Trailer For Francis Ford Coppola’s Deranged Novelty, Twixt, Possesses Values The Film Apparently Won’t

Here’s the trailer for Francis Ford Coppola‘s gothic horror gimmick picture Twixt, formerly Twixt Now and Sunrise, with Val Kilmer and Elle Fanning, and Ben Chaplin as Edgar Allen Poe.

This is not, appropriately enough, either of the edits shown at Comic-Con.

YouTube Preview Image

Coppola’s big idea here is that Twixt will tour as a roadshow and he will re-edit it on the fly during every performance, at least to to some basic degree. As a result, the full film is not going to possess an over-arcing, well considered structure, with every detail judged in relationship to everything else, as you might imagine that this trailer has.

Nope, Coppola is isntead looking to invest his film with all of the “thrills” of watching somebody else play Dragon’s Lair while occaisonally putting on or taking off a comedy cardboard mask of Edgar Allen Poe.

What a red herring.

There are some virtues in this trailer that should translate to the full film, of course – the cinematography is certainly interesting, and several of the compositions seem to be rather adroit, at least in this context.

Twixt will play at Toronto, then on Coppola’s tour, and then probably be available as some kind of special proprietary download for the iPad or something.


“The Wonderful And Weird” Kurtis Wiebe Talks Rat Queens Vol. 3 And What’s To Come


How Professor X Goes Bald In X-Men: Apocalypse, Revealed


“Here’s To The Devil…” 5 Pages From Dark Horse’s Adaptation Of Jack The Ripper


A Sneak Peak Of Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice To Air On Monday’s Gotham


Britannia, A Brand New Comic From Valiant For 2016


New Star Wars: The Force Awakens Details From Empire Magazine

When Marvel Wasn’t Interested In A Neil Gaiman/Guillermo Del Toro Doctor Strange Movie…


Mr. Miracle, Black Adam, Booster Gold And Ozymandias On Tarot Cards


Barry Asks The Big Question In New Zealand TV Spot For Flash/Arrow Crossover


Ariel Medel Shows Us The Dangers Of Mars