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July 22, 2014 6:41 PM

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• SPEAKING OF sex, movies centering on that theme can be fun or frolicsome or tiresome or unpalatable. But like vampires, super-intelligent apes or (more recently) zombies, the sex-comedy genre never grows old. Although now they are often referred to as "rom-coms" (romantic comedies).

However, even the best laid (pun intended) plans of studio and stars can mis-align. This weekend's disappointing box-office on the Jason Segel/Cameron Diaz Sex Tape movie being a prime example. It's not as flat-out awful as the box-office and some of the more dismal reviews suggest, it just doesn't ...

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