‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Enters the Pantheon of Conservative Fan Fiction

The American right has embraced Tom Cruise’s latest blockbuster, hailing the movie as a patriotic gesture produced in defiance of “woke” liberal elites and the Chinese Communist Party.

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Are the Movies Liberal?

Everyone knows Hollywood is progressive. But look at the films it churns out. They tell another story.

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Why the Producer of ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Is Betting Big on Theaters

David Ellison on making a “love letter to aviation” and the future of theaters, streaming and A.R./V.R.

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Inside the ‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Flying Sequences

The makers of the “Top Gun” sequel discuss the challenges of filming practical aerial stunts.

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Which Cannes Films Have the Best Oscar Odds?

Movies from Park Chan-wook, Lukas Dhont and Hirokazu Kore-eda could be what academy voters are looking for. But don’t count out “Top Gun: Maverick.”

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‘Top Gun: Maverick’ Review: Will This Stuff Still Fly?

Tom Cruise takes to the air once more in a long-awaited sequel to a much-loved ’80s action blockbuster.

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Tom Cruise Aims to Fly High at the Box Office With ‘Top Gun: Maverick’

At a time when superheroes dominate the box office, the film industry hopes the actor can bring grown-ups back to theaters.

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Cannes Film Festival 2022: Politics Mixed With Moments of Grace

“Top Gun: Maverick,” “Tchaikovsky’s Wife” and other movies each get polemical in their own way. But there are scenes of lyrical beauty, as in “Scarlet.”

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David Cronenberg and Claire Denis Will Compete at Cannes Film Festival

Organizers announced a lineup of nearly 50 movies for the event’s 2022 edition, including 18 in the running for the top honor, the Palme d’Or.

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How David Ellison Built Skydance Into Hollywood’s Smart Bet

When the young Oracle heir entered the entertainment industry, no one expected much. Instead, he’s built the rarest of businesses — a thriving, all-audiences, independent studio.

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