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 THE FIFTH ELEMENT Required Viewing? w/ Tokeo Jamison

With Luc Besson's VALERIAN out next month, this is the ideal time to ask if his 1997 sci-fi effort, THE FIFTH ELEMENT, is required viewing...

SALUDOS AMIGOS vs. THE THREE CABALLEROS – Donald Duck’s Latin Showdown

It's time for Donald Duck's Latin American showdown - SALUDOS AMIGOS vs. THE THREE CABALLEROS. Produced as part of the U.S.'s Good Neighbor Policy...
Rogue Onevideo

Is Rogue One the Best Star Wars Film?

Kyle and Demosthenes go head to head over Rogue One: A Star Wars Story on this week's episode of Default Assault. Who wins (other than Disney executives)...
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Should Disgraced Actors Have Their Awards or Shows Taken Away?

With the latest Roseanne Barr debacle where a terrible tweet resulted in the immediate cancellation of her new show, Default Assault ponders the question: should disgraced actors or actresses have their shows, movies, or awards taken away?

POCAHONTAS (1995): Disney Movie Review

Default Assault goes just around the river bend with our review of what is often cited as the great turning point of the Disney Renaissance - POCAHONTAS.
Sleeping Beautyvideo

SLEEPING BEAUTY (1959): 60th Anniversary Movie Review

Dragons, fire, and Tchaikovsky - what could go wrong? With Walt Disney's Sleeping Beauty celebrating its 60th Anniversary, we ask: is it Required Viewing?

What Went Wrong with ANT-MAN AND THE WASP?

Default Assault reviews and breaks down the reactions to Marvel's latest feature: ANT-MAN AND THE WASP. Is it really an MCU stumble?

A Quentin Tarantino Django / Zorro Movie Coming?

Default Assault reacts to the intriguing news that Quentin Tarantino may be working on an upcoming Django/Zorro crossover film event! Is this...
Daniel Craigvideo

Daniel Craig as Thor?

How well would THOR have turned out if Daniel Craig had taken on the role? Despite rumors and jests to the contrary (many on Craig's part), would 007 have made a good God of Thunder?
Human Againvideo

Does “Human Again” Improve BEAUTY AND THE BEAST?

Does the deleted "Human Again" improve or detract from the original BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1991)? Initially written and discarded for the...

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Default Disney: Make Mine Music (1946)

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Default Disney: The Three Caballeros (1944)

To say that THE THREE CABALLEROS is one of the most unusual entries in the Disney canon is an understatement. With flying donkeys, human/horse hybrids...
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Default Disney: Song of the South (1946)

Song of the South. Never has there been a more vilified or controversial film in the Disney canon but is there any truth in these accusations?

Default Disney: Pinocchio (1940)

When I first was going to review Pinocchio, I asked a few friends if they had interest in watching it with me only to...

Default Disney: Fantasia (1940)

1940 was an interesting year in the history of the Disney Studio. It saw the release of two full-length animated films (Pinocchio and Fantasia),...