This week we’ve got quite the collection of leading men gallavanting across Sundance Channel. And there is something for everyone, whether you’re a Russell Crowe type or a Gael García Bernal fan.
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Journalists at film festivals invariably find themselves with the task of connecting the dots among dozens of disparate movies — looking for the big picture, whether in the form of a new fad or a larger cultural moment (e.g., last year’s elusive search, during a Sundance that coincided with a historic inauguration, for the quintessential Obama movie). Expect lots of trend-spotting once Sundance 2010 kicks off on Thursday night, and expect these three topics to get plenty of play: