Oscar luncheon - Rooney Mara talks Super Bowl and George Clooney loves free booze

Actress Rooney Mara arrives at the 84th Academy Awards Nominations Luncheon at The Beverly Hilton hotel on February 6, 2012 in Beverly Hills, California.

“Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” star Rooney Mara was talking Super Bowl on Monday at the Oscar nominee luncheon at the Beverly Hilton hotel in LA.

After jetting in from Indianapolis, Mara told reporters the game was “really fun".

"It was very exciting. It was great," said the Oscar nominated actress.

The actress was born into professional football royalty with ties to the New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers.
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The New Yorker revealed she has not found an Oscar dress yet for the ceremony which will take place on Sunday Febraury 25th.

Mara confirmed to E! that she had “signed up for the other two" Dragon Tattoo movies, adding "but I'm not sure when we're going to start doing them."

George Clooney was in the mood for partying when he announced to reporters during the pre-lunch press conferences, "I thought I'd get here early—free booze!"

Once inside the ballroom the nominees had their portrait photo taken before they were given certificates and a commemorative sweatshirt.

Oscar co-producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced that the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, will have the theme of a “timeless” movie house for the ceremony.

Here is a list of some of the nominees for this years event.
Best Picture
"The Artist"
"The Descendants"
"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
"Midnight in Paris"
"The Help"
"War Horse"
"The Tree of Life"
Best Actor
Demian Bichir, "A Better Life"
George Clooney, "The Descendants"
Jean Dujardin, "The Artist"
Gary Oldman, "Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy"
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"
Michelle Williams, "My Week With Marilyn"
Best Supporting Actor
Kenneth Branagh, "My Week With Marilyn"
Jonah Hill, "Moneyball"
Nick Nolte, "Warrior"
Christopher Plummer, "Beginners"
Max Von Sydow, "Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close"
Best Supporting Actress
Berenice Bejo, "The Artist"
Jessica Chastain, "The Help"
Melissa McCarthy, "Bridesmaids"
Janet McTeer, "Albert Nobbs"
Octavia Spencer, "The Help"
Best Director
Woody Allen, "Midnight in Paris"
Michel Hazanavicius, "The Artist"
Terrence Malick, "The Tree of Life"
Alexander Payne, "The Descendants"
Martin Scorsese, "Hugo"