San Francisco moviegoers beware—the king of the monsters is stomping into town this weekend. Ishiro Honda’s 1954 classic Godzilla (a.k.a. Gojira) plays at the city’s legendary Castro Theatre on Sunday, June 8. Many remakes and imitators have come in its wake, but there’s still nothing quite like the original. Below, check out Criterion’s Three Reasons video to find out why the film retains so much power.
An Antiwar Film for the Ages Returns to Theaters
Elem Klimov’s devastating chronicle of World War II, Come and See, is back on the big screen in a new restoration. Here’s what the critics have to say about this Soviet masterpiece.
Two Stark Visions of the American Underbelly Hit the Big Screen
A new restoration of the groundbreaking vérité documentary Streetwise joins its companion piece, Tiny: the Life of Eric Blackwell, at New York’s Metrograph theater this weekend.