About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Movie Review: ‘Creep’

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 06:08 pm GMT -4
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    This time of year, it’s not out of the ordinary to see found footage horror movies from genre heavyweight Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions. But at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, the producer known for such films as ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Sinister,’ ‘The Purge.’ and ‘Insidious’ brought in a very interesting bedfellow for his latest […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Horns’

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 01:34 pm GMT -4
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    If there’s one thing that I learned from Jake and Elwood Blues (and probably all those years of Catholic school), it’s that the Lord works in mysterious ways. When you ask for help, he’ll provide it somehow, even if it’s not in the way that you initially thought. ‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe learns this […]

  • Christopher Nolan Probably Won’t Be Involved In Future DC Movies

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    While all the hype surrounding superhero movies lately has been because Marvel Studios recently announced their epic plans for the next five years which include ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ don’t forget that DC Entertainment has some huge projects in the pipeline to shape their own cinematic universe such as ‘Suicide Squad,‘ ‘Shazam.’ ‘Cyborg,’ […]

  • Marvel Comics Teases More Big Event Returns In 2015

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    True Believers have been celebrating some massive Marvel movie news this week since Kevin Feige announced the studios plans for Phase Three, but let’s not forget about where the heroes of these movies came from. The publishing side of the House of Ideas has been teasing the return of some of their most epic crossover […]

  • Panem Burns In Final Trailer For ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I’

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    In 2004, legendary punk band Bad Religion declared that the City of Angels was in ruins with their song ‘Los Angeles Is Burning’. But now in 2014, it’s Panem and President Snow that will be burning when the penultimate chapter of ‘The Hunger Games’ film franchise is released in theaters everywhere. With a little less […]

  • ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Announcement Trailer Surfaces Online

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    During yesterday’s massive Marvel event at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, Kevin Feige and a few special guests revealed the studios’ line-up of Phase Three films, including ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Captain America: Civil War’, and more. But when the conversation moved towards Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and their next big adventure after ‘The […]

  • Kevin Feige Explains How ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Will Work

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    During Marvel Studios’ epic event yesterday at Los Angeles’ El Capitan Theater, studio president Kevin Feige announced the company’s current line-up of upcoming films, including several new franchises such as ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Inhumans’, and ‘Black Panther’. But after many monumental revelations, the festivities ended by discussing the movie that begins Phase Three, which features a […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ Finds Its King In Chadwick Boseman

    Posted Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 05:02 pm GMT -4
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    During Marvel Studios’ special event this morning, many thought that we’d be getting confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch would be starring as the Sorcerer Supreme in ‘Doctor Strange’ since this announcement was something that has been teased since San Diego Comic Con 2014. Instead, we got the whole line-up of Phase Three and learned who would […]

  • Marvel Studios Unveils Dates And Titles Of Phase Three Movies

    Posted Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 03:41 pm GMT -4
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    There is always a ton of excitement surrounding Marvel Studios and their movies. Recently, all of the buzz was came from the trailer leak for ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and the latest casting rumors for ‘Doctor Strange’, but the House of Ideas dropped one hell of an announcement this morning that will give True […]

  • ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Will See Team Roster Altered

    Posted Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 01:12 pm GMT -4
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    If you’re a comic book fan, then you know that your favorite teams usually have a revolving roster of heroes (or villains, depending on the book). This couldn’t be truer at Marvel than it is for the Avengers, which even includes characters from other prominent teams such as the X-Men, the Fantastic Four, the Inhumans, […]

  • Marvel Releases ‘Agent Carter’ Series Synopsis

    Posted Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Though we got a glimpse of Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter in the season two premiere of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we’ll be seeing a lot more of her after the New Year when Director Coulson and his team take a midseason break to give ‘Agent Carter’ their time to shine. And while we may have had […]

  • J.K. Rowling Releasing New Short About ‘Harry Potter’ Villain Dolores Umbridge

    Posted Monday, October 27th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    During this time of year, people are probably preparing their Halloween costumes for some scary shenanigans at the end of the month. It’s possible that some might be stocking up on black cloaks, white bandages, or grey fur for their ghoulish good times, but if you grew up with J.K. Rowling’s ‘Harry Potter’ franchise like […]

  • NYCC 2014: ‘Robot Chicken’ EPs Return To The Toybox To Prepare For The Future

    Posted Sunday, October 26th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Since 2005, ‘Robot Chicken’ has been a fixture on Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim by delivering their unique brand of sketch comedy over the course of 139 episodes, 7 seasons, and 9 specials. In all that time, they’ve managed to poke fun at just about every cartoon, comic, or toy that you loved as a child. […]

  • NYCC 2014: ‘Powers’ EP/Artist Michael Avon Oeming Talks Comic & Show Synergy

    Posted Friday, October 24th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4
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    Few entities had a bigger year at New York Comic Con than ‘Powers.’ After fourteen years of ups and downs, the comic series from Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming is finally becoming a television show thanks to the PlayStation Network. To celebrate, a few of the key players including Susan Heyward, Noah Taylor, Olesya […]

  • NYCC 2014: ‘Batgirl’ Creative Team Discusses Barbara Gordon’s New Beginnings

    Posted Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Over the summer, we learned that acclaimed comic book writer Gail Simone would be departing ‘Batgirl’ and the series would be taken in a completely different direction. Starting with issue thirty-five, the popular DC comic starring Barbara Gordon became a bit lighter and more twenty-something oriented as our hero would get a fresh start in […]