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No Host for the 2019 Academy Awards?

With Kevin Hart out of the picture, a new direction has been announced - no host for the 2019 Academy Awards! Is this the right move for the Oscars?
Die Hardvideo

Is DIE HARD a Christmas Movie?

People are still debating whether or not DIE HARD (1988) is a Christmas movie. What's the right answer and is it Required Viewing?
Mary Poppinsvideo

MARY POPPINS (1964): Is It Truly Practically Perfect?

MARY POPPINS (1964) has oft been cited as Walt Disney's crowing achievement but is it as practically perfect as its title character suggests?


PLANES, TRAINS & AUTOMOBILES, is a seasonal classic but is it really Required Viewing or, at the very least, the best Thanksgiving movie ever made?
Winter Solidervideo

MARVEL Announces Falcon & Winter Soldier Spin Off

Will Marvel's upcoming Winter Soldier & Falcon spin off series be the ultimate superhero buddy show we've all been waiting for?

Ben & Jerry’s Releases Anti-Trump #Resist Ice Cream

Has ice cream become political? Default Assault reacts to Ben & Jerry's new anti-Trump #resist flavor: Pecan Resist. Oh boy…
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The Watcher in the Woods (1980): A Disney Horror Film?

We close out October with an oxymoron: a legitimate Disney horror film - 1980's The Watcher in the Woods. Disney may rule fantasy but can it produce effective scares?

Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING (1980): No Explanation Required

Default Assault continues its month-long look at #horror with Stanley Kubrick's 1980 adaptation of Stephen King's THE SHINING.
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Dwayne Johnson Not Black Enough to Play Black Character?

Default Assault reacts to the online backlash concerning Dwayne Johnson's upcoming Netflix film, John Henry and the Statesmen.

PSYCHO (1960): Hitchcock’s Greatest Success?

Default Assault checks into the dreaded Bates Motel to ask the question: is Alfred Hitchcock's PSYCHO (1960) Required Viewing?