Recorded performance of the Jazz Crusaders at the New Morning in Paris on November 8, 2002. Their weapons, rather than swords and lances, have always been Soul and Funk. Since the worldwide success of Street Life, the group has become an inescapable icon for lovers of sophisticated groove and a legendary musical phoenix, rising from its ashes to new life again and again Several crusades later, led by the untiring Wayne Henderson, the Jazz Cursaders are still right up there at the top.
Everyone deserves a chance to follow their dreams, but some people only get one shot. Tyler Gage is a rebel from the wrong side of Baltimore's tracks and the only thing that stands between him and an unfulfilled life are his dreams of one day making it out of there.
During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor.
In Tokyo, a young woman is exposed to the same mysterious curse that afflicted her sister. The supernatural force, which fills a person with rage before spreading to its next victim, brings together a group of previously unrelated people who attempt to unlock its secret to save their lives.
To test its top-secret Human Hibernation Project, the Pentagon picks the most average Americans it can find - an Army private and a prostitute - and sends them to the year 2505 after a series of freak events.