Merry Christmas? Happy holidays? The real greeting this week should be “May the Force be with you.” Or maybe not. But as the first Star Wars movie in a decade comes to theatres, it’s a great time to get your geek on?and celebrate the coming of winter.
If you think you outgrew paper snowflakes years ago, take a look at these artistic creations?and try your hand at designs modeled on characters from The Force Awakens.
A Very Merry Holiday Special
Star Wars Christmas (1978), or the Star Wars Holiday Special, as it’s commonly called, is legendary for its awfulness. Here the Nostalgia Critic?script in hand?takes on the special, complete with agonizing clips from the film. Watch it if you dare.
Call in the Troops
For decades the Japanese military has assisted in the Sapporo Snow Festival, creating massive snow sculptures as part of their training. This past winter they spent a month building a giant Star Wars tribute, complete with a frighteningly large and snowy Darth Vader. The folks on Hoth could learn a thing or two!