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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is easily one of the most controversial movies to hit pop culture in a long time. Not only was it a long-awaited sequel, it brought back Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker for the first time since the original movies—but when it finally hit theaters, many had a long list of problems with it.
Among the many problems, audiences felt the movie had include how Luke Skywalker’s characterization felt off, the unsatisfying death of Snoke, Holdo’s frustrating communication, Rey’s nobody-heritage, and much more.
In an interview with Den of Geek. Hamill himself admitted some discontent without how things went down, including how “it was a big mistake that [Luke, Leia, and Han] were never [going to] reunite in any way” thanks to both Han and Luke being dead by the end of The Last Jedi.
Despite everything, Johnson has recently noted how he’s “even more proud of it five years [later],” even despite the “actively hostile and toxic” online culture that gravitated towards his movie—which he made clear is not necessarily from actual “Star Wars fans who didn’t like the movie.” …