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: The First Purge

Film Review: The First Purge

Synopsis: After the rise of a third political party, the New Founding Fathers of America, an experiment is conducted, no laws for 12 hours on Staten Island. No one must stay during the experiment yet there is $5,000 for anyone who does. Stars: Y'lan Noel, Lex Scott Davis, Marisa Tomei Director: [...]

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Film Review: Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom

Film Review: Jurassic World - Fallen Kingdom

Synopsis: When the island's dormant volcano begins roaring to life, Owen and Claire mount a campaign to rescue the remaining dinosaurs from this extinction-level event. Stars: Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard Director: J.A. Bayona

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Film Review: Hereditary

Film Review: Hereditary

Synopsis: When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter's family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry. Stars: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Milly Shapiro Director: Ari Aster

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Film Review: Ocean's 8

Film Review: Ocean's 8

Synopsis: Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. Stars: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Anne Hathaway Director: Gary Ross

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EVE Film Festival Delivers in Sophomore Year!

EVE Film Festival Delivers in Sophomore Year!

The second annual Eve Film Festival took place this past weekend and I was fortunate enough to attend. The website describes it as a ‘feminist event that showcases and supports work by women (cis and trans) and genderqueer directors in film’. The word ‘feminist’ can have a [...]

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Film Review: The Tale

Film Review: The Tale

Synopsis: An investigation into one woman's memory as she is forced to re-examine her first sexual relationship and the stories we tell ourselves in order to survive. Stars: Laura Dern, Isabelle Nelisse, Jason Ritter Director: Jennifer Fox

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Film Review: Revolutions

Film Review: Revolutions

Synopsis: An unflinching and poignant insight into the trials and tribulations, both personal and sporting, of the women on the forefront of Ireland's burgeoning Roller Derby scene. Director: Laura McGann

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Film Review: Star Wars

Film Review: Star Wars

Synopsis: During an adventure into a dark criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his future copilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian years before joining the Rebellion. Stars: Alden Ehrenreich Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke Director: Ron Howard

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Film Review: Book Club

Film Review: Book Club

Synopsis: Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. Stars: Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen Director: Bill Holderman

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Film Review: Deadpool

Film Review: Deadpool

Synopsis: Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (AKA. Deadpool), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, Cable. Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Moreca Baccarin Director: David Leitch

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