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in_CD
my_PP$
review_NN
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mary_NP
,_,
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the_DT
effect_NN
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"_"
laughter_NN
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everything_PN
._.
"_"
i_PP
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make_NN
a_DT
brief_JJ
addendum_NN
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my_PP$
postulate_VB
:_:
laughter_NN
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everything_PN
,_,
unless_CS
i'm_???
watching_VBG
a_DT
jim_NP
abrahams_NP
film_NN
._.
see_VB
,_,
spoofs_NNS
are_BER
easy_JJ
with_IN
me_PP
._.
i_PP
love_VB
movies_NNS
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
love_VB
movies_NNS
that_CS
make_VB
fun_NN
of_IN
movies_NNS
that_CS
i_PP
love_VB
._.
sometimes_RB
i'm_???
the_DT
only_JJ
one_CD
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the_DT
theater_NN
laughing_VBG
._.
sometimes_RB
i_PP
laugh_VB
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hard_JJ
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embarass_VB
myself_PPX
because_CS
my_PP$
laugh_NN
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so_RB
high-pitched_JJ
in_IN
comparison_NN
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my_PP$
speaking_VBG
voice_NN
(_(
it_PP
cuts_VBZ
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through_IN
everyone_PN
else_RB
's_POS
laughter_NN
)_)
._.
sometimes_RB
i_PP
laugh_VB
so_RB
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that_CS
my_PP$
cheekbones_NNS
are_BER
sore_JJ
by_IN
the_DT
end_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
abraham_NP
's_POS
latest_JJS
film_NN
,_,
mafia_NN
!_!
,_,
induced_VBN
this_DT
kind_NN
of_IN
hysteria_NN
upon_IN
me_PP
._.
it_PP
's_BEZ
gotten_VBN
some_DT
mediocre_JJ
reviews_NNS
,_,
but_CC
,_,
hey_UH
,_,
i'm_???
the_DT
guy_NN
who_WP
laughs_VBZ
at_IN
everything_PN
._.
there_EX
may_MD
be_BE
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
jokes_NNS
that_CS
flop_NN
in_IN
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
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there_EX
are_BER
far_RB
more_RBR
that_CS
work_NN
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
laughed_VBD
so_RB
frequently_RB
that_CS
the_DT
failed_VBD
jokes_NNS
usually_RB
occurred_VBD
as_CS
i_PP
was_BEDZ
recovering_VBG
from_IN
the_DT
previous_JJ
bout_NN
of_IN
giddy_JJ
madness_NN
._.
i_PP
enjoy_VB
films_NNS
like_IN
this_DT
because_CS
not_XNOT
one_CD
second_NN
of_IN
it_PP
is_BEZ
serious_JJ
or_CC
thought-provoking_VBG
._.
most_DT
lighweight_NN
films_NNS
that_CS
pose_VB
as_IN
comedies_NNS
try_VB
to_IN
do_DO
other_JJ
things_NNS
,_,
like_IN
develop_VB
characters_NNS
,_,
shape_NN
stories_NNS
,_,
and_CC
other_JJ
such_DT
nonsense_NN
._.
mafia_NN
!_!
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no_DT
pretentions_NNS
about_IN
characters_NNS
or_CC
story_NN
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
exists_VBZ
for_IN
no_DT
other_JJ
reason_NN
than_CS
to_IN
make_NN
people_NN
laugh_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
begins_VBZ
on_IN
the_DT
perfect_JJ
high_JJ
note_NN
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
mockery_NN
of_IN
the_DT
opening_NN
of_IN
casino_NN
._.
our_PP$
hero_NN
(_(
jay_NN
mohr_???
)_(
is_BEZ
seen_VBN
walking_VBG
from_IN
a_DT
casino_NN
and_CC
getting_VBG
into_IN
his_PP$
car_NN
,_,
which_WDT
subsequently_RB
explodes_VBZ
and_CC
sends_VBZ
him_PP
flying_JJ
through_IN
the_DT
air_NN
against_IN
a_DT
backdrop_NN
of_IN
flowing_JJ
fire_NN
._.
to_IN
describe_VB
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
mafia_NN
!_!
is_BEZ
absurd_JJ
and_CC
pointless_JJ
,_,
but_CC
i_PP
will_MD
mention_VB
that_DT
it_PP
basically_RB
follows_VBZ
the_DT
framework_NN
of_IN
the_DT
godfather_NN
films_NNS
,_,
with_IN
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
casino_NN
references_NNS
inserted_VBN
throughout_IN
._.
along_IN
the_DT
way_NN
,_,
the_DT
parodies_VBZ
seem_VB
arbitrary_JJ
,_,
and_CC
rarely_RB
victimize_VB
mob_NN
films_NNS
:_:
pictures_NNS
like_IN
the_DT
english_JJ
patient_NN
,_,
forrest_NP
gump_???
