Joe Lipsett

Joe is a film journalist and Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. He co-created TV/Film Fest blog QueerHorrorMovies and writes for Anatomy of a Scream, Grim Magazine and Bloody Disgusting. He is also co-host of Hazel & Katniss & Harry & Starr, a YA literature adaptation podcast and Horror Queers, a podcast examining queer horror films.


Articles by Joe Lipsett:


  • 47 Meters Down: Uncaged
    August 14, 2019

    47 Meters Down: Uncaged Review

    47 Meters Down: Uncaged is a more-than-worthy aquatic horror sequel to a movie you’ve probably never heard of.

  • Anna Sasha Luss
    June 21, 2019

    Anna Review

    Is Anna a return to form for its troubled director – or frivolous and forgettable like his more recent work?

  • Booksmart Review
    May 22, 2019

    Booksmart Review

    To describe Booksmart as a “female Superbad” would be to diminish it as a simple gender flip. It’s much more than that – and the fact that the film is so f*cking funny is just the cherry on top.

  • The Hustle
    May 9, 2019

    The Hustle Review

    The Hustle – starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson – is a not-so-secret gender flipped version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. It’s virtually the same movie in every way, but do Hathaway and Wilson make this comedy remake worthwhile?