Ben Affleck Wins DGA Award for Argo

I don't know how many people really saw this coming, but in a way, it makes a lot of sense. Although it initially seemed like a bit of a long shot, after picking up a slew of awards over the past month, Argo has very quickly overtaken Steven Spielberg's Lincoln as the film to beat at this year's Academy Awards. The movie won Best Drama at the Golden Globes and then went on to pick up top prizes from the Screen Actors Guild, Producers Guild and now the Directors Guild. Under normal circumstances, Ben Affleck's DGA win would make him a shoo-in to take Best Director at the Oscars, if only for one thing: he wasn't even nominated. Still, he's not letting that little oversight spoil his mood. Here's what he had to say during his DGA acceptance speech yesterday: "The four folks here who are nominated I consider my betters.
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