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in_IN
_daylight__???
,_,
sylvester_NP
stallone_NN
breaks_NNS
no_DT
new_JJ
ground_NN
,_,
cinematically_RB
speaking_VBG
,_,
but_CC
he_PP
covers_VBZ
familiar_JJ
territory_NN
quite_RB
well_RB
._.
yesterday_RB
,_,
as_CS
i_PP
was_BEDZ
going_VBG
about_IN
my_PP$
business_NN
in_IN
the_DT
university_NN
bookstore_IN
,_,
i_PP
noticed_VBD
this_DT
stand_NN
with_IN
these_DT
_daylight__???
movie_NN
posters_NNS
on_IN
it_PP
._.
i_PP
had_HVD
never_RB
heard_VBN
of_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
,_,
so_RB
i_PP
stopped_VBD
by_IN
to_IN
check_NN
it_PP
out_RP
._.
it_PP
turned_VBD
out_RP
that_CS
they_PP
were_BED
giving_VBG
away_RB
free_JJ
passes_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
movie_NN
for_IN
people_NN
who_WP
had_HVD
or_CC
applied_JJ
for_IN
the_DT
credit_NN
card_NN
they_PP
were_BED
offering_VBG
._.
so_RB
,_,
i_PP
shrugged_VBD
,_,
thought_VBD
,_,
"_"
hey_UH
,_,
they_PP
probably_RB
won't_MD
give_VB
me_PP
the_DT
card_NN
anyway_RB
,_,
and_CC
i_PP
could_MD
always_RB
use_VB
a_DT
free_JJ
movie_NN
,_,
"_"
so_RB
i_PP
signed_VBD
up_RP
._.
all_PDT
in_IN
all_PDT
,_,
i_PP
don't_DO
think_VB
i_PP
got_VBD
that_CS
bad_JJ
of_IN
a_DT
deal_NN
,_,
either_RB
._.
rob_NP
cohen_NP
,_,
who_WP
has_HVZ
previously_RB
brought_VBN
us_PP
such_DT
films_NNS
as_IN
_dragon_NN
:_:
the_DT
bruce_NP
lee_NP
story__???
and_CC
,_,
more_RBR
recently_RB
,_,
_dragonheart__???
(_)
gee_UH
,_,
i_PP
wonder_VB
if_CS
he_PP
likes_VBZ
dragons_NNS
for_IN
some_DT
reason_NN
?_?
you_PP
think_VB
?_?
)_)
,_,
now_RB
brings_VBZ
us_PP
a_DT
very_RB
nicely_RB
executed_VBN
disaster_NN
picture_NN
,_,
with_IN
fx_???
by_IN
industrial_JJ
light_NN
and_CC
magic_NN
,_,
about_IN
the_DT
after-effects_NNS
of_IN
an_DT
explosion_NN
that_CS
collapses_NNS
a_DT
busy_JJ
tunnel_NN
between_IN
new_JJ
york_NP
and_CC
new_JJ
jersey_NN
._.
sylvester_NP
stallone_NN
plays_VBZ
kit_NN
latura_NN
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
essentially_RB
a_DT
carbon_NN
copy_NN
of_IN
the_DT
character_NN
he_PP
played_VBD
in_IN
_cliffhanger__???
:_:
a_DT
paramedic_JJ
on_IN
the_DT
outs_NNS
because_CS
he_PP
made_VBD
a_DT
mistake_NN
that_CS
got_VBD
people_NN
killed_VBN
._.
when_CS
the_DT
crisis_NN
hits_VBZ
,_,
he_PP
is_BEZ
in_IN
the_DT
right_NN
place_NN
at_IN
the_DT
right_NN
time_NN
and_CC
takes_VBZ
it_PP
upon_IN
himself_PPX
to_IN
go_NN
in_IN
and_CC
get_VB
everybody_PN
out_RP
._.
there_EX
are_BER
other_JJ
similarities_NNS
to_IN
_cliffhanger__???
,_,
too_RB
;_;
perhaps_RB
the_DT
only_RB
real_JJ
difference_NN
is_BEZ
that_CS
_cliffhanger__???
had_HVD
a_DT
villain_NN
,_,
where_CS
_daylight__???
