New streaming service's AI-generated romance movie looks embarrassingly bad

A screenshot from an AI-generated romance film showing a couple at a fairground
(Image credit: TCLtv+)

Let's be honest, romance movies aren't always masterpieces of filmmaking. Plenty of big Hollywood releases have been a mess of clunky cliches and stilted dialogue. Now cutting-edge AI video generation is being used to take those traits and run with them while throwing terrible visuals into the mix.

Video generation may be one of the next frontiers in generative AI. But for all the big advances, including the new AI tools in Premiere Pro that Adobe revealed yesterday, this trailer for a short AI film shows the results can still be spectacularly awful.

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Joe Foley

Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He writes news, features and buying guides and keeps track of the best equipment and software for creatives, from video editing programs to monitors and accessories. A veteran news writer and photographer, he now works as a project manager at the London and Buenos Aires-based design, production and branding agency Hermana Creatives. There he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors who specialise in producing visual content and design assets for the hospitality sector. He also dances Argentine tango.