Mark Waters

The offensives jokes that made the success of 'Bad Santa' wear thin in this soulless sequel.
Early in Bad Santa 2, drunken reprobate and self-loathing misanthrope Willie Soke (Billy Bob Thornton) tries to kill himself by putting his head in an oven. An electric oven. It’s a good joke, and one that sums up Willy perfectly: everything...
A perfectly fine family comedy from Carrey and co.
Working from the assumption that very few of the target audience will be familiar with the details of its 1939 source novel, director Mark Waters plants his camera and mostly lets Jim Carrey work his comedic schtick (and, thankfully, his dramatic...
In the wake of “Harry Potter”, “Narnia” and “The Lord Of The Rings”, studios are falling over themselves to adapt any fantasy book for the kiddie market. The latest is “The Spiderwick Chronicles”, based on a series of books I'd never heard of...
A tad predictable but a new spin on the teen revenge comedy.
When ruthless bitchiness rules the school, being a teenager is no easy task, especially when you have no idea how you're supposed how to behave. Raised in Africa and home schooled her entire life, 15-year-old Cady Heron, played by Lindsay Lohan,...
Just Like Heaven is an adaptation of the French novel If Only It Were True by Marc Levy, his first. It is also the third feature by director Mark Waters (Mean Girls, Freaky Friday) and Reese Witherspoon’s latest romantic comedy.The ever-watchable...