Joe Lynch

Joe Lynch is a director working in various film genres, from horror to action to comedy (both intentional and unintentional). His feature credits include Everly with Salma Hayek, Knights of Badassdom starring Peter Dinklage, Steve Zahn and Ryan Kwanten, the anthology film Chillerama, and Wrong Turn 2 with Henry Rollins. Lynch also co-stars and executive produces the TV show Holliston and co-hosts the popular podcast The Movie Crypt on Geek Nation with fellow filmmaker Adam Green (Hatchet). He loves jump cuts, practical blood and making his days.

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Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Jonathan Demme

By Filmmakers | April 27, 2017

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Jonathan Demme

Allison Anders, Charlie McDowell, John Krokidas and more pay tribute to the late Oscar-winning director of The Silence of the Lambs.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks with Dolph Lundgren for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Joe Lynch | March 9, 2017

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks with Dolph Lundgren for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

The genre director and the iconic action star sit down to discuss classic Hollywood leading men, Clint Eastwood, movie violence, and more.

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk and the Case for High-Frame-Rate Cinema

By Joe Lynch | November 30, 2016

Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk and the Case for High-Frame-Rate Cinema

Joe Lynch on Ang Lee's new movie and how 120 fps could be where cinema is headed – if we have the right films to ease us into it.

Talkhouse Film Playlist: Awesome August Sleepers from Joe Lynch

By Joe Lynch | July 29, 2016

Talkhouse Film Playlist: Awesome August Sleepers from Joe Lynch

Director Joe Lynch offers up a list of personal picks from what he considers the most exciting month in the movie calendar.

De Palma, Shooting J.J. Abrams, and the Art of the Talking Head

By Joe Lynch | June 14, 2016

De Palma, Shooting J.J. Abrams, and the Art of the Talking Head

Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow's documentary on the genre auteur has a light visual touch — and that's exactly as it should be, says Joe Lynch.

The Nice Guys and the Genius of Shane Black’s Lowlife Goons

By Joe Lynch | May 25, 2016

The Nice Guys and the Genius of Shane Black’s Lowlife Goons

Joe Lynch, a self-professed "Blackhead," celebrates the writer-director's unique knack for creating vivid, memorable secondary villains.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road

By Joe Lynch | January 1, 2016

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road

In a piece as epic as the film itself, a die-hard fan of the original movies looks at how Miller's stunning franchise reboot makes the old new again.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

By Joe Lynch | December 24, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight

An appreciation of QT's latest that, naturally, has an overture, chapters and an intermission.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Introduces His Week as Talkhouse Film’s Guest Editor

By Joe Lynch | December 19, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Introduces His Week as Talkhouse Film’s Guest Editor

The regular Talkhouse Film contributor sets the table for his festive stint in charge of the site.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Sam Mendes’ Spectre

By Joe Lynch | November 9, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Sam Mendes’ Spectre

Never a James Bond obsessive, a filmmaker tries to overcome the curse of the casual fan as he watches the latest entry in the 007 franchise.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Sam Esmail’s Mr. Robot

By Joe Lynch | October 9, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Sam Esmail’s Mr. Robot

The breakout summer TV show creates its own inspired visual language, eroding the line between film and TV.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

By Joe Lynch | August 5, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Christopher McQuarrie’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation

Cruise's consistently strong auteur-driven action franchise enters its fifth phase, and is more full of character and individuality than ever.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World

By Joe Lynch | June 16, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World

Returning to Isla Nublar once again, a film fanatic turned film director goes in search of moments of movie magic, and his inner child.

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road

By Joe Lynch | May 19, 2015

Joe Lynch (Everly) Talks George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road

In a piece as epic as the film itself, a die-hard fan of the original movies looks at how Miller's stunning franchise reboot makes the old new again.