Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

Movies: The adulation of Ruth Bader Ginsburg continues with “On the Basis of Sex.” And there’s a new version of Henry James’s “The Aspern Papers.” TV/Streaming: I will probably be the last person you know to watch “Bird Box” on Netflix. The Cleveland Orchestra celebrates its centennial Friday on PBS.  The third season of “True Detective,” starring Oscar favorite Mahershala Ali, debuts Sunday on HBO. Music: Justin Hurwitz’s Theremin-based soundtrack for “The First Man” is kooky and wonderful. The inventor of kooky and wonderful was Frank Zappa — here are his “Roxy Performances.” Books: I’ve been re-reading the marvelous Hungarian writer Sandor Marai, especially “Embers” and “Casanova in Bolzano.” Sports: I think I may manage to avoid watching the entire NFL playoff season — except the Super Bowl halftime show, of course. Finally: I love the cold quiet of New York in January.

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