Original Movie Lovers top gun used their handkerchiefs to cry once more for the death of goosethe character he played Anthony Edwards in the 1986 film.
Tom Cruisewho reprized his role as Captain Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverickrevived that character’s death in the music video for hold my handthe song masterfully performed by Lady Gaga. Now this great song is nominated for the Oscars.
“There was a sound that we were looking for…she introduced us to her song and it opened up the whole movie,” Cruise told The Late Late Show last year. “It opened those doors to the emotional core of the film that we had. In that moment, things just came together in such a beautiful way. The song she had written fit the bill perfectly. and it became, really, the underlying score and heartbeat of our film.”
Kosinski directed the video
During the video directed by joseph kosinskithe same director of the film, is observed “Maverick” looking at photos from his past before cutting to a shot of him holding goose (Anthony Edwards) in the ocean while the character dies, in a scene from the original film directed by Tony Scott.
When I wrote this song for Top Gun: Maverick I didn’t even realize the multiple layers that encompassed the heart of the film, my own psyche and the nature of the world we’ve been living in,” Gaga wrote on Instagram while announcing her song.
“I’ve been working on it for years, perfecting it, trying to make it our own. I wanted to turn the music into a song in which we shared our deep need to be understood and to try to understand each other: a longing to be close when we felt so far away and the ability to celebrate the heroes of life”, added the singer, who has an Oscar for Best Original Song for Shallowfrom the film A Star is Bornin 2019.
He also contributed to the score
In addition to writing the original song for the film, Gaga also contributed to the score for Top Gun: Maverick. with Oscar-winning composer, Hans Zimmer, Lorne Balfe Y Harold Faltermeyer, who worked on the original soundtrack for Top Gun, in 1986, which won an Oscar for Best Original Song with the success of Berlin, Take My Breath Away.
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