"We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture. I was thrilled. I mean, if you can't be happy with that, your future prospects for long-term happiness are probably pretty dim," said actor/director Ben Affleck backstage at the Golden Globes. Affleck won for directing, despite not receiving a nomination in the same category for the Academy Awards. Also, George Clooney does a mean Vito Corleone impression.