Skeleton Dance

Default Disney: “The Skeleton Dance” (1929)

After Walt Disney found success with Mickey Mouse following the release of "Steamboat Willie," he began to look for ways to diversify his output...
Enchanted Christmas

Out-of-Context Posters #14: Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas (1997)

Disney's Beauty and the Beast is by far one of the greatest animated pictures in film history. So with the direct-to-video success of the Aladdin sequel, The...
hilarious road

The Long and Hilarious Road

2016 may be coming to an end but it's only the beginning for Hilarity by Default. As the site grows and changes, expect some...
speech-to-text

Speech-to-Text Distress

Speech-to-text has been a good tool especially for those who like to send text messages hands-free while driving. Personally, I could never truly justify...
Rio

Out-of-Context Posters #13: Rio (2011)

After seeing the trailer for 2011's animated Rio, I have to admit that I had little interest in seeing it. The Caribbean Happy Feet with parrots was...
Moana

Moana (2016)

Moana, Disney's 56th animated feature, continues the resurgence that arguably began with directors Ron Clements & John Musker's (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin) 2009 musical The Princess and the...
Reluctant Dragon

Default Disney: The Reluctant Dragon (1941)

If losing the European market due to World War II was bad enough for the Walt Disney Studios, worse was yet to come. In...
Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Out-of-Context Posters #12: Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987)

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I thought it'd be appropriate to feature perhaps the best (out of unfortunately very few) Thanksgiving-themed movies out...
Fantastic Beasts

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (2016)

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is the ninth entry in the Harry Potter wizarding world film universe (or the first, due to it technically being...
Store Stories

Store Stories 2

After posting Store Stories last month, I couldn't just leave it there. There were so many more to include that I could never fit them all...