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gordon_NP
fleming_NP
(_(
peter_NP
mullan_NP
)_)
is_BEZ
in_IN
a_DT
bind_VB
._.
he_PP
has_HVZ
a_DT
new_JJ
,_,
unexpected_JJ
baby_NN
and_CC
his_PP$
business_NN
,_,
hazardous_JJ
material_NN
removal_NN
,_,
is_BEZ
in_IN
danger_NN
of_IN
going_VBG
under_IN
._.
when_CS
he_PP
and_CC
his_PP$
crew_NN
get_VB
a_DT
job_NN
opportunity_NN
at_IN
the_DT
long-abandoned_JJ
danvers_NP
state_NN
hospital_NN
,_,
he_PP
underbids_NNS
the_DT
competition_NN
to_IN
secure_JJ
the_DT
contract_NN
and_CC
promises_VBZ
to_TO
get_VB
the_DT
three-week_NN
job_NN
done_DON
in_IN
one_CD
._.
it_PP
will_MD
prove_VB
to_IN
be_BE
a_DT
fateful_JJ
week_NN
for_IN
them_PP
all_PDT
in_IN
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
._.
"_"
gordo_NP
gets_VBZ
the_DT
job_NN
to_IN
remove_VB
asbestos_NN
and_CC
other_JJ
hazardous_JJ
materials_NNS
from_IN
the_DT
spooky_JJ
old_JJ
mental_JJ
hospital_NN
in_IN
preparation_NN
for_IN
relocating_VBG
town_NN
offices_NNS
there_RB
._.
their_PP$
guided_JJ
tour_NN
of_IN
the_DT
facility_NN
by_IN
a_DT
local_JJ
official_JJ
,_,
bill_NN
giggs_NP
(_(
paul_NP
guilfoyle_NN
)_)
,_,
brings_VBZ
them_PP
through_IN
some_DT
of_IN
the_DT
creepier_NN
parts_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
former_DT
asylum_NN
._.
but_CC
,_,
a_DT
job_NN
is_BEZ
a_DT
job_NN
and_CC
,_,
if_CS
they_PP
finish_VB
in_IN
a_DT
week_NN
,_,
as_CS
promised_VBN
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
a_DT
$_???
10000_CD
bonus_NN
in_IN
store_NN
._.
as_CS
they_PP
get_VB
down_RP
to_IN
their_PP$
work_NN
,_,
things_NNS
,_,
normal_JJ
and_CC
not_XNOT
so_RB
normal_JJ
,_,
begin_VB
to_IN
happen_VB
._.
gordon_NP
hears_VBZ
a_DT
disembodied_JJ
voice_NN
beckoning_VBG
him_PP
._.
phil_NP
(_(
david_NP
caruso_???
)_(
is_BEZ
conflicted_JJ
working_NN
with_IN
a_DT
guy_NN
,_,
hank_NP
(_(
josh_NP
lucas_NP
)_)
,_,
who_WP
is_BEZ
seeing_VBG
his_PP$
old_JJ
girlfriend_NN
._.
mike_NP
(_(
co-screenwriter_NN
steven_NP
gevedon_NP
)_)
has_HVZ
discovered_VBN
a_DT
cache_NN
of_IN
audiotapes_NNS
and_CC
transcripts_NNS
from_IN
old_JJ
psychiatric_JJ
sessions_NNS
(_(
hence_RB
,_,
the_DT
title_NN
)_)
with_IN
inmate_NN
mary_NP
hobbs_???
,_,
a_DT
multi-personality_NN
patient_NN
with_IN
a_DT
dark_JJ
secret_NN
._.
gordo_NP
's_POS
nephew_NN
,_,
jeff_NP
(_(
brendan_NP
sexton_NP
iii_CD
)_)
,_,
suffers_VBZ
from_IN
night_NN
phobia_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
afraid_JJ
to_TO
venture_VB
into_IN
the_DT
dark_JJ
bowels_NNS
of_IN
the_DT
hospital_NN
._.
as_CS
the_DT
agreed_JJ
upon_IN
week_NN
draws_NNS
to_IN
an_DT
end_NN
,_,
hank_NP
mysteriously_RB
disappears_VBZ
from_IN
the_DT
workplace_NN
after_IN
a_DT
nocturnal_JJ
confrontation_NN
with_IN
someone_PN
(_(
something_PN
?_?
