Critics are praising Marvel Studios’ latest offering, which led to Black Widow being certified fresh on Rotten Tomatoes ahead of its long-awaited release.
Assassin-turned-Avenger Natasha Romanoff’s first solo outing, Black widow, It has been officially certified fresh by review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. Marvel Studios’ latest offering kicks off the cinematic side of Phase 4 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and sees Natasha on the run after the events of Captain America: Civil War. Forced to return to her native Russia, Natasha will join forces with her adoptive sister Yelena Belova, played by Florence Pugh, as she delves into the history of the Red Room that created her and attempts to thwart a deadly conspiracy linked to her.
Originally scheduled for release in May 2020, the film’s release was delayed to March of that year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Because of the excitement around Black widowMarvel Studios parent company Disney, understandably, wanted to avoid releasing the movie through Disney +. Black widow It was then pushed back to November 2020, where it was given the Marvel movie release date. Eternal. However, plans changed and Black widow was postponed once again until May 2021. Over a year later, Marvel audiences are understandably clamoring for the opportunity to see the long-awaited film in theaters, although those who wish to do so can also view the film through Premier. Access on Disney +.
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Critics’ response has been overwhelmingly positive and, at the time of writing, Black widow is currently at an 83% fresh rating on Rotten tomatoes based on 149 valuations. While many feel that Black widow Not straying too far from Marvel’s preset formula, critics have praised director Cate Shortland’s combination of the superhero and spy thriller genres for creating something that feels tonally different. They also praised the self-contained nature of the narrative that doesn’t feel like it’s desperately trying to tie in or shape many other films.
Much of the positivity surrounding the film centers on the dynamics between the cast members, notably Natasha and her surrogate family, primarily the performances of series newcomers Pugh and David Harbor, who plays the father figure. by Natasha and Yelena, Alexei Shostakov / Red Guardian. At the same time, some critics felt that the strength of these Black widow Johansson’s distracted performances as the main focus of the film. That said, the movie appears to remain a solid departure and a refreshing return to form after a notable absence of new Marvel movies in the past two years.
Having sacrificed himself to undo the actions of the mad titan Thanos during the events of Avengers Endgame, it is generally understood that Black widow it will be Johansson’s final turn as Natasha. While Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige has said that he would like to work with Johansson again in the future, it would be appropriate for the actress to exit the franchise on a high note. If that’s the case, then it seems that Black widow It will be the swan song to fire her after being a key player in the franchise for over 11 years. Audiences They will have to wait a few more days to decide for themselves how they feel about Natasha’s latest adventure when the film opens on July 9.
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