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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

Monstrous Kaiju and mechanical Jaegers battle again in "Pacific Rim: Uprising," now available on 4K Ultra HD from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

'Pacific Rim: Uprising' 4K UHD review

Director Steven S. DeKnight's sequel to the war between man and monstrously massive monsters gets an ultra-high definition upgrade to hopefully appeal to new fans through a spotlight on its impressive special effects. Published June 20, 2018

Last-minute movie gift ideas for dad include "Saving Private Ryan: Commemorative 20th Anniversary Edition," "Die Hard," "The Matrix," "Grease: 40th Anniversary Edition," "Fury,"  "Jurassic Park Collection: 25th Anniversary Edition" and "The Patriot."

Father's Day Gift Guide: Best 4K Ultra HD movies for dad

Last-minute movie gift ideas for dad include " The Matrix," "Fury," "Die Hard," "Saving Private Ryan: Commemorative 20th Anniversary Edition," "The Patriot," "Grease: 40th Anniversary Edition" and "Jurassic Park Collection: 25th Anniversary Edition." Published June 12, 2018

Ninja's Auto-iQ Coffee Brewer, All-Clad 's Indoor Grill, iHome 's iBN350 clock and Ninja's Intelli Sense Kitchen System are some Father's Day gift ideas. (Photograph by Joseph Szadkowski/The Washington Times)

Father's Day Gift Guide: Best gadgets and tech ideas to help dad

Ninja's Intelli Sense Kitchen System, iHome 's iBN350 clock, Razer 's Blade Stealth laptop, All-Clad 's Indoor Grill, Ekster's Parliament wallet, Zvox's AccuVoice AV200 speaker and Ninja's Auto-iQ Coffee Brewer are some Father's Day gift ideas. Published June 6, 2018

A player controls lifelike androids in the third person interactive story Detroit: Become Human. (Courtesy Sony Interactive Entertainment)

Zadzooks: 'Detroit: Become Human' review

Director and writer David Cage delivers a visually impressive, interactive sci-fi story exclusive to the PlayStation 4 console that questions machine's evolving role in serving man. Published May 31, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence stars in "Red Sparrow," now available on 4K Ultra HD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'Red Sparrow' 4K Ultra HD review

The Jennifer Lawrence-fueled, international espionage thriller arrives in the ultra-high definition format. Published May 21, 2018

Cheech Marin as Pedro De Pacas in "Up in Smoke: 40th Anniversary Edition" and Patrick Renna as Hamilton Porter in "The Sandlot: 25th Anniversary Edition," now available on Blu-ray.

Blu-ray reviews: 'The Sandlot' and 'Up in Smoke'

Here's a pair of classic films -- The Sandlot: 25th Anniversary Edition" and "Up in Smoke: 40th Anniversary Edition" -- recently released in the Blu-ray format. Published April 12, 2018

Hugh Jackman stars in the musical "The Greatest Showman," now available on 4K Ultra HD from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.

'The Greatest Showman' 4K UHD review

Michael Gracey's 2017 musical blockbuster starring Hugh Jackman as P.T. Barnum dances to home theaters with a rousing ultra-high definition transfer Published April 9, 2018

Project at Eden's Gate cult leader Joseph Seed and his heralds welcome the rookie in the first person shooter Far Cry 5.

Zadzooks: 'Far Cry 5' review (PS4)

Gamers looking for a guerilla-style fight to reclaim part of America can battle within a realistically crafted and massive landscape in the latest installment of Ubisoft's first-person shooter. Published April 6, 2018