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what_WDT
's_BEZ
shocking_JJ
about_IN
"_"
carlito_NP
's_POS
way_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
how_WRB
good_JJ
it_PP
is_BEZ
._.
having_HVG
gotten_VBN
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
a_DT
bad_JJ
rap_NN
for_IN
not_XNOT
being_BEG
a_DT
big_JJ
box_NN
office_NN
hit_VBD
like_IN
pacino_NP
's_POS
previous_JJ
film_NN
,_,
"_"
scent_NN
of_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
,_,
"_"
and_CC
not_XNOT
having_HVG
as_CS
strong_JJ
a_DT
performance_NN
as_IN
he_PP
did_DOD
in_IN
that_DT
one_CD
(_(
he_PP
had_HVD
just_RB
won_VBN
an_DT
oscar_NP
)_)
,_,
"_"
carlito_NP
's_POS
way_NN
"_"
was_BEDZ
destined_VBN
for_IN
underrated_JJ
heaven_NN
._.
that_CS
's_BEZ
what_WDT
it_PP
is_BEZ
:_:
an_DT
underrated_JJ
gem_NN
of_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
._.
and_CC
what_WDT
a_DT
shame_NN
because_CS
pacino_NP
and_CC
de_NP
palma_???
both_PDT
do_DO
amazing_JJ
jobs_NNS
with_IN
it_PP
,_,
and_CC
turn_VB
it_PP
into_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
piece_NN
of_IN
a_DT
pulpy_???
character_NN
study_NN
._.
"_"
carlito_NP
's_POS
way_NN
"_"
deals_NNS
with_IN
,_,
well_RB
,_,
carlito_NP
brigante_NP
(_(
pacino_NP
)_)
,_,
a_DT
puerto_NP
rican_JJ
ex-drug_NN
kingpin_NP
,_,
who_WP
gets_VBZ
out_RP
of_IN
a_DT
long_JJ
jailterm_JJ
when_CS
his_PP$
coke-addicted_JJ
,_,
curly-haired_JJ
lawyer_NN
(_(
sean_NP
penn_???
)_(
points_NNS
out_RP
a_DT
legal_JJ
technicality_NN
._.
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
carlito_NP
was_BEDZ
actually_RB
awoken_VBN
in_IN
prison_NN
,_,
and_CC
has_HVZ
decided_VBN
to_IN
go_VB
straight_RB
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
really_RB
a_DT
crook_NN
at_IN
heart_NN
._.
carlito_NP
,_,
like_IN
barry_NP
lyndon_NP
,_,
is_BEZ
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
is_BEZ
trapped_VBN
by_IN
fate_NN
at_IN
every_DT
turn_NN
,_,
and_CC
can't_MD
escape_VB
into_IN
something_PN
he_PP
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
._.
carlito_NP
's_POS
attempts_NNS
at_IN
a_DT
clean_JJ
,_,
legal_JJ
life_NN
are_BER
thwarted_VBN
at_IN
nearly_RB
every_DT
turn_NN
._.
when_CS
he_PP
first_OD
gets_VBZ
out_RP
,_,
a_DT
friend_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
ends_NNS
up_RP
leading_JJ
him_PP
into_IN
a_DT
big_JJ
shoot-out_NN
,_,
where_CS
he_PP
has_HVZ
to_TO
kill_VB
a_DT
couple_NN
people_NN
to_IN
survive_VB
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
constantly_RB
getting_VBG
bugged_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
government_NN
to_IN
see_VB
if_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
doing_DOG
anything_PN
illegal_JJ
,_,
and_CC
his_PP$
lawyer_NN
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
neck-deep_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
pile_NN
of_IN
shit_NN
,_,
needing_VBG
him_PP
to_IN
try_NN
and_CC
help_VB
him_PP
out_RP
,_,
which_WDT
includes_VBZ
him_PP
doing_DOG
some_DT
prison_NN
breaking_VBG
._.
carlito_NP
,_,
like_IN
ratso_???
rizzo_NP
,_,
wants_VBZ
to_IN
go_NN
to_IN
miami_NP
(_(
since_IN
,_,
according_VBG
to_IN
film_NN
logic_NN
,_,
that_CS
's_BEZ
where_CS
it_PP
's_BEZ
at_IN
)_(
,_,
but_CC
needs_NNS
some_DT
funding_NN
._.
being_BEG
a_DT
legend_NN
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
quickly_RB
able_JJ
to_IN
get_VB
a_NP
nice_JJ
job_NN
running_VBG
a_DT
big_JJ
dance_NN
club_NN
(_(
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
70s_CD
,_,
by_IN
the_DT
way_NN
,_,
and_CC
since_CS
some_DT
of_IN
this_DT
takes_VBZ
place_NN
in_IN
night_NN
clubs_NNS
,_,
we_PP
get_VB
to_TO
hear_VB
all_PDT
sorts_NNS
of_IN
70s_CD
classics_NNS
,_,
including_IN
several_DT
k_NN
._.
c_NN
._.
and_CC
the_DT
sunshine_NN
band_NN
tunes_NNS
-_-
my_PP$
personal_JJ
favorite_NN
)_)
._.
he_PP
gets_VBZ
a_DT
bodyguard_NN
(_(
the_DT
great_JJ
luis_NP
guzman_NN
,_,
at_IN
his_PP$
best_JJS
)_(
,_,
and_CC
is_BEZ
soon_RB
running_VBG
a_DT
pretty_JJ
good_JJ
business_NN
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
constantly_RB
attracting_JJ
underworld_NN
young_JJ
thugs_NNS
,_,
like_IN
benny_NP
blanco_NP
"_"
from_IN
the_DT
bronx_???
