‘Jack Ryan’ Gets First Movies For Grownups Seal

Posted on 01/17/2014 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentAARP has awarded its first AARP Movies for Grownups® Seal, which recognizes films that have a special appeal to 50+ audiences, to Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, a Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions release. To receive AARP’s new Movies for Grownups Seal, a film must be selected by AARP’s Movies for Grownups editorial team, which dedicates hundreds of hours each year to screening eligible blockbusters and independent films, identifying movies with a distinct relevance to audience members 50+. AARP’s Movies for …

Movies for Grownups Weekend Preview Oct. 18

Posted on 10/17/2013 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentIs this the biggest movie weekend of the year? Possibly! You’ll never get to all these openings in a couple of days, but two sure-fire Oscar contenders — All is Lost and 12 Years a Slave — should be at the top of your must-see list. 12 Years a Slave Chiwetel Ejiofor as a free black man kidnapped and sold into slavery leads a powerful cast. Movies from Roots to Django Unchained have shown us the evils of slavery: 12 Years a Slave makes …