Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.
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NBC thought they were very clever knocking "Days of our Lives" to Peacock and off the network after 57 years.
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Rihanna is back. It's been six years or more since her last album. She had a baby, and became a fashion icon.
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Michelle Williams has been moved up to the Lead Actress category for Steven Spielberg's "The Fabelmans." For my money,...
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Oh, Mariah. She sounded great in her 16 minute show for Global Citizen last night in Central Park. But it was unclear if she...
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Is "Don't Worry Darling" a hit? Well, not in the conventional sense. The Harry Styles movie that's had...
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I don't know where people got the strange idea that James Earl Jones gave the rights to Darth Vader's voice to anyone.
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Her name is Ilaria Catalina Irena and she is the 7th child born to Alec (formerly Alexander) and Hilary (now known as...
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James Cameron's "Avatar" is back in theaters. Yes, the nearly-Oscar winning film has returned in wide release after 13...
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Here's a problem: audiences turned out for "Don't Worry Darling" big time last night. But they didn't like it. Warner Bros. says the troubled film...
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Congrats! Last night Elton John performed at the White House and was given a medal of honor by President Joe Biden. You can watch...