Silver Actors on the Silver Screen | Michael Hodin

February 23, 2015 8:36 PM

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Silver Actors on the Silver Screen | Michael Hodin

When you're watching the 2015 Academy Awards, it's worth keeping in mind that the annual AARP Life@50+ mega-bash isn't until May. It would be easy to get confused. With Clint Eastwood (age 84), Michael Keaton (63), J.K. Simmons (60), Julianne Moore (54), Meryl Streep (65), and Robert Duvall (84) all nominated for the top hardware, the Oscars are no longer the preserve for the baby-faced A-listers.

But perhaps what's most remarkable about the coup staged by these "retirement age" actors and directors is that its not news. The content-starved 24-hour media machine is making no mention of the aging of Hollywood -- and not once is it declared (much less bemoaned!) that the senior citizens are hog...

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