Entertainment

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6 years ago

Is Tom Selleck 2016’s Sexiest Man Over 60?

At Sixty and Me, we talk about many serious issues facing women over 60 – achieving financial security, fighting social isolation and depression, making friends as an older adult and achieving healthy aging.

These issues are all important, but, once in a while, it’s fun to ask something fun and light-hearted. This was my thinking when I established our annual “Sexiest Man Over 60” award. Read More

6 years ago

Are Aging Stereotypes in Films Making You Sick?

Does life imitate art? Or, is it the other way around? Well, according to a new study, when it comes to negative aging stereotypes in movies, both perspectives could be true!

Let’s start with the facts. According to a recent study by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, ageism may not just be insulting, it may also be downright unhealthy. Read More

6 years ago

Will Sigourney Weaver’s Character, Ripley, Die in Alien 5?

Ripley, the powerful character played by Sigourney Weaver in the Alien series, has had a tough life. She has been attacked by vicious, acid-drooling aliens, trapped, killed and resurrected. She has encountered personal conflicts and fought to protect her crew. Now, there are signs that, in Alien 5 (actual title: Alien: Covenant), Ripley’s troubled story may finally be coming to an end! Read More

6 years ago

Judi Dench is Set to Play Queen Victoria… Again!

The last time Judi Dench played Queen Victoria, it was in Mrs. Brown, a film about Queen Victoria and her relationship with her butler, John Brown. For her performance, Dench was nominated for an Oscar as Best Actress in a Leading Role. Read More

6 years ago

Mamma Mia! Meryl Streep Voted Britain’s Favorite Actress

When Meryl Streep joined the cast of the musical film, Mamma Mia, few would have predicted that the movie would go on to gross over $600-million worldwide. Of course, that’s exactly what happened. It was just one of the many successes that Meryl Streep has to her name. Read More

6 years ago

It’s Festival Season! Why Not Embrace a Hippie Lifestyle Again?

Every summer, the largest green field festival in the world is held in Glastonbury, a small town in the UK. 170,000 people enjoy several days of mud, music and mayhem! Read More

6 years ago

How Much Are New Memories of Old Classic Rock Worth?

Unless you’ve been living alone in a desert for the last few months, you’ve probably heard about the impressive Desert Trip concert, scheduled for this fall. It’s a 3-day mega-event in California featuring per­formances by 6 of the greatest artists or groups of the Classic Rock era – The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan, The Who, Neil Young, and Roger Waters, formerly of Pink Floyd. Read More

6 years ago

A Monster Calls Movie with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver

Everyone knows how cruel children can be. When you don’t quite fit in, or you are simply shy, it’s easy to feel completely alone. Read More

7 years ago

Who Was the Best James Bond? Ask the Women Who Saw Them All!

Who was the best James Bond? The question is more difficult than is sounds! In many ways, James Bond transcends the actors that have been lucky enough to play him. You could even argue that he shapes the men who play him more than the other way around. Read More

7 years ago

Diane Keaton to Appear in Finding Nemo Sequel, Finding Dory

I don’t know about you, but, I am so happy that my favorite actors and actresses are continuing to work into their 60s, 70s and beyond. Older performers like Sam Elliott, Judi Dench and Diane Keaton are fighting aging stereotypes and showing that they are still at the top of their game. Read More