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List of famous male film critics, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest male film critics list contains the most prominent and top males known for being film critics. There are thousand of males working as film critics in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic film critics have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a male aspiring to be a film critic then the people below should give you inspiration.

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While this isn't a list of all male film critics, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous male film critics?" and "Who are the best male film critics?"
Roger Ebert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Male Film Critics
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Roger Joseph Ebert was an American film critic, journalist, and screenwriter. He was a film critic for the Chicago Sun-Times from 1967 until his death in 2013. In 1975, Ebert was the first film critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. As of 2010, his reviews were syndicated to more than 200 newspapers in the United States and abroad. Ebert also published more than 20 books and dozens of collections of reviews. Ebert and Chicago Tribune critic Gene Siskel helped popularize nationally-televised film reviewing when they co-hosted the PBS show Sneak Previews, followed by several variously-named At the Movies programs. The two verbally sparred and traded humorous barbs while discussing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 71 (1942-2013)

Birthplace: Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

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Gene Siskel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Male Film Critics
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Eugene Kal "Gene" Siskel was an American film critic and journalist for the Chicago Tribune. Along with colleague Roger Ebert, he hosted a series of popular review shows on television from 1975 to 1999. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 53 (1946-1999)

Birthplace: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

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Jonathan Ross is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Male Film Critics
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Jonathan Stephen Ross, OBE is an English television and radio presenter; best known for presenting the BBC One chat show Friday Night with Jonathan Ross during the 2000s. Ross also hosted his own radio show on BBC Radio 2, and acted as a film critic and presenter of the Film programme. After leaving the BBC, Ross then began hosting a new chat show on ITV, The Jonathan Ross Show. Other regular roles have included being a regular panellist on the comedy sports quiz They Think It's All Over and being a regular presenter of the British Comedy Awards. Ross began his television career as a programme researcher, before d├ębuting as a television presenter for The Last Resort with Jonathan Ross on ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Camden Town, England, London

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Mark Kermode is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Male Film Critics
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Mark James Patrick Kermode is a British film critic, writer, musician and a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts. He is the chief film critic for The Observer, and a contributor to Kermode and Mayo's Film Review and Sight and Sound magazine. He also co-presents the BBC Two arts programme The Culture Show and discusses other branches of the arts for the BBC Two programme Newsnight Review. Kermode also writes and presents a film-related video blog for the BBC. Kermode is also a co-founder of The Dodge Brothers, a skiffle band. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Barnet, United Kingdom

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