If you liked the earlier Jack Ryan movies, you’ll be disappointed in The Sum of All Fears. You could call it Tom Clancy lite, but that title would have suited the earlier movies. This is more Clancy for dummies: See villains buy bomb. See clever Jack figure it all out. Watch bomb go boom. Run, Jack! Run!
Good natured to the point of being inane, director Anurag Mehta's film is another story of culture clash and familial distress as the child of Indian immigrants in New Jersey tries to reconcile his American-bred ambitions with the traditional values and goals of his parents.
This is a locally made documentary about a pizza maker based in Redford who spends his spare time kneading wet cement and making "primitive" sculptures that have an Italian history theme and a weird touch of the Aztec — showing Friday at the Cranbrook Art Museum.