's_NNS
bad_JJ
guy_NN
is_BEZ
mother_NN
nature_NN
._.
in_IN
fact_NN
,_,
had_HVD
the_DT
two_CD
movies_NNS
been_BEN
made_VBN
in_IN
hong_NP
kong_NP
,_,
this_DT
might_MD
have_HV
been_BEN
titled_VBN
_cliffhanger_NN
ii_--it_???
bears_NNS
the_DT
same_DT
relationship_NN
to_IN
that_DT
film_NN
that_CS
most_DT
hk_???
film_NN
"_"
sequels_NNS
"_"
do_DO
to_TO
their_PP$
predecessors_NNS
._.
the_DT
first_OD
half-hour_NN
of_IN
_daylight__???
is_BEZ
setup_???
._.
subplots_NNS
are_BER
woven_VBN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
mechanism_NN
of_IN
the_DT
disaster_NN
is_BEZ
assembled_VBN
._.
we_PP
meet_VB
all_PDT
the_DT
important_JJ
people_NN
._.
._.
._.
toxic_JJ
waste_NN
disposal_NN
truck_NN
drivers_NNS
;_;
a_DT
young_JJ
,_,
frustrated_VBN
,_,
jilted_VBN
,_,
rejected_VBD
playwright_NN
;_;
a_DT
family_NN
struggling_VBG
to_IN
stay_NN
together_RB
;_;
an_DT
older_JJR
couple_NN
and_CC
their_PP$
dog_NN
;_;
a_DT
truckload_NN
of_IN
prisoners_NNS
;_;
an_DT
ad_NN
agency_NN
executive_NN
;_;
a_DT
tunnel_NN
police_NNS
officer_NN
;_;
stallone_PN
;_;
and_CC
others_NNS
._.
we_PP
watch_VB
the_DT
trucks_NNS
trundle_NN
toward_IN
their_PP$
destination_NN
;_;
we_PP
watch_VB
stallone_PN
and_CC
so_RB
many_DT
others_NNS
driving_VBG
toward_IN
the_DT
tunnel_NN
for_IN
their_PP$
various_JJ
reasons_NNS
._.
and_CC
then_RB
,_,
thirty_CD
minutes_NNS
into_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
_boom__???
._.
and_VB
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
big_JJ
one_CD
._.
>from_NN
there_EX
on_IN
in_CD
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
sly_JJ
stallone_PN
to_IN
the_DT
rescue_NN
._.
and_CC
rescue_NN
he_PP
does_DOZ
,_,
enduring_JJ
batterings_NNS
,_,
beatings_NNS
,_,
falls_VBZ
,_,
repeated_JJ
immersion_NN
in_IN
34-degree_NN
water_NN
,_,
explosions_NNS
,_,
mud_NN
,_,
rats_NNS
,_,
and_CC
constant_JJ
setbacks_NNS
,_,
before_IN
going_VBG
on_IN
to_IN
save_NN
the_DT
day_NN
,_,
sly-style_JJ
._.
again_RB
._.
._.
._.
there_EX
's_BEZ
nothing_PN
new_JJ
here_RB
._.
and_CC
yet_RB
there_EX
doesn't_DOZ
need_MD
to_TO
be_BE
._.
the_DT
fun_NN
of_IN
_daylight__???
is_BEZ
not_XNOT
in_IN
the_DT
story_NN
but_CC
in_IN
the_DT
execution_NN
._.
the_DT
special-effects_NNS
are_BER
first-rate_JJ
,_,
thanks_NNS
to_IN
industrial_JJ
light_NN
and_CC
magic_NN
,_,
and_CC
the_DT
ensemble_NN
cast_VBN
works_NN
well_RB
together_RB
._.
once_RB
the_DT
film_NN
hits_VBZ
its_PP$
stride_NN
,_,
it_PP
carries_VBZ
the_DT
viewer_NN
right_NN
along_IN
to_IN
the_DT
finish_NN
,_,
with_IN
very_RB
few_DT
jars_NNS
along_IN
the_DT
way_NN
._.
this_DT
review_NN
is_BEZ
copyright_NN
1996_CD
by_IN
christopher_NP
e_NN
._.
meadows_NNS
._.
permission_NN
granted_VBN
for_IN
distribution_NN
through_IN
rec_???
._.
arts_NNS
._.
movies_NNS
._.
reviews_NNS
and_CC
all_PDT
associated_JJ
archival_NN
._.
permission_NN
granted_VBN
for_IN
free_JJ
redistribution_NN
via_IN
cyberspace_NN
as_IN
long_JJ
as_CS
this_DT
message_NN
remains_VBZ
attached_VBN
._.
all_PDT
other_JJ
rights_NNS
reserved_VBN
to_IN
the_DT
author_NN
._.
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