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Issue: Winter 2000

The Muse movie review

Steven Phillips (Albert Brooks) is a Los Angles-based screenwriter. He is battling the bizarre, corrupt and nepotism-filled system of contemporary Hollywood. His life changes when he discovers his muse (Sharon Stone), as does his wife and a good chuck of Hollywood.

Walk-ons, cameos and an indepth knowledge of modern Hollywood can't bring this extended in-joke to the level of a truly amusing and engaging film. Instead, it works hard to be strained and ordinary. Sad really.

Movie poster, The Muse; Festivale film review

Movie poster, The Muse
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by Ali Kayn
Due for Australian release 27 July 2000
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Title: The Muse (1999)
Written by: Albert Brooks (written by) & Monica Mcgowan Johnson (written by)
Directed by: Albert Brooks
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The Players: Albert Brooks, Sharon Stone , Andie MacDowell, Jeff Bridges

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