What ‘The Force Awakens’ meant for Princess Leia

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By Mercedes Gray-Davis

Princess Leia was a huge role model for me and many other girls around the globe. She always quipped witty one-liners, she was beautiful and she could roll with the best of them. But with The Force Awakens coming out in December 2015, Leia just doesn’t feel the same. What was once iconic lines such as ‘you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf herder’ became lines of ‘where did I go wrong with my son’ talks with her husband that were stale and lacked any sort of feeling.

When asked what he disliked about The Force Awakens, junior Hunter Hernandez stated, “it was basically a copy of A New Hope, besides the characters it wasn’t new.”

With Kylo Ren replicating the whiny power trips that Anakin had in Revenge of the Sith, the film was reminiscent of the prequels as well. Although the jokes were corny, Rey being…

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