Updated: Sun, 13 Jan 2013 19:21:36 GMT | By The Associated Press, thecanadianpress.com

Affleck wins best director Globe for 'Argo'



Affleck wins best director Globe for 'Argo'

Actor and filmmaker Ben Affleck arrives at the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday Jan. 13, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Ben Affleck has won the Golden Globe for best director for his film "Argo."

The other nominees Sunday night were Quentin Tarantino ("Django Unchained"); Ang Lee ("Life of Pi"); Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln"); and Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty").

Affleck wasn't nominated for the best director Oscar.

The 70th annual Golden Globes are airing live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, with hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.

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