This afternoon, 18 of this year's 20 nominees in the Oscars' acting categories were on hand for a celebratory lunch at the Beverly Hilton. The Academy's annual nominees lunch was as star-studded as ever, with George Clooney, Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, and Michelle Williams among the attendees. We were backstage in the press room to hear from some of this year's award-season favorites and to capture some of the funniest and most touching quotes and moments. From Rooney Mara talking about her The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo nipple piercing to George's elaborate engagement gift for Viola Davis, check out our slideshow for all of the highlights from the press room!
The 10 Best Quotes From the Oscar Nominees Luncheon Press Room!