2016 Oscar Circuit Guide: Award Hopefuls Debuting at Venice, TIFF, and NYFF

charlie-hunnam-james-gray-lost-city-of-z-robert-pattinson-tom-holland-45.15-AMThe Lost City of Z
dir. James Gray – NYFF – No U.S. Distribution

James Gray has been on the lips of some film critics for years with features like “Two Lovers” and “The Immigrant” under his belt.  Starring an unconventional ensemble and arsenal of Hollywood stars that includes Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Tom Holland and Sienna Miller, this could shake up the season if it hits the right spot.  A closing entry of the New York Film Festival offers up a chance for that to take place.  However, with the departure from being distributed by Paramount, as well as other shifts that occurred, the film is still trying to find a home.  Let’s see if someone bites.