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.

Listen on Apple Podcasts Listen on Spotify

RENT

| S:3 E:14

If you did youth theatre in the mid-000s (and especially if you considered yourself edgy), you already know it well— 2005’s RENT. Though boldly ripped from greater cultural context in this movie version, RENT was a history-making theatrical success… but whose story was it really to tell in the first place?

Watch the VIDEO VERSION of this episode HERE!

Follow Sleepover Cinema on Instagram here!

Follow Hannah and Audrey on Instagram here!

Sleepover Cinema Tik Tok

Sleepover Cinema Facebook

Sleepover Cinema Twitter

More about Too Pink Pictures

Where to Listen

Find us in your favorite podcast app.

Recent Episodes

View All

Hocus Pocus (Live!)

Evergreen Podcasts | S:3 E:15
Drag queens love it for a reason!
Listen to Hocus Pocus (Live!)

Sweeney Todd

Evergreen Podcasts | S:3 E:15
The first R-rated many of us dared to see, star-studded with nearly every villain from the Harry Potter franchise, this one is for the emo theatre kids.
Listen to Sweeney Todd

Annie

Evergreen Podcasts | S:3 E:12
With the holy warmth of Ms. Audra McDonald and a character canonically referred to as “daddy,” 1999’s Annie is made-for-TV perfection.
Listen to Annie

High School Musical 2

Evergreen Podcasts | S:3 E:12
We’re celebrating the end of summer with a quick trip to Lava Springs Country Club.
Listen to High School Musical 2