Author Archives: Jeremy Polacek

About Jeremy Polacek

Jeremy Polacek is a son of the Chicago suburbs, a midwesterner at heart no matter how much he raves about New Orleans. Currently a master student studying journalism at NYU, it won't be long now til that's just another thing he's done. Jeremy can most often be found in the city's museums, movie theaters, concert halls, and libraries while his writing has graced the annals of Hyperallergic and the Brooklyn Rail.

“Blue is the Warmest Color” and Cinema’s Sex Revolution

How should sex be depicted in film? Are there boundaries that simply shouldn’t be crossed? Jeremy Polacek untangles these questions and more, in a discussion of the ever-divisive movie Blue is the Warmest Color. Continue reading

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Save the Whales! Save the Opera?

Following the New York City Opera’s closure, Jeremy Polacek ponders the decline of a classic cultural pastime, our emotional relationship to the opera – and what the opera and the dodo might have in common. Continue reading

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