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Marvel Black Widow 2021 Movie Review & Story Details

Marvel’s latest movie Black Widow is one of the much-awaited movies we’ve been waiting for after Black Widow’s self-sacrifice in the End Game making it an obvious situation for a standalone movie. With Scarlett Johansson, Florence Pugh, Rachel Weisz, David Harbour as leads, The Black Widow is directed by Cate Shortland, is premiered on July 29, 2021. Even if the movie failed to impress the critics as much, the audience seems to love it. Let’s immediately dive into Natasha’s background!

Black Widow 2021 Movie Plot

The movie is set at the timeline of Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Infinity War. Soldier Alexei Shostakov and Melina Vostokoff are Russian undercover agents, their adopted daughters Natasha Romanoff and Yelena Belova, are responsible to steal the S.H.I.E.L.D INTEL and escape from Cuba. While Shostakov gets imprisoned, the sisters, Romanoff and Belova are taken for further training in the Red Room. 

Natasha escapes U.S. Secretary of State Thaddeus Ross as she violates Sokovia Accords. While Belova kills a rogue former Black Widow and sends the antidote vials to Natasha so that she can free the other Widows and goes to hide. As the Widow sisters break in to save their dad to learn about Dreykov’s location, they get directed to Vostokoff in Saint Petersburg. Even if Vostokoff alerts Dreykov about this, Natasha convinces Vostokoff to help them and they use the switch mask technology to change faces.

In the Red Room, Shostakov and Belova by Vostokoff but Dreykov figures out the disguise and reveals about the taskmaster, Antonia who was damaged enough to plant technology in her head making her a perfect soldier. Dreykov escapes while other widows attack Natasha but Belova puts the antidote in the air and Natasha uses Dreykov’s computer to destroy other widows around the world. While she retrieves two survival antidotes, she rescues the taskmaster from the cell and hands over the other to Belova freeing the widows. 

Black Widow Full Movie Review

As a huge fan of Scarlet Johnson, you’d love the character she’s portrayed and so well. This is good as ‘Captain America the winter soldier as it’s in a similar tone to that movie and Black Widow brought out most of my emotions in this movie which are Excitement, laughter, and sadness. While some claim this to be an anti-male feminist movie, it’s surely worth a watch as reveals a lot about Natasha’s background that wasn’t explored yet. 

Is Black Widow hit or flop?

The film Black Widow has broken quite many post-pandemic movies as it grossed $371 million worldwide, $67 million as it opened on Disney+ making it the fifth-highest performing film of 2021.

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