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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

Lego Marvel's Avengers allow evetuall control of over 200 charcaters from the comics and super-powered movie universe.

Zadzooks: Lego Marvel's Avengers review

Marvel Entertainment's mightiest heroes and villains star in a block building, stud-collecting adventure delivering a content-rich, character-saturated homage to comics and its super-powered movie universe. Published February 12, 2016

Lego Dimensions' owners can now build minifigures of Harley Quinn, Peter Venkman and the Joker along with a ghost trap, the Ecto 1, the Joker's chopper and the Quinn-Mobile with purchase of the Ghostbusters Level Pack and DC Comics Fun Pack. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks: Lego Dimensions: Ghostbusters Level Pack review

The ultimate way to combine hands-on block building with virtual adventures gets some new minifigures for gamers to enjoy including Ghostbuster Peter Venkman and Batman's favorite couple, the Joker and Harley Quinn. Published February 9, 2016

Rob Hall (Jason Clarke) leads climbers up "Everest," now available on Blu-ray from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: A dazzling climb to 'Everest'

Director Baltasar Kormakur's cautionary tale about the deadly dangers of climbing the world's tallest mountain peak gets a beautiful high-definition transfer to stress out home theater viewers. Published January 21, 2016

Mark Watney (Matt Damon) looks over the famed red planet in "The Martian," now available on Blu-ray from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: Extras reveal the truth about 'The Martian'

The multiple Golden Globe award-winning movie based on Mark Weir's book arrives to home theaters to give fans the chance to appreciate director Ridley Scott's adaptation of an astronaut stranded on the famed red planet. Published January 20, 2016

Joseph Gordon-Levitt stars as Philippe Petit  in "The Walk," now available on Blu-ray from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray highlights 'The Walk' of Philippe Petit

A biographical drama arrives to home thaters to showcase the antics of legendary high-wire artist Philippe Petit and his attempt to stroll between the World Trade Center towers. Published January 8, 2016

Rupert Friend stars in "Hitman: Agent 47," now available on Blu-ray from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'Agent 47' hopes extras are a hit on Blu-ray

A popular video game character returned to movie theaters last year and his effort now arrives on Blu-ray with some tempting extras to connect with fans. Published January 7, 2016