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"Argo" Wins Top WGA & ACE Awards

By Garth Franklin Monday February 18th 2013 06:16AM

With one week to go before the Oscars, Ben Affleck‘s "Argo" continues its awards season streak as Chris Terrio's screenplay took Best Adapted Screenplay at the Writers Guild of America Awards over the weekend.

Mark Boal's work on "Zero Dark Thirty" took the Best Original Screenplay, while Malik Bendejelloul‘s "Searching for Sugar Man" won Best Documentary Screenplay.

On the TV side the big winners included "Breaking Bad," "Louie," "Girls," "Portlandia," "Hatfields & McCoys" and "Game Change".

Also over the weekend, "Argo" scored the American Cinema Editor's ACE Eddie award for drama. David O. Russell's "Silver Linings Playbook" took the same award in the comedy category, and "Searching for Sugar Man" scored best documentary.

In the TV categories, it was "Breaking Bad," "Nurse Jackie" and "Hemingway & Gelhorn" that won top honors.

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