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Shut Up and Play the Hits Reviews

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A must for fans of LCD Soundsystem and about fifteen minutes too long for anyone else, this is an entertaining enough exploration of walking away from success and fear of failure.

Full Review Source: Film4

March 4, 2013
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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It's sometimes touching, sometimes really loud, and often both.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

September 13, 2012
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

a penetrating and moving documentary that captures what was weird and special about Murphy and his band, and was extra weird and special about his decision to kill the band.

Full Review Source: Capital Times (Madison, WI) | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 12, 2012
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com

Will have a much stronger resonance for fans than for those unfamiliar with the band's music. But even newcomers will find the exploration of fame and artistry unusually personal

Full Review Source: Contactmusic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 12, 2012
David Moynihan
Digital Spy

True to the live experience - taking in tears, joy, sweat and humor - of one of the most influential and acclaimed bands of a generation.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 4/5

September 12, 2012
Charlotte O'Sullivan
This is London

Like Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz, this is a documentary about a farewell concert.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

September 7, 2012
Henry Barnes
Guardian

A bittersweet confection - a gorgeously shot concert film that cuts repeatedly between the near-desperate abandon of the show and Murphy, in his apartment the following day, wandering around in his pants and petting the dog.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2012
Antonia Quirke
Financial Times

Surrounded by the most clichéd and craven kind of New York and UK hipsters, journos and schmoozers, Murphy remains adorably low-key, sincere and witty.

Full Review Source: Financial Times | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2012
Marc Lee
Daily Telegraph

Southern and Lovelace skilfully interweave footage of the wondrous, thunderous racket of the gig with Murphy's morning-after reflections on why he bailed out at the height of his success ...

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 4/5

September 6, 2012
Ashley Clark
Little White Lies

The moody hipster solipsism won't be to everyone's taste, but this is a fitting monument to an influential band.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

September 6, 2012
Danielle Goldstein
Time Out
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Overall the film falls flat.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

September 5, 2012
Siobhan Synnot
Scotsman

An engaging portrait of a frontman unwilling to play the rock star.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 3/5

September 3, 2012
Stephen Kelly
Total Film

Not only a sad farewell to a great band, but to life as Murphy knows it.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 4/5

September 3, 2012
Dan Jolin
Empire Magazine

A great concert movie framed around a substantially less enthralling interview.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

September 3, 2012
Phoebe Cook
The List

A fitting tribute to a band that has somehow become emblematic of our times.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 4/5

September 3, 2012
Jon Caramanica
New York Times
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"Shut Up" is graceful in its depiction of the performance, neither uncomfortably intimate nor shy.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 26, 2012
Simon Abrams
Slant Magazine

James Murphy never says that his music will sound different after LCD Soundsystem disbands, so why fearfully anticipate a change that we don't even know is coming?

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2/4

July 22, 2012
Edward Douglas
ComingSoon.net

The type of celebratory nail in their coffin that makes the end feel more like a party than a funeral.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 8.5/10

July 19, 2012
Steven Hyden
AV Club
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Murphy is one hell of a frontman, and LCD Soundsystem is a deliriously exciting concert act.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B-

July 18, 2012
Ian Buckwalter
NPR
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Shut Up and Play the Hits manages to effectively display the power of that final concert while putting the band's leader into thoughtful cultural perspective.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 7.9/10

July 17, 2012
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