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Now On Blu-ray: Jackpot Strikes It Rich, Norwegian Style

26 August 2014 1:01 PM, PDT | Screen Anarchy | See recent Screen Anarchy news »

Don't go to strip clubs, kids. Or, don't buy a lottery ticket with paroled criminals. Or, just sit back and enjoy Jackpot, (original title: Arme Riddere), a scintillating, Norwegian-style thriller, out now on Blu-ray and DVD in the U.S. from Doppelganger Releasing. Based on a story by Jo Nesbo, the movie kicks off with an interrogation session between a cynical, grizzled police investigator and a still somewhat dazed "innocent," then promptly loops back to the aftermath of a shoot-out at a strip club, which left multiple dead bodies littering the joint and only one survivor. The story really begins, though, with the purchase of a lottery ticket; when it pays off big and the purchasers have a jackpot to share, then the deceptions begin. The film played at Fantasia back in...

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what’s on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video (from Jul 01)

1 July 2014 2:07 PM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

What’s new, what’s hot, and what you may have missed, now available to stream.

streaming now, while it’s still in theaters

The Internet’s Own Boy: essential documentary about the life, work, and death of Internet prodigy and activist Aaron Swartz [at Amazon Instant Video] They Came Together: not as raunchy as the title suggests, but Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler pull off a hilarious sendup of every rom-com cliché [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video] Jackpot (Arme Riddere): momentarily amusing but quickly forgettable Norwegian black comedy about dimbulb criminals [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video]

streaming now, before it’s on dvd

Le Week-end: a marvelous little unpacking of the meaning of happiness, precisely what constitutes it, and how to know whether you’ve found it [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video] The Lunchbox: a charming, bittersweet, utterly chaste love affair forged over food and cemented by kindred spirits [my review] [at Amazon Instant Video] Dom Hemingway: Jude Law is wonderfully deranged and utterly plausible as a rage-filled moron, but the »

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