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david_NP
lynch_NN
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"_"
blue_JJ
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"_"
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,_,
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flowers_NNS
and_CC
happy_JJ
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mowing_NN
their_PP$
lawns_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
seemingly_RB
perfect_JJ
american_JJ
town_NN
._.
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,_,
what_WDT
lies_VBZ
inside_IN
this_DT
nominally_RB
safe_JJ
atmosphere_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
"_"
strange_JJ
world_NN
"_"
of_IN
drug_NN
dealers_NNS
,_,
sadists_NNS
,_,
and_CC
murderers_NNS
._.
the_DT
opening_NN
and_CC
closing_NN
shots_NNS
are_BER
a_DT
wonderful_JJ
contrast_NN
to_IN
the_DT
rest_NN
of_IN
the_DT
gloomy_JJ
,_,
disturbing_JJ
film_NN
._.
they_PP
show_VB
not_XNOT
to_TO
make_VB
assumptions_NNS
from_IN
first_OD
glance_NN
and_CC
that_DT
oddness_NN
is_BEZ
common_JJ
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all_PDT
places_NNS
under_IN
all_PDT
circumstances_NNS
._.
odd_JJ
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a_DT
perfect_JJ
adjective_JJ
to_IN
describe_VB
this_RB
film_NN
,_,
its_PP$
characters_NNS
,_,
its_PP$
direction_NN
,_,
and_CC
its_PP$
story_NN
._.
thankfully_RB
,_,
the_DT
obscurity_NN
that_CS
"_"
blue_JJ
velvet_NN
"_"
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on_IN
is_BEZ
enough_DT
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make_VB
this_DT
film_NN
enjoyable_JJ
._.
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its_PP$
elements_NNS
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so_RB
originally_RB
weird_JJ
,_,
you_PP
never_RB
know_VB
what_WDT
will_MD
happen_VB
next_OD
._.
this_DT
is_BEZ
the_DT
main_JJ
goal_NN
of_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
;_;
to_IN
be_BE
spontaneous_JJ
and_CC
surprising_JJ
._.
"_"
blue_JJ
velvet_NN
"_"
miracuously_RB
succeeds_VBZ
at_IN
this_DT
even_RB
though_CS
it_PP
contains_VBZ
mediocre_JJ
acting_NN
._.
lynch_JJ
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such_DT
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hypnotic_JJ
world_NN
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it_PP
is_BEZ
hard_JJ
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resist_VB
his_PP$
style_NN
of_IN
story_NN
telling_VBG
._.
the_DT
film_NN
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off_IN
with_IN
the_DT
discovery_NN
of_IN
a_DT
severed_JJ
ear_NN
by_IN
a_DT
college_NN
boy_NN
(_(
kyle_???
maclachlan_JJ
)_(
._.
from_IN
this_DT
point_NN
maclachlan_NP
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
involved_JJ
with_IN
a_DT
lounge_NN
singer_NN
(_(
isabella_NP
rossellinia_NP
)_)
who_WP
has_HVZ
lost_VBN
her_PP$
son_NN
and_CC
husband_NN
to_IN
a_DT
kidnapping_NN
._.
the_DT
plot_NN
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detailed_JJ
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the_DT
aforementioned_JJ
and_CC
this_DT
is_BEZ
what_WDT
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david_NP
lynch_NN
's_POS
story_NN
telling_VBG
so_RB
amazing_JJ
._.
maclachlan_NP
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involved_JJ
in_IN
a_DT
forbidden_VBN
relationship_NN
,_,
in_IN
another_DT
relationship_NN
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could_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
taken_VBN
straight_RB
out_RP
of_IN
a_DT
high_JJ
school_NN
flick_NN
,_,
and_CC
he_PP
is_BEZ
put_VBN
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the_DT
shoes_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
drug_NN
dealer_NN
who_WP
has_HVZ
some_DT
wild_JJ
adventures_NNS
with_IN
some_DT
wild_JJ
friends_NNS
._.
through_IN
these_DT
multiple_JJ
stories_NNS
,_,
maclachlan_NP
lives_NNS
multiple_JJ
lives_NNS
and_CC
as_IN
we_PP
follow_VB
maclachlan_NP
,_,
we_PP
are_BER
introduced_VBN
to_IN
a_DT
variety_NN
of_IN
interesting_JJ
subplots_NNS
._.
lynch_JJ
masterfully_RB
builds_VBZ
these_DT
subplots_NNS
but_CC
he_PP
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
piece_NN
them_PP
all_PDT
together_RB
in_IN
the_DT
very_RB
end_NN
and_CC
make_VB
a_DT
convenient_JJ
crowd_NN
pleasing_JJ
conclusion_NN
._.
