For 1,839 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 What Maisie Knew
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,839 movie reviews
    • 61 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Dark humor intersperses with poignant moments. Though the conclusion feels forced, the movie works.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Not an expansive biopic but a fascinating snapshot of a pivotal chapter for Chanel, her formative fashionista years.
    • 59 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Solidly entertaining and possesses dazzling special effects, but it falls short of the near-perfection of the Spidey sequel.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    BrĂ¼no offers more shock value for your moviegoing dollar than any other movie this year.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A charmingly sweet experience.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A sweet, family-friendly retelling of a touching and funny Newbery Award-winning children's book.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Hustle's approach to a simple good-vs.-evil plot is eccentrically exuberant.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The film's most climactic moments involve the chilling audiotapes of avaricious Enron traders as they toy with California's energy crisis, wringing millions in profits from the misfortune of an entire state.
    • 41 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The improvised dialogue has a no-holds-barred quality that can hit or miss. But when it hits, it can be hysterical.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Charming and inspiring.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The thin story, which sometimes feels like a series of one-liners strung together, is wisely kept short. But the gags are funny and the characters endearing.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A junior chick flick. But unlike many of its more mature counterparts, it is emotionally affecting, avoiding the manipulation and formulaic camaraderie that often spoil the genre.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Those who appreciated "Metallica: Some Kind of Monster" will probably enjoy this documentary.
    • 55 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Jolie and Pitt project more than just body heat. They convey a multi-faceted attraction, toss off clever repartee and dazzle audiences with their seemingly natural connection. And that's worth watching.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A touching story of hope, vitality and art rising from the bleakest conditions.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    But expect a logical plot, and you'll walk out of the theater with a host of questions, mostly concerning procedural points of the alien attack.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The Beautiful Country might be too slow-moving for some, but it has powerful performances and a multi-layered quality. It is an epic journey worth taking.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A raw and powerful suspense thriller.
    • 57 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The film is entertaining if contrived. It is not as cleverly structured as Roos' best ensemble comedy, "The Opposite of Sex," which also co-starred Kudrow. But it does have humorous moments.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The best thing Hustle & Flow has going for it is Terrence Howard's powerful performance.
    • 67 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    The glacial pacing may put some people off, but it also has a hypnotic quality. And some viewers might find it fascinating to be a voyeur into someone's tortured psyche.
    • 46 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A breath of fresh air amid the superheroes, aliens and bombastic explosions of summer.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    A documentary that dissects the essence of comedy as well as showcases outrageous improvisational humor.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    By the end of the movie, all we want is for Barrymore to give him the time of day.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Carell accomplishes the task of being sweet-natured without becoming cloying.
    • 49 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Poignant and well-acted, it offers heartfelt moments leavened by subtle humor.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Proof proves undeniably that the intimacy of a stage play can be re-created powerfully on screen.
    • 58 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    An engaging film bolstered by the stellar performance of Julianne Moore.
    • 54 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    Based on the captivating novel by Myla Goldberg, Bee Season is evocative and superbly acted.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 75 Claudia Puig
    She has been compared to Lenny Bruce because of her incendiary topics, but Silverman's style, capitalizing on her innocent smile and good looks, is her own.

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