Launch-Burger – Googie Sign Illustration

I occasionally root through all the sketches I’ve amassed throughout the years to see if there’s anything that gives me inspiration. Once and a while, I’ll find something in that sketch bin that just begs to be finished. Yesterday, I pulled out a two minute sketch of a little astronaut, holding a tray with a burger and fries, looking for all the world like he was traveling by jet-pack in the same way that carhops of...

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“Forbidden Planet” – (1956)

Jason’s Rating: 9.3 / 10 (About my rating system.) “The fool! The meddling idiot! As though his ape’s brain could contain the secrets of the Krell!” When comparing and contrasting 1950s science fiction films, there are several qualities that are tantamount. Which film had the best flying saucer? Which had the scariest monster and the coolest robot? Which ethereal soundtrack is the most identifiable? Given these...

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