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Several years I ago teamed up with Ottawa Life Magazine. Here are some of my articles that are featured on their website.

Conversations with Keith

I find people fascinating and I think we all have our own story. Interviews and conversations are a great way to explore those stories.

Call of the Forest: The Forgotten Wisdom of Trees – Movie Review

Synopsis: Visionary scientist Diana Beresford-Kroeger takes us on a journey to the ancient forests of the northern hemisphere, revealing the profound connection that exists between trees and human life and the vital ways that trees sustain all life on the planet....

Going in Style – Movie Review

Synopsis: Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, three lifelong pals risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. Stars: Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, Alan Arkin Director: Zach Braff...

The Boss Baby – Movie Review

Synopsis: A suit-wearing briefcase-carrying baby pairs up with his seven-year old brother to stop the dastardly plot of the CEO of Puppy Co. Stars: Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi Director: Tim McGrath Grade: C (My Grading Scale)Where can you find...

A Date for Mad Mary – Movie Review

Synopsis: ‘Mad’ Mary McArdle returns to Drogheda after a short spell in prison – for something she’d rather forget. Back home, everything and everyone has changed. Her best friend, Charlene, is about to get married and Mary is to be her maid of honour. When Charlene...

Ghost in the Shell – Movie Review

Synopsis: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced to be a perfect soldier devoted to stopping the world’s most dangerous criminals. Stars: Scarlett Johansson Director: Rupert Sanders Grade: B- (My...

The Zookeeper’s Wife – Movie Review

Synopsis: The Zookeeper’s Wife tells the account of keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, Antonina and Jan Zabinski, who helped save hundreds of people and animals during the German invasion. Stars: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh, Daniel Bruhl Director: Niki Caro Grade: B...

Wilson – Movie Review

Synopsis: A lonely, neurotic and hilariously honest middle-aged man reunites with his estranged wife and meets his teenage daughter for the first time. Stars: Woody Harrelson, Laura Dern, Judy Greer Director: Craig Johnson Grade: C- (My Grading Scale)Where can you...

Donald Cried – Movie Review

Synopsis: With sudden passing of his grandmother, Peter Latang returns to his hometown and encounters his long lost, childhood friend, Donald Treebeck. What begins as a simple favor, turns into a long day’s journey into the past. Stars: Kris Avedisian, Jesse Wakeman...

CHIPS – Movie Review

Synopsis: A rookie officer is teamed with a hardened pro at the California Highway Patrol, though the newbie soon learns his partner is really an undercover Fed investigating a heist that may involved some crooked cops. Stars: Michael Pena, Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell...

Life – Movie Review

Synopsis: A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form, that caused extinction on Mars, and now threatens the crew and all life on Earth. Stars: Rebecca Ferguson, Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal Director: Daniel...

Power Rangers – Movie Review

Synopsis: A group of high-school kids, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities in order to save the world. Stars: Darce Momntgomery, Naomi Scott, RJ Cyler, Ludi Lin, Becky G. Director: Dean Israelite Grade: B- (My Grading Scale)Where can you...

Weirdos – Movie Review

Synopsis: Just after the end of the Vietnam War and in the midst of the American bicentennial celebrations of 1976, runaway Kit and his girlfriend Alice hitchhike their way along the east coast of Canada. Stars: Dylan Authors, Sarah Taylor Johnson, Allan Hawco, Molly...

Interview with Weirdos star Allan Hawco

Originally Posted on Ottawa Life Magazine Allan Hawco is a very successful actor, writer, director and producer with a thriving career. His most recent project is the new Canadian film ‘Weirdos’ directed by Bruce McDonald. The movie was nominated for 6 Canadian Screen...

Beauty and The Beast – Movie Review

Synopsis: An adaptation of the Disney fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love. Stars: Emma Watson, Luke Evans Director: Bill Condon Grade: B (My Grading Scale)Where can you find Witty?facebooktwitteryoutube

The Last Word – Movie Review

Synopsis: Harriet is a retired businesswoman who tries to control everything around her. When she decides to write her own obituary, a young journalist takes up the task of finding out the truth resulting in a life-altering friendship. Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Amanda...

What ‘This is Us’ reminded us about Employee Satisfaction

SPOILER ALERT Please don't read if you watch 'This is Us' and haven't seen the episode entitled 'What Now?' NBC's 'This is Us' is one of my favourite shows on television right now. Its combination of excellent writing and acting earned it a place in my 'Most...

Kong: Skull Island – Movie Review

Synopsis: A team of explorers and soldiers travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific, unaware that they are crossing into the domain of monsters, including the mythic Kong. Stars: Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly Director: Jordan...