“We’re going to have a good time, always.” – Goose.
Poor, poor, Goose.
I guess if you’re one of the few people who hasn’t seen “Top Gun,” stop reading this and go watch it. Now.
“Easy Cougar, bring him back.”
I’m not much of a Tom Cruise fan but the loop of Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away” in many scenes of this movie cancels out any disdain I have for his casting as Maverick.
I don’t remember this being such a romantic movie, but it swept me off my feet.
And don’t even get me started on the not one, but two, scenes with that song by The Righteous Brothers. You know the one.
“Top Gun” fits the bill as a classic 1980s movie and, in between swooning over the whole thing, I noticed the stunts and flight scenes were really well done.
I would like to go back in time and see what the buzz was before this movie came out in 1986, but in my mind the combination of action, romance and Val Kilmer as bad-boy Iceman make it something people should still be talking about at the water cooler.
And then I found this ah-mazing information during my extensive research for this post.
It will be hard to top the original “Top Gun,” but I am lucky to be of the generation that can appreciate the basis of a sequel even if it is a total flop.
All I can say to the powers that be behind a new “Top Gun” is …