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Keith Whittier

Film Reviewer

Ottawa native Keith Whittier has been going to movies for as long as he can remember. He usually sees between 2- 4 movies each week in the theatre. Keith's passion of film extends to different film festivals including the Toronto Film Festivals. Outside of films Keith is also a big sports enthusiast and can be found cheering on the Ottawa REDBLACKSKeith can be heard on a variety of radio stations in Ottawa giving movie reviews and we are very happy to have him as a contributor at Ottawa Life Magazine. Keith can be reached on his Twitter at @cfl_fan or on his website wittywhittier.com
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Film Review: Black Panther

Film Review: Black Panther

Synopsis: T'Challa, after the death of his father, the King of Wakanda, returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation to succeed to the throne and take his rightful place as king. Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira Director: [...]

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Film Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Film Review: Fifty Shades Freed

Synopsis: Anastasia and Christian get married, but Jack Hyde continues to threaten their relationship. Stars: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan Director: James Foley

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Film Review: The 15:17 to Paris

Film Review: The 15:17 to Paris

Synopsis: Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. Stars: Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone Director: Clint Eastwood

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Film Review: Winchester

Film Review: Winchester

Synopsis: Eccentric firearm heiress believes she is haunted by the souls of people killed by the Winchester repeating rifle. Stars: Helen Mirren, Jason Clarke Director: Michael Spierig, Peter Spierig

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Flashback Cinephiles as Cineplex Brings Film Festival to Ottawa

Flashback Cinephiles as Cineplex Brings Film Festival to Ottawa

Hey Ottawa, are you ready for a film festival? Well if you answered yes then Cineplex has you covered. For the ninth year in a row The Flashback Film Festival is about to take over the city. The only cross-Canada film festival runs from February 2-8. This festival brings classics and cult favourites [...]

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Film Review: Maze Runner

Film Review: Maze Runner

Synopsis: Young hero Thomas embarks on a mission to find a cure for a deadly disease known as the "Flare". Stars: Dylan O'Brien, Ki Hong Lee, Giancarlo Esposito, Patricia Clarkson Director: Wes Ball

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Calypso Rose Gives the NAC a Night to Remember

Calypso Rose Gives the NAC a Night to Remember

Photos by Andre Gagne Calypso Rose overlooked the National Arts Centre floor plan for Southam Hall, where she would be performing. She looked at the auditorium seating and asked the staff: "But where will they dance?" Before they could answer, she answered her own question. "Don’t [...]

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Film Review: Den of Thieves

Film Review: Den of Thieves

Synopsis: A gritty crime saga which follows the lives of an elite unit of the LA County Sheriff's Dept. and the state's most successful bank robbery crew as the outlaws plan a seemingly impossible heist on the Federal Reserve Bank. Stars: Gerard Butler, Pablo Schreiber, 50 Cent, O'Shea [...]

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Film Review: 12 Strong

Film Review: 12 Strong

Synopsis: 12 Strong tells the story of the first Special Forces team deployed to Afghanistan after 9/11; under the leadership of a new captain, the team must work with an Afghan warlord to take down the Taliban. Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Michael Shannon, Michael Pena Director: Nicolai Fuglsig [...]

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Film Review: Forever My Girl

Film Review: Forever My Girl

Synopsis: After being gone for a decade a country star returns home to the love he left behind. Stars: Alex Roe, Jessica Rothe Director: Bethany Ashton Wolf

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