Any chance of a film that isn’t for kids or idiots? ask filmgoers

ADULT filmgoers have been wondering if there is any chance studios could produce something that is not the cinematic equivalent of Haribos.

After a glut of superhero franchises, reworkings of children’s books and inane sci-fi, audiences would be intrigued to see a film with some connection to reality.

Regular cinemagoer Norman Steele said: “Just for once I’d like to see a film that isn’t about cartoon CGI wasps that bizarrely tries to tug at your heartstrings.

“It would also be awesome to not see a film in which various superheroes endlessly pummel each other in extreme ways that would surely reduce their insides to mush.

“Believe it or not, there’s a vast audience for films that don’t appeal to your inner nine-year-old but instead your outer 42-year-old who can cope with things that are real.

“Don’t get me wrong, I’m not looking for critically acclaimed four-hour cult masterpieces of North African cinema in which a boy spends the entire film looking for his lost goat, then dies.

“I’d just like to see a film that’s resolved by things that are actually possible, not characters reversing time with the Cube of Krondos, or some other bullshit that’s basically magic.”

Steele then went to his local multiplex and saw a film in which the heroine dangled from a blown-up building 200 feet above a massive inferno, only to be rescued by someone with a long, stretchy arm.