Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News. He writes for Parade magazine and has written for Details, Vogue, the New York Times, Post, and Daily News and many other publications. He is the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals.

I'm writing at 3am after a great Oscar telecast and a weird weird night. First of all, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were not to...
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The White House Correspondents Dinner will go on. But without Donald Trump. Thin-skinned Trump has never gotten over his roasting by Seth Meyers at...
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Full list of winners coming.  Best Picture. MOONLIGHT Best Director Damien Chazelle  Best Actor Casey Affleck Best Actress Emma Stone  Best supporting actress Viola Davis Mahershala Ali wins...
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The talk is about "La La Land." But last night, Harvey Weinstein-- who's got multiple nominations for his beautiful movie "Lion"-- scored the hottest...
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French legend Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress in a Lead Role today at the Independent Spirit Awards for the movie "Elle." Last December...
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Here are the nominees. The show begins at 5pm Eastern. The show airs live on IFC and streams live on www.ifc.com. Check back for...
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The worldwide box office is hot so far this year. But so far this year, the movie with the largest worldwide box office is...
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Meryl Streep turn down a red carpet dress for a designer who would pay her to wear theirs? PREPOSTEROUS. Yet WWD.com-- Womens Wear Daily--...

Oscar nominee Jeff Bridges pledged $250,000 last night to director Paul Haggis's Haiti charity, Artists for Peace and Justice, at rockin', swanky fundraising dinner...
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Wednesday night, downtown LA, the ornate Belasco Theater-- Russell Simmons and co. sent up the Oscars as Black Hollywood handed out the second annual...