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"Argo" is on a roll. Ben Affleck's movie won again at the Producers Guild Awards, setting the tone for the weeks leading to the Oscars as one of statistical chances. Without also receiving a Best Director Oscar nomination, four other films have won the PGA's top prize ("Driving Miss Daisy," "Apollo 13," "Moulin Rouge," and "Little Miss Sunshine"). Since the PGAs have predicted the Oscars' Best Picture winner five years in a row, 2012 may be one for the history books. Or, this super-competitive year is not easy to call. "Lincoln" and SAg-favorite "Silver Linings Playbook" --not to mention "Life of Pi," are still in the running. Before Affleck accepted the award for "Argo," (his speech started with "I'm really surprised, I am not even a member of the Producers Guild!"), the Guild presented many other awards--for Oscar doc fave "Searching for Sugar Man," »

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