★★★★☆ USA. 2h15m. Sci-Fi / Adventure. Directed by J.J. Abrams. Written by Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams, Michael Arndt. Cinematography by Dan Mindel. Edited by Maryann Brandon, Mary Jo Markey. Music by John Williams. Starring Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Oscar Issac, Carrie Fisher, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Max von Sydow, Mark Hamill.
Set 30 years after Return of the Jedi, The Force Awakens follows Rey, Finn, Poe Dameron, and Han Solo’s search for Luke Skywalker and their fight in the Resistance, led by General Leia Organa and veterans of the Rebel Alliance, against Kylo Ren and the First Order, a successor to the Galactic Empire.