The Last Jedi: Mark Hamill reveals true feelings on Rian Johnson’s Luke


Mark Hamill praises Rian Johnson, calling Star Wars: The Last Jedi a “great” film.

The buzz surrounding Star Wars: The Last Jedi continues to grow, especially with Rian Johnson and his vision of Luke Skywalker. False reports claimed that Mark Hamill — Luke Skywalker since 1977 — was not happy with the final product of the Jedi Master for The Last Jedi. 

However, “Hamill Himself” took to Twitter, putting to rest any confusion of his final thoughts on Luke Skywalker for The Last Jedi. 

All I wanted was to make good movie. I got more than that — Rian Johnson made an all-time GREAT one.

The humbled Mark Hamill has never been shy about speaking his mind, with his thoughts on The Last Jedi being no different.

Initially, he was not sure what to think about this grumpy old man version of Luke Skywalker, but now that he’s had time to think about, there’s no doubt in his mind that Rian Johnson hit this film out of the park.

Hamill, like most Star Wars fans, was expecting to see a Luke Skywalker who was hopeful, optimistic, and fearless.

Instead, we received a version which was the polar opposite of those traits — defeated, pessimistic, and scared.

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However, by the end of The Last Jedi, the Luke Skywalker we grew up adoring and admiring, returned epically.

When Luke was casually strolling into the mines of Crait, gave us chills upon chills. The Resistance was all but defeated, until the Jedi Master provided a spark of hope once again.

When Luke walked out to face the entire First Order army on his own, we received a Skywalker that exceeded the one from the originals. One who had finally understood what true Jedi mastery was all about.

A Master who had learned to transcend above not only the physical realm, but his fears, failures, and folly, most importantly.

It’s highly recommended to view the film multiple times, to fully understand the greatest of the film and Hamill’s performance as Luke.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi is currently playing in theatres worldwide.