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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It's too simple to say Woody Allen's "Magic in the Moonlight" is a romantic comedy. It's so beautifully written, with undertones of philosophy, religion...
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The great, and I do mean GREAT, Elaine Stritch, has passed away in Detroit at age 89. A couple of weeks ago her most...
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Garth Brooks will start his world tour on September 4th in Chicago. His special guest is wife Trisha Yearwood. It's the first time Brooks...
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No one wants Robin Thicke's album "Paula." And very few people want any other CDs out there either physically or digitally. In his second week,...
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"Rocky" has been knocked out on Broadway. Despite a stellar set, and actors like Andy Karl who were terrific, the musical version of the...

Pink Floyd's Roger Waters won't shut up. He keeps making public pleas to other rock stars to stay away from Israel. He incorrectly and...
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I don't want to put any pressure on them, but tomorrow night (Wednesday July 16th) Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner are going to make...
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Oscar winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore needs help next month for his Traverse City Film Festival. He just posted this on Facebook: "This is a...
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The Hollywood Foreign Press has settled-- er, surrendered-- to NBC and Dick Clark Productions. The Golden Globes will continue to be produced by the...
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Neil Young and Crazy Horse have cancelled their July 17th performance in Tel Aviv at Hayarkon Park. A press release from Young's camp said:...