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crawl

 [krawl]
to move the body along the ground through a synchronized action of the hands and knees.
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Walsh gives a stand-out performance as the skin crawlingly creepy Lieutenant Cake.
This time the music for that crawlingly sculptural 1993 Union was John Corigliano's Soliloquy, whereas in the first week it had been Wayne Shorter's jazz-tinctured Nefertiti.
But the reason the movie plays so well has nothing to do with the leading man's paternal instincts; rather, it's rooted in del Toro's rococo instincts for the stylishly creepy and crawlingly macabre, his clockmaker's preoccupation with detail, and a flair for combining state-of-the-art technology with his taste for the antique, the gothic, the Catholic.