For 1,894 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 3.5 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Volver
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,894 movie reviews
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Who's more pretentious: hipster Millennials or bourgeois Gen Xers? It's a question While We're Young toys with, if only to provide a context for a sharply observed and witty dark comedy.
    • 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.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An excellent adaptation of a wonderful work of fiction (The Age of Grief).
    • 76 Metascore
    • 63 Claudia Puig
    For those who like their spoofs silly and their cartoonish gore vivid, Shaun offers some amusement.
    • 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.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Despite the sad denouement, it's still the love story of the year.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This thought-provoking documentary addresses the origins of Vermeer's photo-realistic art with all the suspense of a thriller.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    With its introduction of wonderfully memorable characters and blend of humor, action and catchy tunes, Guardians is perfectly pitched escapist fun.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Profound and superbly acted, with a moving script superbly adapted from David Lindsay-Abaire's Pulitzer-winning play.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The movie, based on a true story, takes surprising twists and turns right up to its chilling ending and is probably the best gangster crime drama of the year.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Mud
    Endearing and believable, the two actors playing Ellis and Neckbone are pitch-perfect.
    • 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
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Side-splitting laughter, along with some powerful cringing, are likely to be audiences' dominant reactions.
    • 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
    • 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.

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