"_"
(_(
john_NP
leguiziamo_NN
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
more_DT
than_CS
once_RB
pointed_VBD
out_RP
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
young_JJ
version_NN
of_IN
carlito_NP
._.
on_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
side_NN
,_,
the_DT
symbol_NN
of_IN
promise_NN
and_CC
hope_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
gail_???
(_(
penelope_JJ
ann_NP
miller_NP
-_-
what_WDT
happened_VBD
to_IN
her_PP$
?_?
)_(
,_,
his_PP$
girlfriend_NN
from_IN
before_IN
prison_NN
._.
she_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
goregeous_JJ
ballerina_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
stripper_NN
,_,
and_CC
soon_RB
carlito_NP
is_BEZ
trying_VBG
to_TO
get_VB
back_RP
with_IN
her_PP$
,_,
and_CC
take_VB
her_PP$
with_IN
him_PP
when_CS
he_PP
finally_RB
leaves_NNS
for_IN
miami_NP
._.
while_CS
this_DT
relationship_NN
is_BEZ
never_RB
fully_RB
defined_VBN
or_CC
anything_PN
,_,
we_PP
get_VB
a_DT
sense_NN
of_IN
love_NN
between_IN
them_PP
,_,
and_CC
they_PP
have_HV
some_DT
truly_RB
interesting_JJ
scenes_NNS
between_IN
them_PP
(_(
she_PP
never_RB
gives_VBZ
him_PP
addresses_NNS
or_CC
locales_NNS
-_-
he_PP
always_RB
has_HVZ
to_TO
track_VB
her_PP$
down_NN
)_)
._.
all_PDT
of_IN
these_DT
elements_NNS
clash_NN
together_RB
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
,_,
in_IN
a_DT
brilliantly_RB
executed_VBN
,_,
emotional_JJ
climax_NN
,_,
which_WDT
is_BEZ
inevitable_JJ
._.
when_CS
i_PP
say_VB
inevitable_JJ
,_,
i_PP
mean_VB
we_PP
see_VB
it_PP
at_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
and_CC
then_RB
backtrack_NN
,_,
putting_VBG
a_DT
great_JJ
spin_NN
on_IN
it_PP
._.
sure_JJ
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
eleveate_VB
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
tension_NN
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
gives_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
depth_NN
,_,
as_CS
carlito_NP
is_BEZ
seen_VBN
trapped_VBN
by_IN
fate_NN
._.
what_WDT
's_BEZ
amazing_JJ
is_BEZ
the_DT
big_JJ
chase_NN
sequence_NN
(_(
amazingly_RB
done_DON
by_IN
de_NP
palma_???
)_(
has_HVZ
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
tension_NN
and_CC
thrills_NNS
._.
like_IN
"_"
apollo_NP
13_CD
,_,
"_"
we_PP
know_VB
what_WDT
's_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
happen_VB
,_,
but_CC
we're_???
still_JJ
thrilled_VBD
by_IN
what_WDT
happens_VBZ
in_IN
the_DT
middle_NN
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
also_RB
very_RB
emotional_JJ
,_,
thanks_NNS
to_IN
a_DT
great_JJ
script_NN
by_IN
david_NP
koepp_???
,_,
and_CC
amazing_JJ
performances_NNS
by_IN
pacino_NP
and_CC
miller_NP
._.
de_NP
palma_???
is_BEZ
famous_JJ
(_(
or_CC
infamous_JJ
)_)
for_IN
lots_NP
of_IN
violence_NN
in_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
._.
his_PP$
earlier_JJR
flim_???
,_,
"_"
scarface_NN
"_"
(_(
which_WDT
starred_VBD
pacino_NP
in_IN
the_DT
lead_NN
)_)
,_,
has_HVZ
a_DT
ton_NN
of_IN
it_PP
,_,
especially_RB
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
(_(
and_CC
a_DT
nasty_JJ
chainsaw_NN
scene_NN
towards_IN
the_DT
beginning_NN
which_WDT
i'm_???
still_JJ
not_XNOT
over_IN
)_(
._.
but_CC
de_NP
palma_???
actually_RB
reigns_VBZ
in_IN
more_DT
quieter_JJR
scenes_NNS
._.
to_IN
me_PP
,_,
the_DT
best_JJS
scene_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
when_CS
carlito_NP
is_BEZ
on_IN
top_NN
of_IN
a_DT
building_NN
,_,
looking_VBG
down_RP
into_IN
the_DT
room_NN
where_CS
gail_???
