Weekly Rushes. Garrel as Godard, Hand-Painted Kung Fu, Herzog's Internet, Shyamalan's Next

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NEWSThe news from Brazil these days is focused on the Olympics, but the country's film culture has just gone through a shuddering convulsion with massive cuts to the Brazilian Cinematheque that, after an uproar, have been withheld. Luc Besson, the French mega-producer and director, has been ordered to pay €465,000 in damages to John Carpenter, his co-writer and StudioCanal for plagiarism of Carpenter's Escape from New York in Besson's 2012 film Lockout.The complete Venice Film Festival 2016 lineup is out. What are we looking forward to most? Terrence Malick's IMAX documentary Voyage of Time, and new films by Lav Diaz (The Woman Who Left), Andrei Konchalovsky (Paradise), Ulrich Siedl (Safari), Amir Naderi (Monte) and Sergei Loznitsa (Austerlitz).Recommended VIEWINGDespite some bumps, we continue to be champions of M. Night Shyamalan. The trailer for his latest, Split, seems to be made in the same lower budget style that inspired his last—and excellent—thriller,
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