For 1,932 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 1.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 64
Highest review score: 100 Pride & Prejudice
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1932 movie reviews
    • 61 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Emerges as a potent inspirational story on the strength of its two lead performances.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It paints a complex picture of strained familial relations and a poignant look at the wounds inflicted on a sensitive soul by an unreliable parent.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Visionary director David O. Russell so deftly weaves the family's story that we, too, are initially seduced by Dicky.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Profound and superbly acted, with a moving script superbly adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer-winning play.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The original "True Grit" might have been eclipsed by John Wayne's larger-than-life persona, but the Coen brothers' remake is an ensemble piece that feels freshly their own.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Love and loneliness are presented, in almost equal parts, with subdued precision in the richly abundant Another Year.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Bardem's soulful turn lends this haunting meditation a sense of hope and saves it from the contrived missteps it teeters toward.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Flaws are outweighed by Crash's intricate construction and intelligent.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The look of this version may be the finest of the 27 Jane Eyre film and television re-tellings.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The story feels believable as a witty chronicle of human behavior, in contrast with the self-consciously satirical style of some indie films and the far-fetched heroics of big studio fare.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Spurlock comes off like a new and improved Everyman, familiar but smarter and funnier than the average Joe.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This sci-fi thriller has an engrossing plot and a strong cast of fully drawn characters. There's even a sweet youthful love story. In other words, it's a summer blockbuster firing on all cylinders.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The ideal culmination of a fantasy series that has artfully blended excitement, adventure and terror with humor, kinship and love.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Another Earth proves compellingly that science, intellect and emotion can coexist in mesmerizing synchronicity on the big screen.
    • 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.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The look is artfully stylized, influenced by classic film noir; the mood is dark; the performances nuanced; and the story unnervingly exciting.
    • 87 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The supporting cast is strong, as is the deft, sharply witty script. Miller directs elegantly, letting the narrative unfold at a deliberate, artful pace.
    • 83 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Overall, however, the manner in which the film blends the tale of an imperiled boy and the history of cinema makes for an ambitious and fanciful ride.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    More fresh than retro, The Muppets bursts with charm and cheeky humor.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Oscar-winning animator Brad Bird seems to have accomplished the impossible with the fourth Mission: Impossible installment by injecting the 15-year-old series with newfound, breathtaking energy.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Fincher's electrifying storytelling makes the most of unsettling visuals, large casts, complex plots and sharp dialogue.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Deftly balancing the students' stories with that of Courtney's, the film creates a fully rounded portrait of a corner of America rarely examined.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Bully forces audiences to face actions that are unthinkable, inexcusable and excruciatingly sad. It offers no solutions, only the testimony of brave youths.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    May be far more ragtag than swashbuckling, but the film is sure-footed, witty and zany fun.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This clever, low-budget film kicks the concept up a few notches to mesmerizing.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Literate, melancholy and magical, Moonrise Kingdom is quintessential Wes Anderson, infused with his brand of daffy wit.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This is a romantic comedy for people who don't like rom-coms. There's no chance of a happy ending, but its tender mercies speak volumes.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It's unlikely there will be a film as visually stunning or poetic this year - or perhaps any year - to rival Beasts of the Southern Wild.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It certainly stays alive in this spare and intriguing film directed by Jonathan Demme, who has helmed two previous Young concert films.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A dream for fans of offbeat, well-written, subtly acted projects.

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