Fans who didn't like Star Wars: The Last Jedi sought to find any objective evidence they could find about why the movie wasn't good, with quotes from Mark Hamill regarding his conflicted feelings about the film becoming go-to ammunition to back up their qualms with the narrative. While the actor still has conflicted feelings about the film, he regrets voicing his concerns so casually and how these specific audiences have taken specific phrases out of context to support their beliefs.
"The thing is,
He added, "But I have a tendency just to talk and talk and talk, and you can cherrypick. You know, I’ll be reading something, and say, 'What moron said this?' and then realize, 'Oh, it’s me.' They can take selective comments you’ve made out of context and use it to support their argument. 'See, Mark hated Star Wars!' 'Did I?'”
This isn't to say his opinions on the narrative have drastically changed over the years, more
"I was once describing Star Wars fans, and I said, 'They’re passionate, they’re opinionated, and they feel a sense of ownership, because they’ve invested so much time in these characters and these stories,' and I realized I was describing myself," the actor admitted. "It can get you into
The Last Jedi has become a defining entry in the saga, as its ambitious approach to the familiar themes of the series has reinvented what audiences can expect from the franchise, though other viewers have disagreed so strongly with its storyline that they have seemingly sworn off the franchise altogether.
Fans will next see Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IX on December 20th.
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