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Uncapie Wants You To Know That YESTERDAY WAS A LIE!!

Published at: April 11, 2008, 12:04 p.m. CST by merrick

People! I am Uncapie! In "Yesterday Was A Lie," director/writer James Kerwin has come up with a fresh and stylish take on the Film Noir movies of the 40s and 50s. Imagine if Warner brothers gave Lauren Bacall the chance to play a female version of the "Sam Spade," "Philip Marlowe" or the "Continental Op." Actress Kipleigh Brown gets that chance as the gumshoe out to solve a perplexing mystery as "Hoyle."
As Hoyle sets out to solve her case, she runs into unforeseen events that become fragmented and disconnected - leading her into a surreal universe & uncovering a plot to bend reality as she discovers the power...to know the truth about life itself. Deliciously photographed under the creative eye of Jason Cochard, Kewin weaves us a tale of intrigue and metaphysical darkness that keeps the flavor of those noir movies while slowly unraveling the story.
Told in nonlinear fashion, the clues to the mystery show up where you least expect them, drawing the audience into Hoyle's adventure. A taste here. A taste there. Just enough to whet the appetite. Chase Masterson (from "Deep Space Nine" fame) is the sexy torch singer that teams up with Hoyle to aid in her case. Masterson turns in some amazing work, and performs her own songs...you feel like this movie was shot fifty years ago.
Also noted is actor John Newton, who portrays "Dudas". He has a 21st Century George Hamilton look about him. He holds the key to the story that everyone wants - a dangerous, forbidden book with a formula to bend reality. Like "Pandora's Box," once the lid is lifted, there is no turning back. Padded with interesting character actors such as Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca from "Star Wars), Mik Scriba and a small cameo by perennial favorite H. M. Wynatt, "Yesterday Is A Lie" - within the last week - has won two Best Picture Awards at the Backlot Film Festival and the Brilliant Light Film Festival. Special mention should go to the crew who worked so hard on this film, especially Chase Masterson. When the original investors backed out at the last minute (leaving the production hanging under the Sword of Damocles), Chase stepped up to the plate and put her own money in to finish it. Classy lady. For more information and where it will be playing next, check out their website HERE or e-mail them directly at info@heliconarts.com. "Yesterday Is A Lie" is a unique, refreshing look on a popular genre. Well worth seeing. Uncapie

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  • April 11, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    So it's Sky Captain...

    by Johnny Thanatos

    without all the goofiness? btw... ALMOST FIRST. (but not quite)

  • April 11, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    first!

    by anxietydan

    I think

  • April 11, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    arse

    by anxietydan

  • April 11, 2008, 12:10 p.m. CST

    FIRST

    by Stuntman Joe

    YEAH!

  • April 11, 2008, 12:11 p.m. CST

    Dang!

    by Stuntman Joe

    Not first

  • April 11, 2008, 12:11 p.m. CST

    HA!

    by Johnny Thanatos

    I get first, thinking I didn't and am followed by someone who thinks he did, but didn't. Now my brain hurts.

  • April 11, 2008, 12:13 p.m. CST

    sixth!

    by anxietydan

  • April 11, 2008, 12:13 p.m. CST

    This is the sort of thing Hollywood should be making

    by HExTeXly

    Fresh. Different. NOT a fucking sequel.

  • April 11, 2008, 12:29 p.m. CST

    saw this

    by Jeremy_Cox

    Saw this last week in L.A. and it fucking rocks. Kipleigh brown and Chase Masterson are smokin'!

  • April 11, 2008, 12:29 p.m. CST

    How many people

    by RenoNevada2000

    -thought the headline referred to his DAY THE EARTH STOOD STILL remake script review?

  • April 11, 2008, 1:09 p.m. CST

    I was hoping, Reno...

    by justgetreal

  • April 11, 2008, 2:24 p.m. CST

    Is there a trailer? And where is it playing?

    by IndustryKiller!

    that is all.

  • April 11, 2008, 2:40 p.m. CST

    What is this?

    by RyanEsta

    Was this supposed to be a review? Because it read like a plug more that anything.

  • April 11, 2008, 3:10 p.m. CST

    what do you mean, what is this?

    by Jeremy_Cox

    it's called a positive review, ryanesta. wtf did you think it was... so if aicn gives a film a good review, it's a "plug"???? wtf???? you're weird , man.

  • April 11, 2008, 3:28 p.m. CST

    Hey, this review's in the press release!

    by tonagan

    http://tinyurl.com/3wvlct <p> The power of the internets.

  • April 11, 2008, 3:34 p.m. CST

    press release

    by Jeremy_Cox

    yes, the internets are amazing things, aren't they???!!! :)

  • April 11, 2008, 3:48 p.m. CST

    You mean instead of "Get on the Bus"?

    by tonagan

    Which from today's story is the new title. Hopefully it won't be confused with Spike Lee's film.

