Default Assault

The video podcast where we take on everything - by default! Every Thursday, we delve into the crazy realms of entertainment, movies, and pop culture!

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Is “Keep ‘Em Guessing” the Deleted Disney Song MULAN Needed?

Is "Keep 'Em Guessing" the deleted MULAN Mushu equivalent to Genie's "Friend Like Me" from ALADDIN? With its smooth jazz and witty...
Social Lionvideo

Obscure Disney Review – “Social Lion” (1954)

By viewer request, today on Required Viewing we’re covering one of the more obscure of Walt Disney’s animated short films – 1954’s “Social Lion.”
SOMETHING WICKED Train Sequencevideo

Deleted Disney: SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES’ CG Train Sequence

Is this the most elaborate Deleted Disney scene ever? We discuss the infamous lost train sequence from 1983's SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES.
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SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES (1983) – The Best Disney Horror Film?

We cap off October’s look at five horror and Halloween classics with the Disney horror adaptation of Ray Bradbury’s SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES (1983).
ARMY OF DARKNESSvideo

ARMY OF DARKNESS (1992) – The Medieval Dead?

We close out the EVIL DEAD trilogy with fan favorite ARMY OF DARKNESS. Having been accidentally sent back to the Middle Ages, our chainsaw-handed hero...
EVIL DEAD IIvideo

EVIL DEAD II (1987) – The Best Horror/Comedy?

This week, we’re taking a return trip within the woods with Sam Raimi’s acclaimed horror/comedy sequel, EVIL DEAD II. Will Ash be dead by dawn?
EVIL DEADvideo

THE EVIL DEAD (1981) Movie Review

We’re taking a trip within the woods with Sam Raimi’s cult hit THE EVIL DEAD. When five young people visit a cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway...
RETURN TO OZvideo

RETURN TO OZ (1985) – A Disney Horror Trip?

Disney's RETURN TO OZ finds Dorothy about to undergo electric shock therapy to rid her of her perceived delusions of the mystical world of Oz.
WIZARD OF OZvideo

THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) – A New Old Movie? 80th Anniversary Review

To question whether or not THE WIZARD OF OZ is Required Viewing almost seems superfluous in nature – but is it a perfect film?
Halloween Announcementvideo

Major Halloween Announcement & A Groovy Surprise!

Check out what's in store on Hilarity by Default for the month of October plus our reaction to Bruce Campbell's tweet about our Brisco County Jr. reviews!

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Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

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Default Disney: The Three Caballeros (1944)

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Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

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Default Disney: Bambi (1942)

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Default Disney: Make Mine Music (1946)

A dancing wind instrument, a child wolf hunter, and an operatic cetacean mammal show us how to MAKE MINE MUSIC in today's Default Disney review!