For 1,898 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 64% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 34% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 2.7 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Son of the Bride
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1898 movie reviews
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Sugar is that sweetest of films: A sensitive and memorable story that surprises at every turn.
    • 91 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Sarah Polley's memoir is a poignant, funny and engrossing film, challenging our notions of memory and family mythology.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    A marvel of well-rounded characters, strong performances and disarming chemistry, this deeply felt film is like a loving elegy to the end of childhood. It's easily one of summer's best films.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    At once futuristic, funny and fantastical.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Wonderfully enchanting wintry fare.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Grimly dark humor and spot-on production design buttress the captivating story and heighten the unnerving atmosphere...Gone Girl will leave you breathless and haunted.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    When was the last time you saw a blockbuster that was impeccably executed and simultaneously thought-provoking, audacious and unnerving while consistently being fun and entertaining?
    • 82 Metascore
    • 90 Claudia Puig
    Combining so many disparate strands — historical, contextual, personal and even gossipy — with the performative could have felt disjointed. But in Armstrong’s capable hands, it all comes together fairly seamlessly, providing a compelling portrait of Kelly’s noteworthy career.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 90 Claudia Puig
    Fontaine powerfully conveys the religious women’s inner torment, but with restraint, both visually and verbally.
    • 98 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Pan's Labyrinth artfully fuses a war film with a family melodrama and a fairy tale. The result is visually stunning and emotionally shattering.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Thirty pounds lighter, all cheekbones and bulging eyes, Gyllenhaal plays one of the year's most memorable characters in this dark, provocative drama.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Despite the sad denouement, it's still the love story of the year.
    • 97 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Depressing and gut-wrenching, but always powerful and gripping.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The net result is an entertainingly frightening film that keeps the audience in a state of alarmed, but eager, anticipation.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Borat is most gloriously funny moving picture for to make people see their stupidness.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Translating solitary musings, raw despondency and personal enlightenment into arresting visuals is a substantial feat and novelist/screenwriter Nick Hornby was the perfect choice to convert the fascinating book into a lively script.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The good news is that this is not merely a few episodes cobbled together: It's a real movie.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This unconventional psychological drama weaves a fascinating tale, and Collette and Williams give two of the summer's best performances.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Features the season's most tragic heroine along with some of the liveliest dead people ever seen on film.
    • 60 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Funny People nimbly intersperses humor and reflection. It is a rumination on mortality, fame and life choices, punctuated with Apatow's trademark raunchy humor.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A wonderfully odd, bleakly comic and thoroughly engrossing film.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The look of this version may be the finest of the 27 Jane Eyre film and television re-tellings.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A hard-core war film with raw violence, intense action, graphic sexuality and a twisting plot that offers a series of surprises.
    • 48 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    One Day is an aching lovely romance, but it's also an insightful look at human potential and the search for a purposeful existence.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Not only is this a deftly crafted and superbly acted film, but Wadjda sheds a powerful light on what women face, starting in childhood, in an oppressive regime.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Miyazaki creates fascinating, fluid and whimsical scenarios.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Emotionally and viscerally compelling and retains a suspenseful, edge-of-the-seat quality.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    By eloquently probing the state of uncertainty and its accompanying discomfort and confusion, Doubt compels viewers to examine their own assumptions as they become caught up in this fascinating tale.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Middle-aged romance can be a dicey prospect. And it gets more complicated when children are in the picture. But it gets more complex still if the "child" is actually 21, and creepily meddlesome.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Those drawn to unusual, unflinching feats of filmmaking and rare acting turns as well as sustained suspense will be captivated by Buried.

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