Sci-fi’s the name of the game when you’re Nerd-Talkin’ with UK rockers Empty Friend. Bassist Davvers takes us on an intergalactic journey with his taste in media…
I’m not a movie buff at all, and am really easily pleased and quite happy to suspend disbelief for even the most terrible of plot holes if it’s a fun movie (enjoyed the latest Star Wars). I mostly go for sci-fi given the opportunity — if it’s in space, I’m in! But to give an example, a film I really rate is Pandorum: man wakes up in spaceship, doesn’t know who why or how, and adventure ensues.
Again, really into the sci-fi, but more discerning than with movies. To keep it sensible and not listing a library, the Culture series by Iain M. Banks is a phenomenal read. I chewed through it in almost no time at all and was disappointed when it was over. In addition, I can highly recommend the Foundation series by Isaac Asimov — ground breaking and genre defining concepts, and hopefully coming soon to TV.
When I find the time I will happily binge-play a game. Most recently it’s been Fallen Order, but The Force Awakens series are a hoot too. Again I would say I’m quite easily pleased with games; I sank 500+ hours into BF: Bad Company 2 and nothing has since gotten close. However, who doesn’t enjoy the roaming worlds of Skyrim and GTA? Escapism at its most beautiful and ridiculous.