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Sharon Stone: “It’s Not How You Fall, It’s How You Get Up”

Posted on 02/7/2012 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

EntertainmentShe was crying when she came onstage. “Oh, Marty.. I must’ve died and gone to heaven. I’ve gotten a lifetime achievement award from MARTIN SCORSESE. MARTIN SCORSESE.” Sharon Stone is 53. She’ll tell you that, too. She’ll tell you about her 40s, and how she always states her age. She’ll tell you about not getting any calls a decade ago, and now that she’s 50, her wrinkles are suddenly in style. She’ll tell you about falling, and getting up, and …

Oscar Gets it Right!

Posted on 01/24/2012 by |Movies & TV | Comments

EntertainmentAmazing. Absolutely amazing. This year’s list of Oscar nominees is so terrifically, breathtakingly right, I thought I must have been dreaming when they were announced early this morning. I’ve never come away from the Oscars announcement more satisfied that Hollywood really, really gets it—that the best movies really are movies for grownups. Just look at how the winners of this year’s AARP Movies for Grownups Awards—announced last week—dovetail with the Oscar nominations: