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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Big upset tonight at the Producers Guild of America Awards. "CODA" won Best Produced Feature. "CODA" is now set up to win Best Picture at...
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We knew this story earlier on Saturday but kept it quiet because it was a health issue. But now apparently the beans have been spilled:...
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The Producers Guild of America is having its annual awards tonight at the Fairmont Century Plaa Hotel in Los Angeles. Our Leah Sydney is on...
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I have to say I'm a little shocked to learn Maury Povich is 83. Time has flown. Anyway, his talk show, "Maury," is ending after...
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Fans of Jimmy Kimmel got a sense of deja vu Friday night. When the monologue started it sounded eerily familiar. Like we'd heard it before,...
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More on Kanye today: the Grammy Awards have pulled his scheduled performance from the April 3rd telecast. The reason is "concerning online behavior." Yes, online Kanye...
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Once again in the short lifespan of social media, Kanye West has wiped his account clean. Kanye was suspended from Instagram earlier this week...
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Friday box office: "The Batman" was number 1 again with $10 million. Expected. Unexpected: audiences were drawn to anime film, "Jujutsu" which collected another $5...
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I never really got to tell the story of the Critics Choice Awards, the best awards show of this season. Yes, it was last...
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"Belfast" won the AARP Movies for Grown Ups Awards tonight in an under-publicized presentation. Director Kenneth Branagh and star Judi Dench accepted the award in...