Most of the surprises at the 72nd
Sunday night saw these acts of mild astonishment:
"Transparent" wins comedy series and comedy actor. Critics have been singing this show's praises, and we're guessing these two Golden Globes will sell a few new Amazon Prime memberships. Star Jeffrey Tambor has enjoyed a nice career, starring in such series as "Arrested Development" and "The Larry Sanders Show," but this role is a crowning achievement.
"The Affair" takes drama series and drama actress. It's tempting to think Globes voters stopped watching this Showtime series after, say, its seventh episode, when the show took a soapier turn. "The Affair," a look at an adulterous relationship from the perspectives of the man (
"Budapest," not "Birdman." On the film side, Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" won for picture comedy/musical, beating "Birdman." Anderson has never had a picture Oscar nomination, but with "Budapest" stockpiling honors, that will likely change Thursday.