Also on our shortlist of must-sees: Bart Got a Room , which sounds like it might fit the inevitable "this year's Juno " slot; Largo , a doc about the famous L. Full lineup and descriptions after the jump. I mean, even Bart has one. In this new comedy from director Mike Leigh, an irrepressibly free-spirited schoolteacher brings an infectious laugh and an unsinkable sense of optimism to every situation she encounters.
Thomkins, Jon Brion, Louis C. Unable to find it, she is driven to depression and eventually enters a world for forgotten people and the realms of traditional Turkish fairy-tales. Narrated by John Cusack. Her car breaks down, her dog is taken to the pound and she is led through a series of increasingly dire economic decisions.
To escape, he wraps himself in a world of maps, until two women come into his life. His parents hire a young attorney to find justice for their son. Director: Bestor Cram World Premiere In January , in a gray prison cafeteria in Northern California, hard men doing hard time witnessed the making of a legendary album.
Return of Cotton. Jack Edward Reddick. Moving Toward the Light.
The Yearning Years. Nording Ph D Yusof. Nording Ph. Marlowe Up Close. Roberta Ballantine. Our Story. Dalma Paloczi Horvath Takacs.
Melba Avenido Speer. Little Alfred, Another Lost Child. Dear Folks. Daniel and The Lions Den.
Tenth Man Living Black in Blue. Jolly Hockey Sticks. Doreen Cash Thakoordin. James Edward Alexander. Streets Ran Red. Kid Sister. The Ground Under My Feet. Elsa M. Van Der Laaken. Boat Yarns. Unveiling the Mystery of Life and Death. Sylvie Daniel Bidot. Lyons Louis Martin Lyons.
Thomson Fraser. Rabbits to Lita. Cory Wells. Amy Zaret. Koopsta Knicca. Billy Joe Royal. Georgia-born pop-gone-country star Billy Joe Royal unexpectedly passed away during his sleep on Oct.
Royal was 73 years old. Phil Woods.
Alto saxophonist Phil Woods, known within mainstream jazz for more than 60 years and who played on Billy Joel and Paul Simon records, died at the age of Frankie Ford. Gary Richrath. Bryn Merrick. Former bassist for seminal punk band The Damned, Merrick passed away on Sept. Kool DJ AJ.
Graham Brazier. The charismatic frontman for New Zealand rock band Hello Sailor, Graham Brazier died several weeks after suffering a heart attack. He was Kyle Jean-Baptiste. The year-old made theater history when he went on as understudy in the lead role of Jean Valjean, becoming the youngest African-American actor to appear in the role. Billy Sherrill.
He died at 78 following a short illness. Lynn Anderson. According to her publicist, she had recently been suffering from pneumonia. Vic Firth.
Firth, founder of the drumstick manufacturing company Vic Firth Company, died on July 26 at the age of He had founded the company in after performing with the Boston Symphony Orchestra. His company would soon become the leading drumstick manufacturer in the world. Bobbi Kristina Brown. After being in a medically induced coma since she was found unconscious in a bathtub at her Roswell, Ga.
She was Ingrid Sischy. The former Interview magazine editor-in-chief died at the age of It was reported that the cause of her death was breast cancer. She was a greatly respected within the fashion industry and editorial world. Daron Norwood. Country singer Daron Norwood was found dead in his Hereford, Texas, apartment. Justin A. Former guitarist for the metal band After the Burial, Austin was suspected to have fallen to his death. Don Joyce. Buddy Emmons. The influential steel guitarist died on July 21 at the age of His work in the late s and early s can be heard on records outside of country, such as on Gram Parsons, the Carpenters, Ray Charles and Judy Collins, among others.
Theodore Bikel. Additionally, he was a remarkable folk singer, having performed before Queen Elizabeth, and in , he founded the Newport Folk Festival. Julie Gilbert-Cahill. Julie Gilbert-Cahill, well-known radio promotion director and music manager, died on July 20 at the age of Joseph Robinson. According to a July 12 press release, Robinson died of cancer.
The date of his death was not revealed. Joan Sebastian. He charted consistently on Top Latin Albums, including two No. He died at his ranch in Juliantla. Val Doonican. Irish crooner Val Doonican died of natural causes at his nursing home in southern England. Chris Squire. His death follows his leukemia announcement a month prior. James Horner. Eddy Louiss. Harold Battiste.
Prolific jazz musician Battiste passed away after a lengthy illness at the age of Later in his career, he joined the jazz studies faculty at the University of New Orleans. Zhanna Friske.
Jean Ritchie. Kentucky-born folk musician Jean Ritchie graduated in college in the '40s and moved to New York City. Armed with a repertoire of Appalachian folk tunes and a dulcimer an instrument in the zither family typically played while seated , Ritchie introduced many folk fans and musicians to dozens of obscure songs that would have otherwise been lost. She was 92 when she passed. Joe Summers. Billy Meshel. Songwriter and top music publishing executive Billy Meshel passed away after a struggle with lymphoma at the age of Louis Johnson.
King was one of the last of the Southern-born blues musicians who defined modern electric blues in the s and would influence scores of rock and blues guitarists. He died at 89 following complications from type II diabetes. Erroll Brown. Brown, the lead singer and co-founder of '70s funk band Hot Chocolate best known for their hit "You Sexy Thing , died at 71 after suffering from liver cancer. Jack Ely. Ely, co-founder of the Kingsmen , sang "Louie Louie," one of the 20th century's best-known and least understood songs.
He died at 71 of an unknown illness.
Ben E. He died at 76 due to " coronary problems. The Last Mr. Johnny Kemp. Bernard Stollman. Stollman founded New York independent jazz and alternative music label ESP-Disk in on the idea that "the artists alone decide what you will hear on their ESP-Disk," a maxim that was printed on every release. Stollman died at 85 of complications from cancer. Stan Freberg. Stan Freberg's freewheeling career in advertising garnered him worldwide acclaim, as did his satirical entertainment on TV, the radio and on records.
In the pre-rock 'n' roll era, 10 of Freberg's parody records reached the top 30, with "St. George and the Dragonet" hitting No. He died at 88 of natural causes. Percy Sledge. His follow-up, "Warm and Tender Love," reached No. Sledge died of natural causes; he was Rodriguez, who started his career as an intern with Harlemites The Diplomats, stayed behind the scenes, knowing that was where his talents lay. Jimmy Greenspoon. The Three Dog Night keyboardist helped the group earn 21 top 40 hits with three No.