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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A Cinderella Story

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Does it stand the test of time? Short answer... no.
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Uptown Girls

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2003’s Uptown Girls starring Brittany Murphy and Dakota Fanning would be nothing without its complicated female characters
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The Cheetah Girls

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2003’s The Cheetah Girls marked the beginning of the iconic Disney Channel movie musical era— one that Hannah and Audrey grew up in the thick of.
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

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Featuring an offscreen hookup with a camp counselor, terminal illness in suburbia, a Grecian vacation, AND an emotional breakdown in a bridal shop, there’s drama aplenty in this one… and we, obviously, love it.
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Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen

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2004's Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen has everything one could ever want: fantasy sequences, impeccable costumes, AND a mean girl played by Megan Fox.
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Welcome to Sleepover Cinema, where we analyze the films that created the collective unconscious of the girls, gays, and girl-gays of the late 90s and early 2000s.
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