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“When I asked for your advice, I didn’t mean you should actually speak.”
After 6 years of podcasting, Exploding Helicopter is pleased to finally have a guest who actually knows what they’re talking about. So, on this show, we’re joined by nuclear weapons expert and host of The Super Critical Podcast, Tim Westmyer, to review THE SUM OF ALL FEARS (2002). A film which sees two of the world’s great superpowers brought to the brink of nuclear war.
We discuss biscuits, footballs, two-man rules and a unique exploding helicopter.
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Cast: Ben Affleck, Morgan Freeman, Liev Schreiber, James Cromwell, Philip Baker Hall, Alan Bates, and Ciarin Hinds
Plot: When the President of Russia suddenly the change in political leaders sparks increasing tensions between the United States and Russia. Then the unthinkable happens: a nuclear bomb explodes in a US city, and America is quick to blame the Russians.
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