On-Air Film Review: The High Flying Skies of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

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CHICAGO – Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com appears on “The Morning Mess” with Ben Thompson on WBGR-FM (Monroe, Wisconsin) on May 19th, reviewing “Top Gun: Maverick,” the sequel to the 1980s classic 36 years later … but still features Tom Cruise. In theaters beginning May 27th.

HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 4.5/5.0
Rating: 4.5/5.0

When we meet Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Cruise) again, we find out that he has passed on promotions or training assignments to basically stay a Navy fighter pilot for 36 years. When a threat from an enemy creates an impossible bombing mission, Admiral Iceman (Val Kilmer) calls for Maverick to train an elite new class, which includes “Rooster” (Miles Teller), the son of his old wingman Goose, who died in the first Top Gun film. Can Maverick answer the call of his country, or will his ego prevent him from completing the assignment?

For an interview with “Top Gun: Maverick” featured actors Bashir Salahuddin and Charles Parnell, with Patrick McDonald of HollywoodChicago.com, click BASHIR & CHARLES.

”Top Gun: Maverick” opens everywhere on May 27th. Featuring Tom Cruise, Charles Parnell, Bashir Salahuddin, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Connelly, Miles Teller and Val Kilmer. Screenplay by Ehren Kruger, Eric Warren Singer and Christopher McQuarrie. Directed by Joseph Kosinski. Rated “PG-13”

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Top Gun: Maverick
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