Author has written 13 stories for Inglourious Basterds, Fringe, Alphas, Person of Interest, Hercule Poirot series, and Penguins of Madagascar.
Hmmm... Human tastes speak better of a person than a person himself, right?
So, here we go:
Favourite books and authors: " The Name of Rose" by Umberto Eco - is my absolute number one; " The Misterious Flame of Queen Loana' - also by Eco, all detective stories and novels about Sherlock Holmes and Hercules Poirot, stories, novels, essays by G.K. Chesterton, novels by Milorad Pavic, classical gothic short stories, everything by E.A. Poe, poems by Russian poet Zabolotsky, poems by R. Burns, C.Baudelaire, P. Verlain, detectives by E.S. Gardner, "The Divine Comedy" by Dante, medieval novellas, epic poems and short stories (I'm a sort of obsessed by European Middle Ages!), robot stories by Azimov, 1984, Clockwork Orange, Vaterland, Discworld novels by Terry Pratchett and many-many others...
Favourite movies: weeeeeeell... I'll try to be brief:) Psycho, Spellbound, Captain Horatio, Rebecca, The Pandora's Box, all movies of Buster Keaton, Reservoir Dogs, Inglourious Basterds, Le Silence de le Mer, The Wooden Horse, Quo Vadis, Era Notte a Roma, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Platoon, The Way Ahead, Goodbye Again, Casablanca, Maltese Falcon, Citizen Kane, Usual Suspects, Tomas Crown's Affair, I, Robot, Moby Dick, Silence of Lambs, Schindler's List, The Patriot, The Philadelphia Story, Ironman, V for Vendetta, Vertigo, Equilibrium and many-many others, both Russian and foreign ones...
Favourite TV-shows: all CSI-series, NCIS, Bones, Numb3rs, Warehouse 13, House MD, Castle, Life on Mars (UK), Ashes to Ashes, Doctor Who, Hustle, Leverage, Criminal Minds, Mentalist, X-Files, Poltergeist: the Legacy, Fringe, The Big Bang Theory, Person of Interest, Agatha Christie's Poirot, Case Histories, Wire in the Blood, WPC 56, Alphas etc.
Favourite actors and actresses: Anthony Perkins, Ben Kingsley, Paul Scofield, Stewart Granger, Michael Cain, Basil Rathbone, Jason Isaacs, Peter Woodward, Christoph Waltz, Alan Rickman, Gregory Peck, James Stewart, Julie Andrews, Joan Fontaine, Rosalind Russel, Leo Genn, Robert Taylor, David Tennant, M. Monroe, Ingrid Bergman, Ava Gardner, Louis Jourdan, Philip and Robert Glenister, Simon Baker, Gene Kelly, Matthew Gray Gubler, Jamie Murray, Christian Bale, Michael Emerson, David Strathairn etc.
Favourite characters in no particular order: DCI Gene Hunt, the 10th Doctor, Professor Snape, Lucius Malfoy, Hannibal Lecter, Norman Bates, Standartenfuhrer Landa, Colonel Tavington, Starbuck, Gaius Petronius Arbiter, Tony Stark, V, Horatio Hornblower, Lt. William Bush, Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan, Dr. Spencer Reid, William of Baskerville, Father Brown, Sherlock Holmes, Hercules Poirot, Abe Sapien, Sonny the Robot, cleric John Preston, Galen, Harold Finch and John Reese, Rincewind, Sir Samuel Vimes and Lord Havelock Vetinari etc.
Actually I'm mostly fic-reader, not a fic-writer. And I think that a good story is always worth a review, no matter how long ago it was written:)
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