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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The film critics groups are all over the place this year. The only thing they can agree on is Cate Blanchett for Best Actress...
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The Boston Film Critics are the first to choose Steve McQueen's "12 Years a Slave" as Best Picture. They also awarded McQueen Best Director...
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The LA Film Critics couldn't make up their minds about much today. Or they wanted lots of winners to come to their dreary awards...
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The Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept. is bracing itself for a big crowd today in Santa Clarita, California. According to an LASD press release, they've...
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UPDATE: I published this back on August 17th. But because people are searching for it, I thought I'd republish now. It's sort of amazing...
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On kind of a static weekend at the box office, there's still an arrow piercing the air. "The Hunger Games" Catching Fire" will cross...
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The Grammy nominations are bewildering and a little more awful than usual. Announced last night, the Grammys failed to put Justin Timberlake's "The 20/20...
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Kirstie Alley is crazy, and it's sad. She attacked Leah Remini on the Howard Stern Show this week. "There are tens of millions of...
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Since "NCIS" is the biggest thing since the cronut, and "NCIS: LA" is a spin off hit, why not branch out? The next edition...
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TWC Co-Chairman Harvey Weinstein on Nelson Mandela’s passing: “One of the privileges of making movies is having the opportunity to immortalize those who have made...