★★★★★  USA. 2h37m. Drama / Crime / Thriller. Directed by David Fincher. Written by James Vanderbilt (screenplay) and Robert Graysmith (“Zodiac”, “Zodiac Unmasked”). Cinematography by Harris Savides. Edited by Angus Wall. Music by David Shire. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Anthony Edwards, Chlöe Sevigny, Brian Cox, Elias Koteas, Donal Logue, John Carroll Lynch, Dermot Mulroney, Ione Skye.

A serial killer terrorizes the San Francisco Bay Area during the late 1960s and early 1970s, taunting police with letters, bloodstained clothing, and ciphers mailed to newspapers.

The last unsolved Zodiac cipher was finally cracked in 2020.

★★★★★  USA. 2h2m. Drama / Thriller. Directed by Todd Phillips. Produced by Todd Phillips, Bradley Cooper, Emma Tillinger Koskoff. Written by Todd Phillips, Scott Silver. Based on Characters by DC Comics. Starring Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy. Music by Hildur Guðnadóttir. Cinematography by Lawrence Sher. Edited by Jeff Groth.

A mentally-ill loner is driven to violence when his life collapses.

Oscar winner for Best Actor and Best Original Score. BAFTA winner for Best Actor, Best Original Score, and Best Casting. The first R-rated film to gross more than one billion dollars.

★★★★☆  USA / Sweden. 2h28m (2h50m). Psychological Horror. Directed by Ari Aster. Produced by Patrik Andersson, Lars Knudsen. Written by Ari Aster. Starring Florence Pugh, Jack Reynor, William Jackson Harper, Vilhelm Blomgren, Ellora Torchia, Archie Madekwe, Will Poulter. Music by Bobby Krlic. Cinematography by Pawel Pogorzelski. Edited by Lucian Johnston.

A group of post-graduate anthropologists accept an invitation to witness a Midsummer ritual held by a Swedish pagan commune.

★★★★★  USA, Hong Kong. 1h57m. Sci-Fi. Directed by Ridley Scott. Produced by Michael Deeley. Screenplay by Hampton Fancher, David Peoples. Based on “Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?” by Philip K. Dick. Starring Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos, M. Emmet Walsh, Daryl Hannah, William Sanderson, Brion James, Leon Kowalski, Joe Turkel, Joanna Cassidy. Music by Vangelis. Cinematography by Jordan Cronenweth. Edited by Terry Rawlings, Marsha Nakashima.

A police officer in near-future Los Angeles is tasked with finding and killing rogue robots that can pass for human.

★★★☆☆  France. 2h6m. Psychological Horror. Directed by Roman Polanski. Produced by Andrew Braunsberg. Written by Roman Polanski, Gérard Brach. Based on “The Tenant” by Roland Topor. Starring Roman Polanski, Isabelle Adjani, Melvyn Douglas, Jo Van Fleet, Rufus, Shelley Winters. Music by Philippe Sarde. Cinematography by Sven Nykvist. Edited by Françoise Bonnot.

A new resident in a Paris apartment building endures a baffling, Kafkaesque persecution by his neighbors, while developing an obsession with the former occupant.

★★★★☆  USA. 1h42m. Thriller. Directed by Alan J. Pakula. Produced by Alan J. Pakula. Screenplay by David Giler, Lorenzo Semple Jr., Robert Towne. Based on “The Parallax View” by Loren Singer. Starring Warren Beatty, Hume Cronyn, William Daniels, Paula Prentiss, Kenneth Mars, Walter McGinn. Music by Michael Small. Cinematography by Gordon Willis. Edited by John W. Wheeler.

A reporter who had been present at an assassination uncovers the forces behind the attack and attempts to infiltrate their ranks.

★★★★★  USA. 3h1m. Superhero. Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo. Produced by Kevin Feige. Screenplay by Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely. Based on “The Avengers” by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby. Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Josh Brolin, Don Cheadle, Paul Rudd, Brie Larson, Karen Gillan, Danai Gurira, Benedict Wong, Jon Favreau, Bradley Cooper, Gwyneth Paltrow. Music by Alan Silvestri. Cinematography by Trent Opaloch. Edited by Jeffrey Ford, Matthew Schmidt.

Faced with defeat, The Avengers face the worst of odds as they follow a risky plan to defeat Thanos.

One of the most successful movies of all time, with $2.7B in global box office.

★★★★☆ USA. 2h12m. Sci-Fi / Adventure. Directed by Richard Marquand. Written by Lawrence Kasdan, George Lucas (screenplay) and George Lucas (story). Cinematography by Alan Hume. Edited by Sean Barton, Marcia Lucas, Duwayne Dunham. Music by John Williams. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Billy Dee Williams, Ian McDiarmid, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, Frank Oz.

The rebel army faces its final battle against the Galactic Empire.

★★★☆☆ USA. 1h54m. Adventure. Directed by Simon Kinberg. Written by Simon Kinberg (screenplay) and Chris Claremont, John Byrne (“The Dark Phoenix Saga”). Cinematography by Mauro Fiore. Edited by Lee Smith. Music by Hans Zimmer. Starring Sophie Turner, James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Nicholas Hoult, Jessica Chastain, Tye Sheridan, Alexandra Shipp, Evan Peters, Kodi Smit-McPhee.

After an accident in outer space supercharges one member’s powers, the entire team faces destruction.

★★★★★  UK, USA, France, Netherlands. 1h46m. War. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan. Written by Christopher Nolan. Starring Fionn Whitehead, Tom Glynn-Carney, Jack Lowden, Harry Styles, Aneurin Barnard, James D’Arcy, Barry Keoghan, Kenneth Branagh, Cillian Murphy, Mark Rylance, Tom Hardy. Music by Hans Zimmer. Cinematography by Hoyte van Hoytema. Edited by Lee Smith.

Account of the struggle at the beginning of WWII to free stranded British troops from a desperate position in the north of Europe.