'Star Wars' Fans Thank Rian Johnson: Here Are the Most Touching Tweets

'Star Wars' Fans Thank Rian Johnson: Here Are the Most Touching Tweets

#thankyourianjohnson trended on Twitter on April 6, 2020. The Rian Johnson gratitude hashtag first trended on December 23, 2019, shortly after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker came out. Fans of Johnson’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi thanked him for his contributions to the franchise, after finding disappointment in J.J. Abrams’ sequel. Enough fans tweeted #thankyourianjohnson to get it trending again on April 6. Here are some of the most touching tweets of the latest round. Fans appreciated Rian Johnson’s attention to female characters in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ This mother praised The Last Jedi’s value to herself and her daughters. “#thankyourianjohnson for making my daughters and I feel not just welcome, but seen and valued as Star Wars fans,” she wrote. “It was wonderful while it lasted.” This user appreciated the agency Johnson gave Rey (Daisy Ridley) in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. “#thankyourianjohnson for making a beautiful film that doesn’t pander to the needs of fanboys and shows that Rey is not a ‘vessel for Luke and Leia’ but her own person that is strong while still being allowed to show her emotions and not just a pure being to replace Ben,” she wrote. This user thanked Johnson for creating new original female Star Wars characters. “#thankyourianjohnson for introducing us characters such as Rose Tico & Admiral Amilyn Holdo,” @StarkillersAlley wrote. “And for creating a friendship between Leia and Holdo.” This user wrote, “#thankyourianjohnson for making me feel like Star Wars is for girls too.” ‘Star Wars’ fans thanked Rian Johnson for bringing vulnerability to ‘The Last Jedi’ Star Wars isn’t all about lightsabers and space ships. These fans appreciated the emotional depth Johnson brought to The Last Jedi. This user thanked Johnson for letting Kylo Ren (Adam Driver) be vulnerable. “#thankyourianjohnson for making Ben destroy his mask, for treating him as a human being and not a machine,” @driverridleysolo wrote. “Ben’s conflict and vulnerability was portrayed perfectly.” This user felt for Kylo. “#thankyourianjohnson for giving Ben Solo a personality,” @TaylorisaReylo wrote. “He’s not some monster; he’s a victim and you showed us that.” This user wrote, “#thankyourianjohnson for showing us that it is okay to be vulnerable and that no matter what happens we are ...
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