Massive Star Wars Sculpture for Snow Festival

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Piggy backing the box office debut of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the15m-tall epic monument has been resurrected from four years ago and is circling the internet once again.

The Japanese Ground Self-Defense Forces’ 11th Brigade used bulldozers to move 3,500 tons of snow.

More info: snowfes.com (h/t: mymodernmetrocketnews)

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker snagged lukewarm reviews (57% on Rotten Tomatoes), but managed to crush the box office with $179 million. J.J. Abrams’ $90 million first night out represented the sixth-highest opening of all time. 

The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi both had more favorable reviews, and received $248 million and $220 million in their opening weekends, respectively. The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy RidleyJohn BoyegaAdam Driver, and Oscar Isaac, as well as Richard E. GrantKelly Marie TranDomhnall Gleeson, and Lupita Nyong’o, with appearances from Billy Dee WilliamsMark Hamill, and the late Carrie Fisher (via CGI).