)_(
in_CD
the_DT
hospital_NN
._.
tensions_NNS
mount_VB
and_CC
distrust_NN
build_VB
among_IN
the_DT
rest_NN
as_IN
they_PP
watch_VB
their_PP$
chance_NN
for_IN
the_DT
bonus_NN
start_NN
to_IN
slip_NN
away_RB
._.
but_CC
,_,
there_RB
is_BEZ
more_DT
,_,
much_DT
more_DT
,_,
at_IN
stake_NN
as_IN
the_DT
hospital_NN
and_CC
its_PP$
history_NN
of_IN
insanity_NN
weigh_VB
on_IN
them_PP
all_PDT
._.
i_PP
don't_DO
want_VB
to_IN
give_VB
away_RB
too_RB
much_DT
of_IN
the_DT
story_NN
of_IN
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
,_,
"_"
so_RB
i'll_???
stop_NN
there_EX
._.
what_WDT
we_PP
have_HV
here_RB
is_BEZ
a_DT
spooky_JJ
horror_NN
flick_NN
that_CS
uses_VBZ
none_PN
of_IN
the_DT
jump-out-at-you-from-the-dark_NN
cheap_JJ
shots_NNS
that_CS
have_HV
become_VBN
part_NN
and_CC
parcel_NN
with_IN
horror_NN
films_NNS
since_CS
the_DT
advent_NN
of_IN
"_"
halloween_IN
"_"
and_CC
"_"
friday_NP
the_DT
thirteenth_OD
._.
"_"
there_EX
is_BEZ
no_DT
cat_NN
leaping_VBG
out_RP
of_IN
the_DT
dark_JJ
or_CC
the_DT
shock_NN
of_IN
suddenly_RB
seeing_VBG
oneself_PPX
in_IN
a_DT
strategically_RB
placed_VBN
mirror_NN
._.
with_IN
the_DT
exception_NN
of_IN
one_CD
shadowy_JJ
and_CC
chilling_JJ
image_NN
at_IN
one_CD
point_NN
spooky_JJ
interlude_NN
in_IN
the_DT
film_NN
,_,
there_EX
is_BEZ
little_DT
that_CS
you_PP
can_MD
get_VB
your_PP$
arms_NNS
around_IN
as_CS
far_RB
as_CS
what_WDT
,_,
specifically_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
"_"
frightening_JJ
._.
"_"
as_CS
i_PP
watched_VBD
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
"_"
i_PP
became_VBD
aware_JJ
of_IN
the_DT
subtle_JJ
things_NNS
that_CS
built_VBN
up_RP
during_IN
the_DT
story_NN
that_CS
make_VB
it_PP
a_DT
true_JJ
horror_NN
movie_NN
._.
the_DT
striking_JJ
high-definition_NN
video_NN
camera_NN
work_NN
by_IN
uta_???
briesewitz_NP
(_)
who_WP
worked_VBD
with_IN
the_DT
director_NN
,_,
brad_NP
anderson_NP
,_,
on_IN
his_PP$
"_"
next_OD
stop_NN
wonderland_NP
"_"
)_)
helps_VBZ
to_IN
build_NN
up_RP
tension_NN
with_IN
close-ups_NNS
,_,
fluid_NN
camera_NN
movement_NN
and_CC
odd_JJ
angles_NNS
in_IN
a_DT
way_NN
that_CS
would_MD
make_VB
alfred_NP
hitchcock_NP
proud_JJ
._.
music_NN
,_,
too_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
used_VBN
to_IN
intense_JJ
effect_NN
,_,
joining_VBG
with_IN
the_DT
camera_NN
to_IN
make_VB
simple_JJ
scenes_NNS
frightening_JJ
,_,
even_RB
horrifying_JJ
._.
couple_NN
these_DT
tech_NN
feats_NNS
with_IN
an_DT
intelligent_JJ
story_NN
that_CS
uses_VBZ
elements_NNS
of_IN
"_"
the_DT
shining_JJ
,_,
"_"
"_"
the_DT
blair_NN
witch_NN
project_NN
"_"
and_CC
,_,
even_RB
"_"
the_DT
texas_NP
chainsaw_NN
massacre_NN
"_"
and_CC
you_PP
get_VB
a_DT
decent_JJ
,_,
intriguing_JJ
horror_NN
flick_NN
._.
additionally_RB
,_,
the_DT
brilliant_JJ
decision_NN
to_IN
shoot_NN
at_IN
danvers_NP
state_NN
hospital_NN
gives_VBZ
the_DT
film_NN
another_DT
starring_NN
character_NN
,_,
the_DT
institution_NN
itself_PPX
,_,
which_WDT
lends_VBZ
even_RB
more_DT
chills_NNS
to_IN
the_DT
equation_NN
._.
acting_VBG
is_BEZ
another_DT
factor_NN
that_CS
raises_VBZ
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
"_"
above_IN
the_DT
usual_JJ
dreck_NN
presented_VBN
in_IN
recent_JJ
horror_NN
hits_VBZ
like_IN
"_"
scream_NN
,_,
"_"
"_"
i_PP
know_VB
what_WDT
you_PP
did_DOD
last_VB
summer_NN
"_"
and_CC
their_PP$
sequels_NNS
._.
