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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New York Minute

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New York Minute

Mary-Kate and Ashley take New York City with diametrically-opposed personalities and personal styles… this should be the coming of age movie of a generation, no? Even with Avril Lavigne references and the inexplicable presence of Eugene Levy… 2004’s “New York Minute” raises some serious questions.

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RENT

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If you did youth theatre in the mid-000s (and especially if you considered yourself edgy), you already know it well— 2005’s RENT.
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Annie

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With the holy warmth of Ms. Audra McDonald and a character canonically referred to as “daddy,” 1999’s Annie is made-for-TV perfection.
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