Sleepover Cinema

Films That Formed the Tween Collective Unconscious of the Y2K Era

Welcome to Sleepover Cinema, where we analyze the films that created the collective unconscious of the girls and gays of the late 90s and early 2000s.

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The Lion King

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Hannah Montana

Sleepover Cinema | S:9 E:14
While Hannah Montana had massive impact on kids’ TV overall (how many shows can you name that were centered around kids vying for fame?), we delib...
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Barbie Girl Games: Behind The Scenes

Sleepover Cinema | S:6 E:14
We’re talking beloved Barbie PC games— specifically Barbie Nail Designer, Barbie Sparkling Ice Show, and Barbie Pet Rescue....
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The Incredibles

Sleepover Cinema | S:8 E:13
An exploration of one man’s dwindling masculinity in the vein of American Beauty (somehow), 2004’s “The Incredibles” is a crown jewel of Pixar’s g...
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Holiday in the Sun

Sleepover Cinema | S:8 E:12
Come check into The Atlantis Resort® with America’s favorite twins in “Holiday in the Sun!”...
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Live Appearances

Check out these amazing photos from Sleepover Cinema's live podcast event in Arizona as part of She Podcasts in October 2021.

Photos by Margarita Corporan

Season 3 Photoshoot

Hannah and Audrey at the Fashion Institute of Technology in February 2023! All photos take by Holland Rainwater, photographer extraordinaire and Sleepover Cinema listener!

The Team

Hannah Rae Leach

Host & Producer
A graduate of NYU Tisch Dramatic Writing in 2017, Hannah is an audio producer, musician, educator, and writer based in Chicago, Illinois. She is the older sister (and a leo).

Audrey Leach

A graduate of NYU Tisch Film & TV in 2019, Audrey is a documentary filmmaker and editor based in Los Angeles, California. She is the younger sister (and a cancer).

Sean Rule-Hoffman

Audio Engineer
Sean hails from Orange Village, Ohio. He earned a degree in Music Technology with a minor in Electronic Media and Film from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.