Tag Archives: Darth Vader

Who would make the best/worst Father Christmas (Santa for you Yanks)?

This dark and grimy cantina is getting into the festive spirit. There’s a (mostly dead) pine tree in the corner with some decorations hanging on it (though I daren’t look too closely at what those “decorations” are), there’s some tinsel above the bar, and some ambitious soul has even hung up some mistletoe. So, in the spirit of the season, I thought I do something a little festive (actually possibly several things, but this is the first). I started thinking about jolly ol’ St. Nick, and all his Christmas shenanigans. Then I started thinking about other characters who’d do a better – or funnier, or more lethal – job of bringing presents and cheer to the worlds children.

So here we go, the Cantina Crowd’s Alternative Santa’s! Continue reading

The Great Space Dictator

Darth Vader + Charlie Chaplin’s speech from The Great Dictator + a load of scenes from Clone Wars = AWESOME.

We all know now that Vader wasn’t always the mechanical monster we all loved to hate. He was once a slave boy that fell in love, idealistic and bold. His fall from the light is actually rather tragic when you think about it. And this video makes it all that more poignant. At least,  it does for me, and probably will do so for other hopeless Star Wars fanatics out there.


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