–verb (used without object)
1. to incline to one side and to the other alternately, as a wheel, top,
other rotating body when not properly balanced.
2. to move unsteadily from side to side: The [table] wobbled on its uneven legs.
3. to show unsteadiness; tremble; quaver (聲音顫抖): His [voice] wobbled.
4. to vacillate; waver.
–verb (used with object)
5. to cause to wobble.
6. a wobbling movement.
Onetime enfant terrible of Polish cinema, and subsequently a wobbly emigre auteur in Belgium, the U.K. and U.S., vet Jerzy Skolimowski makes a small but commanding return to roots in obsessive-love drama "Four Nights With Anna." Helmed with absolute assurance [from] the get-go, but still [marbled] with moments of black comedy that faintly recall his younger, wilder works,
pic has the metaphysical feel and control almost of a story from Krzysztof Kieslowski's "Decalogue" and is [all] the more impressive coming from a filmmaker who's just [turned] 70 and has been absent from the profession for almost two decades. Good reviews, and distinction of being Cannes' Directors' Fortnight opener, should [propel] this to modest business in arthouses worldwide.
horse, go at a gait between walk and run
Dressed in tinfoil and [lurching] like Frankenstein's monster
It stars Jack Black as Jerry, a [shambling], logorrheic loser who lives in a trailer
Day-Lewis—an [ambling] scarecrow under [boater] and [musty] cloth coat
—is as rooted as an [oak] in his character and milieu