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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ITunes has put the Beatles' studio albums on sale for $9.99 apiece. All of them. The White Album, a double, is $14.99. Why? Because...
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Exclusive: Paul McCartney wrote two new songs for his upcoming album of lost standards from the 30s, 40s, and 50s. In addition to songs...
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The next "Star Trek" installment, directed by J.J. Abrams, will have no members of the original cast. No Shatner, no Nimoy. No classic recipe...
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I never go to the Berlin Film Festival because it's a schedule conflict with the Grammy Awards. But hey--this stuff looks pretty amusing. I...
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Well, this is out of left field. A little over a year ago, we did a video (shot by our trusty videographer Chris Barrett)...
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The 2012 Sundance Film Festival films were announced recently. And while the list of those that made it looks interesting, Sundance may not have...
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The absolutely terrific actress and filmmaker, now bestselling author, Diane Keaton, published her memoir about a month ago. I'm just getting around to reading...
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"Mission: Impossible 4" or "Ghost Protocol," took in a staggering $13.6 million weekend--and it's only on 425 screens. The Brad Bird directed blockbuster is...
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Etta James. the legendary singer of "At Last" and "Tell Mama," is dying from leukemia. Her family has issued a statement asking for prayers....
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It was the penultimate movie premiere of the fall Oscar season-- Stephen Daldry's "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close." Or is it "Extemely Close and...