PartyLines- photographs by Patrick McMullan

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Screening of ‘Safe’ Hosted by the Cinema Society

Chelsea Cinemas and Ph-D at Dream. April 16, 2012. By Taylor Berman

There’s a pivotal fight scene in a subway. Do you still take the subway? “I could. But we get the luxury of being driven around these days, and so if that’s on the menu I’ll take it.” —JASON STATHAM


What did you think of Tupac’s hologram performance at Coachella? “That was beautiful. I mean, I thought it was going to be cheesy—it’s amazing. Now the only problem is people will overdo that. Whenever somebody’s original, then it can just get carried away.” —ICE T

AARON CARTER (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Have you ever fought on the subway? “I’ve been jumped 35 times. And lived to tell because I don’t do all that action fighting junk. I just roll up in a ball like a goddamn...what do you call those...not an aardvark...” An armadillo? “An armadillo! And then they get tired of beating your ass.” —MARLON WAYANS (Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)


Do you still take the subway? “Not for 25 years.” —RUSSELL SIMMONS (Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)


Do you have any crazy subway stories? “Shooting in the subway is a crazy subway story. That was the hardest thing we did.” —BOAZ YAKIN


You’re sniffling. Do you have allergies? “Yeah, I’m on the Claritin D.” —STEPHEN BALDWIN


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