For 1,798 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 Girl with a Pearl Earring
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,798 movie reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Powerfully honest, insightful and poignant.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Its stylish and gritty authenticity is superbly suited to this murder mystery.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    An engaging and exciting family film that at times feels a bit like "The Lord of the Rings Jr."
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A heartening and poignant affirmation of the transformative power of music.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 63 Claudia Puig
    The result is an odd, occasionally engaging but often cacophonous mishmash.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    So sobering an example of why crime doesn't pay that it could be shown to petty drug thugs to scare them straight.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Brilliantly captures the exhilaration that comes from facing death head-on. It's also an ode to joyous rivalry.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Nothing is easily resolved in this complex drama, which makes it all the more honestly moving. More than anything, this is a film about a woman on a journey of self-discovery, finding her way gingerly.
    • 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.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Those looking to get a raucous laugh should say "I do" to Bridesmaids.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A meticulously rendered, tasteful and moving period drama.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    More fresh than retro, The Muppets bursts with charm and cheeky humor.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Haunting and inspiring film.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The very definition of charming.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 63 Claudia Puig
    The film grows on you, but more substance and less calculated quirks would have been a royal treat.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 63 Claudia Puig
    This incarnation is funny, quirky and clever, with some mesmerizing action sequences.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Just as funny, sweet and engaging as the first film starring the big galoot.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Night Moves is a thoughtful, clear-eyed and provocative film that raises thorny questions but doesn't offer easy answers.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Bruno Coulais' musical score provides an evocative counterpoint to the often dazzling photography. A scene featuring diving sea birds and whales moving in concert with the rhythm of the waves is stunning.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    More coming-of-age story than biopic, this Guevara odyssey is a transformative adventure well worth watching.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Little Children maintains much of the power, humor and nuance of Tom Perrotta's wonderful novel, but seems unsure if it's a satire or a serious drama.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 63 Claudia Puig
    Crowd-pleasing and compelling, most of all because of its fiery, charismatic heroine.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It's rambunctious and unruly, but mesmerizing.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 50 Claudia Puig
    At its best, it's a gentle meditation on mortality. But at weaker moments it feels meandering and strangely empty.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    About a Boy is a rarity in many ways. It's a well-written, witty film whose memorable characters grapple with the nature of family, love, friendship and despair. Even its soundtrack, by Badly Drawn Boy, is perfectly pitched.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    There is no question that the organization is a riveting subject for a film.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Serves up an irresistible helping of delicious fun with writing that is tart and sharp and a story infused with sweetness.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Highly entertaining and informative.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 100 Claudia Puig
    Who would have thought that one of the most provocative and affecting films made about the fallout from 21st century divorce would have emanated from a 19th century novel?
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Frankenweenie is a love story between a boy and his dog. It is also a beautifully crafted homage to classic horror films, a study of grief and a commentary on the mysteries of science and those who narrow-mindedly fear its advances.