PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Cinema Society, Angel by Thierry Mugler Premiere ‘The International’

AMC Lincoln Square and the Guggenheim. February 9, 2009. By Bennett Marcus

The director said you didn’t sleep much while making this movie. Were you out partying? “He’s a total workaholic. He was some days shooting around the clock.” —Clive Owen

Olivia Palermo and Johannes Huebl

What was your worst Valentine’s Day? “I wasn’t dating anyone at the time, and me and a good friend of mine, this girl, bought each other roses and had dinner. So it was great, but it was also in a way kind of sad.” —Amanda Setton

Michael Stipe

Olga Rei

How did you get into your role as an assistant D.A.? “I called on my inner tough self.” —Naomi Watts

Nicole Miller

Noah Mills

Why did you cast Naomi Watts as the D.A.? “We thought that she would really understand having to juggle being a professional woman with a family. She said, ‘If you can move my start a little bit into the shooting of the film, because I’m going to have this kid, I’ll do it.’” —Charles Roven, producer (GETTY IMAGES)

Pia Glenn

Derek Blasberg

You’re an Armani ambassador. Who’ll be at his Fashion Week party? “Victoria Beckham. In her undies.” —Eugenia Silva

Spike Lee

Irina Pantaeva

Your character gets shot in the Guggenheim. Is it weird to be here for a party? “It’s great to be back here; it’s great to see all these beautiful dames in here.” —Jack McGee (GETTY IMAGES)

S. Epatha Merkerson

Andrew McCarthy

Where’s Marc Jacobs? “He’s getting ready for the show. I get to have some movie time at night, and he has to work.” —Lorenzo Martone

Debbie Bancroft

Poppy Delevingne

What was your worst Valentine’s Day? “The Khomeini fatwah was pronounced on Valentine’s Day. Twenty years ago. So that would be the worst. ” —Salman Rushdie

Tyson Ballou

Veronica Gledhill

Is this a timely movie? “It is. It is an action thriller, and the villain is a banker.” —Tom Twyker

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