  • April 11, 2008, 3:52 p.m. CST

    that Bond picture

    by Jeremy_Cox

    of him flying over the bus is truly ridculous

  • April 11, 2008, 4:15 p.m. CST

    Hi, Reno Nevada 2000!

    by Uncapie

    You rascal!

  • April 11, 2008, 6:02 p.m. CST

    THE CAKE IS A LIE!

    by lordnigzor

  • April 11, 2008, 6:35 p.m. CST

    This movie looks like all kinds of awesome.

    by Knuckleduster

    Mystic Noir. What's not to love?

  • April 11, 2008, 6:55 p.m. CST

    it is

    by Jeremy_Cox

    this is actually probaly the smartest film i've seen in while. like a mash-up of donnie darko and solaris and pi. with boobs. ;-)

  • April 11, 2008, 8:09 p.m. CST

    Doesn't look like it was shot 50 years ago

    by Guy Who Got A Headache And Accidentally Saves The World

    Looks like it was shot yesterday in someone's basement. I think it's the first picture, you should have put it on the bottom.

  • April 11, 2008, 10:57 p.m. CST

    Uncappie

    by RenoNevada2000

    I couldn't resist. :)

  • April 11, 2008, 11:16 p.m. CST

    Tom Bodet, thanks! More to come! gotham_night...

    by Uncapie

    You must give me the name of your occulist.

  • April 12, 2008, 12:39 a.m. CST

    Why is G4's Morgan Webb wearing a hat?

    by MrMysteryGuest

  • April 12, 2008, 7:21 a.m. CST

    Bollocks

    by moon.moth

    I was looking forward to another pre-release review from a movie spy and instead I get this big puff full of pics,e-mail addresses and links. This looks a lot like a press release. In fact it IS a press release. Why is it on this site?

  • April 12, 2008, 12:04 p.m. CST

    So it is a press release

    by RyanEsta

    It all makes sense now. Jeremy_Cox, it's not a review it's a press release for a no-name movie. I don't mind AICN shedding light on movies they think deserve to be known, but they should post a review or something of this nature, not just a press release. It reads more like a shameless plug

  • April 12, 2008, 2:24 p.m. CST

    sigh...

    by Jeremy_Cox

    i see no evidence that this is a "press release"... accusing harry of posting a press release as a review is a pretty strong accusation to make, so you better have some evidence to back that shit up. what i see happened is, 1) aicn posted a postive review of a film, 2) the film makers quoted the review in the movies presskit (which happens every day on many films). how does that make the review itself a 'press release'? that's just gay. suspicious... a sudden onslought of a few people railing on a film they never even seen... sounds to me like you have some kind of personal vendetta against the movie or something, like you weren't hired for a job or something? methinks thou dost protest to much.

  • April 12, 2008, 2:26 p.m. CST

    myspace for Chase

    by Dazzler69

    http://www.myspace.com/chasemasterson <p> She is so hot!

  • April 12, 2008, 2:27 p.m. CST

    Video on Chase and movie

    by Dazzler69

    http://youtube.com/watch?v=Yu0yLv5vC9w

  • April 12, 2008, 2:34 p.m. CST

    yes

    by Jeremy_Cox

    very hot indeed she is

  • April 12, 2008, 3:37 p.m. CST

    moon.moth and bryanesta

    by Uncapie

    Gee, since I have no monetary connection or vested interest in the film, but having enjoyed the movie(Along with the audience who gave it a huge round of applause at the screening I was at.), gave it a positive review and considering it won two Best Picture awards at two different film festivals, it pretty much speaks for the movie itself. You're the kind of guys that want to know that "Rosebud" was the sled in "Citizen Kane" or "Darth Vader" is "Luke's" dad and then you're pissed off because someone told you the ending. You want to see a good movie and be surprised? Go see this one. You don't want to see a good movie? The Cartoon Channel is on 24 hours days. Enjoy.

  • April 12, 2008, 5:55 p.m. CST

    interior car scenes should be blue-screened.

    by Uncle Stan

  • April 13, 2008, 1:23 p.m. CST

    Hmmm, interesting gotham_knight...

    by Uncapie

    Since her name is up there as actress(As well as an amazing singer.) and producer, she seems to have a long list of credits and makes a living at doing what she likes and quite well, I might add. I searched and searched for your name, but alas, I was unable to find any of your accomplishments. Oh, well we all can't be shovellers at the dung factory.

  • April 13, 2008, 5:28 p.m. CST

    The Cake is NOT a lie

    by Proman1984

    I ated it.