I am not very fond of dystopian and apocalyptic fiction because I find them so incredibly formulaic. I also find that they tend to be anti-science/technology. I probably only notice the anti-science stand because I married into a techie family. I certainly don't have enough of a science background, myself, to be offended when scientists in books and movies are routinely treated as heavies. I do, however, feel that characterization is part of the stereotypical dystopia/apocalypse formula that I got tired of quite some time ago.
I was very interested to read a description of the difference between dystopian and apocalyptic fiction at YA Highway.
I found the link at cynsations.