Nominated for best supporting actress for her role in The Master, Amy Adams wore a vivid purple J. Mendel dress to the annual luncheon.
Ang Lee, who directed LIfe of Pi, is nominated for best director, and his film is also nominated for best picture.
Bradley Cooper, who is nominated for best actor for Silver Linings Playbook, was asked in the press room if this role was a game changer for his career. “I know that I wasn’t up here for Hangover, so maybe,” he said, getting a round of laughs from the room.
Christoph Waltz is nominated once again for his work in a Quentin Tarantino film, starring as a dentist-turned-bounty-hunter in Django Unchained. "I owe Quentin more than I would like to admit," he told the press.
David O. Russell, Jessica Chastain
Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell and Zero Dark Thirty actress Jessica Chastain -- wearing an Erdem lace dress -- pose for a photo at the luncheon.
Denzel Washington, nominated for best actor for his role at the pilot Whip in Flight, poses on the red carpet before the luncheon.
Harvey Weinstein, Naomi Watts
The Weinstein Company's Harvey Weinstein posted with The Impossible star Naomi Watts at the luncheon. Watts is nominated for best actress for playing the matriarch of a family trapped in Thailand after the 2004 deadly Indian Ocean tsunami.
Nominated for best supporting actress for Les Miserables,Anne Hathaway told reporters before the luncheon, "I don’t take anything for granted.”
Anne Hathaway, Tom Hooper, Hugh Jackman
Les Miserables stars Anne Hathaway (L) and Hugh Jackman (R) pose with director Tom Hooper at the luncheon.
Hawk Koch, Tommy Lee Jones
Academy president Hawk Koch and Lincoln actor Tommy Lee Jones attend the 85th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Helen Hunt, nominated for best supporting actress for her role in The Sessions, wears Dolce & Gabbana to the annual luncheon.
Silver Linings Playbook star Jennifer Lawrence told reporters she plans to focus on fashion on the Oscar red carpet. "Last time was comfort, this time I’m going to suck it up, wear a corset," she said. She wore a white Chloe dress and Casadei heels to the luncheon.
Jessica Chastain, nominated for best actress, said she is looking for something colorful for the Oscars. “I love fashion that celebrated a woman’s body, and that maybe is a throwback to the glamour of Old Hollywood, that silhouette, but somehow making it modern," the Zero Dark Thirty star said.
Co-chair of Lucas Films, Kathleen Kennedy, the subject of THR's current cover story, attends the luncheon. Lincoln, which she produced, goes into the Oscars with 12 nominations.
Zero Dark Thirty director Kathryn Bigelow poses at the luncheon. The film has five Oscar nominations, including best picture.
Lincoln director Steven Spielberg poses on the red carpet. Nominated again this year, he has won the Oscar for best director for two other films: Schindler's List (1993) and Saving Private Ryan (1998).
Frankenweenie director Tim Burton, sporting a sling on his arm after taking a fall in London, arrives at the Oscar nominee luncheon.
Nominees for the 85th Academy Awards pose for a group photo at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Oscar Nominees Luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.