“Waikiki” at Regal Union Square Oct. 27

    A friend of mine used to always observe that if he ever visited Hawaii he'd probably never leave. After watching Christopher Kahunahana's indie feature "Waikiki" he might reconsider. Instead of the natural splendor one associates with this neighborhood of Honolulu, "Waikiki" depicts a space filled with the constant and irritating noise of high rise construction, a beach threatened by erosion and a neighborhood favored...

    “Neither Confirm Nor Deny” streaming on Amazon, Apple TV

    In 1974 a Soviet nuclear submarine, the K-129, disappeared. Though the Soviets couldn’t locate it, U.S. military intelligence did (it had sunk three miles down in the Pacific) and the CIA began “Project Azorian,” an attempt to bring the sub to the surface without letting the Soviets know. The hope was that they would be able to recover Soviet nuclear codes. It was one...

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