Mark Kermode

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The "real" Dr K.

Mark J P Kermode (born Mark J P Fairey, 2 July 1963) is a British film critic 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.

Dr K has a very particular look, and has at various times been said to resemble Richard Nixon and Michael Gove.

For more information see here.