Alicia Malone

host of Turner Classic Movies and Magnificent Obsession

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Host of Turner Classic Movies and the FilmStruck podcast.

Alicia Malone on KCRW

Our critics review "Yesterday," about a struggling artist who's the only living person that remembers the Beatles existed; "Annabelle Comes Home," about a possessed girl doll;…

Does 'Yesterday' do a good job of paying tribute to the Beatles?

Our critics review "Yesterday," about a struggling artist who's the only living person that remembers the Beatles existed; "Annabelle Comes Home," about a possessed girl doll;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “Dumbo,” a live-action remake of the 1941 animated classic by Disney; “The Highwaymen,” a Netflix original about the two Texas rangers who killed Bonnie and Clyde;…

‘Dumbo’ remake: twice as long as the original, half the magic

Our critics review “Dumbo,” a live-action remake of the 1941 animated classic by Disney; “The Highwaymen,” a Netflix original about the two Texas rangers who killed Bonnie and Clyde;…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review the comedic thriller “Piercing,” in which a husband and father sets out to commit the perfect murder; “Miss Bala,” starring Gina Rodriguez of “Jane the Virgin” fame,…

Should American film directors avoid stories about violent Mexican criminals?

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