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This is a fantastic classic.
After watching this scene (tango scene in Scent of a Woman) I wanted to take tango lessons! Yet, I don’t think it was the visuals, but the song that made me fall in love with the scene.
Por una Cabeza (“By a Head”) was written in 1935 by Carlos Gardel and Alfredo Le Pera. Originally with lyrics, it tells a story about a gambler who compares his love of women with his addiction of betting on race horses.
I think it’s the whining instruments that makes… Continue reading
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Getting this film in a “two for $20” sale I was cautious, particularly because the front cover showed a rather dated looking image and the title sounded a tad creepy. However, the names of ‘Al Pacino’ and ‘Chris O’Donnel’ gave great hope.
And they were right. Scent of a Woman is an incredibly fascinating film to watch repeatedly because of the script which is deep and meaningful to say the least.
Al Pacino’s character referred frequently to as The Colonel is a blind man… Continue reading
Tagged 1992, al pacino, awesome, blind man, chris o'donnell, colonel, connie, film, film review, freak, movie, music, new york, nz, o'donnell, review, scent of a woman, slade