"Director Mark Battle successfully captures the seriousness of suicidal tendencies and infuses it with much-needed humor, without ever mocking suicide itself, making light of the characters and their idiosyncratic personalities instead."
Irish Film Critic
"Here Lies Joe is a gem of a film, intimate and funny and dramatic and important."
The Independent Critic
"This short film is a prime example of independent cinema done right."
"Here Lies Joe lingers in the imagination and the heart."
The Movie Waffler
"A 5 star short film so effective that after it ends one wants to immediately watch it again."
Mike's Film Talk
"...destined to bring about new pearls of insight and continue to enthrall and move movie-goers with each viewing."
A Word of Dreams
"[ Here Lies Joe ] is a triumph, and above all, it’s an example of indie filmmaking at its finest."
Reel Red Reviews
"Battle’s lovely film is crafted beautifully in every frame and it is bolstered by a stellar cast across-the-board"
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"...gut-wrenching yet soulfully human..."
One Film Fan
"[ Here Lies Joe ] is utterly beautiful. And while it is a film with dark elements and themes, they explore them with humor and pathos to arrive at the film’s ultimate message: hope."
"... an atmospheric piece of art ..."