Let's face it, the movies have ALWAYS paired older men with younger women. It's sexist Hollywood tradition! But there's another level of this phenomenon we'll be investigating in the slides ahead. It's one thing to cast an older actor and a younger actress, it's quite another to cast them when they're upwards of 10, 15, 20 years apart or playing characters who are supposed to be 20 years apart (and we don't exclude the gender swapped reversal - there are some older woman/younger man romances also). May-December romance is the term, but most of us just call these relationships uncomfortable.
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