This week we are talking about misogyny, grief and homosociality within 1986’s Top Gun.
Articles and concepts referenced:
· “After the death of a friend: Young Men’s grief and masculine identities”
· Sydney Morning Herald article, “Millions of men have no close friends”
We implore you to “take part in the conversation.” Did you agree/disagree with some of our discussion or arguments? In regards to the character Charlie, what is your view on the boundary between lover and instructor? Please comment and discuss.
Theme music is “Add 60 Seconds (to the Bechdel Test)” by Kenny Kenny Oh Oh.
Other audio clips are from Top Gun, copyright 1986 Paramount Pictures, utilized under fair use.