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 3.4 points higher than other critics. (0-100 point scale)

Claudia Puig's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average review score: 63
Highest review score: 100 Frost/Nixon
Lowest review score: 12 Jeepers Creepers II
Score distribution:
1,894 movie reviews
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It may be the most disturbing film you'll see in a long time.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Even for non-fans, Revenge of the Sith is engrossing, and fans of the series will likely be over the moon -- and into another galaxy -- with this film.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    With its almost stream-of-consciousness style, Reprise offers a fresh and compelling look at the vagaries of friendship and creativity.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Joyeux Noël is gritty and disturbing with its extended scenes of war and destruction. It also is emotional, even a touch sentimental.
    • 68 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Though events unravel predictably, the film is profoundly affecting, thanks to a well-written story, rich characters and superlative acting.
    • 92 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A searingly intense and artful tale that grabs hold of the viewer from its jarring and wordless opening scenes and doesn't let go.
    • 65 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Pierce Brosnan is the anti-Bond in The Matador. And though he's anything but suave, sophisticated or debonair, he's a joy to behold.
    • 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.
    • 70 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    As exhilarating, captivating and enjoyable as a summer romance in an exotic city.
    • 79 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    It's a provocative sci-fi action film with dynamite special effects, a powerful humanistic theme with echoes of real-life social conflicts, and a truly wondrous performance by Serkis.
    • 82 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A Sundance hit that is both absorbing and bleak, Frozen River is anchored by powerful performances, believable scenarios and excellent writing.
    • 63 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Les Misérables is sweeping, as would be expected given the scope of the hugely popular stage musical from which it is adapted. But it's also wonderfully intimate, thanks to Tom Hooper's deft direction.
    • 77 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Blue Ruin is the rare film that is nearly consistently tense, the suspense only temporarily subsiding about an hour into the story. It's a welcome respite.
    • 71 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This low-key and engrossing Belfast-based drama is as much a well-acted character study as it is a thriller about the conflict in Northern Ireland.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Ghost World draws super, natural performances.
    • 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.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Easy A not only makes the grade, but it comes in close to 100%.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Every second Helen Mirren is on-screen in The Last Station is a study in peerless talent.
    • 56 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    This is the rare screwball comedy that is superbly paced, cleverly plotted and hilarious from start to finish.
    • 88 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    The year's most riveting documentary.
    • 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.
    • 72 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Good Hair is cause for hope that Rock continues to make documentaries. His style is lively, smooth and up-to-date, like the most coveted 'do.
    • 81 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    A brilliantly acted and achingly bleak coming-of-age story.
    • 76 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    An excellent adaptation of a wonderful work of fiction (The Age of Grief).
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Worth seeing not only because it's a highly effective thriller, but also because it's a finely tuned evocation of innocence at the mercy of adult cynicism.
    • 75 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    More coming-of-age story than biopic, this Guevara odyssey is a transformative adventure well worth watching.
    • 96 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Like the best French cuisine, Ratatouille is ambitious and delightful.
    • 84 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    One small documentary for a filmmaker and one giant leap in inspiration for audiences.
    • 73 Metascore
    • 88 Claudia Puig
    Riveting and darkly comic Super Size Me is a whip-smart documentary.

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