For 1,844 reviews, this critic has graded:
  • 65% higher than the average critic
  • 2% same as the average critic
  • 33% lower than the average critic
On average, this critic grades 4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Winter's Bone
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,844 movie reviews
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Once is a film for anyone who has ever been transported by the power and passion of music.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Blood Diamond is a gem in a season with lots of worthy movies.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The Brothers Bloom has it all: charming romance, jaunty adventure story, witty dialogue, gorgeous cinematography and superb performances.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    What makes the movie so winning are its endearing and relatable characters who spout believable dialogue and amusing banter, steeped in clever pop-culture references and sharp observations of human nature.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A movie with memorable and engaging performances.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Though events unravel predictably, the film is profoundly affecting, thanks to a well-written story, rich characters and superlative acting.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It has been a while since we've seen such a consistently funny and entertaining road movie.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    One of the series's best, with spectacular effects, nuanced performances and witty dialogue.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Babel may be the most ambitious movie of the year, tackling towering communication barriers, global politics and cultural divides in a structurally complex and fascinating narrative.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This is the rare movie that blends long scenes of meticulous research with a sweeping story and sustains a feeling of riveting suspense. Zodiac grips you by the throat and doesn't let go.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    While the film is heart-wrenchingly sad, it also is mordantly funny, uncomfortably prickly and above all, unflinching in its depiction of a believable sibling relationship.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Captivating and multifaceted.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Neil Young once said: It's better to burn out than it is to rust. But moviegoers are lucky Anvil didn't take Young's advice. Who knew heavy metal could seem like fine art when it rusts?
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Does the finest job of any film in painting a believable portrait of aging, capturing the sadness, confusion, anxiety and defiance of the early stages of dementia.
    • 62 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Visually exhilarating, provocative and disturbing.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This Korean-made film takes the well-worn creature-feature genre and spins it on its head thrillingly.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    In less capable hands, the movie could have been maudlin. Instead, Hicks and Owen have created an intimate drama told with humor and emotion.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The lack of propriety and solemnity is precisely what makes this comic farce so uproariously funny.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An enchantingly beautiful and moving film.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Buddy movies are a Hollywood staple, but Rory O'Shea Was Here puts a new and profoundly affecting spin on the tired genre.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Powerfully disturbing.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An endearing, occasionally sentimental story told with depth and substance.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Even for non-fans, Revenge of the Sith is engrossing, and fans of the series will likely be over the moon -- and into another galaxy -- with this film.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Clever and often enchanting.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Depp deserves kudos for fashioning an original and outlandish if occasionally menacing character.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Junebug has the feel of a good short story or novella.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The kind of well-acted, genuine heartwarmer that some people complain Hollywood doesn't bother making anymore. And in this case, Hollywood didn't.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This is precisely the kind of film that parents clamor for and rarely get: a substantive, stirring, Huck Finn-style saga that doesn't insult anyone's intelligence or mindlessly entertain with crass humor.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A haunting and fascinating portrait of so much that is worth exploring: the implacability of nature, the hubris of human endeavor and the line between supreme dedication and madness.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Features the season's most tragic heroine along with some of the liveliest dead people ever seen on film.

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