Noted jazz pianist Ramsey Lewis showcases rising stars and established musical giants in this acclaimed PBS series. Featuring interviews and dynamite performances, the series has introduced the uniquely American music genre to a new generation of fans. Highlights include Benny Golson playing "Killer Joe," Chris Potter's rendition of "Body and Soul," Marcus Strickland delivering "Cherokee" and superstar Chick Corea sizzling on "Armando's Rhumba."
After their father (Tim Robbins) is called into work, two young boys, Walter (Josh Hutcherson) and Danny (Jonah Bobo), are left in the care of their teenage sister, Lisa (Kristen Stewart), and told they must stay inside.
During a space voyage, four scientists are altered by cosmic rays: Reed Richards gains the ability to stretch his body; Sue Storm can become invisible; Johnny Storm controls fire; and Ben Grimm is turned into a super-strong … thing.
Lincoln Six-Echo is a resident of a seemingly Utopian but contained facility in the year 2019. Like all of the inhabitants of this carefully controlled environment, Lincoln hopes to be chosen to go to the "The Island" - reportedly the last uncontaminated spot on the planet.