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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

Dr. Henry Jekyll (Russell Crowe) tries to stop "The Mummy," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

'The Mummy' review (4K UHD)

Tom Cruise's attempt to bring a legendary monster back to cinematic glory earlier this year is now unwrapped for home theaters in the ultra high-definition format. Published September 14, 2017

Jedi Master Ben Kenobi makes an appearance in "Star War Rebels: Complete Season Three," now available on Blu-ray from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: 'Star War Rebels: Complete Season Three'

Ezra Bridger and the crew of the starship Ghost return to wreak more havoc upon the Galactic Empire in the latest Blu-ray collection of episodes showcasing the popular Disney DX animated series. Published September 12, 2017

Actors Teri Hatcher and Kevin Sorbo appear in "Supergirl: The Complete Second Season," now available on Blu-ray from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: 'Supergirl: The Complete Second Season'

The Man of Steel's favorite cousin Kara Zor-El flew from CBS to the CW cable network to offer another episodic collection of super-powered adventures that are now available on the Blu-ray format. Published September 6, 2017

This image released by Lionsgate shows a scene from, "Power Rangers." (Kimberly French/Lionsgate via AP)

'Power Rangers' review (4K UHD)

A 24-year-old, pop culture franchise got another cinematic reboot this year that tanked at the box office but looks to capture a loyal audience through the ultra high-definition release of Power Rangers (Lionsgate Home Entertainment, rated PG-13, 117 minutes, 2.39:1 aspect ratio, $34.98). Published August 30, 2017

The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray package for "Alien: Covenant" offers a collection of illustrations by the android David including the facehugger. (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment)

'Alien: Covenant' review (4K UHD)

Director Ridley Scott returned to his sci-fi survival horror roots earlier this year with a blockbuster that now jump-scares over to the ultra high-definition format. Published August 29, 2017

Grant Grant (Michael Rooker) is about to meet a new friend in "Slither: Collector's Edition," now available on Blu-ray from Shout! Factory.

Blu-ray review: 'Slither: Collector's Edition'

"Guardians of the Galaxy" director James Gunn's 2006 homage to 1980s horror films debuts on Blu-ray for American fans looking for a laugh and a gooey scare. Published August 24, 2017

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