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Stories by 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.
The cast of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" sings the Star Wars theme with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots. (Courtesy The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon)

Why we love Jimmy Fallon … and the latest ‘Star Wars’ cast!

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2015 – Jimmy Fallon teams up with the Roots and many “Star Wars” favorites to unleash a rousing à capella compilation of iconic themes taken from top film composer John Williams’ Academy Award-winning “Star Wars” soundtracks. The best segment features bad guys Adam Driver (Kylo Ren) and Gwendoline Christie (Captain Phasma) letting ...

Blu-ray review: Daltrey is Tommy

Now available in Blu-ray, "Tommy" is not quite a high-def darling but is still one of the best drug-free trips available for home-entertainment music fans.

HD-DVD review: Blade Runner Complete Collector’s Edition

Blade Runner: Complete Collector's Edition is the definitive, final, final, final version (I'm serious) of director Ridley Scott's grim 1982 sci-fi homage to Philip K. Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?" At least that is what is being said.