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"_"
well_RB
this_DT
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
mission_NN
:_:
difficult_JJ
,_,
mr_NN
._.
hunt_NP
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
mission_NN
:_:
impossible_JJ
._.
difficult_JJ
should_MD
be_BE
a_DT
walk_NN
in_IN
the_DT
park_NN
for_IN
you_PP
._.
"_"
---agent_NN
swanbeck_NP
(_(
sir_NN
anthony_NP
hopkins_NP
)_)
,_,
the_DT
series_NN
'_"
new_JJ
agent_NN
phelps_NP
,_,
takes_VBZ
ethan_NP
hunt_NP
(_(
tom_NP
cruise_NN
)_)
down_RP
a_DT
notch_NN
._.
a_DT
russian_JJ
scientist_NN
(_(
rade_???
serbedzija_FW
)_(
has_HVZ
created_JJ
a_NN
new_JJ
virus_NN
(_(
and_CC
its_PP$
antidote_NN
)_)
called_VBN
chimera_NN
that_CS
destroys_VBZ
its_PP$
host_NN
within_IN
twenty_CD
hours_NNS
of_IN
injection_NN
._.
a_DT
rogue_NN
imf_NP
agent_NN
,_,
sean_NP
ambrose_NP
(_(
dougray_NP
scott_NP
)_)
,_,
wants_VBZ
to_IN
use_NN
the_DT
disease_NN
and_CC
cure_NN
to_IN
blackmail_NN
a_DT
pharmaceutical_JJ
company_NN
into_IN
selling_VBG
him_PP
enough_RB
stock_NN
to_IN
make_VB
him_PP
owner_NN
of_IN
the_DT
company_NN
(_(
he_PP
knows_VBZ
it_PP
will_MD
soon_RB
be_BE
worth_IN
its_PP$
weight_NN
in_IN
gold_NN
thanks_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
outbreak_NN
of_IN
the_DT
virus_NN
he_PP
is_BEZ
going_VBG
to_TO
cause_VB
)_)
._.
posing_VBG
as_IN
ethan_NP
hunt_NP
,_,
ambrose_NP
gains_NNS
the_DT
confidence_NN
of_IN
the_DT
scientist_NN
long_JJ
enough_RB
to_TO
get_VB
only_RB
the_DT
cure_NN
,_,
not_XNOT
realizing_VBG
that_DT
the_DT
scientist_NN
had_HVD
injected_JJ
himself_NN
with_IN
the_DT
virus_NN
to_IN
prevent_VB
exactly_RB
what_WDT
ambrose_NP
was_BEDZ
trying_VBG
to_IN
do_DO
._.
the_DT
real_JJ
ethan_NP
hunt_NN
is_BEZ
called_VBN
in_IN
from_IN
his_PP$
vacation_NN
to_IN
persuade_VB
beautiful_JJ
thief_NN
nyah_???
nordoff-hall_NN
(_(
thandie_NP
newton_NP
)_)
to_IN
assist_VB
the_DT
imf_NP
team_NN
in_IN
retrieving_VBG
the_DT
stolen_JJ
goods_NNS
._.
ethan_NP
and_CC
nyah_???
fall_NN
quickly_RB
in_IN
love_NN
,_,
but_CC
ethan_NP
soon_RB
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
in_IN
a_DT
real_JJ
dilemma_NN
when_CS
he_PP
learns_VBZ
that_CS
his_PP$
new_JJ
love_NN
has_HVZ
only_RB
been_BEN
hired_JJ
because_CS
she_PP
was_BEDZ
a_DT
former_DT
lover_NN
of_IN
ambrose_NP
's_POS
._.
reluctantly_RB
,_,
he_PP
sets_VBZ
up_RP
nyah_???
to_TO
be_BE
rescued_VBN
from_IN
prison_NN
by_IN
ambrose_NP
so_RB
she_PP
can_MD
infiltrate_VB
his_PP$
compound_NN
and_CC
send_VB
back_RP
intelligence_NN
to_IN
the_DT
team_NN
._.
ethan_NP
must_MD
race_NN
against_IN
time_NN
to_IN
keep_VB
ambrose_NP
from_IN
obtaining_VBG
and_CC
spreading_VBG
the_DT
virus_NN
and_CC
prevent_VB
any_DT
harm_NN
from_IN
coming_VBG
to_IN
nyah_???
