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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What we expect to see at TIFF 2019

What we expect to see at TIFF 2019

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has been an annual event this magazine has covered for years and 2019 will be no exception. Our coverage is starting early as next week TIFF is set to announce its first line-up of Gala and Special Presentation films. As a regular TIFF attendee, I think [...]

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Film review: Unplanned

Film review: Unplanned

Synopsis: All Abby Johnson ever wanted to do was help women. As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, she believed in a woman's right to choose. Until the day she saw something that changed everything. Stars: Ashley Bratcher, Brooks Ryan, Robia Scott Director: [...]

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President Obama Inspires at the CTC

President Obama Inspires at the CTC

All photos courtesy of Canada 2020 Which phrase should I use as they all apply? ‘He did it!’; ‘He came, he saw, he inspired!’; ‘He’s still got it!’ Take your pick! The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, engaged in a discussion at the Canadian [...]

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President Obama Returns to Ottawa

President Obama Returns to Ottawa

Photo credit: Canada 2020 44 is coming to Ottawa! 44 is coming! Yes, the 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama is coming to Ottawa this week and I couldn’t be more excited. He will be engaging in a live interview on a wide range of topics at the Canadian Tire Centre as a guest of [...]

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Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida talk about their emotional new documentary

Chantal Kreviazuk and Raine Maida talk about their emotional new documentary

Photo credit: Crave Spoiler alert: I adore Chantal Kreviazuk. I think she is a wonderful representative of what is great about Canada. She is kind, she is generous and did I mention this Order of Canada recipient is an extremely talented musician! Several years ago, before I was associated with this [...]

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UFC Triumphantly Returns to Ottawa

UFC Triumphantly Returns to Ottawa

Photo: Cerrone and his son (credit: Keith Whittier) This past weekend the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) made its return to Ottawa and delivered a night of fantastic fights. This event did not have any title fights but it did have an impact on the rankings and saw some up and coming Canadian [...]

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UFC Media Day

UFC Media Day

Our coverage of UFC Fight Night in Ottawa continues with Media Day. This is an opportunity for fighters to answer questions from the press. There was little trash talk but a group of fighters focussed on their job this weekend. UFC Fight Night in Ottawa takes place at the Canadian Tire Centre Saturday [...]

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The UFC Returns to Ottawa

The UFC Returns to Ottawa

Photo credit: UFC ‘It’s time!!!!!!!’ ……..Well almost. ‘It’s time!’ is the catchphrase, recognizable to any fan of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), of veteran announcer Bruce Buffer. He says those words before the main event of a fight card [...]

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Avengers Endgame Sets Records

Avengers Endgame Sets Records

Last year, at the end of Avengers: Infinity War, we all watched the unthinkable happen to our superheroes and that started the countdown for April 2019 when the follow up, at the time known as Avengers 4, would be released. Early December 2018 saw the first trailer and the reveal of the name, Endgame, [...]

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Avengers: Endgame

Avengers: Endgame

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War , the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and restore order to the universe. Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, [...]

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