Film

Curtain call

OUT NOW! LCD Soundsystem documents their bow out of the spotlight in SHUT UP AND PLAY THE HITS.

Punk-disco figurehead
 LCD Soundsystem didn’t reinvent the wheel so much as micro-engineer a luxury tyre, placing it in front of a variety of designer
 backdrops. Neither does
 SUAPTH, documenting 
the group’s final gig at Madison Square Garden last year, interspersed with the dealings of the group’s depressive jester James Murphy. There are too many reaction shots from Murphy’s French bulldog and Murphy’s bandmates never emerge as personalities, but the doc is expertly filmed, partially by Spike Jonze.

Shut Up and Play the Hits: The Final Days of LCD Soundsystem | Directed by Dylan Southern, Will
 Lovelace (USA 2012) with James Murphy. Starts December 6