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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

Blu-ray review: 'You Can't Take It with You'

An Academy Award-winning screwball comedy from 1938 debuts in high-definition sporting a 4K restoration to highlight the legendary work of director Frank Capra. Published December 24, 2015

Animation-loving teens and adults who also appreciate the beauty of sequential art will truly appreciate the "DC Comics Book and DVD Collection," a massive, slipcased set offering six of DC Entertainment's PG-13, high-definition cartoons and the comic-book collections that influenced them. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks: Gift Guide for superhero watchers

Blu-ray and DVD gift ideas for superhero fans include Justice League Unlimited: The Complete Series, Ant Man and DC Comics Book and DVD Collection. Published December 13, 2015

Zadzooks' gift ideas for action figure fans include an Ultimate Avengers Masher, Ghillie Suit Sniper and Juggernaut from "Call of Duty," Selina Kyle and Jim Gordon from "Gotham," and Master Chief and Spartan Kelly-087 from "Halo 5."  (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks: Gift Guide for action figure fans

Gift ideas include Jim Gordon from "Gotham," Master Chief from "Halo 5," Marvel Super Hero Mashers Ultimate Avengers Set, Rick Grimes from "The Walking Dead," Arkham: Bruce Wayne and Batman and Ghillie Suit Sniper from "Call of Duty." Published December 12, 2015

Stuart co-stars in the animated film "Minions" now available on Blu-ray from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Blu-ray review: 'Minions'

An animated blockbuster featuring Felonious Gro's favorite helpers arrives in the high definition format after a summer theatrical run earning over $1 billion worldwide. Published December 9, 2015

Movie and TV gift ideas to get in the holiday spirit include Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition  and Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks Gift Guide 2015: Best in Blu-ray and DVD (holidays)

Movie and TV gift ideas to get in the holiday spirit include Home Alone: 25th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition, The Original Christmas Classics Anniversary Collector's Edition Gift Set, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation: 25th Anniversary Edition and Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas. Published November 28, 2015

Gift ideas for movie connoisseurs include Nakatomi Plaza Die Hard Collection, Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Trilogy,  My Fair Lady: 50th Anniversary Edition and Special Effects Collection. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks Holiday Gift Guide 2015 : Best of Blu-ray and DVD (movies)

Gift ideas for movie connoisseurs include Nakatomi Plaza Die Hard Collection, Back to the Future Trilogy: 30th Anniversary Trilogy, Star Wars Limited Edition Steelbook collection, My Fair Lady: 50th Anniversary Edition and Special Effects Collection. Published November 26, 2015

Gift ideas for TV connoisseurs include My Favorite Martian: The Complete Series, Downton Abbey: Limited Edition Collection, Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season, Steelbook Collectors Set, The Civil War: 25th Anniversary Edition and Lost In Space: The Complete Adventures. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski / The Washington Times)

Zadzooks Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Best in Blu-ray and DVD (television)

Gift ideas for TV connoisseurs include Downton Abbey: Limited Edition Collection, Game of Thrones: The Complete First Season, Steelbook Collectors Set, My Favorite Martian: The Complete Series, The Civil War: 25th Anniversary Edition and Lost In Space: The Complete Adventures. Published November 26, 2015

My pal Dogmeat and I journey into the Wasteland in the video game Fallout 4.

'Fallout 4' is a nuclear blast

The seven-year odyssey to bring gamers back into the original groundbreaking, post-apocalyptic universe they loved finally arrives. Published November 13, 2015