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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I go back and forth on Alicia Keys-- too much sampling and "interpolating." But I do like this song and it has a great...
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I did get to meet Wayne Gretzky last night. WTH you ask? On the second floor of Toronto's Soho House, I ambled over to...
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Let them eat "Cake." That seems to be the theme of yesterday's premiere of "Cake," a designer indie movie conceived to get Jennifer Aniston...
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Did that title get your attention? Jane Fonda is 76 years old, and she's never been better. The two time Oscar winner leads an...
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William Pohlad is mostly known as a movie producer and wealthy Minnesotan whose family owns the Twins. Now he can add feature film director...
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One Direction is a boy band that you probably don't care about. But this morning they announced their new release, the cleverly titled "Four."...
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The big talk this morning in Toronto-- the sensational performance by British actor Eddie Redmayne as genius physicist Stephen Hawking in The Theory of...
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Saturday in Toronto: Noah Baumbach's last couple of movies are among my favorites ever-- "Greenberg" with Ben Stiller and Greta Gerwig, "Frances Ha" with...
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Some big studio or distributor will snatch up "Boychoir" today and have a big Christmas or Easter hit. Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Eddie Izzard...
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After a very good screening for "Boychoir" with Dustin Hoffman-- a lovely "Mr. Holland's Opus" meets "Dead Poets Society" -- and more on that...