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susan_NP
granger_NN
's_POS
review_NN
of_IN
"_"
legally_RB
blonde_JJ
"_"
(_)
m_NN
._.
g_NN
._.
m_NN
._.
)_)
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
"_"
pretty_JJ
in_IN
pink_JJ
"_"
/_SYM
"_"
clueless_NN
"_"
coming-of-age_NN
story_NN
for_IN
the_DT
new_JJ
millennium_NN
as_IN
elle_FW
woods_NP
(_(
reese_JJ
witherspoon_NN
)_)
,_,
a_DT
perky_JJ
southern_JJ
california_NP
sorority_NN
queen_NN
,_,
switches_NNS
from_IN
fashion_NN
to_IN
law_NN
in_IN
order_NN
to_IN
win_NN
back_NN
her_PP
yuppy_JJ
boyfriend_NN
(_(
matthew_NP
davis_NP
)_)
._.
the_DT
girl-power_NN
story_NN
begins_VBZ
as_IN
this_DT
sweetheart_NN
of_IN
delta_NN
nu_NN
is_BEZ
unceremoniously_RB
dumped_VBN
by_IN
a_DT
bonehead_NN
who_WP
says_VBZ
:_:
"_"
if_CS
i'm_???
going_VBG
to_TO
be_BE
a_DT
senator_NN
by_IN
the_DT
time_NN
i'm_???
30_CD
._.
._.
._.
i_NN
need_NN
to_IN
marry_VB
a_NP
jackie_NP
,_,
not_XNOT
a_DT
marilyn_NP
._.
"_"
determined_VBN
to_IN
prove_VB
she_PP
's_BEZ
as_IN
smart_JJ
a_DT
snobby_JJ
brunette_NN
(_(
selma_???
blair_JJ
)_(
from_IN
country-club_???
connecticut_NP
,_,
elle_FW
not_XNOT
only_JJ
applies_VBZ
to_TO
harvard_NP
law_NN
school_NN
but_CC
gets_VBZ
in_IN
,_,
much_DT
to_IN
the_DT
amazement_NN
of_IN
family_NN
,_,
friends_NNS
and_CC
faculty_NN
._.
once_RB
there_EX
,_,
this_DT
flaxen-haired_JJ
fish-out-of-water_NN
not_XNOT
only_RB
survives_VBZ
but_CC
tenaciously_RB
thrives_VBZ
,_,
befriending_VBG
a_DT
local_JJ
manicurist_NN
(_(
jennifer_NN
coolidge_NN
)_)
,_,
dazzling_JJ
a_DT
professor_NN
(_(
victor_NP
garber_NN
)_)
and_CC
rescuing_VBG
a_DT
defendant_NN
(_(
ali_NP
larter_NN
)_)
in_IN
a_DT
celebrated_JJ
boston_NP
murder_NN
trial_NN
,_,
plus_IN
finding_VBG
a_DT
more_DT
worthy_JJ
beau_NN
(_(
luke_NP
wilson_NP
)_)
._.
in_IN
the_DT
tradition_NN
of_IN
teen-comedy_NN
film-maker_NN
john_NP
hughes_NP
and_CC
his_PP$
disciple_NN
amy_NP
heckerling_NN
,_,
there_EX
's_BEZ
wit_NN
,_,
cheerfulness_NN
,_,
a_DT
fidelity_NN
of_IN
observation_NN
and_CC
a_DT
penchant_NN
for_IN
problem-solving_VBG
._.
first-time_JJ
feature_NN
director_NN
robert_NP
luketic_JJ
is_BEZ
blessed_JJ
with_IN
reese_JJ
witherspoon_NN
who_WP
's_BEZ
joyously_RB
incandescent_JJ
in_IN
this_DT
utterly_RB
formulaic_JJ
light_NN
comedy_NN
written_VBN
by_IN
karen_NP
mccullah_NP
lutz_???
and_CC
kirsten_NP
smith_NP
,_,
based_VBN
on_IN
a_DT
soon-to-be-published_JJ
novel_NN
by_IN
amanda_NN
brown_NP
._.
the_DT
supporting_JJ
cast_NN
is_BEZ
terrific_JJ
,_,
particularly_RB
raquel_NP
welch_NP
and_CC
holland_NP
taylor_NP
-_-
and_CC
i_PP
particularly_RB
got_VBD
a_DT
kick_NN
out_RP
of_IN
the_DT
gag_NN
of_IN
elle_FW
distributing_VBG
scented_JJ
resumes_VBZ
in_IN
pink_JJ
,_,
her_PP
signature_NN
color_NN
on_IN
the_DT
granger_NN
movie_NN
gauge_NN
of_IN
8_CD
to_IN
8_CD
,_,
"_"
legally_RB
blonde_JJ
"_"
is_BEZ
a_DT
frivolous_JJ
,_,
funny_JJ
,_,
feel-good_NN
8_CD
._.
filled_VBN
with_IN
ditzy_???
blonde_JJ
ambition_NN
,_,
it_PP
's_BEZ
a_DT
movie_NN
for_IN
high-school_NN
kids_NNS
that_CS
their_PP$
parents_NNS
would_MD
be_BE
happy_JJ
to_TO
have_HV
them_PP
see_VB
._.