The Black Widow The criticism embargo is expected to be lifted today, which means reviews will soon be uploaded for the highly anticipated next Marvel movie. Considering Black Widow’s disappearance during Avengers: Endgame, this is the first MCU movie where the star of the series has already passed away before the events of the film, so Marvel fans are eager to see how director Cate Shortland managed the emotional investment of the audience. in a story when they already know its conclusion. While full reviews have yet to be released, the first reactions on social media have already made their way online.
When is the Black Widow review embargo?
The Black Widow review embargo will be lifted at 12:00 p.m. EDT / 9:00 a.m. PDT / 11:00 a.m. CDT / 5:00 p.m. BST. This means that critics who attended the film premiere or who had access to press releases of the film will be able to post their reviews.
In the meantime, critics have shared their first impressions of the film on Twitter over the past two weeks, and overall the general consensus has been positive:
I have to see #Black Widow last night, and as someone who has been waiting since 2010 to see Natasha Romanoff get her own movie, it was well worth the wait.
The actions are heartbreaking, the emotion strikes, and the new characters joining the MCU are remarkable. MORE BLACK WIDOW MOVIES PLEASE! pic.twitter.com/R0JUHThSiF
– Hector Navarro (@Hectorisfunny) June 17, 2021
BLACK WIDOW is Marvel’s answer to the Bond series, and it’s a hell of a good answer. Exciting action show built around unusual character dynamics and great cast.
If only Marvel had done this ten years ago. We could have had more impressive suites now, but nooOOoooâ¦ pic.twitter.com/XYvS0lj9LN
– William Bibbiani vs. Lake Placid (@WilliamBibbiani) June 29, 2021
#Black Widow is a hard-hitting game with thrilling action sequences, including a fantastic car chase, and the kind of vibrant performance that makes the MCU such a special place to visit. It made me want to campaign for another #Black Widow film therefore, some things never change.
– Brett White (@brettwhite) June 17, 2021
#Black Widow is excellent. An exhilarating dose of adrenaline. Scarlett Johansson and Florence Pugh have mastered ballet jokes and stunts. David Harbor is absolutely brilliant. Large action sets are thrilling, propulsive, and skillfully constructed. Multilayer thematic resonance. pic.twitter.com/ew9r1NXvfL
– Courtney Howard (@Lulamaybelle) June 17, 2021
Black Widow tells the story of Natasha Romanoff (Scarlett Johannson), the MCU’s first female Avenger and former KGB assassin. The film takes place after the events of Captain America: Civil War, forcing her to face the mistakes of her past and join those she left behind, such as Florence Pugh’s Yelena Belova and Darvis Harbor, aka Alexei Shostakov. Red Guardian.
Black Widow is set to hit theaters on July 9, 2021, while it will also be available for rental on the same day through Disney Plus and its Premier Access.
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