With ‘Game of Thrones’ returning on Sunday for its penultimate season, the man who started it all reveals his fantasy movie favorites, from ‘Ladyhawke’ to ‘Lord of the Rings.’
Author George R.R. Martin—born September 20, 1948 in Bayonne, New Jersey—has written numerous novels, short story collections, and television shows. His best-selling series of books, A Song of Ice and Fire, is the basis for HBO's new show Game of Thrones. Martin's present home is Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Game of Thrones, HBO's adaptation of George R.R. Martin's first book in his bestselling series, premieres April 17. Here, the writer curates his 10 favorite science-fiction films, from The Road Warrior to Blade Runner.