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after_IN
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mouse_NN
hunt_NN
,_,
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the_DT
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._.
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egypt_NP
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._.
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brother_NN
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aaron_NP
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goldblum_NN
)_)
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stewart_NP
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tzipporah_NN
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michelle_NP
pfeiffer_NN
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friends_NNS
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voiced_VBN
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martin_NP
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martin_NP
short_JJ
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._.
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and_CC
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dreamworks_NNS
credit_NN
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the_DT
audience_NN
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story_NN
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screen_NN
._.
jeffrey_NP
katzenberg_NP
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who_WP
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film_NN
,_,
certainly_RB
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how_WRB
to_TO
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child_NN
interested_JJ
._.
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included_VBN
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the_DT
film_NN
,_,
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,_,
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exciting_JJ
chariot_NN
chase_NN
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keep_NN
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interested_JJ
._.
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somehow_RB
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himself_PPX
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get_VB
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intensity_NN
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story_NN
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,_,
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ever_RB
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._.
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._.
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animation_NN
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which_WDT
puts_VBZ
hercules_NP
,_,
an_DT
almost_RB
'slap_NN
dash_NN
'_"
effort_NN
,_,
to_IN
shame_NN
._.
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hand_NN
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computer_NN
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lot_NN
of_IN
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'moving_VBG
'_"
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,_,
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._.
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final_JJ
'plague_NN
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first_OD
born_VBN
child_NN
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parting_NN
of_IN
the_DT
red_JJ
sea_NN
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seen_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
believed_VBD
._.
kudos_NP
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the_DT
animators_NNS
._.
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vocal_JJ
talent_NN
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._.
val_NP
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fine_JJ
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moses_NP
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sing_VB
)_(
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ralph_NP
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superb_JJ
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rameses_NNS
(_(
and_CC
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_does__???
sing_VB
._.
)_)
sandra_NP
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jeff_NP
goldblum_NN
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great_JJ
,_,
and_CC
steve_NP
martin_NP
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martin_NP
short_JJ
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very_RB
good_JJ
,_,
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not_XNOT
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the_DT
film_NN
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._.
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._.
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voice_NN
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._.
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,_,
and_CC
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voice_NN
was_BEDZ
._.
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e-mail_NN
if_CS
you_PP
do_DO
._.
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the_DT
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the_DT
usual_JJ
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sonnets_NNS
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traditional_JJ
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._.
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movie_NN
,_,
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nice_JJ
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listen_VB
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they're_???
well_JJ
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aswell_RB
._.
)_)
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musical_JJ
score_NN
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._.
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prince_NN
of_IN
egypt_NP
is_BEZ
a_DT
visual_JJ
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aural_JJ
treat_NN
,_,
backed_VBN
up_RP
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a_DT
great_JJ
story_NN
._.
entertaining_JJ
both_PDT
for_IN
kids_NNS
and_CC
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,_,
this_DT
film_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
must_NN
see_VB
._.
a_DT
david_NP
wilcock_NP
review_NN
?_?
1998_CD
"_"
you_PP
know_VB
,_,
for_IN
kids_NNS
"_"
-_-
norville_NP
barnes_NP
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