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Chicago, thumb your nose at Prohibition and see Live By Night early and for free

Live By Night

Ben Affleck’s upcoming crime drama Live By Night is about a man’s slow descent into bootlegging and organized crime in the Prohibition era. But you don’t have to be a strong-chinned wiseguy with Mafia connections to see the movie early and for free, you just have to live in Chicago. (That would be an easy setup for a joke about people in Chicago predominantly being wiseguys with Mafia connections, but a joke like that would be a bit hacky and tasteless.)

The A.V. Club is giving a few lucky readers a chance to attend an early Live By Night screening at Chicago’s Showplace ICON theater on January 9, and all you have to do to get tickets is enter your information at this link. Remember: Advance screenings are often intentionally overbooked, so be sure to arrive early if you want to secure a seat.


Live By Night will be released for law-abiding individuals on January 13, and you can see a trailer for it below.

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