I love academics, theory and all that. I love and admire that and try to do as much reading as I can.
I think you can always find interesting, complex and fascinating characters to play in different kinds of movies. It's in your hands.
I'm actually embarrassed to tell people I'm Russian these days, because it's become such an awful place.
I'm not passive aggressive. If something bothers me, I think about it, then I act on it. I express it.