Nonsense. Movies are entertainment. The Godfather scene portrayed the point of view of the Italian mafia almost a hundred years ago. That post was made to show the member’s point of view today. Selective indifference on your part maybe.
If fish are rising to something on the surface, you could try using an unweighted nymph as an emerger. Cast is out, let it sink a bit, and then bring it up toward the surface. They might hit it on the way toward the surface.