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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Madonna has released the track listing for "Rebel Heart." The album is a long one-- 19 tracks, most of which were leaked, and then...
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So: we watched Ava Duvernay's "Selma" again today, this time with two young black women who were at my parents' home. And this is...
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Finally, an Oscar nominee that's a hit. A bona fide hit. Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" took in $90.2 mil over the last three...
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Watch Kate McKinnon and Cecily Strong's brilliant parody of the Justin Bieber-Calvin Klein commercials on "Saturday Night Live." This is one of many excellent...
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UPDATE I'm told that Carey dined last week in L.A. with Reid and Epic's new Marketing/PR whiz Laura Swanson, who worked for Reid and...
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The war between the cult of Scientology and HBO could have a domino effect in other places. Yesterday, Scientology took out a full page...
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Michael Mann has directed some of the great films ever, including "The Last of the Mohicans," "Heat," "Ali," The Insider." Classics But he also...
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Just when you thought you knew everything about the Oscar race, here's some news: Clint Eastwood's excellent film "American Sniper" nominated for Best Picture,...
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I've told you that "The Interview" was a bust despite all kinds of "expert" opinions. The Seth Rogen-James Franco-Kim Jong Un comedy reportedly cost...
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Yesterday, Oscar Thursday, I was out of pocket after the Academy Award nominations were announced. So now I am catching up. Suffice to say,...