Argo Wins Best Picture at the Golden Globes

Argo was the sleeper smash hit at the 2013 Golden Globes. After Ben Affleck won for Best Director the previously certain Best Picture category (wasn't Lincoln the certain winner?) all went out the window. 

Argo was snubbed heavily by the Academy Awards after Ben Affleck was left off of the Best Director list. 

Will this make the Academy think differently about Affleck's film? The movie also won the big prize at this year's Critic's Choice Awards. 

Congratulations are definitely in order for Ben Affleck. 


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Elena Sheppard

Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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