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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Pitch Perfect ft. Brett Castro

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Pitch Perfect ft. Brett Castro

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Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging ft. Mila Tequila

Sleepover Cinema | S:7 E:8
Superstar guest Mila Tequila joins us to share stories of boy-craziness, being British-adjacent, and of course,  some hot takes on her favorite ...
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“Let Go” by Avril Lavigne

Sleepover Cinema | S:7 E:7
Avril Lavigne’s 2002 debut album “Let Go” impacted teenage pop culture in a seismic way, representing a glossy alternative to sexy teen idols and ...
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Beauty Shop

Sleepover Cinema | S:7 E:6
The all-encompassing warmth of Queen Latifah and her salon of besties has made “Beauty Shop” a staple of Black feel-good cinema for nearly two dec...
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The Wizard of Oz

Sleepover Cinema | S:7 E:5
The ruby slippers, the poppy field, the man behind the curtain… who could forget THEEE Wizard of Oz?!...
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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 Cleveland, Ohio. 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 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.