“On a side note (and this might be just a coincidence), but in the trailer for Ridley Scott‘s The Counselor (20th Century Fox, 10.25), the wire stretched across the highway to behead some poor sap…I remember reading that eons ago as a means of disposal in Truman Capote‘s Handcarved Coffins, in which the serial killer did the same thing. I wonder if Cormac McCarthy read that? Probably, I’m guessing.” — from an email friend, received yesterday.