After a Decade of Action Sci-Fi, The Genre Took a Serious Turn in the 00’s
If the 1990s were a time for blockbuster action-adventure wrapped into a Sci-Fi package, then the decade of 9/11 saw the genre reflect the more serious global challenges of our times.
From mass population displacement and refugees in District 9 to environmental disaster in Disney/Pixar’s WALL-E, science fiction was anything but upbeat during the first decade of the new millennium.
The Dark Side even won the day in 2005 Star Wars entry, Revenge of the Sith.
This apocalyptic/dystopian future has continued with us in the second decade with The Hunger Games and it’s ilk. That said, there are some real gems of Sci-Fi that stand out among the continuing barrage of downbeat post-apocalyptic rut the movie industry seems stuck in.
Watch this vide countdown and let us know if you agree with the movies that made this list: