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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It seems that Don Cornelius has committed suicide at age 75. I didn't really know him, but saw him often at record industry gatherings....
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Remember Mel Gibson's movie, "How I Spent My Summer Vacation"? Two years ago (at least) he went to Mexico, relocated prisoners from a jail,...
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So you've read: Simon Cowell has fired everyone at "X Factor" except LA Reid, who's also the head of Epic Records. Paula Abdul, Nicole...
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Sacre bleu! The #SAGAwards really upset the apple cart. Jean DuJardin beat both George Clooney and Brad Pitt for Best Actor, for "The Artist."...
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The Screen Actors Guild Awards are pretty much the predictors of the Oscars. Well, they're as close as you can get to a real...
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Tonight Mary Tyler Moore receives the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award. It's hard to believe that she's turned 75 years young, even though she looks...
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Michel Hazanavicius must think he's living in a dream. Tonight the Directors Guiild of America awarded him Best Director of a feature Film for...
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SOPA--it's the hot button issue right now. Anti-SOPA. Pro-SOPA. Millions are being spent in both directions. If you're pro-SOPA, the hacktivist group Anonymous will...
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This week's main offering at the movies is "Man on a Ledge"--described as "ludicrous" by some critics and certainly not an Oscar nominee. (It was...
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Maybe red is not the color to have in your movie's title. "Red Tails," maybe one of the worst movies ever made, had a...