Navarone

The Guns of Navarone (1961)

Set in prologue against the ancient Greek stage, land of myths, demigods, and heroes, The Guns of Navarone honors the forging of new legends - not those of gods and titans but of ordinary men and women....
wise little hen

Default Disney: “The Wise Little Hen” (1934)

At first glance, "The Wise Little Hen" may seem like a typical Silly Symphony release - yet another musical retelling of a famous fairy...
Little Mermaid

Out-of-Context Posters #19: The Little Mermaid (1989)

Disney's The Little Mermaid - not only did it officially kick off the Disney Renaissance but it probably also helped prove to an entire generation...
lion king

Is The Lion King Secretly a Remake of Bambi? [INFOGRAPHIC]

It has often been referenced that Disney's The Lion King is an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Hamlet set in the African Savannah - but is it...
Close Encounters

Out-of-Context Posters #18: Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

One of my biggest annoyances will all subsequent posters for Close Encounters of the Third Kind is that they have been reworked from the ambiguous...

007 on the 7th: Thunderball (1965)

Thunderball saw the 007 craze of the 1960's hit its peak making more than $1 billion when adjusted for inflation - a number not...

Default Disney: Dumbo (1941)

Towards the end of 1941, life at the Disney Studios was chaotic. With the failures of Pinocchio, Fantasia, and even The Reluctant Dragon, World...

Out-of-Context Posters #17: Dumbo (1941)

Somehow when I decided to create an Out-of-Context Poster for Disney's Dumbo in anticipation of its Default Disney review debuting this week, I didn't realize...
Ended

Hilarity by Default’s “How It Could Have Ended” 2016

2016 is at an end and while many may not look fondly back at this year, I'd like to leave it on an optimistic...
La La Land

La La Land (2016)

With 2016 providing many ups and downs in the film industry and beyond, it comes as an unexpected treat (or salvation) that the last...