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Mimic: Sentinel (2003)

A man enclosed in a plastic bubble, his sister, and their best friend must defend an apartment complex from the mutant Judas Breed insects.

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Ma Bell
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Simone Montrose
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In a decaying neighborhood, asthmatic and allergic amateur photographer Marvin Montrose spends his days and nights confined in his room, snooping on his neighbors in the next building with his camera. When a boy disappears in the spot and then the local drug dealer Desmond, Marvin suspects a mysterious garbage man and his sister Rosy and her friend Carmen investigate. Meanwhile, Marvin witnesses the death of Detective Gary Dumars and a stranger on the street by two mutant Judas Breed insects and discloses that their prime suspect is the CDC Agent Kirchner. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Martial-arts actor Gary Daniels was up for the role of Detective Gary Dumars which was ultimately played by John Kapelos. See more »

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[first lines]
Rosy: Marvin, you've gotta come see this shit.
Marvin: Did you get my pictures?
Rosy: Yeah. Um, but you've got to come outside. Me and Des found something.
Marvin: What is it?
Rosy: You'll see.
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A cockroach runs across the top of the green Dimension logo at the beginning of the film. See more »

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Follows Mimic (1997) See more »

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You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark
Written by Maceo Pinkard
Performed by Alberta Hunter
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rear window with giant cockroaches
17 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

It does start off slow but well acted, directed, written by newcomer J.T. Petty. However the last climactic scenes shows how well placed shots, edits, lighting and sound can do for a low budget monster flick. The CG and puppetry were well balanced, hiding weaknesses, using their strengths. Very good payoff for graphic violent mayhem. Could have been a bit more action for my common denominator needs but I did cringe a few times, feeling somewhat mortal.

Some minor critiques. The exterior lighting with high contrast and great shadows was superb but the lighting for interiors was too even and felt like a TV studio set. Of course the whole thing felt filmed in a studio but the exterior had more contrast, style where as interiors seemed to just do the 'play it safe' sort of BBC lighting.

Good job to actors, great sound, nicely done set painters though a bit more obvious then subtle. Interesting music score.


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