._.
although_CS
the_DT
first_OD
mission_NN
:_:
impossible_JJ
film_NN
was_BEDZ
a_DT
moderate_JJ
box_NN
office_NN
success_NN
,_,
audiences_NNS
panned_VBN
it_PP
because_CS
they_PP
felt_VBD
the_DT
plot_NN
was_BEDZ
too_RB
confusing_JJ
and_CC
there_RB
wasn't_BEDZ
much_DT
action_NN
(_(
although_CS
being_NN
a_DT
fan_NN
of_IN
the_DT
series_NN
both_RB
old_JJ
and_CC
new_JJ
,_,
i_PP
thought_VBD
the_DT
movie_NN
was_BEDZ
pretty_JJ
decent_JJ
and_CC
especially_RB
gutsy_JJ
to_IN
make_NN
phelps_NP
a_DT
bad_JJ
guy_NN
)_)
._.
that_CS
problem_NN
has_HVZ
been_BEN
rectified_VBN
in_IN
the_DT
sequel_NN
by_IN
making_VBG
the_DT
plot_NN
more_DT
accessible_JJ
(_(
courtesy_NN
of_IN
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
writers_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
previous_JJ
entry_NN
,_,
robert_NP
towne_NP
)_)
and_CC
by_IN
turning_VBG
the_DT
film_NN
into_IN
one_CD
gigantic_JJ
action_NN
set_NN
piece_NN
under_IN
the_DT
steady_JJ
hand_NN
of_IN
action_NN
film_NN
guru_NN
john_NP
woo_VB
._.
the_DT
end_NN
result_NN
is_BEZ
one_CD
of_IN
the_DT
most_DT
entertaining_JJ
(_(
yet_RB
simple_JJ
)_)
action_NN
films_NNS
made_VBN
in_IN
a_DT
long_JJ
while_NN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
the_DT
first_OD
forty_CD
minutes_NNS
or_CC
so_RB
are_BER
relatively_RB
slow_JJ
,_,
dwelling_NN
mainly_RB
on_IN
ethan_NP
and_CC
nyah_???
's_NNS
quickly_RB
blossoming_VBG
romance_NN
and_CC
seeming_JJ
more_DT
in_IN
place_NN
in_IN
a_DT
james_NP
bond_NN
film_NN
than_CS
with_IN
the_DT
less_DT
glamorous_JJ
mission_NN
:_:
impossible_JJ
tv_NN
series_NN
._.
ethan_NP
's_POS
conflict_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
compelling_JJ
one_CD
,_,
but_CC
it_PP
seems_VBZ
very_RB
rushed_VBN
(_(
and_CC
comes_VBZ
about_IN
because_CS
of_IN
a_DT
near_IN
fatal_JJ
car_NN
wreck_NN
that_CS
ethan_NP
himself_PPX
causes_VBZ
!_!
)_(
._.
john_NP
woo_VB
handles_NNS
all_RB
of_IN
this_DT
with_IN
an_DT
artistic_JJ
flair_NN
that_CS
seems_VBZ
out_RP
of_IN
place_NN
,_,
featuring_VBG
a_DT
great_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
slow_JJ
fades_VBZ
and_CC
dramatically_RB
framed_VBN
close-ups_NNS
._.
the_DT
surreal_NN
nature_NN
of_IN
these_DT
sequences_NNS
are_BER
distracting_VBG
and_CC
ultimately_RB
a_DT
detriment_NN
to_IN
the_DT
film_NN
._.
thankfully_RB
though_CS
,_,
at_IN
the_DT
point_NN
ambrose_NP
discovers_VBZ
nyah_???
's_BEZ
deception_NN
,_,
mission_NN
:_:
impossible_JJ
ii_CD
becomes_VBZ
very_RB
entertaining_JJ
and_CC
action-packed_JJ
._.
robert_NP
towne_NP
's_POS
screenplay_NN
takes_VBZ
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
conventions_NNS
set_VB
up_RP
in_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film_NN
and_CC
parodies_VBZ
them_PP
during_IN
a_DT
sequence_NN
where_CS
ethan_NP
must_MD
break_VB
into_IN
a_DT
high-rise_JJ
building_NN
and_CC
retrieve_VB
the_DT
remaining_JJ
specimens_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
virus_NN
._.
after_IN
that_DT
,_,
the_DT
action_NN
scenes_NNS
just_RB
begin_VB
to_IN
build_NN
in_IN
intensity_NN
,_,
as_CS
is_BEZ
the_DT
case_NN
with_IN
many_DT
of_IN
woo_VB
's_BEZ
previous_JJ
high-octane_NN
films_NNS
._.
the_DT
final_JJ
half_NN
hour_NN
is_BEZ
an_DT
all_PDT
out_RP
assault_NN
of_IN
action_NN
(_(
a_DT
good_JJ
deal_NN
of_IN
which_WDT
is_BEZ
ruined_VBN
by_IN
the_DT
trailer_NN
,_,
unfortunately_RB
)_)
._.
as_CS
far_RB
as_CS
summer_NN
entertainment_NN
goes_VBZ
,_,
mission_NN
:_:
impossible_JJ
ii_CD
is_BEZ
serviceable_JJ
fare_NN
._.
anyone_PN
looking_VBG
for_IN
hardcore_WRB
action_NN
won't_MD
be_BE
disappointed_JJ
(_(
except_CS
for_IN
during_IN
the_DT
first_OD
half_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
perhaps_RB
)_)
._.
even_RB
if_CS
you_PP
weren't_BED
a_DT
fan_NN
of_IN
the_DT
first_OD
film_NN
,_,
this_DT
entry_NN
deserves_VBZ
some_DT
checking_NN
out_RP
._.
[_???
pg-13_???
]_???