17 Changes in the Entertainment World: Featuring Tom Cruise, Robert Pattinson, Megan Fox and More

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This article is a list of 17 things that have changed in pop culture, in terms of the popularity of movie stars and trends. The list features Sharon Stone, Megan Fox, Robert Pattinson and more.

Times are always changing. There are always celebrities but trends keep changing. We are all getting older so we might just have fun with it.

Here are 17 things to let you know times have changed:

You know you ‘ve gotten older when:

Jon Bon Jovi   Image via http://ll-media.tmz.com/

On the left, Jon Bon Jovi at 22. On the right, Jon Bon Jovi at 47. These are not his most flattering pictures but they are to let you know he has been around a while. And so have you...

1. Jon Bon Jovi was in his 30s when you started listening to Bon Jovi. He is now 48.

Mel Gibson younger Mel Gibson Image via http://www.hifriendz.com/

Mel Gibson now Mel Gibson. Image via  http://www.bergproperties.com

Mel Gibson started his movie career in 1979. In 1985, he was chosen as People magazine's sexiest man alive. In 1990 and 1991, he was in the People magazine's list of 50 Most Beautiful People in the world. In 1995, he was in Empire's list of 100 Sexiest Film Stars in History.

2. Mel Gibson hasn’t been considered a hunk for a decade.

3. Russell Crowe is Robin Hood and not Kevin Costner. Before Kevin, it was Errol Flynn.

Errol Flynn in Robin Hood. Errol Flynn as Robin Hood, 1938. Image via http://camins.files.wordpress.com/

Kevin Costner as Robin Hood Kevin Costner as Robin Hood, 1991. Image via http://2.bp.blogspot.com

Russell Crowe as Robin Hood Russell Crowe as Robin Hood, 2010.

4. You are starting to love The Who’s My Generation song more and more. Hey, it was always fun but suddenly it is even more meaningful.

5. Alec Baldwin is no longer the prince of romantic thrillers but king of comedy.

Alec Baldwin and Nicole Kidman in MaliceImage via http://i1.iofferphoto.com/i

Alec Baldwin starred in Malice in 1993.

Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin to one generation. Image via http://2.bp.blogspot.com

Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey in 30 Rock

Alec Baldwin in 30 Rock. Image via http://tvquotes.files.wordpress.com/

Alec Baldwin Alec Baldwin to another generation...

6. John Malkovich is no longer starring as an evil seducer seducing well-meaning women.

John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Liaisons

John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer in Dangerous Liaisons, 1988.

John Malkovich and Nicole Kidman Image via http://ia.media-imdb.com

John Malkovich and Nicole Kidman in  The Portrait of a Lady, in 1996.

7. People talk about Stephenie Meyer and not John Grisham or Stephen King.

Twilight,Stephenie Meyer  Image via http://osterhoutteens.files.wordpress.com

8. There are 20 year-olds who haven’t heard about Metallica.

9. The vampires females are lusting over are not played by Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt.

Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire Image via http://images.fanpop.com

Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt in Interview with the Vampire, 1994. Based on the novel by Anne Rice.

Robert Pattinson as Edward Cullen Image via http://www.asianpopcorn.com/

Robert Pattinson in Twilight, 2008.

10. Leonardo Di Caprio was your generation’s Taylor Lautner and Robert Pattinson.

Romeo and Juliet Image via http://questgarden.com

Leonardo DiCaprio in 1996.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in Titanic

Leonardo DiCaprio Image via http://www.wallpaperbase.com/

Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner in Eclipse Image via http://sigmatwiomega.files.wordpress.com

Taylor Lautner, on the left. Robert Pattinson on the right. Remember the lust effect Leonardo DiCaprio had on women and the hate effect on men? History repeats itself, with different actors...

11. Poison is on the news- not because there is a Poison hit song but because front man Bret Michaels is being hospitalized all the time.

12. Kevin Costner and Tom Cruise aren’t all the rage any more. It’s Clive Owen and Gerard Butler.

13. Men no longer lust after Sharo Stone or Demi Moore. It’s now Megan Fox and Adriana Lima.

Sharon Stone

Sharon Stone, 1990. Image via http://blstb.msn.com

Megan Fox

Megan Fox, 2009. Image via http://akalol.files.wordpress.com/

14. John Travolta plays in musicals as a woman.

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John in Grease Image via http://1.bp.blogspot.com

John Travolta in a hit musical, in 1978.

John Travolta in Hairspray Image via http://www.empirecinemas.co.uk

John Travolta in a hit musical, 2007. This time, could you spot him in the poster?

15. Vampires no longer burst into flames in the sun but shine like diamonds.

16. Friends hasn’t been on the air for years.

17. Kiefer Sutherland is a household name with a popular tv show. Do you remember when he was just the star of indie filmmakers? Or when he just supported big stars in mainstream films?

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