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.

Monday night brought the very lavish, wild premiere for "Les Miserables" to New York's Ziegfeld Theater. By the time we got a very crowded...

It's not fair to call "Dead Accounts," the 'Katie Holmes play' but that's how people know it. The Theresa Rebeck play with Katie Holmes...

The American Film Institute jury has chosen their top ten films for 2012. I have to say I can't disagree with any of their...

"Zero Dark Thirty" continued the pattern of "The Social network" this morning. It was chosen Best Film by the Washington DC area movie critics....

by PAULA SCHWARTZ, Special to Showbiz411-- A group of film critics each on the West and East coasts cast their award picks during the...

The Rolling Stones' "final" show--December 15th at the Prudential Center in Newark--will have some big guest stars. They're going to showcase Lady Gaga, Bruce...

'Waterboarding'-- a form of torture used by the US military on captured suspects and criminals accused of terrorism--has been much debated here in this...

Sunday night and it's raining, sleeting, sort of awful out. You'd think most people would be at home. But a ton of celebs braved...

Justin Bieber, you are not alone. Madonna was also totally shut out of the 2013 Grammy Awards. The middle aged sexpot's latest album, "MDNA,"...

The Rolling Stones hit New York tonight-- well, Brooklyn, at the Barclays Center. The place wass jammed with celebs like Martin Scorsese, Katie Couric,...