Shut Up and Play the Hits Reviews

September 13, 2012
It's sometimes touching, sometimes really loud, and often both.
September 7, 2012
Like Martin Scorsese's The Last Waltz, this is a documentary about a farewell concert.
September 6, 2012
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.
September 6, 2012
The moody hipster solipsism won't be to everyone's taste, but this is a fitting monument to an influential band.
September 5, 2012
Overall the film falls flat.
July 26, 2012
"Shut Up" is graceful in its depiction of the performance, neither uncomfortably intimate nor shy.
July 18, 2012
Murphy is one hell of a frontman, and LCD Soundsystem is a deliriously exciting concert act.
July 17, 2012
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.
July 17, 2012
If you've never heard of LCD Soundsystem or cared much for the group's work, "Shut Up and Play the Hits" still manages to explore the prospects of fame and contemporary rock music's lasting relevance.
February 10, 2012
LCD Soundsystem's die-hard fanbase will appreciate this concert documentary, but few others are likely to think it demands big-screen viewing.
February 6, 2012
Much like the band's self-conscious synth-pop itself, Shut Up is initially satiric but ultimately disarming in its emotional resonance.