is_BEZ
doing_DOG
ballet_NN
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
most_DT
brilliantly_RB
done_DON
,_,
and_CC
most_DT
emotionally_RB
stimulating_JJ
scene_NN
in_IN
the_DT
entire_JJ
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
probably_RB
the_DT
best_JJS
in_IN
de_NP
palma_???
film_NN
history_NN
._.
with_IN
a_DT
gorgeous_JJ
soprano_NN
duet_NN
in_IN
the_DT
background_NN
,_,
and_CC
rain_NN
pouring_VBG
down_RP
onto_IN
a_DT
trashcan_JJ
lid_NN
covering_VBG
carlito_NP
's_POS
head_NN
,_,
and_CC
a_DT
saddened_VBN
,_,
remorseful_JJ
look_NN
on_IN
pacino_NP
's_POS
face_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
tear-jerker_NN
(_(
well_RB
,_,
for_IN
me_PP
,_,
i_PP
dunno_???
about_IN
you_PP
._.
._.
._.
)_(
._.
the_DT
acting_JJ
from_IN
all_PDT
is_BEZ
great_JJ
,_,
especially_RB
from_IN
the_DT
three_CD
leads_NNS
._.
pacino_NP
was_BEDZ
panned_VBN
for_IN
his_PP$
performance_NN
,_,
chiefly_RB
because_CS
his_PP$
accent_NN
wasn't_BEDZ
puerto_NP
rican_JJ
enough_RB
and_CC
,_,
well_RB
,_,
it_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
as_IN
"_"
strong_JJ
"_"
as_CS
his_PP$
oscar-winning_NN
role_NN
in_IN
"_"
scent_NN
of_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
._.
"_"
well_RB
,_,
his_PP$
"_"
scent_NN
of_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
"_"
performance_NN
was_BEDZ
great_JJ
and_CC
all_PDT
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
was_BEDZ
nothing_PN
really_RB
but_CC
,_,
as_CS
comic_NN
kevin_NP
pollack_NN
said_VBD
,_,
a_DT
"_"
foghorn_NN
leghorn_NP
impression_NN
._.
"_"
in_IN
"_"
carlito_NP
's_POS
way_NN
,_,
"_"
he_PP
's_BEZ
emotional_JJ
,_,
and_CC
strong_JJ
,_,
despite_IN
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
remorseful_JJ
over_IN
his_PP$
entire_JJ
lifestyle_NN
,_,
which_WDT
he_PP
cannot_NN
change_NN
._.
i_PP
felt_VBD
more_DT
for_IN
carlito_NP
brigante_NP
than_CS
i_PP
did_DOD
for_IN
the_DT
tango-dancing_NN
,_,
insult-throwing_VBG
blind_JJ
guy_NN
in_IN
"_"
scent_NN
of_IN
a_DT
woman_NN
._.
"_"
as_CS
i_PP
said_VBD
,_,
penelope_NP
ann_NP
miller_NP
is_BEZ
great_JJ
,_,
and_CC
she_PP
and_CC
pacino_NP
actually_RB
have_HV
very_RB
good_JJ
chemistry_NN
._.
and_CC
they're_???
scenes_NNS
are_BER
well-written_JJ
,_,
with_IN
some_DT
good_JJ
clever_JJ
dialogue_NN
which_WDT
adds_VBZ
some_DT
interest_NN
to_IN
an_DT
otherwise_RB
bland_JJ
relationship_NN
._.
and_CC
sean_NP
penn_???
is_BEZ
amazing_JJ
as_CS
the_DT
coke-addicted_VBN
rat_NN
attorney_NN
._.
every_DT
scene_NN
he_PP
's_BEZ
in_IN
,_,
he_PP
has_HVZ
great_JJ
energy_NN
,_,
and_CC
even_RB
measures_NNS
up_IN
to_IN
the_DT
greatness_NN
that_CS
is_BEZ
pacino_NN
._.
in_IN
smaller_JJR
roles_NNS
,_,
john_NP
leguiziamo_NN
and_CC
luis_NP
guzman_NN
are_BER
great_JJ
._.
"_"
carlito_NP
's_POS
way_NN
"_"
is_BEZ
one_PN
of_IN
those_DT
films_NNS
which_WDT
you_PP
heard_VBD
about_IN
briefly_RB
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
you_PP
finally_RB
watch_VB
it_PP
,_,
you're_???
absolutely_RB
blown_VBN
away_RB
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
wonderful_JJ
film_NN
,_,
a_DT
highly_RB
underrated_JJ
little_JJ
masterpiece_NN
which_WDT
was_BEDZ
shelved_VBN
after_IN
it_PP
didn't_DOD
do_DO
so_CS
hot_JJ
._.
but_CC
trust_NN
me_PP
and_CC
check_VB
it_PP
out_RP
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
great_JJ
little_JJ
film_NN
,_,
and_CC
proof_NN
that_CS
the_DT
residential_JJ
critics_NNS
and_CC
mass_JJ
populus_NN
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._.
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