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Joseph Szadkowski

Joseph Szadkowski

A graduate of Northwestern University with a degree in communications, Joseph Szadkowski has written about popular culture for The Washington Times for the past 25 years. He covers video games, comic books, new media and technology. 


Articles by Joseph Szadkowski

American and German forces battle in the real time strategy video game for the PlayStation 4, Sudden Strike 4.

Zadzooks: 'Sudden Strike 4' review

Gamers get to revisit key battles in World War II in this exhausting, and sometimes frustrating, real-time strategy challenge. Published August 18, 2017

A demon attacks Arthur Pendragon in "King Arthur: Legend of the Sword," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

'King Arthur: Legend of the Sword' review (4K UHD)

Director Guy Ritchie's unnecessary reimagining of the origins of King Uther Pendragon's favorite son limps from its recent, disappointing debut in theaters to the ultra high-definition format. Published August 15, 2017

Timothy Templeton goes on an adventure in "The Boss Baby," now available on 4K Ultra HD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'The Boss Baby: Special Edition' review (4K UHD)

Actor Alec Baldwin finds a role befitting his temperament as the voice of an overbearing toddler in an animated blockbuster now available on the ultra high-definition format. Published August 3, 2017

Diego and his big gun from "Resident Evil: Vendetta," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Resident Evil: Vendetta review (4K UHD)

Fans of arguably the most popular survival horror video game in the history of the medium can appreciate the ultra high-definition exploits of Chris Redfield and his BSAA team as they battle the living dead in a new animated adventure. Published July 25, 2017

The Eighth Wonder of the World stars in "Kong: Skull Island," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

'Kong: Skull Island' review (4K Ultra HD)

The Eighth Wonder of the World returned to theaters earlier this year and now roars into ultra high-definition home theaters to thrill big monster fans. Published July 21, 2017

Vehicles crash and explode often in "The Fate of the Furious," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

The Fate of the Furious review (4K UHD)

A machismo-fueled blockbuster topping $1 billion at the box office speeds onto the ultra high-definition format in director F. Gary Gray's latest sequel to "The Fast and the Furious" film franchise. Published July 13, 2017

Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa in "Power Rangers," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

'Power Rangers' review (4k UHD)

Director Dean Israelite's colorful take on a 25-year-old, pop culture franchise arrives on ultra high-definition to capture a new generation of fans. Published June 30, 2017

From left; Tiny Tim, Dick Martin, Goldie Hawn and Artie Johnson appear in "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: The Complete Series," now available on DVD.

Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In: The Complete Series review

Just watching a young Goldie Hawn giggle or listening to Tiny Tim crooning is worth the price of admission for this DVD set offering the complete run of George Schlatter's classic television comedy show also starring Lily Tomlin, Artie Johnson and Ruth Buzzi. Published June 28, 2017

Calvin stars in "Life" and Dwayne Johnson stars in "Snitch," now available on 4K Ultra HD.

4K UHD reviews: 'Life' and 'Snitch'

A pair of recently released movies on the ultra high-definition format -- "Life" and "Snitch" -- highlights unstoppable entities, one human and one extraterrestrial, looking to survive. Published June 27, 2017

Bruce Wayne (still wearing his Batman cowl) pulls a plate of lobster thermidor from the microwave in "The Lego Batman Movie," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

'The Lego Batman Movie' review (4K UHD)

Director Chris McKay's block-building and block-busting, computer-animated movie starring the not-so-Dark Knight arrives on home, ultra high-definition screens to thrill young superhero fans. Published June 21, 2017