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: First Man

Film Review: First Man

Synopsis: A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Stars: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler Director: Damien Chazelle

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Film Review: A Star is Born

Film Review: A Star is Born

Synopsis: A musician helps a young singer and actress find fame, even as age and alcoholism send his own career into a downward spiral. Stars: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott Director: Bradley Cooper

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Film Review: Night School

Film Review: Night School

Synopsis: A group of troublemakers are forced to attend night school in hope that they'll pass the GED exam to finish high school. Stars: Kevin Hart, Tiffany Haddish Director: Malcolm D. Lee

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TIFF 2018: Film spotlight continued

TIFF 2018: Film spotlight continued

Photos courtesy of TIFF TIFF 2018 has come to a close and I can’t wait to give you my thoughts on the greatest film festival in the world. Before we do that however, here I have reviewed some of the final films I saw at the festival. You can expect full video reviews as the films are released. [...]

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TIFF 2018: Film Spotlight

TIFF 2018: Film Spotlight

The Toronto International Film Festival has been a whirlwind so far and it is only halfway through. I am trying to see as many movies as my body can handle but also taking in different occasions open to the press such as red carpet events and press conferences. Having media accreditation you really [...]

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OLM’s Most Anticipated Movies at TIFF

OLM’s Most Anticipated Movies at TIFF

The Toronto International Film Festival starts today and I know of many people from Ottawa who are making the trip down the 401 to see some films. Let us say you decide to go, what should you see? Here are my 10 picks in alphabetical order of the ‘Must See’ films at this year’s festival. [...]

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CEO of TIFF Going Out with a Bang

CEO of TIFF Going Out with a Bang

Photo courtesy of TIFF The Toronto International Film Festival is just upon us. Toronto will become Hollywood North as filmmakers, film buyers, and not to mention, film lovers will get their fix over the 11 day festival. Some people come to see stars and some to become a star. TIFF’s impact [...]

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Film Review: Searching

Film Review: Searching

Synopsis: After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her. Stars: John Cho, Debra Messing, Michelle La Director: Aneesh Chaganty

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Film Review: Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Film Review: Mission: Impossible - Fallout

Synopsis: Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong. Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Angela Bassett, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson Director: Christopher McQuarrie

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Film Review: Unfriended - Dark Web

Film Review: Unfriended - Dark Web

Synopsis: A teen comes into possession of a new laptop and soon discovers that the previous owner is not only watching him, but will also do anything to get it back. Stars: Rebecca Rittenhouse, Betty Gabriel, Colin Woodell Director: Stephen Susco

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