'Humbling' gives Pacino one last chance to roar

January 19, 2015 1:06 PM

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We have forgotten how subtle Al Pacino could be, pre "Hoo Hah!" Something about his Oscar winning turn in "Scent of a Woman" unleashed the beast, a performer as big, broad and puffed up as that mountain of hair he keeps teased about his head.

So it's a bit of a jolt to see him as Simon Axler, a famous, fading stage and screen actor who is losing his grip and his ability to stay on script in "The Humbling." He rarely allows Simon the Pacino bellow, rarely cranks up the heat and the volume as Simon shambles offstage, his career seemingly a...

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