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JHud in a dancing mood

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HUDSON. Releases ’70s-style, funk-and-disco-fueled third album.

Jennifer Hudson, “American Idol’s” Oscar- and Grammy-winning alumna, isn’t just making news with her transformative, 80-lb-plus weight loss: With the release of her ‘70s-style, funk-and-disco-fueled third album, “JHud,” crafted with some of pop music’s most reliable hitmakers (like Pharrell Williams and Timbaland), she’s out to prove that schmaltzy ballads aren’t the only songs she can sing with show-stopping flair and aplomb.

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Moving dramas put Brad Pitt and Robert Downey Jr. through the wringer

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PITT AND DOWNEY. Portray battle-hardened soldier and cocky lawyer, respectively.

Two of the most thrilling films we’ve seen this year have been shown a week apart from each other: Damien Chazelle’s exhilarating, Oscar-worthy drama, “Whiplash,” about an ambitious drummer (Miles Teller) and his cruel mentor (JK Simmons), and David Ayer’s harrowing World War II tale, “Fury,” starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf and Logan Lerman.

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Why Derek Ramsay has to keep going, and how he does it

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He’s always carrying, or wearing, a rosary; he even has a symbol of it tattooed behind his ear.

Derek Ramsay appeared listless at the beginning of this interview. Turned out, the matinee idol had barely slept after a taping that ended in the wee hours earlier that day.

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Michael Keaton soars as ‘Birdman,’ recalls being almost naked in Times Square

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THE ACTOR (left) on reading the “Birdman” script: “You never stop to think, I’m actually going to have to take my clothes off and run through (Times Square).” photo: Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures.

While Michael Keaton soars in his portrayal of Riggan Thomson, a Hollywood has-been haunted by his iconic superhero character in the terrific “Birdman,” he had one scene that was very down-to-earth.

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Doors that ‘Saigon’ opened for Rachelle

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Her “Miss Saigon” character Gigi opened the door to “amazing” opportunities for Rachelle Ann Go.

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