Alicia Malone is a film reporter, author and self-confessed movie geek. She is a host on Turner Classic Movies and a film correspondent for Fandango. Alicia first gained notice hosting movie-centric shows and reviewing films in her native Australia, before making the leap to Los Angeles in 2011. Since then, Alicia has appeared on CNN, the Today show, MSNBC, NPR and many more as a film expert, and hosted original content on FilmStruck - the streaming service created by TCM and Criterion, which ran from 2016 until 2018.
Alicia is passionate about classic films, independent movies and supporting women in film. In 2015, Alicia gave a TEDx talk about the lack of women working in film and why that needs to change. In 2017, she was invited to give a second TEDx talk, expanding on the subject further. Alicia has also spoken about women in film at conferences around America, and in 2016 was named of one a 100 #WorthyWomen of the year. Her first book ‘Backwards and in Heels’ about the history of women in Hollywood was published in 2017. Alicia’s second book is a guide to some of the great films made by women, called ‘The Female Gaze’, released in November 2018..
Alicia has traveled the world to cover the BAFTAs, the Oscars, the Cannes Film Festival, Toronto Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, SXSW and more. She has been on the juries of AFI Festival, the Overlook Film Festival, the Key West Film Festival, the HollyShorts Festival and the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Alicia is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and the Los Angeles Online Critics Association. And over the years has interviewed hundreds of movie stars and filmmakers working today.
She also wrote this bio, but knew it would sound much less egotistical if written in third person.