Ernie Banks

Cubbies and Pearl Jam make for a joyful mix in concert documentary 'Let's Play Two'

Cubbies and Pearl Jam make for a joyful mix in concert documentary 'Let's Play Two'

Fandoms collide in the Pearl Jam concert film “Let’s Play Two,” depicting their Wrigley Field concerts during the run-up to the Chicago Cubs’ historic, miraculous 2016 World Series victory. Lead singer Eddie Vedder, who was born in Evanston, Ill., and spent his childhood going to Cubs games at the legendary stadium, is a die-hard fan, and the team brings out a pure childlike joy from the grunge rocker.

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...

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