For 1,829 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 3.9 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Safety Not Guaranteed
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,829 movie reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    As exhilarating, captivating and enjoyable as a summer romance in an exotic city.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Though the movie rambles in the middle, it gets back on track when Nick and Norah have a sweet encounter in an unexpected place. The soundtrack is an excellent counterpoint to the film's quirky scenarios.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It is that rare film that is equal parts entertaining, life-affirming and thought-provoking.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Viewers should know that the film's resolution, though admirably restrained and unsentimental, is devastatingly sad. Parents should take this into account. This beautifully rendered family film is told in a classic and old-fashioned style, in the best sense, providing poignant and powerful teachable moments.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Penn's Oscar-caliber transformation is breathtaking, and the saga of one man's fight for human rights is engrossing.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An evocative film with a believable and subtly enthralling lead performance that gets deeply under your skin.
    • 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.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The Class is a deeply moving film about the challenges of educating children in a complex and often turbulent world.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The Brothers Bloom has it all: charming romance, jaunty adventure story, witty dialogue, gorgeous cinematography and superb performances.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A bit of a throwback, a nostalgic, easygoing Capra-esque comedy that should appeal to both youthful and older audiences.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Naji is an expressive actor, and so are the wonderful young non-pros who play his children.
    • 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?
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Moody, provocative and intellectually ambitious, Adoration is primed to elicit impassioned discussion among audiences.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    With its clever faux documentary style, this is the most imaginative science-fiction movie to come along in years.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Much like Annie Hall did for a previous generation, (500) Days of Summer may be the movie that best captures a contemporary romantic sensibility.
    • 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.
    • 94 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Both a psychological portrait and an exciting action film.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A movie with memorable and engaging performances.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Like the book, the movie blends a primitive quality with an imaginative artfulness. It also amplifies upon the story's gentle, sly wit.
    • 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.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Mostly, it's just wicked fun.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Miyazaki creates fascinating, fluid and whimsical scenarios.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    While the film is not as resonant as the novel, it is an honorable adaptation, capturing the essence of the bond between father and son.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Tarantino exercises both his obsession with vengeance and his fascination with the movies.
    • 53 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    When it comes to 3-D visual splendors, give me Wonderland over Pandora any day.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A wonderfully odd, bleakly comic and thoroughly engrossing film.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This slice of American life, as seen through the eyes of Palestinian immigrants, is nuanced, engaging and authentically observed.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Through stellar performances, clever writing and exquisite cinematography, the story is fresh and thoroughly captivating.
    • 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.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Good Hair is cause for hope that Rock continues to make documentaries. His style is lively, smooth and up-to-date, like the most coveted 'do.

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