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note_NN
:_:
ordinarily_RB
,_,
moviereviews_NNS
._.
org_???
will_NN
not_XNOT
give_VB
away_RB
any_DT
critical_JJ
plot_NN
points_NNS
of_IN
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
could_MD
be_BE
interpreted_VBN
as_IN
"_"
spoilers_NNS
._.
"_"
however_RB
,_,
being_BEG
that_DT
music_NN
of_IN
the_DT
heart_NN
is_BEZ
based_VBN
on_IN
a_DT
true_JJ
story_NN
and_CC
that_DT
moviereviews_NNS
._.
org_???
feels_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
can_MD
not_XNOT
be_BE
properly_RB
credited_VBN
without_IN
such_DT
revelations_NNS
,_,
plot_NN
giveaways_NNS
will_MD
appear_VB
in_IN
the_DT
following_JJ
review_NN
._.
if_CS
this_DT
bothers_VBZ
you_PP
,_,
please_RB
note_VB
the_DT
3_CD
star_NN
rating_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
and_CC
stop_VB
reading_NN
now_RB
._.
"_"
what_WDT
does_DOZ
it_PP
take_VB
to_TO
play_VB
carnegie_NP
hall_NN
?_?
practice_NN
._.
"_"
it_PP
takes_VBZ
two_CD
hours_NNS
for_IN
music_NN
of_IN
the_DT
heart_NN
to_IN
"_"
play_NN
carnegie_NP
hall_NN
,_,
"_"
both_RB
figuratively_RB
and_CC
literally_RB
._.
like_IN
the_DT
children_NNS
it_PP
portrays_VBZ
,_,
the_DT
movie_NN
starts_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
dark_JJ
realms_NNS
of_IN
awful_JJ
cinema_NN
and_CC
works_NN
its_PP$
way_NN
up_RP
to_IN
a_DT
show-stopping_NN
performance_NN
at_IN
the_DT
legendary_JJ
concert_NN
hall_NN
._.
roberta_NP
guaspari_NP
(_(
academy_NN
award_NN
winner_NN
meryl_NP
streep_NP
)_)
has_HVZ
two_CD
kids_NNS
,_,
a_DT
husband_NN
who_WP
left_VBD
her_PP$
and_CC
50_CD
violins_NNS
she_PP
bought_VBD
from_IN
a_DT
small_JJ
shop_NN
in_IN
the_DT
mediterranean_JJ
._.
her_PP
life_NN
desperately_RB
needs_VBZ
a_DT
jump_NN
start_NN
and_CC
gets_VBZ
one_CD
when_CS
she_PP
meets_VBZ
a_DT
man_NN
who_WP
introduces_VBZ
her_PP$
to_TO
a_DT
job_NN
as_IN
a_DT
music_NN
teacher_NN
at_IN
an_DT
east_NN
harlem_NN
elementary_JJ
school_NN
._.
she_PP
soon_RB
finds_VBZ
her_PP$
job_NN
is_BEZ
on_IN
the_DT
rocks_NNS
as_IN
the_DT
men_NNS
in_IN
her_PP$
life_NN
continue_VB
to_IN
rotate_JJ
through_IN
revolving_JJ
doors_NNS
._.
that_CS
is_BEZ
the_DT
pattern-like_JJ
plot_NN
of_IN
this_DT
production_NN
._.
ultimately_RB
,_,
the_DT
film_NN
chooses_VBZ
a_DT
zero-sum_JJ
answer_NN
to_IN
these_DT
problems_NNS
and_CC
finds_VBZ
her_PP$
music_NN
career_NN
at_IN
an_DT
all-time_JJ
high_JJ
when_CS
the_DT
men_NNS
in_IN
her_PP$
life_NN
finally_RB
vanish_VB
._.
the_DT
first_OD
hour_NN
of_IN
music_NN
of_IN
the_DT
heart_NN
is_BEZ
rather_RB
painful_JJ
._.
roberta_NP
's_POS
character_NN
lacks_VBZ
development_NN
and_CC
consequently_RB
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
flat_JJ
._.
also_RB
lacking_VBG
depth_NN
is_BEZ
the_DT
film_NN
's_POS
"_"
bad_JJ
guy_NN
,_,
"_"
a_DT
narrow-minded_JJ
music_NN
teacher_NN
(_(
josh_NP
pais_???
)_(
who_NP
rejects_VBZ
roberta_NP
out_RP
of_IN
principle_NN
(_(
the_DT
movie_NN
never_RB
explains_VBZ
exactly_RB
which_WDT
principle_NN
that_DT
is_BEZ
)_(
and_CC
conveniently_RB
comes_VBZ
and_CC
goes_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
plot_NN
according_VBG
to_IN
when_WRB
it_PP
might_MD
be_BE
dramatic_JJ
to_TO
have_HV
a_DT
villain_NN
around_IN
._.
the_DT
next_OD
15_CD
minutes_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
are_BER
mediocre_JJ
._.
they_PP
are_BER
highlighted_VBN
by_IN
one_CD
child_NN
's_POS
return_NN
to_IN
roberta_NP
's_POS
class_NN
(_(
coming_VBG
after_IN
the_DT
great_JJ
old_JJ
hollywood_NP
scene_NN
where_CS
he_PP
explains_VBZ
be_BE
can't_MD
be_BE
around_IN
anymore_RB
because_CS
"_"
my_PP$
mom_???
said_JJ
._.
._.
._.
