Ben Affleck Wins Golden Globe For Best Director

Ben Affleck Best Director Golden Globe

While Ben Affleck might have been snubbed in the Best Director category by the Academy Awards, he has been racking up Best Director awards at other awards shows. On Wednesday night, Ben Affleck took home a Critic’s Choice Award for Best Director.

Tonight, Ben Affleck won a Golden Globe for Best Director for Argo. Other nominees in the Best Director category included Kathryn Bigelow for Zero Dark Thirty, Ang Lee for Life of Pi, Steven Spielberg for Lincoln, and Quentin Tarantino for Django Unchained.

The crowd gave Ben Affleck a standing ovation. In accepting the Golden Globe, Ben Affleck thanked Warner Bros, his cast, and his writer. Daredevil ended his acceptance speech by thanking his wife Elektra.