Not so much scary as disturbing to the core, ``Pulse'' patiently, inexorably forces us to contemplate the void of existence, while ghosts fade in and out of the frames and unsettling electronic chatter skitters
along the soundtrack.
Anyway, he then studies Sufism in Turkey, Tibetan Buddhism in India (he has his shoes stolen), skitters
through Hiroshima, learns to "breathe in the suffering of the world's victims in the form of a dark cloud" and, contrariwise, to "breathe out compassion.
In choreographer Pooh Kaye's animated Sticks on the Move, a motley cast glides and skitters
down a New York street on miraculously moving lumber.
Esser prints his pictures big-Saone is more than seven feet wide--so their values are panoramic and enveloping, yet the eye skitters
across them as across an allover painting, looking for the figure and finding only ground, or, often, water.
A great, mighty, walloping drive that skitters
five yards off the tee-box and rolls over like an inebriated puppy is unmatched for inducing deep humility.
Director Bryan Singer's follow-up to his stunning The Usual Suspects, Apt Pupil skitters
absurdly between psychodrama, high school dating angst, and Grand Guignol a la King.