‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Does Nostalgia Right

A movie full of heart and heart-pounding visuals.

Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick | Paramount Pictures
Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick | Paramount Pictures

Top Gun: Maverick reintroduces us to Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) who has been pushing the limits of being a Naval aviator for 30 years. He’s faced with a difficult choice: train the best pilots for an impossible mission or give up his career — which, of course, is his whole identity.

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Sarah Callen

Sarah Callen

Every number has a name, every name has a story, every story is worthy of being shared.