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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ review: Flights of nostalgia

Scroll | 27/05/2022 10:04 AM | Click to read full article

Soaked in the warm golden glow of nostalgia, Top Gun: Maverick works for the same reasons as Top Gun. The magnificently filmed scenes of dogfights weave magic in the sky that the humans on the ground are hard-pressed to match.

Maverick (Tom Cruise) is more mellow and thoughtful than before, especially since a drone programme is threatening to make him and his tribe redundant.