If advance buzz is any indication, scores of film fans will head to see “Gone Girl” this weekend. Starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike as Nick and Amy Dunne, troubled spouses who enter the national spotlight when Amy vanishes from the couple’s Missouri home, the movie offers a rare trifecta: a strong cast, an A-list director and a ripped-from-the-headlines script adapted from an immensely popular suspense novel.
Still deciding whether to hit the theater when the movie opens on Friday? Here are four reasons to buy a ticket — and what to look for when the lights go down.
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