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RIP carrie fisher

Postby The Dr » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:16 pm

there has been a great disturbance in the force :(
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Re: RIP carrie fisher

Postby runcible » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:58 pm

I knew she had some health issues of late but this is pretty sad. Talk about an icon of a generation - the 70's was my teen era so I remember the adulation well. RIP Carrie...
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Re: RIP carrie fisher

Postby semisynthetic » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:33 am

I remember going to the very 1st Star Wars Film; taking my little brother and sister. Afterwards, in the car, they were still filled with excitement over the film, and as I drove them home, mentioned, "we are entering one of the most dangerous places in the known universe; the Parking Lot".

This was yet another year's shock; she was much too young. It is a great loss, and a sad day; I wish her family well.
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Re: RIP carrie fisher

Postby mojo filters » Wed Dec 28, 2016 1:00 pm

Very sad. I didn't realise she was only 60 though. When she was on QI a few years ago she looked and sounded old, and didn't really contribute much, except a few chat show-type anecdotes about her mother.

Such a contrast to the original Star Wars film, where George Lucas really captured her looking both beautiful and feisty! I guess she looked mighty fine in the next two films as well, but Lucas's ability to craft a good story really nose-dived.

Didn't they make a film out of her book, Postcards From The Edge? If so is it worth watching?
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Re: RIP carrie fisher

Postby runcible » Wed Dec 28, 2016 5:19 pm

mojo filters wrote:Didn't they make a film out of her book, Postcards From The Edge? If so is it worth watching?


It's worth a look. Pretty open and uncomfortable at times...
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