★★★★★ USA. 2h1m. Sci-Fi / Adventure. Directed by George Lucas. Written by George Lucas. Cinematography by Gilbert Taylor. Edited by Paul Hirsch, Marcia Lucas, Richard Chew. Music by John Williams. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Alec Guinness, Peter Cushing, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Kenny Baker.

Luke Skywalker (Hamill), along with Han Solo (Ford) and the Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi (Guinness), attempt to free Princess Leia (Fisher) from the clutches of the Galactic Empire and the Sith lord Darth Vader (Prowse, voiced by Jones). The heroes, in league with the Rebel Alliance, attempt to destroy the Empire’s planet-destroying space station, the Death Star.

★★★☆☆ USA. 1h29m. Sci-Fi. Directed by Douglas Trumbull. Written by Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino, Steven Bochco. Cinematography by Charles F. Wheeler. Edited by Aaron Stell. Music by Peter Schickele. Starring Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin, Jesse Vint.

Science fiction with a strong environmentalist message concerning humanity’s attempt to save the Earth’s flora by launching giant greenhouses into space.

★★★★☆ USA. 2h22m. Sci-Fi / Adventure. Directed by J. J. Abrams. Written by Chris Terrio, J. J. Abrams (screenplay) and Derek Connolly, Colin Trevorrow, J. J. Abrams, Chris Terrio. Cinematography by Dan Mindel. Edited by Maryann Brandon, Stefan Grube. Music by John Williams. Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, Ian McDiarmid, Billy Dee Williams.

Follows Rey, Finn, and Poe Dameron as they lead the Resistance’s final stand against Supreme Leader Kylo Ren and the First Order, who are now aided by the return of the deceased galactic emperor, Palpatine.

★★★★☆ UK / USA. 2h4m. Sci-Fi / Horror. Directed by Ridley Scott. Written by Jon Spaihts, Damon Lindelof. Cinematography by Dariusz Wolski. Edited by Pietro Scalia. Music by Marc Streitenfeld. Starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan Marshall-Green, Charlize Theron.

The crew of the spaceship Prometheus follow a star map discovered among the artifacts of several ancient Earth cultures. Seeking the origins of humanity, the crew arrives on a distant world and discovers a threat that could cause the extinction of the human species.

★★★★☆ USA. 2h32m. Sci-Fi / Adventure. Directed by Rian Johnson. Written by Rian Johnson. Cinematography by Steve Yedlin. Edited by Bob Ducsay. Music by John Williams. Starring Daisy Ridley, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Issac, Kelly Marie Tran, Carrie Fisher, Andy Serkis, Anthony Daniels, Joonas Suotamo, Laura Dern, Benicio del Toro, Domhnall Gleeson, Gwendoline Christie, Frank Oz, Lupita Nyong’o.

Rey seeks the aid of Luke Skywalker, in hopes of turning the tide for the Resistance in the fight against Kylo Ren and the First Order, while General Leia Organa, Finn, and Poe Dameron attempt to escape a First Order attack on the dwindling Resistance fleet.

★★★★★  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.

★★★★☆ 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.

★★★★☆  UK / USA. 2h30m. Sci-Fi / Thriller. Directed by Christopher Nolan. Produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan. Written by Christopher Nolan. Starring John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Kenneth Branagh, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Martin Donovan. Music by Ludwig Göransson. Cinematography by Hoyte van Hoytema. Edited by Jennifer Lame.

A former CIA agent, presumed dead, is recruited by a mysterious organization to discover the truth about a coming global catastrophe, and work to prevent it.