Top Gun: Maverick ☆☆☆ ½Starring: Tom Cruise, Miles Teller, Jennifer Connelly, Jon Hamm, Glen Powell, Monica Barbaro, Lewis Pullman, Ed Harris,
and Val Kilmer
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
years after Top Gun helped make Tom Cruise a bona fide film star, we return to the world of Maverick for a very belated revisit that serves as rare proof of the fact that a sequel can actually be better than the original!
Top Gun: Maverick exceeds the charms of the (middling, yet iconic) 1986 flick while lovingly paying homage to its uber-popular predecessor (with one glaring omission, but more on that later).
The sequel finds the protagonist – Cruise’s Pete “Maverick” Mitchell – returning to the Top Gun program as an instructor. He has been tasked with training an...Full review >>