Summary: Hoo-ah! Scent of a Woman is an interesting movie. It s a showcase for Al Pacino, and a reason to give him an Oscar. It throws in some life messages and themes to seem important, and gives Al some good quips to make about prep school life.
Summary: Charming, funny, and powerful, Scent of a Woman is a good film anchored by a legendary performance from Al Pacino. Without him, this film would be nothing extraordinary. But, with him, it is elevated significantly.
Summary: The plot is pathetic, Al Pacino overacts beyond description and they might as well have cast a wooden pinnate to play Charlie Simms. One of the worst films to ever be nominated for best picture.
Summary: Beautiful film. Pacino's magnum opus. His cantankerous, wise, and somewhat sadistic character surprisingly is a likable one. He plays it to a whole new standard. The performance is a masterpiece of cinema. Loved it the whole time.
Excerpt: After his defining role as Michael Corleone in The Godfather Trilogy, his turn as a gangster in Scarface, acting legend Al Pacino finally got his best actor win for playing Lt. Col. Frank Slade in this now classic 1992 gem SCENT OF A WOMAN.
Summary: The film has a great story and fully developed characters. It also contains one of Pacino's best performances ever. A well deserved win for Best Actor. The blind colonel, is a truly memorable character. The speech he gives, in the films ending, delivers the right amount of inspiration.
Summary: This is one of Al Pacino's last great roles, before he became a caricature of himself. His nuanced Colonel Slate brings to life even the simplest of scenes in this powerful drama that focuses on the redemption of its two characters in vastly different ways.