Lincoln Snubbed: Golden Globe Awards 2013

Argo takes home the award for Best Picture and Best Director snubbing Lincoln, the film everyone thought was a sure thing.

Ben Affleck, the director of Argo, one for Best Director beating out Steven Spielberg and Kathryn Bigelow for the coveted prize. Daniel Day-Lewis did represent his film by winning the Best Actor award.

At the Academy Awards Lincoln is the top-billed nominee with 12 nominations; Argo was snubbed with the lack of nomination for director Ben Affleck. 

It seems as if the Hollywood Foreign Press took a different root by awarding Ben Affleck the prize for both his direction and his film. What do you think? Did Affleck and Argo deserve the prize?

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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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