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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Cow Belles vs. Material Girls

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Cow Belles vs. Material Girls

2006 was clearly a time full of growing pains for women in pop culture. Shows like "The Simple Life" and "The Girls Next Door," foundational texts for the bimbos of today, were creating a reactionary wave of "feminist" criticism, and for our purposes, that manifested in the form of two ENTIRELY SEPARATE tween-targeted movies centering around the rich and spoiled sisters getting their comeuppance— "Cow Belles," starring Disney's Aly and AJ, and "Material Girls," starring the decidedly non-Disney Duff sisters. Which of these two movies does it better? LET'S FIND OUT!

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