PG-13 | | Comedy
With his career on the skids, a Hollywood screenwriter enlists the aid of a modern-day muse, who proves to test his patience.
In the 1970's, filmmaker Peter Bogdanovich divorced his wife Polly Platt to be with his discovery Cybill Shepherd. This incident loosely inspired the film Irreconcilable Differences (1984), where a director (Ryan O'Neal) divorced his wife (Shelley Long) to be with a starlet (Sharon Stone). While Platt said that the film "got more right than wrong," Shepherd denied that she was anything like the character that Stone played in the film. Both Stone and Shepherd appear in "The Muse" but not in the same scene.
I want to do a remake of "Raging Bull" with a really thin guy. Not just thin, but REALLY thin. Thin and angry, thin and angry, thin and angry. Can you see it? Can you see it?
Steven Phillips: Kind of.
Martin Scorsese: Is there a Starbucks near here?
Steven Phillips: I'd be careful. I think you had your...
Sarah's arm is resting on the arm of the chair when viewed from behind and resting in her lap when viewed from the front.
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