To everyone’s surprise (except perhaps lead star Tom Cruise), Top Gun: Maverick blew up the global box office to become the biggest movie of the year (so far) and one of the most successful Hollywood sequels in recent memory.

Director Joseph KosinskiThe action-packed story of an aging aviation ace won over critics and audiences alike – we gave the film five stars in our brilliant review – and served as a timely reminder that Netflix and marvel movies are not the only order of the day in 2022.