What Snub? Ben Affleck Wins Big at Critics' Choice Awards!

Just hours after finding out he did not receive and Oscar not, Affleck won best director for Argo! See who else won awards

Well, it's not an Academy Award -- but we're guessing Ben Affleck is still feeling pretty darn good!

After the Oscar nominations were announced on Thursday morning, Hollywood was buzzing over the surprising fact that the Argo director failed to get a nod. But hours later, he won best director at the Critics' Choice Awards -- and his film won best picture. As he accepted his trophy, he showed his trademark sense of humor: "I'd like to thank the Academy," he joked.

Check out more of the night's big winners here:

Best Picture: Argo

Actor: Daniel Day-Lewis

Actress: Jessica Chastain

Supporting Actor: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Supporting Actress: Anne Hathaway

Young Actor/Actress: Quvenzhane Wallis

Acting Ensemble: Silver Linings Playbook

Director: Ben Affleck

Animated Feature: Wreck-It Ralph

Action Movie: Skyfall

Actor in an Action Movie: Daniel Craig

Actress in an Action Movie: Jennifer Lawrence

Comedy: Silver Linings Playbook

Actor in a Comedy: Bradley Cooper

Actress in a Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence

Sci-Fi/Horror Movie: Looper

Foreign Language Film: Amour

Documentary Feature: Searching for Sugarman

Song: "Skyfall"

Best and Worst-Dressed at the Critics' Choice Awards!

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