A robot wrote the ‘perfect’ horror film — and could save the movie industry

Robots are smart enough to write now, which means it’s only a matter of time before I’ll lose my job. But for now, I might soon be able to enjoy “Impossible Things,” the first feature-length movie written with artificial intelligence. A company called Greenlight Essentials made an artificially intelligent robot that analyses audience response data and writes stories based on what it thinks people will like. With some help by the humans who made the AI, it wrote “Impossible Things,” a horror movie about a family who moves to the middle of nowhere and start hearing creepy things around the house. The trailer gives a pretty good idea of the tone.Now that they have a screenplay and a trailer, Greenlight Essentials wants to make a full-blown movie. They started a…


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