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, gays, and theys of the late 90s and early 2000s.

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Ella Enchanted

Ella Enchanted

2004’s “Ella Enchanted,” while a prime byproduct of the Shrek Industrial Complex of the early 2000s, is in retrospect a rare breed: a mid-size fantasy movie starring Anne Hathaway AND the intellectual property of Queen? Say no more.

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She's The Man

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Is this movie the understated exploration of queer identity that we want it to be?
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Season Two Premiere: Sleepover

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A critically-misunderstood movie ceaselessly packed with clichés, hijinks, and cute boys, “Sleepover” is, according to the Leach sisters, a perspective from the female gaze in a culture stacked against it.
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Aquamarine: Season One Finalé

2006’s “Aquamarine.” Where do we begin? An inspiration. A vision. A fount of creative energy.
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Josie and The Pussycats ft. Name 3 Songs

2001’s “Josie and the Pussycats” suffered from a classic case of misaligned marketing— and while this movie was certainly NOT made for kids, the impact that it made on the generation of girls, gays, and theys that DID find this movie is immeasurable.
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The Team

Hannah Leach

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

Audrey Leach

Host
A graduate of NYU Tisch Film & TV in 2019, Audrey is a documentary filmmaker and editor based in NYC. 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.