Heartwarming: After 61 Years, Godzilla Finally Becomes a Japanese Citizen

Last week, a 61-year-old resident of Japan finally became a citizen of his native country.

That citizen was Godzilla, and our faith in humanity has been restored.

Though the decision was announced in April, the paperwork finalizing everything was completed only last week, proving that the one thing a giant atomic lizard can’t vanquish is bureaucracy.

Godzilla's Changing Looks (VIDEO)

Path of Destruction: See Which Blockbuster Movie Monsters Caused the Most Damage

The summer sun is bringing the heat, and sometimes it can be a little too much. Where better to find sweet release than in the air-conditioned escape of a dark movie theater?

Well, the cinema isn’t always a safe place – especially this time of year. It’s the season for towering monsters, major explosions and epic battles. That’s right, it’s summer blockbuster season!

See This/Skip That: From Godzilla to Million Dollar Arm

Godzilla doesn’t make the most of its monsters, but Million Dollar Arm is a baseball crowd-pleaser says PEOPLE’s movie critic.

Here’s what to see and what to skip in theaters this weekend.