Well, shit, I was _there_ for that. So why am I going to this in theaters?
Oh, right. It was awesome.
“Shut Up and Play the Hits,” directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, is a loud, bruising, emotional concert film that, perhaps in the spirit of the band that it chronicles, asks more questions than it answers. Mr. Murphy worked with the directors on the meticulous sound mix, which is ferocious. Along with the film’s visceral performance footage, it’s a tribute to the live force that LCD Soundsystem cultivated until the end. The goal, Mr. Southern said, was to make the film sound like the theater audience was “being stood in the middle of Madison Square Garden.