Weird AI film stills are taking over the internet

AI film stills
Fellini's Pac-Man and David Cronenberg's Galaxy of Flesh: two films that don't exist (Image credit: Keith Schofield on Twitter/Future owns)

AI is easily the most contentious topic in the sphere of art and design right now, and the debate doesn't appear to be going away any time soon. Almost every day we see new (and terrifying) examples of advanced text-to-image generation – and not even the film world is safe.

Stills from 70s and 80s sci-fi and horror pictures are currently flooding Twitter, depicting all manner of weird and wonderful creatures and universes. The only issue is that these films have never existed. (New to the conversation? Check out the weirdest AI art created with DALL-E 2.)

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.