British filmmaker Sam Mendes on Sunday won a surprise Golden Globe for best director for his war epic “1917,” edging out a top crop of nominees.
The director bested South Korea’s Bong Joon-ho (“Parasite”), Todd Phillips (“Joker”), Martin Scorsese (“The Irishman”) and Quentin Tarantino (“Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood”).
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