1. A New Hope
2. The Force Awakens
3. Return of the Jedi
4. Revenge of the Sith
5. The Empire Strikes Back (HERE IS WHERE EVERYONE STOPS READING MY BLOG FOREVER)
6. Attack of the Clones
7. The Phantom Menace
Now I will go into a brief review of the new film, so beware that there are a few spoilers ahead. First off, I truly do love J.J. Abrams as a director. He brings great vision into every one of his movies. While many Star Trek fans were mad about Into Darkness, I still enjoyed it quite a bit because I thought it was well made and clever. To me, Star Wars: The Force Awakens was very similar to the last Star Trek film in the sense that it was similar to older Star Wars films, but had a twist that worked well. Overall, the mix of the old cast with a new cast worked perfectly and I cannot wait to see where Abrams is going to go with the franchise from here. Gender reversals, diversity, and other thematic aspects contribute to a respectful revival of the franchise for a modern audience. This is something the prequels could not seem to figure out!
The Bottom Line: This film is an epic revival of a franchise that seemed to be lost in the clutched of George Lucas.