The Director Of 'The Last Jedi' Just Responded To Massive Backlash On The Internet

It has been a week since The Last Jedi released and the world is still torn on it. While everyone agrees that it was a very, very different kind of Star Wars film, no one can seem to agree if that is a good thing or not. Should the franchise remain what we know and love? Or should it evolve into something different?

Wherever you fall on this debate, I, for one at least think it is good we are having it. One of the biggest complaints about Hollywood is that they make the same things over and over again. So shouldn’t we be wanting something new? 

Was The Last Jedi too new?

Director Rian Johnson has finally chimed in on this issue. While I think we all suspected that he would stand by his work, he did also mention that dividing people was never his intention. 

But much like The Last Jedi itself people are really divided on Johnson’s answer. 

This will be a fight that lasts a long time. It will only end when the light side and the dark side can strike a balance. 

[h/t Mashable]

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Mariah Carey's 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' Breaks Billboard Top 10, And Carey Just Responded

Christmas albums are a guilty pleasure. If you play me some Yuletide songs from December 26h until November 30th of the following year, I’ll roll my eyes and dream of the different ways I can drop-kick you into oblivion.

However, from December 1st until the 25th, I’d really love it if you could just blast Christmas songs all day. I don’t even care what they are, I don’t care how slow they are, I don’t care how old they are, I don’t even care what language they’re in – I wanna hear them.

I mean everything about the song: the music video, the lyrics, Mariah’s Christmas pajamas and the bell sounds in it are nothing short of perfection.

And as it turns out, there are tons of people who agree with me, I mean how else would a song that debuted in 1994, somehow, 23 years later, make it to the Billboard Top 10 chart, if it wasn’t absolutely adored?

That’s right: The holiday staple beat out a bunch of new releases to break into the top ten play chart because it’s that friggin’ good.

Mariah Carey was super thankful for the resurgence and let her fans know.

And apparently they’re called lambs, which is about a good a name as any, I guess? Unless Maybe Carey really likes shawarma or something.

Is it an indication of our generation’s obsession with everything ’90s?

Or maybe it’s because Carey is somehow viewed as a plucky underdog who had to persevere the test of time?

I mean that can’t be right, it’s not like the song wasn’t successful when it debuted. 

People started taking a stab at how they thought Mariah was taking the news.

While others brought up irrefutable points.

I mean come on, it’s not like they’re wrong, are they?

Apparently there’s a movement now to bring “All I Want for Christmas Is You” out of the top 10 and into Billboard’s Top 5 category.

I mean, why stop there? Why not make it gun for that number one spot? 

Let’s make it happen people. Let’s do it for Mariah. No…not Mariah – for CHRISTMAS.

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30 Artists Responded To Trump's Refugee Ban With Powerful Drawings

People are up in arms about the proposed ban on refugees and green card holders in the United States. From former President Barack Obama, to businesses like Starbucks, hell, even Dale Earnhardt Jr. sympathized with Muslim refugees, saying that his ancestors traveled from Germany to escape religious persecution.

The refugee ban has resulted in countless protests and fervor that can be seen on social media.

And like any good protest, art is playing a huge part in the current ban of refugees and people all over the web are sharing painfully relevant and poignant works of art that speak to the current state of affairs.

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