Fandoms collide in the Pearl Jam concert film “Let’s Play Two,” depicting their
Director Danny Clinch intersperses Pearl Jam songs with short pieces capturing the unique culture of Cubs mania in Chicago — the fans who catch home run balls outside the stadium, Murphy's Bleachers bar, whose roof Pearl Jam takes for a rehearsal space, and those who kept the faith since the last World Series win in 1908.
There are also the fans of Pearl Jam, who travel from around the world to descend on Wrigley for the shows. “Let’s Play Two,” the catchphrase of “Mr. Cub,”
Music and sports are a fascinating blend, as both baseball and rock offer collective community celebration and catharsis, with Wrigley as the host. Mostly though, it's fun to see rock god Eddie Vedder reveling in his own fandom, the joy he shares with all of Chicago and Cubs fans everywhere.
‘Let’s Play Two’
Running time: 2 hours
Playing: Art Theater, Long Beach