,_,
and_CC
jaws_NNS
undergo_VB
severe_JJ
and_CC
hilarious_JJ
bashing_NN
._.
movies_NNS
like_IN
this_DT
rely_VB
on_IN
just_RB
a_DT
few_DT
things_NNS
,_,
but_CC
the_DT
most_DT
important_JJ
element_NN
is_BEZ
direction_NN
._.
abrahams_NP
has_HVZ
been_BEN
down_IN
this_DT
path_NN
many_DT
times_NNS
before_IN
(_(
hot_JJ
shots_NNS
!_!
,_,
top_JJ
secret_NN
!_!
,_,
airplane_JJ
!_!
,_,
and_CC
any_DT
other_JJ
film_NN
with_IN
an_DT
exclamation_NP
point_NN
in_IN
the_DT
title_NN
)_)
,_,
and_CC
so_RB
i_PP
hold_VB
most_DT
of_IN
the_DT
success_NN
of_IN
mafia_NN
!_!
to_IN
his_PP$
experience_NN
._.
he_PP
takes_VBZ
just_RB
the_DT
right_NN
attitude_NN
in_IN
each_DT
scene_NN
,_,
and_CC
manages_VBZ
to_TO
wring_VB
at_IN
least_DT
a_DT
bit_NN
laughter_NN
out_RP
of_IN
even_RB
the_DT
most_DT
oddly_RB
placed_VBN
references_NNS
(_(
one_CD
inexplicable_JJ
moment_NN
seems_VBZ
like_IN
it_PP
wants_VBZ
to_IN
make_NN
fun_NN
of_IN
titanic_NP
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
never_RB
develops_VBZ
)_)
._.
the_DT
actors_NNS
are_BER
all_PDT
energetic_JJ
,_,
which_WDT
helps_VBZ
a_DT
lot_NN
with_IN
the_DT
tone_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
mohr_???
(_(
suicide_NN
kings_NNS
,_,
paulie_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
quickly_RB
becoming_VBG
one_CD
of_IN
my_PP$
favorite_JJ
actors_NNS
,_,
is_BEZ
so_RB
good_JJ
here_RB
._.
he_PP
looks_VBZ
like_IN
he_PP
's_BEZ
having_HVG
so_CS
much_DT
fun_NN
that_CS
he_PP
's_BEZ
containing_VBG
his_PP$
laughter_NN
in_IN
every_DT
scene_NN
(_(
watch_NN
his_PP$
face_NN
in_IN
the_DT
sequence_NN
by_IN
the_DT
swimming_NN
pool_NN
)_)
._.
he_PP
's_BEZ
probably_RB
the_DT
only_RB
performer_NN
in_IN
the_DT
cast_NN
who_WP
manages_VBZ
to_IN
urge_NN
laughter_NN
without_IN
the_DT
help_NN
of_IN
the_DT
material_NN
._.
lloyd_NP
bridges_NNS
does_DOZ
a_DT
decent_JJ
imitation_NN
of_IN
brando_NP
's_POS
godfather_NN
,_,
while_CS
pamela_NP
gidley_NP
is_BEZ
dead-on_???
in_CD
a_NP
full-blown_JJ
mockery_NN
of_IN
sharon_NP
stone_NN
._.
the_DT
hard_JJ
thing_NN
about_IN
writing_NN
reviews_NNS
for_IN
comedies_NNS
is_BEZ
that_CS
i'm_???
supposed_JJ
to_TO
give_VB
examples_NNS
of_IN
things_NNS
and_CC
be_BE
specific_JJ
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
i_PP
was_BEDZ
so_RB
constantly_RB
blindsided_VBN
by_IN
laughter_NN
during_IN
mafia_NN
!_!
that_DT
i_NN
can't_MD
remember_VB
a_DT
lot_NN
of_IN
what_WDT
made_VBD
me_PP
laugh_VB
._.
but_CC
that_CS
's_NNS
a_DT
good_JJ
sign_NN
:_:
mafia_NN
!_!
is_BEZ
so_CS
funny_JJ
that_CS
i_PP
wasn't_BEDZ
even_RB
given_VBN
time_NN
to_IN
apply_VB
any_RB
of_IN
the_DT
scenes_NNS
to_IN
memory_NN
._.
i_PP
laughed_VBD
so_RB
hard_JJ
that_CS
it_PP
shut_VB
off_RP
my_PP$
brain_NN
._.
i_PP
know_VB
that_CS
doesn't_DOZ
sound_VB
particularly_RB
complimentary_JJ
,_,
but_CC
when_CS
watching_VBG
a_DT
dumb_JJ
comedy_NN
like_IN
this_DT
,_,
the_DT
first_OD
thing_NN
i_PP
want_VB
to_TO
do_DO
is_BEZ
shut_VB
off_IN
my_PP$
brain_NN
._.
finally_RB
,_,
a_DT
film_NN
that_CS
does_DOZ
this_DT
for_IN
me_PP
._.
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