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

  • More Names Added To ‘Jessica Jones’ Mix

    Posted Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, a few names surfaced for potential leads in the upcoming Marvel Studios and Netflix collaboration ‘Jessica Jones’. So far, we have ‘Don’t Trust The B—- In Apartment 23’ star Krysten Ritter, Alexandra Daddario of the ‘Percy Jackson & the Olympians’ series, ‘I Am Number Four’ and ‘Warm Bodies’ star Teresa Palmer, and […]

  • Marvel Cries Fowl With ‘Howard The Duck’ Ongoing Series From Chip Zdarsky

    Posted Saturday, November 22nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Fan favorite artist Chip Zdarsky has been making quite a name for himself in the comic book community. Aside from staying well connected to his legions of fans through social media, his live appearances are things of legend. For instance, how many people do you know that crash panels on a regular basis? His fun-loving […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Kevin Smith Discusses His Daughter, Harley, On Set

    Posted Friday, November 21st, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite ‘Tusk’ underperforming at the box office, fan favorite filmmaker Kevin Smith is still hard at work on his True North Trilogy. At this year’s New York Comic Con, the ‘Clerks’ director announced the third chapter of his series titled ‘Moose Jaws’ (which is exactly what it sounds like apparently). But before we get there, […]

  • Mysterious Blue Alien Race From ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Revealed

    Posted Thursday, November 20th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    I’m not usually one to say, “I told you so,” but it looks like at least part of my theories from my latest review of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ are correct. Since last season when we discovered that Phil Coulson had been resurrected with the help of a serum derived from the blood of a mysterious […]

  • Shortlists Emerge For Marvel/Netflix’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Leads

    Posted Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Last year, Marvel Studios announced that they would be teaming with Netflix to expand the Marvel Cinematic Universe with four shows featuring street-level heroes that would come together as The Defenders. The first one to hit the popular streaming service will be ‘Daredevil’ starring Charlie Cox, Rosario Dawson, and Vincent D’Onofrio, which premieres some time […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Things We Bury’

    Posted Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Ask and you shall receive! In my review of last week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ I said that I was a little uninterested because the spotlight wasn’t on the secrets behind Skye’s father, the Obelisk, Morse and Hunter, and Fitz’s struggle. Well, someone must have heard me because that’s exactly what we all got this week and […]

  • More ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Deleted Scenes & Outtakes Released

    Posted Tuesday, November 18th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Before we get more of Star-Lord and the rest of the gang in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ as part of Phase Three in 2017, the movie that put them on the intergalactic map is coming to Blu-ray and DVD just in time for the holiday season. But before Marvel’s surprise hit of the year […]

  • Marvel Studios Officially Releases Phase Three Timeline

    Posted Monday, November 17th, 2014 08:01 pm GMT -5
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    Three weeks ago, Kevin Feige took to the stage at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles to announce the line up for Marvel Studios’ Phase Three. This was the special event where we learned that ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Captain Marvel’, and ‘Inhumans’ would be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And while True Believers […]

  • ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Will Spotlight Mystique & Magneto Romance

    Posted Friday, November 14th, 2014 11:30 am GMT -5
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    In what is news to absolutely no one, Jennifer Lawrence is one of the most popular stars in Hollywood today thanks to her roles in ‘Silver Linings Playbook,’ ‘The Hunger Games,’ and ‘American Hustle.’ But before all that, she appeared in ‘X-Men: First Class’ (as well as its sequel, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’) as the sexy […]

  • Extended Trailer For ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Features New Footage

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Right before Marvel Studios announced their epic slate of Phase Three films, some vengeful HYDRA agent leaked the first trailer for ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Featuring a haunting version of “I’ve Got No Strings” from Disney’s ‘Pinocchio’ and an excellent amount of action involving Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, True Believers all over the world have […]

  • Former WWE Superstar CM Punk Main Events ‘Thor Annual’ #1 For Marvel Comics

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    I don’t know if you’ve noticed this before, but there are a few parallels between professional wrestling and superhero comics. Both feature larger than life characters that are often adorned in bright colors and logos. They can both also feature epic tales of good versus evil. But what happens when the two worlds collide? Well, […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: ‘The Writing On The Wall’

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 02:59 pm GMT -5
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    Last week, ABC took a break from ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ to spotlight Marvel Comics’ 75th anniversary with a special titled ‘Marvel: 75 Years From Pulp To Pop’, which featured new footage from ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Ant-Man’, and ‘Agent Carter’. But this week, Director Coulson and his team returned with some exciting new developments and […]

  • New B-Roll Footage Goes Behind The Scenes Of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

    Posted Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated theatrical releases of the year is ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ and fans of the acclaimed young adult novel series and its cinematic adaptations don’t have to wait much longer to finally lay eyes on the penultimate chapter of the story. And so far, we’ve been […]

  • Marvel Comics Draws Battle Lines For ‘Secret Wars’

    Posted Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    As most True Believers have heard by now, Marvel Comics announced their upcoming 2015 crossover event ‘Secret Wars’ at this year’s New York Comic Con. While the name may sound familiar to fans, we’ve been assured that it will be different from the landmark storyline from the 1980s. In the three weeks following NYCC, a series […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Birdman’

    Posted Sunday, November 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    This year has been filled with some amazing superhero movies so far. We’ve seen ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ all reach box office success and I’m fairly certain that ‘Big Hero 6’ will do the same. However, none of these can compare to Alejandro González […]