Some of the festivalgoers took to Twitter to effusively praise the David Fincher film, which stars Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.
Read a sampling of what people are tweeting about the adaptation of the Gillian Flynn novel below, and click here to read The Hollywood Reporter‘s recap of the Q&A ahead of the screening.
Gone Girl: Fincher ropes you in with murder mystery, makes dark & funny statement on marriage. Affleck’s best dramatic performance. #NYFF14
— Cory Everett (@modage) September 27, 2014
In the hands of most filmmakers, GONE GIRL would be either super campy or super trashy. But David Fincher is savvier than that. #NYFF14
— erickohn (@erickohn) September 27, 2014
— Will Oliver (@weallwantsome1) September 27, 2014
David Fincher and Gillian Flynn killed it with GONE GIRL!! #NYFF14
— Rudie Obias (@Rudie_Obias) September 26, 2014
— Frederic Richter (@FredericRichter) September 27, 2014
— Daniel Montgomery (@dan_something) September 27, 2014
— Dana (store name) (@sagesurge) September 27, 2014