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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Adam Sandler's cavalcade of junk continues to add garbage to the film canon. His new one, called "That's My Boy," opens today with a...
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I got a laugh last night when I started receiving email updates from blogs: "Aretha Franklin leaves Sarah Jessica Parker fundraiser early. Why?" I'll...
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Every year we celebrate the birthday of Laurie Colwin, the great writer who died unexpectedly on Oct 24, 1992. Laurie was just 48, but...
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After "Midnight in Paris," you're not getting--we're not getting --a sequel, so forget it. Woody Allen's "To Rome with Love" opens June 22nd after...
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It's only been three months since Meryl Streep and Viola Davis alternated winning acting awards for "The Iron Lady" and "The Help." Streep finally...
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"Dallas" came back tonight after 22 years. And this is what we've got: lots and lots of double crosses and backstabbing. And very little...
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Woody Harrelson and his buddy Frankie Hyman have written their first off Broadway play. The comedy, called "Bullet for Adolf," will open at New...
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I can't always say this, but I am trulyheartbroken to report the passing of Franees Preston, former head of BMI  the music licensing giant....
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Paul McCartney, the "cute" Beatle, underrated for many reasons, turns 70 on Monday, June 18th. What are his 10 best songs? WHat your ten...
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The new Best Musical on Broadway is already proving fruitful for its creators. John Carney, who directed the original film. has a new project...