“While We’re Young”: Middle age is wasted on the middle-aged

Ben Stiller and Adam Driver in While We're Young

“While We’re Young” opens Friday at Sundance Cinemas. R, 1:34, three and a half stars out of four.

If youth is wasted on the young, middle age is definitely wasted on the middle-aged. Think about it. You have the experience and wisdom to know what truly matters, and the resources to go after it. And yet you waste all this time either mooning over your vanished youth or living in fear of the old age to come. Or waste time hunting around for the cardboard sleeve to your “Yankee Hotel Foxtrot” CD.

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