One MSNBC editor is actively rooting against the adrenaline-fueled and Best Picture-nominated “Top Gun: Maverick,” complaining that it paints too positive a picture of the United States military.
MSNBC opinion writer and editor Zeeshan Aleem explained in a Saturday column that the movie, while an entertaining break from CGI and animated content, was sending a message that he called “insidious” and “poisonous.”
“‘Top Gun’ is as insidious as it is entertaining. It does not merely revive a forgotten human-centered spectacle; it also beckons for a return to accepting the American war machine as a beacon of virtue and excitement,” Aleem wrote, claiming that the movie glorified the excitement of battle — which in turn, glorified war in itself. “It’s a poisonous kind of nostalgia, one that smuggles
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