Ben Affleck takes some time away from the cape and cowl to star in the new thriller, Gone Girl. Based on the best selling novel from Gillian Flynn, Gone Girl follows the story of Nick and Amy Dune, a seemingly happy married couple. When Amy goes missing on the eve of their anniversary, Nick is thrust into a media frenzy as the country turns its attention towards the sordid tale of her disappearance. As more evidence is discovered and Nick’s behavior turns irrational, his innocence and involvement are called into question leaving everyone to wonder the same thing: Did Nick kill his wife? The film hits theaters October 3, but The A.V. Club has an opportunity to for you to attend an early screening October 2, here in Chicago. For your chance to receive event passes, simply follow this link here and enter the RSVP code AVCLUBSAJN. Just 15 participants will receive passes good for two. Remember, seating is first come, first serve, so arrive early! A synopsis and trailer for the film can be found below.

“GONE GIRL – directed by David Fincher and based upon the global bestseller by Gillian Flynn – unearths the secrets at the heart of a modern marriage. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne (Ben Affleck) reports that his beautiful wife, Amy (Rosamund Pike), has gone missing. Under pressure from the police and a growing media frenzy, Nick’s portrait of a blissful union begins to crumble. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question: Did Nick Dunne kill his wife?”

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