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Her World. Her Secrets. Her Legacy.
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Black Widow is a 2021 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It was released on July 9, 2021. Chronologically, the film takes place shortly after the events of Captain America: Civil War, and prior to Avengers: Infinity War. It is the twenty-fourth film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the first film of Phase Four.

Synopsis

In Marvel Studios' action-packed spy thriller Black Widow, Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger when a dangerous conspiracy with ties to her past arises. Pursued by a force that will stop at nothing to bring her down, Natasha must deal with her history as a spy and the broken relationships left in her wake long before she became an Avenger.

Plot

1995, Ohio. Natasha Romanoff walks in her hometown with her bicycle while enjoying her unusual life, when she gets home she plays with her adoptive sister Yelena Belova, but Yelena falls and hits her leg, and her mother, Melina Vostokoff, cames to comfort her and tell her that pain can make her strong comes, as Natasha walks away because she feels that something is wrong and enter to his house, is greeted by his father Alexei Shostakov, but Natasha rejects him, When the bad news suddenly arises, they have finished their mission and must leave the country before they are discovered. At the point when the mission to take S.H.I.E.L.D. intel is finished they took an airplane to escape the country, but some S.H.I.E.L.D cars attack them and injures Melina, despite that the family leaves safe and sound.

Cuba, the family finally arrives to meet with their supervisor Dreykov and heal Melina, But one of her guards takes Yelena away from her mother and wanted to take her, but Natasha stops him and takes her pistol from her and tells her father not to take them, Yelena is only 6 years old, and they are so young that they want to go back to Ohio, but their father gives them a message that they are strong, then the guards inject them and put them to sleep to traffic them with other girls to the Red Room to train them to be controlled killing machines.

21 years later, Natasha is an outlaw for violating the Sokovia Accords after assaulting the King of Wakanda, but escapes from U.S. Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross, but in reality Natasha is on a ferry in a very far away place that just called Ross as a decoy.

Morocco, Belova kills a rebel previous Black Widow, just to come into contact with a substance called Red Dust that eliminates her from the Red Room's brain control, then Yelena deserted from the Red Room and her friend Ingrid informed General Dreykov that there was a deserter, and asked for permission to activate the "Taskmaster" protocol, there Taskmaster observed several events, including the fight at the airport in Germany, there one of his colleagues tells him to smile.

Norway, Natasha drives her home safe and discovers that Rick Mason is in her house, he claims that he can help her, he has false passports and IDs, then at night she receives many mail packages, and she was going to town to throw them away, when suddenly she is assaulted by Taskmaster, who is after the Red Dust. Romanoff figures out how to avoid Taskmaster and discovers that the Dust came from Belova.

Budapest, The two rejoin in Budapest however are then assaulted by Black Widows. Romanoff learns Dreykov is as yet alive and the Red Room is as yet dynamic. Romanoff and Belova avoid the Widows and Taskmaster prior to meeting Rick Mason, who supplies them with a helicopter.

Romanoff and Belova break Shostakov out of jail to become familiar with Dreykov's area. He advises them to talk with Vostokoff, who lives on a homestead in Russia, where she fostered the brain control measure utilized on the Widows. There, Belova uncovers that while they were not a genuine family, she accepted they were so. Vostokoff parts with their area to Dreykov, whose specialists show up and take them to the Red Room, an ethereal base. As Dreykov compliments Vostokoff, he understands that Vostokoff and Romanoff utilized face veil innovation to switch puts prior to being caught. Romanoff learns Taskmaster is Antonia, who endured harm so extreme that Dreykov needed to place a chip in her mind, transforming her into the ideal officer. Romanoff finds she can't hurt Dreykov because of a pheromone lock he has introduced in each Widow and that he controls Widows overall through his work area console. Romanoff purposefully breaks her nose, cutting off a nerve in her nasal entry to nullify the pheromone and afterward assaults Dreykov. Vostokoff endeavors to take out the air fortress's motor while Shostakov fights Antonia and Belova looks for the different Widows, who are shipped off secure Dreykov.

Dreykov escapes as the Widows assault Romanoff, yet Belova makes a Red Dust bomb that frees the Widows from mind control. Romanoff gains into the power work area and duplicates the areas of different Widows overall similarly as the air base detonates and begins to collapse. Prior to leaving the control room, she gets the two enduring vials of Red Dust. Vostokoff and Shostakov escape through a plane similarly as Belova takes out Dreykov's break transport, killing him. Romanoff gives Belova a parachute prior to fighting Antonia through the sky. In the wake of landing, Romanoff utilizes a vial of Red Dust on Antonia, liberating her from subjugation. The liberated Widows show up as Belova, Vostokoff, and Shostakov bid farewell to Romanoff. She gives Belova the last Red Dust vial and the compact drive, advising her to discover and free the other, still brain controlled, Widows. As they leave with Antonia, Romanoff anticipates Ross and his men.

Two weeks later, Romanoff reunites with Mason, who supplies her with a quinjet. She leaves, aiming to free the confined Avengers on the Raft.

Belova with her dog Fanny visits Natasha's grave (who sacrificed herself to get the Soul Stone). At the grave, Contessa Valentina Allegra de Fontaine convinces Yelena to work with her and she gives to Yelena her next task: bring down Clint Barton, the man "responsible" for Romanoff's death.

Cast

Music

Main article: Black Widow (soundtrack)

Alexandre Desplat was revealed to be composing the music for the film in January 2020. Late in post-production, Lorne Balfe replaced Desplat as composer, which was confirmed in May 2020. A cover of "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Think Up Anger, featuring Malia J, is used in the opening credits sequence. "American Pie" by Don McLean and "Cheap Thrills" by Sia are also featured in the film. Balfe's score was released digitally by Marvel Music and Hollywood Records on July 9, 2021.

Release

As the first film released in Phase Four of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Black Widow premiered on June 29, 2021 at various red carpet fan events in London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, and New York City during the Taormina Film Fest, which was held on July 3, 2021. It was released in the United States on July 9, 2021, simultaneously in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access for US$30, and will have premiered in 46 territories over the course of its first weekend. In the United States, it opened in 4,100 theaters, with 375 in IMAX, over 800 in premium large format, 1,500 in 3D, and 275 in specialty D-Box, 4DX, and ScreenX theaters. In IMAX screenings, approximately 22 minutes of the film appears in IMAX's expanded aspect ratio.

Home media

Main article: Black Widow (video)

Black Widow was released in the U.S. on digital download by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on August 10, 2021, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD on September 14. All of the home media releases include deleted scenes, a gag reel, and various behind-the-scenes featurettes. The film was made available for streaming to all Disney+ subscribers starting October 6.

Reception

On review aggregator website Rotten Tomatoes, the film holds an approval rating of 79% based on 425 reviews, with an average rating of 6.90/10. The website's critical consensus reads, "Black Widow's deeper themes are drowned out in all the action, but it remains a solidly entertaining standalone adventure that's rounded out by a stellar supporting cast." On Metacritic, the film has a weighted average score of 67 out of 100 based on 56 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

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