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Hollywood Ageism

Bob Is Back!

Sabine Reichel | Posted 09.28.2015 | Fifty
Sabine Reichel

First of all: I want what Bob is having! I want to be in that senior intern program!! It looks like so much fun, and it's just what I need, although I'm not a widow and a few years younger than him. Finally, I can get respect and appreciation, I can teach young people a thing or two just by being my interesting, experienced self.

Why We Need The Hashtag #AgingMatters

Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.16.2015 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Isn't it about time we reimagined what being old is? We can start with who we call 'elderly,' and maybe we could stop assuming that every 66-year-old is going to retire the very moment they reached full retirement age.

Madonna, Ageism and Sexism

Kyle McMahon | Posted 06.04.2015 | Entertainment
Kyle McMahon

Too many people forget that Madonna, the most successful solo artist in history, has paved the way for so many artists, both male and female. With her outspoken opinions, her sometimes shocking but always thought provoking performances and her pure determination, she's broken down barriers on women, pop stars, homosexuals, race, religion, business and everything in between.

What to Do With Rene Russo?

Andy Hoglund | Posted 04.28.2015 | Entertainment
Andy Hoglund

The oversight is irrelevant, as Nightcrawler garnered Rene Russo unprecedented critical praise for her work, and renewed attention from millions of fanboys. And this coming from an actress whose appeared in the MCU, Marvel Cinematic Universe.

How to Fix Hollywood's Gender Age Wage Gap

Paige Morrow Kimball | Posted 04.13.2014 | Women
Paige Morrow Kimball

In Hollywood or in the corporate world we're still paid less, we keep hitting the glass ceiling and we continue to try to climb the proverbial ladder. (This is for those who may have lived under a rock for the last 100 years.)

Mallika Rao

Why Dustin Hoffman's Directoral Debut Film Almost Didn't Happen | Mallika Rao | Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts

In "Quartet," a group of retired classical musicians in England try to raise funds for their stately but financially troubled nursing home by putting ...

Amour: No Love For Ageism

Susan Y. Chi | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment
Susan Y. Chi

Perhaps the tension between compassion and brutality in Amour is born from the entanglement of invading physical illness with ageism (the effect is even more terrifying if it were completely unintended).

(Golden) Material Girl

Larry Womack | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media
Larry Womack

This persistent ageism when we talk about Madonna now should be disturbing to anybody who plans to live to middle age. But ageist jokes about Madonna are going to grow old long before she does, and, in the end, it is her story that will be told.

Ageism and Heterosexism in Hollywood

Brooke Lewis | Posted 07.21.2012 | Gay Voices
Brooke Lewis

Steven shared a few stories with me, and I was surprised by how often he actually deals with heterosexism in the entertainment industry. It seems as though he deals with it almost as much as I and my actress friends deal with ageism and sexism on the casting couch!

The Case Of The 40-Year-Old Actress' Lawsuit

Posted 12.03.2011 | Home

By Lynn Elber, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — A million-dollar lawsuit by an actress who claims her job prospects were damaged when she was o...

What Hollywood is Not Letting You See

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

Your favorite movie could likely be written by someone over 40. If today's Hollywood executives had their way, your favorite movie wouldn't exist.