Biography: Alicia Malone is a film reporter, host, author and all-around movie geek. She first gained notice hosting movie-centric shows and reviewing 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, all talking about movies.
Currently, she is a Fandango Correspondent, and the creator and hosts their weekly show, Indie Movie Guide. Alicia is also a host on a cinephile subscription streaming service run by the Criterion and Turner Classic Movies.
Alicia is passionate about classic films, independent movies and supporting women in film. In 2015, Alicia gave a TEDx talk about the of women working in film and why this is important to change. In 2017, she was invited to give a second TEDx talk, where she spoke about the hidden stories of the earliest women working in Hollywood.
Alicia has also spoken at conferences around America, and because of this, was named one of the 100 Worthy Women of 2016. Her first book, ‘Backwards and in Heels’, about the history of women in Hollywood was released in August 2017.
Alicia has traveled the world to cover the BAFTA’s, the Oscars, Toronto International Film Festival, Sundance Film Festival, Telluride Film Festival, and SXSW. She is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association and has been on the juries of the Overlook Film Festival and Hollyshorts. And over the years has interviewed hundreds of movie stars and filmmakers. She also wrote this bio but knew it would sound way egotistical if written in the third person.
Favorite Films: Rear Window, Amelie, Fight Club, The Apartment, Lost in Translation, Ikiru, and Run Lola Run
First Film You Ever Saw: The Never Ending Story. When Artax died in the Swamp of Sadness, I cried so hard my mum had to take me out of the theater!