Mark Hamill Remembers Carrie Fisher On First Anniversary Of Her Death

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30 December, 2017

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"We miss you more than ever", the caption said. While critics have given the film glowing reviews (ourselves included), fans are split, some loving the movie for its big changes and character development, and others hating it enough to review-bomb Rotten Tomatoes and start online petitions to have the film removed from the Star Wars canon (seriously).

He accompanied it with a amusing artwork of a sketch showing Fisher, who passed away suddenly past year, in robes and a crown, carrying her famous french bulldog, Gary Fisher, in one hand as she stuck up the middle finger of the other.

There have been some Star Wars fans who have been critical of the portrayal of an aging Luke Skywalker as a cynical, pessimist in The Last Jedi, the latest chapter in the epic film series.

"No one's ever really gone...", he wrote. Fisher suffered a medical emergency while on a flight home from her European book tour. "We have a handsome, complete performance from her that I think audiences deserve to see", he said "and I think it will mean a lot for them, that ray of hope from Leia".

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Another said "one year ago today we lost a princess", and added: "May the force be with her. Always".

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And to mark the milestone, her fellow "Star Wars" icon, Mark Hamill, tweeted a sweet tribute to honor her.

"We are extremely grateful to Lucasfilm and the Star Wars team for their tremendous generosity in agreeing to make this wonderful behind-the-scenes film, to help us promote the Wild Atlantic Way and Ireland. I love you times infinity", she continued.

That hashtag of CarrieOnForever has resulted in an outpouring of heartfelt messages and tributes to Fisher, including a touching animation from Disney Story Artist Brian Kesinger. Not only has Leia changed many lives, she's changes the cultural landscape.

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