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Cannes 2022 week one roundup: a return to form – and Top Gun reborn
Back in its traditional May slot, the film festival was in boisterous spirits. Week one’s wildly eclectic offerings ranged from Italian arthouse grandeur to Tom Cruise flying high

Xan Brooks

21, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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A question of style: will Top Gun’s apple-pie nostalgia work its magic in 2022? | Jess Cartner-Morley
The original film’s James Dean T-shirts and flying jackets harked back to a safer, more wholesome era. Three decades later, its sequel will try the same trick

Jess Cartner-Morley

20, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Top Gun: Maverick and the unstoppable rise of the ‘legacy sequel’
With Avatar and Spinal Tap films on the way, does the flurry of belated follow-ups typify Hollywood’s aversion to risk?

Andrew Pulver

20, May, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Mission impossible? My red-carpet quest to thank Tom Cruise for his cake | Stuart Heritage
Last Christmas, Tom Cruise sent me two cakes. This week, I went to the Top Gun: Maverick premiere to repay him. Here is my story

Stuart Heritage

20, May, 2022 @11:33 AM

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TV tonight: confusion reigns in Steve Coogan and Sarah Solemani’s Chivalry
Bobby and Cameron reassess their careers in the last part of the shambolic Hollywood #MeToo series. Plus: how war shaped British art. Here’s what to watch this evening

Hollie Richardson, Alexi Duggins, Hannah Verdier, Jack Seale and Stuart Heritage

19, May, 2022 @5:20 AM

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‘Would you ask Gene Kelly that?’: defiant Tom Cruise dazzles Cannes
A hero’s welcome met the star of two Top Guns and countless Mission: Impossible movies as he took part in a toothless Q&A carried by that mega-watt grin

Peter Bradshaw

18, May, 2022 @4:51 PM

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‘More stunts, Maverick!’ Even Tom Cruise couldn’t save the Queen’s hellish jubilee horsefest
We were promised A-listers doing astounding things. But the only way this TV jubilee special could have been saved from terminal tedium was if the Top Gun star had abseiled from a helicopter

Stuart Heritage

16, May, 2022 @10:44 AM

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American Made to Jackass 4.5: the seven best films to watch on TV this week
Tom Cruise is a drug runner working for the Colombian cartel in Doug Liman’s action movie, and Johnny Knoxville and the gang are back on terrific form with more absurd stunts

Stuart Heritage

13, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Top Gun: Maverick review – Tom Cruise is still speedy, less needy in a rock’n’roll sequel
Cruise presides over some surprising differences from his first outing as the navy pilot hotshot in a film that’s missing the homoerotic tensions of the 80s original

Peter Bradshaw

12, May, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Will Lady Gaga help Top Gun: Maverick take everyone’s breath away?
The soundtrack was essential to the original film’s popularity, and the singer’s powerful new ballad, Hold My Hand, could ensure that Top Gun: Maverick flies high too

Stuart Heritage

03, May, 2022 @11:56 AM

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Coming of aged: why is Hollywood bringing back veteran stars?
From Tom Cruise to Michael Keaton, A-listers can’t resist the urge to resurrect the roles that made them. But will nostalgia be enough to woo people back to cinemas?

Steve Rose

22, Apr, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Cruise v Titchmarsh: a right royal smackdown at the Queen’s platinum jubilee
Eyebrows have been raised with the announcement that the Tom Cruise will host part of the celebration – but can anything see off the Gardeners’ World heavyweight?

Stuart Heritage

22, Apr, 2022 @12:19 PM

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