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Shut Up And Play The Hits

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    Stream This: 'Arbitrage,' 'And While We Were Here,' Gary Oldman In 'State Of Grace' & More On VOD This Week

    Happy Friday, streamers! Or, at least, it's a happy Friday for the Internet. As for those multiplexes... well, it's too soon to tell. But since we like to tie our streaming suggestions to the latest releases, here's a quick rundown. We're not sure what to make of "Kick-Ass 2" or "Jobs," and we're de...

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    The Best Movie Music Moments Of 2012

    When it first began, many, many years ago, The Playlist covered film in general, but with a particular focus on the places where movies intersected with music -- scores, soundtracks, music videos et al. And while our remit has grown over time, it's still something we take a particular interest in. A...

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    Full 3.5 Hour LCD Soundsystem Madison Square Garden Show Confirmed To Feature On 'Shut Up And Play The Hits' DVD

    Eschewing the normal rock-doc mythmaking benchmarks for an intensely focused record of electro-rock outfit LCD Soundsystem’s final Madison Square Garden show, “Shut Up and Play The Hits” was indeed a hit when it first premiered at Sundance, as well as the one-night-only screenings held nationwide fo...

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    Shut Up And Keep Playing The Hits: LCD Soundsystem Doc Extends Run

    Yesterday we posted a piece on where to see LCD Soundsytem's Sundance Film Festival doc, "Shut Up and Play the Hits!' for an exclusive "one-night only" event screening across 163 theaters in North America. Today, Oscilloscope announced that the IFC Center (NYC) has just added ...

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    Watch: 'LCD Soundsystem + NYC' A Touching Tribute To A Band & A City Directed By Lance Bangs

    Over the years, there have been numerous bands and artists that are as synonymous with their work as they are with New York City, and in recent memory few have been more connected to the Big Apple than LCD Soundsystem. James Murphy's celebrated band served as an unofficial soundtrack to the city...

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    The Top 10 Films To See In July

    There are people, we're told, who just rock up to the theater on Friday night and see whatever is coming on next. We, and we suspect you, have never been those people. We scan the release calendar weeks, even months in advance, in order to check out what's coming to theaters, so we know what we're q...

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    On The Rise '12: 5 Cinematographers Lighting Up Screens In Recent Years

    Following our looks at actors, actresses, screenwriters and directors to watch in recent months, when the time came to put together a list of cinematographers (as we did two years ago), we went in with an open mind. But what was interesting is realizing, after the fact, that in an era where 35mm fil...

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    Watch: LCD Soundsystem Plays "Dance Yrself Clean" In Clip From Doc 'Shut Up And Play The Hits'

    Directed by Dylan Southern and Will Lovelace, the LCD Soundsystem concert documentary/swan song, “Shut Up And Play The Hits,” has been enjoying a warm reception since its premiere at Sundance (read our own A-grade review). And now Oscilloscope, the house that the late, great Adam Yauch b...

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    Oscilloscope Pick Up LCD Soundsystem Doc 'Shut Up And Play The Hits,' Netflix Buy David Tennant Soccer Drama 'United'

    Few thought that when Beastie Boy Adam Yauch set up distribution label Oscilloscope Laboratories to put out his 2008 directorial debut "Gunning For That #1 Spot," it would turn out to be anything other than a vanity side-project. But in fact, the company has evolved over the past four year...

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    SXSW '12 Review: 'Shut Up And Play The Hits' Is LCD Soundsystem’s 'The Last Waltz'

    Less of a documentary and more of a document, "Shut Up And Play The Hits" captures the week before, the day after and the very occasion of LCD Soundsystem’s Madison Square Garden farewell concert on April 2, 2011.

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