Oscars 2014

Oscar Nominees: Ready for Their Close-ups

A revealing look at Lupita Nyong'o, Matthew McConaughey and more at PEOPLE's exclusive Oscars Nominees Luncheon photo shoot

LUPITA NYONG'O

It may be difficult for Nyong'o to ever find a quiet moment again! An Oscar nominee for 12 Years a Slave, the Best Supporting Actress contender looks deep in thought while posing for PEOPLE at Monday's Oscar Nominees Luncheon. "There's no way I could've dreamt any of this stuff up," she said at the event. "It's just been an incredible journey."