The movie, however, is a crock. show more
By the end of Scent of a Woman, we have arrived at the usual conclusion of the coming-of-age movie, and the usual conclusion of the prep school movie. But rarely have we been taken there with so much intelligence and skill. show more
Thanks to a landmark performance by Al Pacino, SCENT OF A WOMAN is an agreeably watchable film. If they'd made it half an hour shorter and re-written the ending, it could have been a great one. show more
This was one of the best movies I\'ve ever seen. Al Pacino is stunningly good, as both the bad-ass Col. Slade, and as the smart protective father that Charlie so desperately needs in order to fight the Ivory-Tower men. Poignant, edgy, thrilling, moving, and laced with intrigue.
Al Pacino(The Godfather) and Chris O\'Donnell (Batman and Robin) come together for a chilling look at handicaps;.Retired Colonel Slade lives with a relative..When that family plans a get-away,Charlie is called to keep a watch on the veteran.What happens,Charlie Sims is unaware that the old man plans a \"last fling\" before an attempted suicide.I got angry with Slade\'s nephew;He seems insensitive and uncaring about his uncle\'s feelings.I feel the Colonel\'s angst,when he says \" I have no Life\" ;