Sally Hawkins and Doug Jones in the film THE SHAPE OF WATER. Photo Courtesy of Fox Searchlight Pictures. © 2017 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

SzteinCreative’s Best Films of 2017

Putting together a top 10 list for 2017 has proven harder than any other year that I’ve been doing these lists. Filmgoers and genre fans were absolutely inundated with great movies this year. The Dramedy had a strong showing this year, horror across budgets big and small hit hard with scares and thought provoking themes, Superhero movies continued to show us something new, action movies brought the exciting thrills, dramas brought history and emotion to wrecnhing life and Sci-Fi continued to be the go-to genre for a combination of thrills and new ideas.

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The Five Best Die Hard Ripoffs of all Time

Die Hard is a bona fide all time classic. I revisit the movie myself every single Christmas since I was given the box set as a Bar Mitzvah present, and nearly 20 years later, the movie hasn’t aged a day outside of Bruce Willis’ hairline. A mercifully forgotten era of action filmmaking in the 90s[…]