those_DT
films_NNS
took_VBD
good-looking_JJ
,_,
though_CS
generic_JJ
,_,
young_JJ
actors_NNS
and_CC
actresses_NNS
and_CC
put_VB
them_PP
to_IN
use_NN
to_IN
build_NN
up_RP
a_DT
body_NN
count_NN
,_,
substituting_VBG
mayhem_NN
for_IN
real_JJ
horror_NN
._.
anderson_NP
opted_VBD
,_,
instead_RB
,_,
to_IN
use_NN
mature_JJ
,_,
experienced_JJ
actors_NNS
like_IN
peter_NP
mullan_NP
and_CC
david_NP
caruso_???
to_TO
fill_VB
his_PP$
characters_NNS
'_"
shoes_NNS
and_CC
the_DT
difference_NN
in_IN
casting_NN
quality_NN
is_BEZ
notable_JJ
._.
mullan_NP
,_,
in_IN
particular_JJ
,_,
puts_VBZ
an_DT
arc_NN
on_IN
his_PP$
character_NN
,_,
gordon_NP
,_,
as_CS
the_DT
troubled_JJ
guy_NN
who_WP
slowly_RB
and_VB
inexorably_RB
falls_VBZ
under_IN
the_DT
pressures_NNS
of_IN
family_NN
,_,
job_NN
and_CC
,_,
finally_RB
,_,
danvers_NP
state_NN
hospital_NN
._.
the_DT
rest_NN
of_IN
the_DT
small_JJ
cast_NN
fit_VB
the_DT
bill_NN
as_IN
people_NN
,_,
not_XNOT
just_RB
fodder_NN
for_IN
the_DT
mayhem_NN
._.
david_NP
caruso_???
,_,
as_CS
gordo_NP
's_POS
senior_JJ
man_NN
and_CC
near_IN
equal_JJ
in_IN
the_DT
business_NN
,_,
shows_VBZ
just_RB
how_WRB
good_JJ
an_DT
actor_NN
he_PP
is_BEZ
._.
he_PP
made_VBD
the_DT
jump_NN
from_IN
tv_NN
's_POS
"_"
nypd_???
blue_JJ
"_"
to_IN
film_NN
far_RB
too_RB
soon_RB
and_CC
his_PP$
decisions_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
roles_NNS
he_PP
took_VBD
(_(
i'll_???
never_RB
forget_VB
the_DT
horrendous_JJ
"_"
jade_NN
"_"
)_)
were_BED
less_DT
than_CS
star_NN
making_VBG
._.
he_PP
rolls_VBZ
his_PP$
sleeves_NNS
up_RP
and_CC
does_DOZ
the_DT
job_NN
well_RB
here_RB
._.
gevedon_NP
,_,
lucas_NP
and_CC
sexton_NP
are_BER
more_DT
than_CS
fodder_NN
,_,
too_RB
._.
the_DT
only_JJ
problem_NN
with_IN
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
"_"
lay_VBD
in_IN
the_DT
uninspired_JJ
ending_NN
._.
it_PP
takes_VBZ
on_IN
a_DT
fairly_RB
conventional_JJ
finale_NN
that_CS
covers_VBZ
old_JJ
ground_NN
and_CC
is_BEZ
a_DT
bit_NN
of_IN
a_DT
disappointment_NN
after_IN
the_DT
terrific_JJ
(_(
and_CC
inspired_JJ
)_)
build_VB
up_RP
._.
the_DT
pleasure_NN
is_BEZ
getting_VBG
there_RB
and_CC
i_PP
wish_VB
that_CS
anderson_NP
and_CC
gevedon_NP
had_HVD
kept_VBN
up_RP
the_DT
steam_NN
they_PP
had_HVD
so_RB
ably_RB
built_VBN
during_IN
the_DT
bulk_NN
of_IN
the_DT
film_NN
"_"
session_NN
9_CD
"_"
is_BEZ
an_DT
unusual_JJ
feat_NN
._.
it_PP
is_BEZ
scary_JJ
,_,
doesn't_DOZ
use_VB
cheap_JJ
tricks_NNS
and_CC
raises_VBZ
goose_NN
bumps_NNS
with_IN
its_PP$
intelligently_RB
rendered_VBN
,_,
subtle_JJ
horror_NN
._.
because_CS
of_IN
the_DT
local_JJ
interest_NN
of_IN
danvers_NP
,_,
it_PP
should_MD
do_DO
well_RB
with_IN
the_DT
northeast_NN
crowd_NN
._.
i_PP
hope_VB
it_PP
gets_VBZ
the_DT
national_JJ
distribution_NN
it_PP
deserves_VBZ
._.
i_PP
give_VB
it_PP
a_DT
b_NN
+_SYM
._.