Rotten Tomatoes Goes Inside the 2024 Oscar Nominees Luncheon

Rotten Tomatoes was on hand to speak with some of the honorees and capture the excitement.

by | February 15, 2024 | Comments

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The Academy Awards held its annual Oscar nominees luncheon at the Beverly Hilton Ballroom in Los Angeles. A final opportunity to socialize with fellow honorees and snap the iconic class photo, the AMPAS luncheon is often touted as a highlight of the season.

Rotten Tomatoes’ Awards Editor Jacqueline Coley was on hand to speak with some of the honorees, including Barbie Best Supporting Actress nominee America Ferrera, Best Supporting Actor Sterling K. Brown, Godzilla Minus One writer and director Takashi Yamazaki, and more.  

“It’s bigger than just this moment and this performance for me, it’s my childhood dream realized,” America Ferrera reflected on her journey from a young girl to an Oscar nominee.


Sterling K. Brown celebrates writer/director Cord Jefferson for creating something truly special in American Fiction.


Godzilla Minus One writer and director Takashi Yamazaki discussed a sequel and the potential of an international cast. 


Phil Lord and Christopher Miller share the origins of the canon event in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.

American Fiction‘s Cord Jefferson says the most special part of Oscar noms morning was a call from Robert Townsend.


Watch the 96th Academy Awards on Sunday, March 10th at 7 PM ET / 4 PM PT, LIVE on ABC and in more than 200 territories worldwide.