NN
,_,
hub_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
uncompromising_JJ
sense_NN
of_IN
clear_JJ
right_NN
and_CC
wrong_JJ
._.
this_DT
comforting_JJ
fantasy_NN
of_IN
sir_NN
galahad_NP
confronting_VBG
the_DT
evils_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
modern_JJ
world_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
escape_NN
from_IN
the_DT
thought-provoking_NN
issues_NNS
the_DT
movie_NN
raises_VBZ
._.
still_RB
,_,
zwick_NP
deserves_VBZ
credit_NN
for_IN
at_IN
least_DT
addressing_VBG
the_DT
issue_NN
with_IN
as_IN
much_DT
realism_NN
as_IN
he_PP
does_DOZ
where_CS
so_CS
many_DT
movies_NNS
(_(
willis_NP
'_"
"_"
die_VB
hard_JJ
"_"
series_NN
,_,
for_IN
example_NN
)_)
offer_NN
only_RB
a_DT
comic-book_NN
view_NN
on_IN
terrorism_NN
._.