Shut Up and Play the Hits

Shut Up and Play the Hits

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Shut Up and Play the Hits

LCD Soundsystem's concert documentary that captures the build-up and aftermath of their final performance, playing to a sold-out crowd in New York.

"On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. Shut Up And Play The Hits documents this once in a life time performance and paints an intimate portrait of frontman James Murphy as he navigates the lead-up to the show, the day after, and the personal and professional ramifications of his decision to consign the band to history." (SXSW 2012)

2012Rating: M, contains offensive language108 minsUK
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An Ending From The Start

"Shut Up And Play The Hits" is a before and after look into the final performance by the group LCD Soundsystem and the ramifications of frontman James Murphy's decision to end the music. The documentary starts straight into the music, the atmosphere drawing you in and the crowd loving this moment they get to share with the band. Yet, over the top a...

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Variety

Variety

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Much like the band's self-conscious synth-pop itself, Shut Up is initially satiric but ultimately disarming in its emotional resonance.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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Graceful in its depiction of the performance, neither uncomfortably intimate nor shy.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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LCD Soundsystem's die-hard fanbase will appreciate this concert documentary, but few others are likely to think it demands big-screen viewing.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

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Murphy is one hell of a frontman, and LCD Soundsystem is a deliriously exciting concert act.

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Variety

Variety

press

Much like the band's self-conscious synth-pop itself, Shut Up is initially satiric but ultimately disarming in its emotional resonance.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Graceful in its depiction of the performance, neither uncomfortably intimate nor shy.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

LCD Soundsystem's die-hard fanbase will appreciate this concert documentary, but few others are likely to think it demands big-screen viewing.

0
A.V. Club

A.V. Club

press

Murphy is one hell of a frontman, and LCD Soundsystem is a deliriously exciting concert act.

0

An Ending From The Start

"Shut Up And Play The Hits" is a before and after look into the final performance by the group LCD Soundsystem and the ramifications of frontman James Murphy's decision to end the music. The documentary starts straight into the music, the atmosphere drawing you in and the crowd loving this moment they get to share with the band. Yet, over the top a...

4.0
0