One HEAT Minute: Episode #79 - Alicia Malone
ONE HEAT MINUTE is the podcast examining Michael Mann's 1995 crime opus HEAT minute by minute. It's the 79th minute (1:18:00-1:19:00) - host Blake Howard joins film reporter, author, self-confessed movie geek host on Turner Classic Movies and The FilmStruck Podcast, Alicia Malone. Blake and Alicia discuss viewing HEAT on an L.A rooftop; unpredictability as an interrogation tactic; Hank Azaria's genuine fear of Al Pacino; and HEAT's contribution to the canon of movie memes.
GUEST BIO via aliciamalone.com
Alicia Malone is a film reporter, author and self-confessed movie geek. She is a new host on Turner Classic Movies, hosts original content on FilmStruck (a cinephile subscription service run by the Criterion Collection and TCM,) hosts The FilmStruck Podcast, where she has conversations with cinematic artists and is 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.
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. She is currently writing her second book, 'The Female Gaze', a guidebook to essential movies made by women, which will be released in the Fall of 2018.
Alicia has travelled 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 the 2017 Overlook Film Festival, 2017 HollyShorts Festival and the 2018 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival. Alicia is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, 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 way less egotistical if written in the third person.