Natalie Portman Channels Jackie Kennedy in Oscar-Nominated Performance

How did Jackie Kennedy feel in the wake of her husband\’s assassination in Dallas on November 22, 1963? That is the question explored in Jackie, a picture which paints a perceptive portrait of Camelot\’s First Lady by speculating about her mental state during the days immediately following the assassination of JFK (Caspar Phillipson). In that regard, this behind-the-scenes biopic is rather reminiscent of The Queen (2006) which presumed to provide a fly-on-the-wall\’s perspective of the goings-on inside Buckingham Palace after the untimely death of Princess Diana.

Cosby: His Life and Times

  Cosby: His Life and Times by Mark Whitaker Simon & Schuster Hardcover, $29.99                                                       560 pages, Illustrated ISBN: 978-1-4516-9797-1   Book Review by Kam Williams   “[Bill] Cosby grew up in a Philadelphia housing project, the son of an alcoholic, largely absent father and a loving but overworked mother… After dropping out of high school, […]