The film captures the band's final concert at Madison Square Garden and is chock-full of the indie-dance-rock band's fine repertoire of cuts in incredible HD shots. Woven into the concert footage is a probing, insightful interview that frontman James Murphy did with Chuck Klosterman. Directors Dylan Southern and William Lovelace also follow Murphy around for the days leading up to the big show, splicing in quiet, still moments to juxtapose with the concert free-for-all. Read a review of the movie here.
If you are a fan of the band, this is a must see. If you are a fan of music, it is at least interesting to see why and how a prominent and successful artist would call it quits at the height of his success.
Shut Up And Play the Hits trailer
The screening at the Tower Theatre will be July 7. Tickets go on sale there today.