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.
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Tom Cruise-- the Mission Impossible 5 Rogue Nation premiere in Vienna this evening was beautifully scripted. Cruise appears in a tuxedo with the local...
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Big headlines: Leonardo DiCaprio's private foundation raised $40 million for environmental causes ast night in St. Tropez. Lots of big stars were on hand,...
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TV star Ashton Kutcher, who I like, is not telling the truth on Twitter. He's using his millions of followers to try and influence...
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1:33PM WEDS: "Pixels" has 14 of 14 negative reviews including the major reviewers. Even if one or two pajama bloggers post something positive, the...
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Ed Doctorow was one of the few people I was actually in awe of-- a real writer, a great writer, a pure novelist whose...
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I've reprinted Theodore Bikel's obit from the SAG-AFTRA release today. An amazing actor who shouldn't be forgotten. Also gone this week is George...
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Ah, the British film critics? What do they know? Sixty two of them chose what they think are the top 100 American films of...
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Another Marvel movie is getting ready to start filming this fall. That would be "Gambit," starring Channing Tatum as Remy LeBeau aka Gambit and...
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This probably couldn't have happened ten years ago: Jay Z, Eminem, and 50 Cent all in one small movie theater sitting near each other....
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This week we get another Adam Sandler movie, "Pixels." Insiders say it's not good (actually word from last week's screening was worse, I'm being...