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 loved Joni Evans‘ piece in the Sunday New York Times about how the little things about book publishing have evaporated. You can read...
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We can relax a little. I am told that the many trademark requests filed by Colony Capital for Neverland are not going to remain in...
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Whitney Houston makes a triumphant return to the album charts this week at No. 1 in her debut week. Her album, “I Look to...
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Michael Jackson’s partners in his Neverland Ranch, Colony Capital LLC, have filed 20 trademark requests to brand the ranch for souvenirs with the
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Michael Jackson’s Neverland ranch has not — NOT — been sold to designer Christian Audigier. It still belongs to Michael’s estate and Colony Capital...
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Amazon.com is listing not one or two but seven Beatles albums in its Top 20 CDs. Is it 1969 or 2009? The CDs — the first...
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Fans of Robert De Niro have been hopeful for a long time that he’d be back in the Oscar game. This year our wishes...