Little White Lies have put together a list of the 'greatest blockbusters of the 21st century'.
Whatever we think, blockbusters are impossible to ignore. Criticism of these movies often automatically veers to tired appraisals of convention, saleability, or whether the quality of the special effects meet with personal expectation. Like a stopped clock, they sometimes chime with the moment, or do something out of the ordinary which prolongs their half-life. Blockbusters are now made like cars, rolling off vast production lines at regular intervals in the hope that appetite for destruction never fades. In an era of Marvel and Pixar, DC and DreamWorks, these movies are not just part of the media landscape – they are the media landscape.