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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Someone on the Kennedy Center committee must be a huge Led Zeppelin and blues fan. Out of nowhere, the Kennedy Center Honors have chosen...
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Michael Jackson's "Bad25" boxed set is one of the best packages I've ever seen. Beautifully executed in a CD sized box (and not all...
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Alicia Keys is getting ready to release a new album, so new music from it is dribbling out. It's the good, the bad, and...
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Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" got a proper premiere in New York at the Ziegfeld Theater last night. There were no Scientology protesters, but...
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Yes, the "Today" show made a mistake this morning. They didn't have the moment of silence for 9/11 victims and survivors. Instead they interviewed...
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So: Zac Efron. At Sony Pictures Classics' annual filmmakers dinner on Saturday night in Toronto, Zac Efron was the guy everyone wanted to meet....
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Private memorials for both composer Marvin Hamlisch and lyricist Hal David have been set. Hamlisch's memorial is planned for September 18th at Lincoln Center....
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At the North American premiere of Terrence Malick's "To the Wonder," his third wife, Alexandra "Ecky" Wallace came to the podium on the stage...
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The Wachowski Brothers, now the Wachowski siblings, premiered "Cloud Atlas" on Sunday at the Toronto Film Festival with screenwriter Tom Twyker. It's a three...
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It's always hard to field a good group for Best Actress in the Oscar race. There aren't a lot great lead roles written for...