Ben Affleck's Argo wins top two Golden Globe awards

  • Ben Affleck won best director for his film Argo at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday.

    The film, which is set amidst the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, also took home the award for best drama.

    Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor in a drama for his role in Lincoln. Jessica Chastain won best actress in a drama for Zero Dark Thirty.

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

    Quentin Tarantino took home the best screenplay award for his film Django Unchained.

    Amour, directed by Austria's Michael Haneke, won the award for best foreign film.

    The Golden Globes also gives a separate award for best film musical or comedy, which was won by Tom Hooper's film Les Miserables.

    The film won three awards, with actress Anne Hathaway winning best supporting actress for her portrayal of Fantine and Hugh Jackman winning best actor in a musical or comedy.

    Two-time Oscar winner, Jodie Foster, received the Cecil B DeMille Award for lifetime achievement.

    She used her thank-you speech to address her sexuality for the first time in public, saying she had come out to "trusted friends and family", then "gradually, proudly" to everyone she met.