For 1,827 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 The Constant Gardener
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,827 movie reviews
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It captures an authentic feel-good spirit and inspirational message that most Hollywood movies barely approximate.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    If it's challenges you're after, forget cracking "The Da Vinci Code." Wordplay captures the exhilaration that comes from navigating the ins and outs of complex puzzles.
    • 80 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It has been a while since we've seen such a consistently funny and entertaining road movie.
    • 51 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This unconventional psychological drama weaves a fascinating tale, and Collette and Williams give two of the summer's best performances.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A compelling drama that establishes Ryan Gosling as one of the finest actors of his generation.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The film's score and editing brilliantly heighten the film's energy, keeping the audience somewhat off-kilter and unsure where things are headed.
    • 86 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Deliver Us From Evil is so horrifying it makes "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" look like a walk in the park.
    • 66 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A visually stunning, startlingly clever sleight of hand that will have audiences pondering well after the lights go up.
    • 89 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Borat is most gloriously funny moving picture for to make people see their stupidness.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Babel may be the most ambitious movie of the year, tackling towering communication barriers, global politics and cultural divides in a structurally complex and fascinating narrative.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This year's wittiest animated adventure saga.
    • 64 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Blood Diamond is a gem in a season with lots of worthy movies.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Not only a stirring history lesson and an action-packed war film, Glory is also a ferocious statement about enduring discrimination that resounds today.
    • 69 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The Painted Veil is a welcome addition to the slate of holiday movies, particularly for those drawn to intriguing tales of multi-dimensional characters in exotic settings.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Kids should enjoy the comic performances of the animals, and adults will appreciate the film's gentle poignancy, powerful enough to induce a lump in the throat.
    • 98 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Pan's Labyrinth artfully fuses a war film with a family melodrama and a fairy tale. The result is visually stunning and emotionally shattering.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A moving documentary that informs, entertains and inspires.
    • 78 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This is the rare movie that blends long scenes of meticulous research with a sweeping story and sustains a feeling of riveting suspense. Zodiac grips you by the throat and doesn't let go.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This Korean-made film takes the well-worn creature-feature genre and spins it on its head thrillingly.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An engaging and moving film with a universal story about the bonds of family as told through two generations of a Bengali family.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Rarely does a first-time director make as auspicious a debut as Scott Frank has done with the haunting, engrossing and intelligent thriller The Lookout.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A hard-core war film with raw violence, intense action, graphic sexuality and a twisting plot that offers a series of surprises.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The Hoax lures you in with its captivating performances.
    • 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.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Does the finest job of any film in painting a believable portrait of aging, capturing the sadness, confusion, anxiety and defiance of the early stages of dementia.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Once is a film for anyone who has ever been transported by the power and passion of music.
    • 85 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    What makes the movie so winning are its endearing and relatable characters who spout believable dialogue and amusing banter, steeped in clever pop-culture references and sharp observations of human nature.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Emotionally and viscerally compelling and retains a suspenseful, edge-of-the-seat quality.
    • 74 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Highly entertaining and informative.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Like the best French cuisine, Ratatouille is ambitious and delightful.

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