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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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Serious About Fitness Brings out the Best in Women

Serious About Fitness Brings out the Best in Women

This past weekend the Canadian Museum of History was the place to be but not because of a specific exhibit but because it was the home to the hopes and dreams of many women. The museum served as a backdrop to the latest Serious About Fitness (SAF) event. SAF has been in existence for approximately a [...]

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Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Film Review: Blade Runner 2049

Synopsis: A young blade runner's discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard, who's been missing for thirty years. Stars: Ryan Gosling, Harrison Ford, Jared Leto, Robin Wright, Director: Denis Villeneuve

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TIFF 2017, A Movie Fan's Look Back

TIFF 2017, A Movie Fan's Look Back

The hangover is just about over. It lasted longer than expected. Of course I am referring to my hangover from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Over 11 days I saw 50 films and came back to Ottawa with the hopes of reviewing all of these films immediately. Unfortunately, the schedule caught [...]

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Animation Festival takes over the Capital

Animation Festival takes over the Capital

Ottawa Life’s Festival City Series is back! We'll provide a unique look at some of your favourite events. We’ll go beyond the music with artist interviews, volunteer profiles, concert reviews and spotlights on the tastes, sights and sounds of the festival season. Your city! Your [...]

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Ottawa Life at TIFF: Behind the Red Carpet

Ottawa Life at TIFF: Behind the Red Carpet

As part of my media accreditation at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) every morning at 10 am I get an email. It is a red carpet RSVP call. It informs the press of all red carpet screenings for the day and who from the film will be present. It's quite exciting to be honest. [...]

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Ottawa Life at TIFF: Days 1-5

Ottawa Life at TIFF: Days 1-5

Ottawa Life Magazine's resident film buff Keith Whittier is on the scene as our correspondent for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Here's his Day 1-5 festival update! So far the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) has surpassed my expectations. I have barely had [...]

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Ottawa Life at TIFF – Festival Survival Tips

Ottawa Life at TIFF – Festival Survival Tips

Ottawa Life Magazine's resident film buff Keith Whittier is on the scene as our correspondent for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). He's been there for a few days and has come up with some festival survival tips! I have been going to the Toronto International Film Festival [...]

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Film Review: It

Film Review: It

Synopsis: A group of bullied kids band together when a monster, taking the appearance of a clown, begins hunting children. Stars: Jaeden Lierberher, Finn Wolfhard, Bill Skarsgard Director: Sandy Muschietti

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Ottawa Life at TIFF: Must See Movies at the Festival

Ottawa Life at TIFF: Must See Movies at the Festival

Ottawa Life Magazine's resident film buff Keith Whittier is on the scene as our correspondent for the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Here's his first report on some of his top TIFF picks! Brad’s Status From the director of ‘School of Rock,’ Mike White, comes [...]

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REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Calendar Release

REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Week – Calendar Release

We wrap up our series profiling the Ottawa REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance Team with a look at the tean calendar. Photos by Jordyn P. and Gord Webber This has been a pretty good time to be an Ottawa REDBLACKS Cheer and Dance member. Not only have the REDBLACKS won two games this past week, three in [...]

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