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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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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Weekend Plans: Go see Newsies!

Weekend Plans: Go see Newsies!

Photo credit: KYMTC Hannah Grosskleg has a lot in common with most Broadway performers. She loves what she does, has a true passion for performing in front of a crowd., and is quite good at it. Her resume of performances is long and she has absolutely no signs of slowing down. Oh, and Hannah is 13 [...]

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Ottawa Irish Film Festival Still Going Strong

Ottawa Irish Film Festival Still Going Strong

Photographed: Michael Inside movie poster You have to love March. The weather is slowly but surely getting better, you have St. Patrick’s Day, you have got the Shamrock Shake at McDonalds and staying with the Irish theme, how about the Ottawa Irish Film Festival? Before we close the books on [...]

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Film Review: We

Film Review: We

Synopsis: In the pursuit of love and happiness, Mani Nasry known as Ethan in the film meets obstacles that threaten to halt his quest. Dating within different cultures and being open to all religions, Ethan must deal with constant roadblocks. From First Nations to South American, Ethan’s journey [...]

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Q+A with Mani Nasry, Director and Star of "We"

Q+A with Mani Nasry, Director and Star of "We"

I am always amazed and impressed with the level of film talent we have here in Canada. There seems to be an abundance of people with stories to tell here and we can add Mani Nasry to that list. His film ‘We’ is being released this weekend. This film has been a journey for Mr. Nasry and he [...]

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WWE heats up Ottawa

WWE heats up Ottawa

Photo credit: Keith Whitter Well WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment), you did it again! You came to Ottawa, entered the Canadian Tire Centre on a cold Friday night, and set the place on fire. As advertised, the Road to Wrestlemania Tour made a stop in the nation’s capital and fans of WWE were [...]

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