Affleck Wins DGA for ‘Argo’

    LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 02:  Actor/director Ben Affleck, winner of the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2012 award for “Argo,” poses in the press room during the 65th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland on February 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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    Could the Oscar underdog Argo take best picture? Ben Affleck won the 65th Directors Guild of America Award for his Iran hostage drama last night, cleaning up a sweep of top prizes from awards season. Affleck has already won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Picture and Best Director, a Golden Globe for Best Picture, a SAG award for Best Ensemble, and a PGA for Best-Produced picture. No film has ever won all of the aforementioned prizes without winning Best Picture at the Oscars.

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