The Artist keeps the streak alive winning at the DGA Awards

The Artist may just be unbeatable at the Oscars in a little over a month. The film won the Golden Globe, the Critics Choice Award and has topped numerous critic’s best of lists, and tonight Michael Hazanvicius won Best Director at the Directors Guild of America Awards. This one is a great barometer of the Oscars as the winner usually repeats there, along with the film he or she represents. So, can Hazanavicius take the Golden Boy? He’ll still have to fend off Martin Scorsese, but I’d say it’s his to lose for the time being. Other awards went to Curb Your Enthusiasm, The Killing and The Kennedys. Take a look at all the winners below, and check back here tomorrow to see how The Artist fares at the SAG Awards… It may need some help there because of a little picture called… The Help.

2012 DGA Award Winners:
Feature Film: Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
Documentary: James Marsh, “Project Nim”
Movies for Television and Mini-Series: Jon Kassar, “The Kennedys”
Dramatic Series: Patty Jenkins, “The Killing”: pilot
Comedy Series: Robert B. Weide, “Curb Your Enthusiasm”: “Palestinian Chicken”
Musical Variety: Glenn Weiss, “The 65th Annual Tony Awards”
Reality Programs: Neil P. DeGroot, “Biggest Loser”: “Episode #1115”
Daytime Serials: William Ludel, “General Hospital”: “Intervention”
Children’s Programs: Amy Schatz, “A Child’s Garden of Poetry”
Commercials: Noam Murro, “Handlebar Moustache,” “Hot House,” “Pinata,” “Is It Real?”

Frank Capra Achievement Award: Katy Garretson
Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award: Dennis Mazzocco
Honorary Life Membership: Ed Sherin

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