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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. 

 

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Gift ideas for television show connoisseurs include Dexter: The Complete Series, Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music, Game of Thrones: The Complete Seasons 1-6, Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series, Falling Skies: The Complete Series and 2016 World Series Collector's Edition.

Blu-ray gift ideas for television show fans

Gift ideas for television show watchers include "Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series," "Game of Thrones: The Complete Seasons 1-6," " Twin Peaks: The Original Series," "2016 World Series Collector's Edition" and "Star Trek 50th Anniversary TV and Movie Collection." Published December 8, 2016

Gift ideas for animation fans include Beauty and the Beast, 25th Anniversary Edition, The Iron Giant: Signature Edition and Transformers: The Movie, 30th Anniversary Edition.

Blu-ray gift ideas for animation fans

Gift ideas for animation fans include Beauty and the Beast, 25th Anniversary Edition, The Transformers: The Movie, 30th Anniversary Edition and The Iron Giant: Signature Edition. Published December 6, 2016

Gift ideas for cinema connoisseurs include Mad Max High Octane Collection, Taxi Driver: 40th Anniversary Edition, The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection, Prince Movie Collection, Gregory Peck Centennial Collection, The Bourne Ultimate Collection, Labyrinth: 30th Anniversary Edition and Citizen Kane: 75th Anniversary Edition.

Blu-ray gift ideas for movie fans

Gift ideas for cinema connoisseurs include Mad Max High Octane Collection, Taxi Driver, The Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection, The Bourne Ultimate Collection and Labyrinth. Published December 5, 2016

A samurai beetle, a magical boy and a monkey search for a powerful set of armor in the stop motion film "Kubo and the Two Strings," available on Blu-ray from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: 'Kubo and the Two Strings'

Director Travis Knight's stop motion animated film about a musical, magical boy and his thrilling quest through ancient Japan arrives to home theaters. Published November 25, 2016

Hank the Octopus helps Dory in "Finding Dory," available on Blu-ray from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

'Finding Dory' review (Blu-ray)

An absent-minded, blue tang fish in search of her family led to another blockbuster for Pixar animation this year with its sequel to the mega-popular "Finding Nemo." Published November 18, 2016

Magneto (Michael Fassbender) unleashes his fury on mankind in "X-Men: Apocalypse," now available on 4K Ultra HD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'X-Men: Apocalypse' review (4K UHD)

Director Bryan Singer's latest cinematic exploration of Marvel Comics complex mutant universe arrives on ultra high-definition disc to dazzle home theater owners. Published November 5, 2016

The proton streams look stunning in "Ghostbusters: Extended Edition," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

'Ghostbusters: Extended Edition' review (4K UHD)

Director Paul Feig's infuriating reboot of a beloved comedy horror franchise looks for redemption through home theater owners by offering the theatrical and an extended cut of the film along with an abundance of extras. Published November 4, 2016

A massive alien spaceship chases Julius Levinson's boat in "Independence Day: Resurgence," now available on 4K Ultra HD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'Independence Day: Resurgence' review (4K UHD)

A sci-fi disaster film sequel 20 years in the making moves from the big screen to home theaters to confound hard-core fans but often astound ultra high-definition lovers. Published November 3, 2016

Idris Elba co-stars as the villian Krall in "Star Trek Beyond," now availbale in 4K UHD from Paramount Home Entertainment.

'Star Trek Beyond' review (4K UHD)

The latest installment of the rebooted Gene Roddenberry science-fiction universe arrives in ultra high-definition to appreciate a crew of space explorers that boldly going where no man has gone before. Published November 2, 2016

Guardians battle enemies aligned with the Darkness in the video game Destiny: The Collection.

Zadzooks: Destiny: The Collection review (Xbox One)

The two-year saga to consume a player's time continues with this definitive compilation not only offering the core "Destiny" video game but all of its major content expansions including "The Dark Below," "House of Wolves," "The Taken King" and the latest, "Rise of Iron." Published October 16, 2016