"_"
)_)
and_CC
a_DT
glowing_JJ
concert_NN
._.
not_XNOT
knowing_JJ
the_DT
running_NN
time_NN
,_,
you_PP
may_MD
expect_VB
the_DT
credits_NNS
to_IN
role_NN
at_IN
this_DT
point_NN
._.
but_CC
they_PP
don't_DO
._.
instead_RB
the_DT
film_NN
uses_VBZ
the_DT
next_OD
45_CD
minutes_NNS
to_IN
finish_NN
its_PP$
journey_NN
from_IN
bad_JJ
to_IN
mediocre_JJ
to_IN
excellent_JJ
._.
director_NN
wes_???
craven_CD
,_,
known_VBN
for_IN
his_PP$
works_NN
of_IN
horror_NN
,_,
uses_VBZ
some_DT
old_JJ
sentimental_JJ
tricks_NNS
to_IN
get_VB
the_DT
audience_NN
tearing_VBG
._.
one_CD
romantic_JJ
break_NN
up_RP
scene_NN
is_BEZ
highlighted_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
classic_JJ
"_"
but_CC
._.
._.
._.
last_OD
night_NN
._.
._.
._.
"_"
and_CC
roberta_NP
's_POS
two_CD
children_NNS
also_RB
have_HV
textbook_NN
conflicts_NNS
with_IN
their_PP$
single_JJ
mother_NN
regarding_IN
their_PP$
father_NN
's_POS
absence_NN
._.
the_DT
city_NN
of_IN
harlem_NN
plays_VBZ
a_DT
strong_JJ
role_NN
in_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
._.
roberta_NP
's_POS
mother_NN
is_BEZ
initially_RB
reluctant_JJ
to_IN
see_NN
her_PP
daughter_NN
move_NN
to_IN
that_DT
part_NN
of_IN
town_NN
and_CC
the_DT
film_NN
does_DOZ
nothing_PN
to_TO
combat_VB
that_DT
stereotype_NN
._.
the_DT
noise_NN
tracks_NNS
for_IN
these_DT
scenes_NNS
are_BER
dominated_VBN
by_IN
sirens_NNS
;_;
predictably_RB
one_CD
of_IN
roberta_NP
's_POS
students_NNS
is_BEZ
gunned_VBN
down_RP
and_CC
killed_VBN
off_IN
screen_NN
._.
one_CD
thing_NN
the_DT
film_NN
does_DOZ
lack_VB
is_BEZ
subtlety_NN
._.
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
a_DT
little_JJ
boy_NN
was_BEDZ
playing_VBG
"_"
we_PP
shall_MD
overcome_VB
"_"
on_IN
his_PP$
violin_NN
after_IN
the_DT
aforementioned_JJ
shooting_NN
was_BEDZ
a_DT
cute_JJ
and_CC
discreet_JJ
reference_NN
._.
the_DT
fact_NN
that_CS
the_DT
entire_JJ
orchestra_NN
begins_VBZ
to_IN
play_NN
it_PP
over_IN
and_CC
over_IN
soon_RB
after_IN
is_BEZ
an_DT
overdone_PN
reference_NN
that_CS
shows_VBZ
how_WRB
little_JJ
credit_NN
he_PP
gives_VBZ
the_DT
audience_NN
._.
(_)
of_IN
course_NN
,_,
in_IN
horror_NN
films_NNS
the_DT
foreshadowing_NN
and_CC
between-the-line_JJ
moments_NNS
are_BER
meant_VBN
to_IN
be_BE
overdone_CD
,_,
so_RB
perhaps_RB
he_PP
too_RB
is_BEZ
just_RB
learning_VBG
to_IN
play_NN
the_DT
game_NN
._.
)_)
even_RB
with_IN
all_PDT
its_PP$
flaws_NNS
,_,
music_NN
of_IN
the_DT
heart_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
beautiful_JJ
film_NN
._.
that_CS
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
an_DT
excuse_NN
for_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
's_POS
poor_JJ
beginning_NN
._.
but_CC
as_CS
i_PP
watched_VBD
the_DT
scenes_NNS
in_IN
carnegie_NP
hall_NN
,_,
i_PP
thought_VBD
of_IN
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
great_JJ
acts_NNS
that_CS
have_HV
taken_VBN
that_CS
stage_NN
._.
in_IN
december_NP
of_IN
1979_CD
a_DT
comedian_JJ
named_JJ
andy_NP
kaufman_NP
put_VBD
on_IN
a_DT
show_NN
that_CS
will_MD
forever_RB
be_BE
remembered_VBN
as_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
original_JJ
in_IN
theatre_NN
history_NN
._.
the_DT
performance_NN
included_VBN
a_DT
dead-on_???
elvis_NP
impression_NN
,_,
robin_NP
williams_NP
in_IN
disguise_NN
and_CC
a_DT
moment_NN
at_IN
the_DT
end_NN
when_CS
kaufman_NP
announced_VBD
he_PP
would_MD
take_VB
the_DT
whole_JJ
audience_NN
out_RP
for_IN
milk_NN
and_CC
cookies_NNS
._.
so_RB
,_,
how_WRB
did_DOD
this_DT
comic_NN
genius_NN
choose_VB
to_IN
open_JJ
the_DT
show_NN
of_IN
his_PP$
life_NN
?_?
he_PP
had_HVD
a_DT
character_NN
named_VBN
tony_NP
clifton_NP
take_VB
the_DT
stage_NN
for_IN
the_DT
sole_JJ
purpose_NN
of_IN
irritating_JJ
and_CC
angering_VBG
the_DT
audience_NN
._.
perhaps_RB
it_PP
is_BEZ
okay_RB
for_IN
music_NN
of_IN
the_DT
heart_NN
to_IN
start_NN
off_IN
rusty_JJ
because_CS
just_RB
as_CS
kaufman_NP
had_HVD
santa_NP
's_BEZ
favorite_JJ
food_NN
,_,
this_DT
movie_NN
has_HVZ
an_DT
amazing_JJ
finale_NN
._.
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