I think one of the biggest problems with TWIXT is the title. It makes the movie sound like it’s the live action adaptation of a children’s cartoon about plucky ghosts going to school at night and getting taught English by Edgar Alan Poe. A title like TWIXT makes it sound like it should have its own section at the toy aisle in Wal-Mart. In fact, that’s the actual reason I never paid attention to the film when it came out. I thought it was a kid’s movie. It was only more than a decade later that I realized my mistake, and that it was a horror movie directed by Francis Ford Coppola that starred Val Kilmer and Bruce Dern. THEN it got my attention.
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