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

  • Writing/Producing Duo Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci Split Up

    Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The average moviegoer probably doesn’t recognize the names of Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci, but they are definitely familiar with their work. Over the past ten years, they’ve been attached to such massive blockbuster projects such as ‘Transformers’, ‘Star Trek’,...
  • ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Star Says Peter Parker Is Jewish

    Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    If you’re religious, chances are this past week was very important to you. While Christians were celebrating Holy Week, which culminated in Easter, Jewish folks have been observing Passover. But did you ever wonder what church holiday your favorite superheroes are celebrating...
  • Hugh Jackman Promoting ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ On WWE RAW

    Posted Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    When it comes to World Wrestling Entertainment, there is quite the cast of characters on their roster. Currently, some of the biggest stars include the world’s largest athlete, an apex predator, the Devil’s favorite demon, a jean short wearing boy scout, a backwoods cult...
  • Will We See Patrick Stewart’s Professor X After ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’?

    Posted Monday, April 21st, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    With just about a month to go until the release of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, the promotional campaign is in full force with still, trailers, featurettes, and more. But even though Bryan Singer’s latest movie isn’t out yet, many are wondering about the future of the...
  • Exclusive Interview: Mike Flanagan, Trevor Macy, & Jason Blum Of ‘Oculus’

    Posted Monday, April 21st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While the box office was dominated by sequels including ‘Captain America: The Winter Solider’ in the number one spot, an original horror film by the name of ‘Oculus‘ managed to break the top three during it’s opening weekend. Starring sci-fi staples Karen...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hulk’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 20th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Bruce Banner cannot catch a break! After taking life into his own hands and deciding to join forces with S.H.I.E.L.D. to develop new technology while acting as an asset in the field and that while Hulk breaks what Banner makes in ‘Indestructible Hulk’, the series recently...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ #3

    Posted Sunday, April 20th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Well, it’s safe to say that I’m pretty disappointed in ‘What If? Age of Ultron’. Instead of offering alternate versions of the largely disappointing Marvel crossover, we’ve just been getting stories about what would happen if certain Avengers had died at random points...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #31

    Posted Sunday, April 20th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Huh… So that happened, didn’t it? With this week’s issue, ‘Superior Spider-Man’ has come to a close and the true Peter Parker has returned to reclaim his place as the one and only true Spider-Man. Now, while it may not seem like I’m happy with this ending based on...
  • Movie Review: ‘Transcendence’

    Posted Saturday, April 19th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While it didn’t exactly make my most anticipated movies list this year, I was still very curious about ‘Transcendence‘. After working on some of Christopher Nolan’s best movies as a cinematographer, Wally Pfister broke out on his own for his directorial debut...
  • Go Behind The Scenes With New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Featurettes

    Posted Friday, April 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This has been a big week for ’X-Men: Days of Future Past‘, for better or for worse. Just days after an epic final trailer for the upcoming Marvel mutant movie was released, director Bryan Singer was named in a teen sex abuse lawsuit. But despite these serious accusations...
  • Catch Up With Ginny Weasley In 2014 With New ‘Pottermore’ Info

    Posted Friday, April 18th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the epilogue of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ that took place nineteen years after the Battle of Hogwarts, fans of the young wizard learned that he ended up marrying Ginny Weasley. However, while we learned that Harry’s post-Hogwarts career lead to a post in...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Providence’

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 07:48 pm GMT -4 by
    The past few weeks have been HUGE for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, things changed in a big way for the world inhabited by some of our favorite superheroes. Then, we immediately saw the fallout in last week’s episode of ‘Agents...
  • New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Featurette Takes It To The Next Level

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 06:12 pm GMT -4 by
    After getting the first trailer last month and the first clip earlier this month, we have a brand new preview of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ in the form of a featurette. Premiering during this week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, the latest promotional...
  • Anna Paquin’s Rogue Will Still Appear In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 03:04 pm GMT -4 by
    When word got out that Bryan Singer was helming ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, we all knew that there was a big story ahead of us. As casting began to emerge, it appeared that this film would feature the biggest roster of live action X-Men ever assembled onscreen. However,...
  • Exclusive: Jason Blum Reveals Why He’s Making A ‘Jem’ Film

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Late last month, word got out that ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ director Jon M. Chu was returning to the Hasbro toy box for his next project, which is based on the 80s cartoon/toy line ‘Jem & The Holograms’. Featuring the pink-haired pop diva reimagined as an internet...