The Star Wars – Christmas Connection

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I think this is my first attempt at making a mash up. Let me know what you think!

  • Anonymous

    That was very Arthur C. Clarke of you!  I take it you have read his short story from the 50s, “The Star”.

  • http://www.patheos.com/community/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

    Yes, I was thinking of that – and I wish I had found a movie clip to use that had a “star of Bethlehem” that looked more like a supernova or exploding Death Star and less like a celestial spotlight.  :-)

  • Anonymous

    I think the most recent (2010) BBC version of the Nativity has a Star of Bethlehem at least more like something up in the sky, and not the beam of light or something hovering over a house.  I think your clip came from the 2006 movie, yes?

  • Anonymous

    Oh, and fun fact from IMDB: the woman who played Mary in the 2006 nativity movie had placed the Queen of Naboo in Star Wars: Episode III.

  • http://www.patheos.com/community/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

    How did I not notice that? I think that even if another magi/star clip would work better, I should stick with this one for the sake of the Star Wars connection!

  • Brad Matthies

    You get +25 geek points for using the original Death Star explosion. :-)

  • Devdonnelly

    What’s Jesus’ midchlorian count?

  • http://www.patheos.com/community/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

    Even higher than that of the Magi! :-)  

    Here’s a related image that I made:  http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/2011/11/this-is-not-the-child-you-are-looking-for.html 

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  • http://www.facebook.com/thatjeffcarter Jeff Carter

    My son recognized Mary as Naboo Queen almost immediately.  He knows his Star Wars!

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1428470021 Jonathan Hendry

    Here’s one for Easter: “That’s no tomb”

  • http://www.patheos.com/community/exploringourmatrix/ James F. McGrath

    I’ve tried making another Star Wars Christmas mash-up. Let me know what you think!  http://www.patheos.com/blogs/exploringourmatrix/2011/12/stormtroopers-vs-baby-jesus-2.html 


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