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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I'm hearing that Clive Davis's return to post-pandemic pre-Grammy glory on Saturday night will be something to remember for all time. Already bandied about as...
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Back in June when Beyonce released her now Grammy nominated "Break My Soul" I wrote about its origins: the record is sampled largely from...
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The Grammys are coming this Sunday to CBS. Today they announced a curious group of presenters besides host Trevor Noah. They include Dwayne The Rock...
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The new group of Rock Hall nominees has been announced and they are eclectic to say the least. Remember, this group will be winnowed...
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Last night in LA Tom Brady appeared at the premiere for "80 for Brady." This morning comes his well timed retirement announcement. Maybe that will...
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Ozzy Osbourne is suffering. He's had to cancel his next UK and European tour, he says, because of spinal injuries -- despite painful surgeries....

That's it for Dr. Phil. He's pulling the plug on himself after 21 seasons come this spring. Phil McGraw...
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The Spirit Awards have been getting lower and lower ratings for years. They bounce around at the level of 60,000 viewers.
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The Santa Fe prosecutor is gunning for star Alec Baldwin in the shooting death of Halyna Hutchins on the set of "Rust." Charges today were...
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Harry and Meghan-- you know who they are. They have an non profit foundation called Archewell. It was formed in 2020, which is now...