DVD review

The Sum Of All Fears

As Tom Clancy's square-jawed CIA hero Jack Ryan, Ben Affleck's the only man on earth who can prevent terrorists from sparking nuclear showdown between the US and Russia. Not even solid support from Morgan Freeman and Alan Bates can inject life into this dead-on-arrival Cold War throwback.

DVD EXTRAS: Commentaries from director, cinematographer and Clancy, documentaries and trailer.

Rating: 2 / 10

Retail dvd & video (paramount home video, widescreen)


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