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Worst: Helen Mirren and Sidney Poitier's intros for Morgan Freeman
By any standard you can think of, Sidney Poitier is a legend and a trailblazer, but he was stuck giving an excruciatingly slowly delivered introduction to... Helen Mirren's introduction to... a clip package paying tribute to Morgan Freeman. At least let Poitier give Morgan Freeman his award or say something of substance. And the "Helen Mirren is a raunchy dame" meme isn't a bad one, but what purpose did it serve to have a woman who had appeared in only one movie with Freeman give a speech about her disappointment at Freeman doing other movies without her? And that long "Driving Miss Daisy" digression? Only Jimmy Fallon appeared to be laughing in the crowd. Mirren and Poitier are icons, but Morgan Freeman deserved better.