Mimic: Sentinel

Other mistake: Marvin survives the explosion by hiding in the refrigerator, though despite the massive blast, there is no singeing, burn marks, or even smoke around the holes that were torn into the front of the door before the explosion.

New this month Trivia: Writer/Director JT Petty got the approval to make this follow-up after a simple pitch. He went into a meeting and told the produces that he wanted to "make Hitchcock's 'Rear Window, ' except with giant cockroaches." Not only was it a novel approach to a sequel that allowed the studio to take the series in a new direction, but it also helped the production save money, since most of the film would be set in and around a single location (in this case an apartment complex.) He was given the greenlight almost immediately after.


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