Your Weekend: LemonWade Recommends

Movies: “Warm Bodies,” with Nicholas Hoult, is for the zombie lovers out there. There’s also the geezer spectacular ” Stand Up Guys,” with Pacino and Walken. Television: There’s more “Shakespeare Uncovered, ” on Friday night: Derek Jacobi explains ” Richard II.” “” Elementary,” the Sherlock Holmes update, is better than you think: new episode after the Super Bowl. Music: Andrea Bocelli and Josh Groban atop the charts prove that PBS has influence beyond “Downton Abbey.” To rid myself of such mainstream melodies, I’m catching up on early 1990s indie-rock band Neutral Milk Hotel. Books: “Going Clear,” Lawrence Wright’s study of Scientology, is brilliantly reported, but I can’t say I learned much new. Stephen Greenblatt’s Pulitzer winner “The Swerve,” about Roman poet Lucretius’s “The Nature of Things,” is captivating. Sports: The Bulls are hot, so the Nets better watch out on Friday night. Finally: As many people watched the 1957 TV broadcast of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “Cinderella” — now on Broadway — as will watch the Super Bowl. And the U.S. had only half our current population then!


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