Carrie Fisher’s performance as Leia Organa is something so monumental it cannot even be put into words. Not only has Leia changed many lives, she’s changes the cultural landscape. There are few characters as iconic or as important as Leia and few actors as indelibly memorable as Carrie Fisher. Star Wars: The Last Jedi was Carrie Fisher’s last complete performance as Leia and it was utterly amazing. Fisher effortlessly reminded us why Leia Organa is a legend, communicating her power, regality, warmth and love in a way that left many in tears.
Director Rian Johnson has discussed how he felt passionately about keeping Carrie Fisher’s entire performance intact, even in the wake of Fisher’s death, in The Last Jedi. ““We have a beautiful, 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”.
It really did mean a lot. Leia was amazing, badass and beautiful throughout the whole movie. Let’s take a look at all the times throughout The Last Jedi Leia showed us she was not only a princess, but a general and Queen we should all bow down to.