Golden Globes: Ben Affleck's Argo scoops two awards

Tuesday, 15 January 2013 - 8:33


Ben Affleck has won best director for his film Argo at the Golden Globe awards.


Argo, set amidst the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, also won best drama.


Best actor in a drama went to Daniel Day-Lewis for his role in the biopic Lincoln, while Jessica Chastain won best actress in a drama for Zero Dark Thirty.


Earlier, British singer Adele won best song for the theme to the James Bond film Skyfall.


The Golden Globes gives a separate accolade for best film musical or comedy, which was won by Tom Hooper's film of stage hit Les Miserables - the only British film to win an award.