★★★☆☆ 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.
The Rise of Skywalker 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.
★★★☆☆ USA. 2h24m. Adventure. Directed by Bryan Singer. Written by Simon Kinberg (screenplay) and Bryan Singer, Simon Kinberg, Michael Dougherty, Dan Harris (story). Cinematography by Newton Thomas Sigel. Edited by John Ottman, Michael Louis Hill. Music by John Ottman. Starring James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, Oscar Isaac, Nicholas Hoult, Rose Byrne, Evan Peters, Tye Sheridan, Sophie Turner, Olivia Munn, Kodi Smit-McPhee, Alexandra Shipp, Lucas Till, John Helman, Ben Hardy, Lana Condor.
The ninth installment in the X-Men film series. It is the sequel to X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). In the film, the ancient mutant En Sabah Nur / Apocalypse is inadvertently revived in 1983, and plans to wipe out modern civilization and take over the world, leading the X-Men to try to stop him and defeat his team of mutants.