PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Cinema Society and Calvin Klein Screening of ‘We Own the Night’

Chelsea West Cinemas and The Bowery Hotel. October 9, 2007. By Bennett Marcus

How do past run-ins with the law affect your role as a cop? “It certainly makes it easier. I didn't have to do much research.” —Mark Wahlberg

Your hair — is it Posh? “My hair is Rihanna. Get used to that!” —Rihanna

Joaquin Phoenix

Have you ever been in trouble with the law? “In the eighties in New York, absolutely.” What'd you do? “I can't get into it. It was the eighties.” —Danny Hoch (GETTY IMAGES)

Gavin DeGraw

How would you redesign NYPD uniforms? “Black with gold hardware. And a really cool three-quarter-length pea coat.” —Rachel Zoe

Bill Pullman

What's the title We Own the Night from? “Somebody told me that it was the motto of the Street Crimes Unit of the NYPD. It had a great poetic quality.” —James Gray, director

Zuleikha Robinson

What's your role in this movie? “I always play myself as mayor. I do a good job.” —Ed Koch

Did you want to be a hit man when you grew up? “I grew up in a tough neighborhood in Ukraine. We had hoodlums there so you got your ass kicked in school. But I didn't want to kill anybody.” —Alex Veadov (GETTY IMAGES)

Marley Shelton

Have you ever been pulled over by a cop as good-looking as Mark Wahlberg? “Uh, oh. Once in Savannah. Almost as good-looking.” —Hamish Bowles

Petra Nemcova

What did you want to be when you grew up? “I didn't know. My parents pushed me into acting.” —Robert Duvall

Liliana Dominguez

Have you ever been pulled over by a cop as good-looking as Mark Wahlberg? “I have, and we've been making magic ever since.” —Adam Goldberg

Darren Aronofsky

What's it like working with this cast? “I was totally spoiled. You have the legendary Duvall and two of the best actors right now, Wahlberg and Phoenix. A dream!” —Eva Mendes

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