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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Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie continue to put their money where they say it will go. Their Jolie-Pitt Foundation donated just under $1million in...
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Further proof there is a God: in a similar number of theaters, Justin Bieber's "Believe" movie was beaten handily by the Oscar buzzed "Mandela:Long...
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She makes the videos, we take the bait and write about them. It's kind of soft core cesspool cycle of fun. Miley Cyrus's new...
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I didn't learn a lot watching Justin Bieber's "Believe" infomercial, or slightly scripted, well-sculpted "documentary." Most of what I gleaned was about his manager,...
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This is just an official midnight post from a typical suburban mall cinema in America on Christmas night. I ambled over to the Ft....
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How things have changed in just two and a half years: Justin Bieber's 2011 'documentary,' called "Never Say Never," was a record breaker. It...
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Justin Bieber keeps saying he's going to retire. It won't be soon enough. But isn't the 19 year old "pop star" trying to rile...
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UPDATE AUG 27: "47 Ronin" took in $7.1 million on Wednesday. Earlier: Christmas brings gifts for everyone: Martin Scorsese's brilliant, flawed, and overlong "Wolf of...
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Beyonce gets the best Christmas gift of all: 1 million sales of her surprise "Beyonce" "visual" album through the end of this week. Hitsdailydouble...
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You'd think everyone interesting had gone out of town by now. But on Monday, a couple of private screenings of "August: Osage County" drew...