The nominees for the 84<sup>th annual Academy Awards were in full attendance during one of Hollywood A-List's most exclusive evenings - the luncheon party for those who stood to win the coveted golden statue.

The party was held at the Beverly Hilton, in Beverly Hills, on Monday and more than 150 nominees, including George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Meryl Streep, Octavia Spencer, Rooney Mara, Steven Speilberg, Martin Scorsese, Gary Oldman and Viola Davis were seen strutting their stuff on the red carpet.

The Academy Awards will be handed out on Sunday, Feb. 26 at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.

Nominations for Major Categories:

Best Actor - Demian Bichir ("A Better Life"); George Clooney ("The Descendants"); Jean Dujardin ("The Artist"); Gary Oldman ("Tinker Tailer Soldier Spy"); and Brad Pitt ("Moneyball")

Best Actress - Glenn Close ("Albert Nobbs"); Viola Davis ("The Help"); Rooney Mara ("The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo"); Meryl Streep ("The Iron Lady"); and Michelle Williams ("My Week With Marilyn")

Best Picture - "The Artist"; "The Descendants"; "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"; and "The Help"

Best Director - Michael Hazanavicius ("The Artist"); Alexander Payne ("The Descendants"); Martin Scorsese ("Hugo"); and Terrence Malick ("The Tree of Life")

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