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As long as the role calls for it

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JASON Segel (left) and Cameron Diaz in “Sex Tape”

Cameron Diaz’s frisky new starrer, “Sex Tape,” excited moviegoers—but stirred up a contentious debate over how far movie stars should go to “do full justice” to the racy and graphic roles assigned to them. Diaz herself said that those occasionally randy “requirements” didn’t faze her one bit, they were “all in a day’s work.”

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Thanks for the grace and genius

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ROBIN Williams was one of Hollywood’s illustrious comics who were famously “laughing on the outside, but crying on the inside.” AP

Robin Williams’ countless fans were shocked on Aug. 11 to wake up to the breaking news that their fave comedian for all seasons and reasons had been found dead from asphyxiation, possibly self-induced, after years of deep depression.

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All sorts of ‘selfies’

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We don’t really go for TV shows that just come up with predictable lists of “dissa” and “data,” but we sure were glad when we caught “Ang Pinaka” on GMA News TV recently, because it was unusually topical, drawing up a diverting list of different kinds of “selfies” that many people like to take of themselves.

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Foregone conclusion

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Last July 26, we sat down with many others to view the “results” telecast of the grand finals of the “The Voice Kids,” and the big question on all our minds was, “Will little Lyca Gairanod romp off with the top award?”

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Shoplifters’ nefarious ‘modus’ exposed

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Most TV shows are watched because they entertain viewers; others offer more than mere diversion, dispensing helpful tips and cautionary warnings to protect us from shady characters’ nefarious schemes and “modus.”

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