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    slipping through shadows

    Hello,

    I would like to know what "slipping through shadows" means here:

    "Gods fall though, few as mercilessly or memorably as those in “The Counselor,” a tale of good and evil, but because it was written by Cormac McCarthy, mostly evil. Mr. Fassbender plays the title character, a corrupt, unnamed, high-flying Texas lawyer. He moves fast, as does this film, which soon jumps from Olympus to a garage in Mexico, where men and dogs slip through shadows, then jumps north of the border where another woman rides a horse, flanked by a cheetah chasing a jack rabbit. The hare escapes in a swirl of dust, but by the end of this scene, Mr. Scott has seized your attention with a primitive, predatory vision, one red in tooth and claw."

    Thank you.

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    I think that to slip through shadows is to be seen briefly and not very clearly.

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    Re: slipping through shadows

    Thank you.

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    Re: slipping through shadows

    Cynthia, see post #5 here.

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