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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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!
Zazu vs Iagovideo

Zazu vs Iago – The Ultimate Angry Bird Showdown!

ALADDIN's Iago (voiced by Gilbert Gottfried) vs. THE LION KING's Zazu (voiced by Rowan Atkinson). Who will be the ultimate victor?
DR. NOvideo

DR. NO (1962): James Bond 007 Review

DR. NO (1962) is 007's first big screen adventure starring Sean Connery as James Bond - but is it Required Viewing for film enthusiasts and Bond fans alike?
Disney Castle Triviavideo

Disney Castle Trivia Challenge

Can you beat our Disney Castle Trivia Challenge? Put your Disney knowledge to the test with a series of castle questions from film & parks around the world.
Music in Your Soupvideo

Deleted Disney: SNOW WHITE’s “Music in Your Soup”

"Music in Your Soup" from 1937's SNOW WHITE is one of the most famous deleted scenes in Disney history but should it have been cut?
Walt Disney World Triviavideo

Walt Disney World Trivia Challenge

We put our co-host's default status to the test with a series of Walt Disney World trivia questions. Come play along and see how well you do!

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Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

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Default Disney: “Plane Crazy” (1929)

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