instead_RB
he_PP
leaves_VBZ
some_DT
ambiguity_NN
and_CC
forces_NNS
those_DT
curious_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
get_VB
the_DT
real_JJ
meaning_NN
to_IN
watch_NN
the_DT
film_NN
several_DT
several_DT
times_NNS
._.
lynch_JJ
has_HVZ
been_BEN
known_VBN
to_IN
do_DO
this_DT
with_IN
a_DT
number_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
films_NNS
meaning_NN
he_PP
may_MD
be_BE
too_RB
esoteric_JJ
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some_DT
hoping_VBG
to_IN
get_VB
a_NP
hollywood_NP
ending_NN
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the_DT
good_JJ
guy_NN
gets_VBZ
the_DT
girl_NN
and_CC
everything_PN
turns_VBZ
out_RP
fine_JJ
._.
however_RB
,_,
for_IN
fans_NNS
of_IN
odd_JJ
difficult_JJ
indies_NPS
,_,
"_"
blue_JJ
velvet_NN
"_"
could_MD
be_BE
just_RB
what_WDT
they_PP
are_BER
looking_VBG
for_IN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
very_RB
hard_JJ
to_IN
discuss_VB
"_"
blue_JJ
velvet_NN
"_"
without_IN
discussing_VBG
the_DT
performance_NN
of_IN
dennis_NP
hopper_NN
's_POS
sadistic_JJ
frank_NP
._.
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
other_JJ
actors_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
were_BED
not_XNOT
very_RB
memorable_JJ
._.
kyle_???
maclachlan_NN
lacked_VBD
one_CD
important_JJ
aspect_NN
for_IN
his_PP$
role_NN
,_,
a_DT
personality_NN
._.
laura_NN
dern_???
was_BEDZ
consistently_RB
annoying_VBG
._.
but_CC
dennis_NP
hopper_NN
stole_VBD
every_DT
scene_NN
he_PP
was_BEDZ
in_IN
._.
his_PP$
evil_NN
character_NN
was_BEDZ
just_RB
plain_JJ
old_JJ
frightening_JJ
in_IN
his_PP$
mannerisms_NNS
from_IN
his_PP$
obsession_NN
to_IN
velvet_NN
to_IN
his_PP$
incessant_JJ
breathing_NN
from_IN
a_DT
gas_NN
mask_NN
._.
frank_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
character_NN
that_CS
comes_VBZ
along_IN
once_RB
in_IN
a_DT
blue_JJ
moon_NN
._.
many_DT
producers_NNS
know_VB
this_DT
and_CC
have_HV
inevitably_RB
begun_VBN
to_IN
typecast_NN
hopper_NN
as_IN
the_DT
bad_JJ
guy_NN
._.
just_RB
like_IN
his_PP$
villain_NN
in_IN
"_"
speed_NN
"_"
,_,
hopper_NN
is_BEZ
over_IN
the_DT
edge_NN
with_IN
cursing_VBG
and_CC
screaming_VBG
every_DT
chance_NN
he_PP
has_HVZ
to_TO
speak_VB
._.
this_DT
harshness_NN
is_BEZ
exactly_RB
what_WDT
frank_NP
is_BEZ
,_,
so_RB
weird_JJ
and_CC
twisted_JJ
that_CS
it_PP
is_BEZ
hard_JJ
not_XNOT
to_TO
look_VB
at_IN
him_PP
,_,
even_RB
if_CS
he_PP
theatens_NNS
you_PP
to_TO
look_VB
away_RB
._.
"_"
blue_JJ
velvet_NN
"_"
has_HVZ
characters_NNS
and_CC
stories_NNS
you_PP
will_MD
never_RB
see_VB
in_IN
a_DT
movie_NN
again_RB
._.
for_IN
this_DT
sole_JJ
reason_NN
it_PP
is_BEZ
recommended_VBN
._.
but_CC
also_RB
see_VB
it_PP
to_IN
admire_VB
lynch_NP
's_POS
obsession_NN
to_IN
avoid_VB
the_DT
norm_NN
._.
even_RB
if_CS
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
little_JJ
too_RB
weird_JJ
for_IN
you_PP
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
hard_JJ
not_XNOT
to_TO
congratulate_VB
a_DT
guy_NN
for_IN
trying_VBG
something_PN
new_JJ
and_CC
sticking_VBG
to_IN
it_PP
._.
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