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: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Disney XD Announces Animated ‘Ant-Man’ Shorts

    Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this year, Disney XD debuted a series of shorts from Passion Pictures, the studio behind The Gorillaz’s animated music videos. Titled ‘Rocket & Groot’, the shorts starred everyone’s favorite genetically modified raccoon and his best friend/muscle/houseplant. But now the network has unveiled plans for more of these short form stories from the House of […]

  • Leaked ‘Inhumans’ Clip Offers First Look At Lockjaw

    Posted Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    While there have been a few official glimpses so far, the majority of sneak peeks from ‘Inhumans’ has come to us thanks to various leaks. In particular, we’ve seen a number of set pictures depicting Anson Mount and Serida Swan as the Inhuman king Black Bolt and Queen Medusa, as well as various other members […]

  • Michelle Gomez Set To Leave ‘Doctor Who’ With Steven Moffat & Peter Capaldi

    Posted Friday, May 19th, 2017 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Doctor Who’ is about to go through some massive changes. As each new episode premieres, we get closer and closer to some major players on Team TARDIS moving on. In early 2016, Steven Moffat announced that he would be stepping down as the executive producer and head writer for the long-running British sci-fi series following […]

  • Michelle Gomez Teases Missy’s Return On This Week’s ‘Doctor Who’

    Posted Thursday, May 18th, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since debuting in 2014 as a character that was ultimately revealed to be the latest regeneration of The Doctor’s long-time foe The Master, Michelle Gomez has quickly become a fan favorite among Whovians. But it seems that mystery is constantly surrounding the mischievous Missy because though she’s set to return to ‘Doctor Who’ this week, […]

  • Netflix Unveils Its ‘Dark Crystal’ Prequel Series With A Teaser Video

    Posted Thursday, May 18th, 2017 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    In this day and age, it’s so hard to keep anything a secret in the entertainment world. Chances are that if an individual or some studio is working on something “top secret” related to a beloved franchise, fans will hear about it well before an official announcement is made. However, Netflix and The Jim Henson […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’

    Posted Friday, May 5th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Unless you were incredibly well-versed in the obscure cosmic characters of the Marvel Universe, there was a good chance that you had no idea who the Guardians of the Galaxy were back in the day. With efforts to spotlight more corners of their world over the past ten years, Marvel Comics has brought names like […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Ring Of Honor Champion Christopher Daniels Tag Teams With ‘Aw Yeah Comics’ Once Again

    Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After nearly 24 years in the business (or as he would say it “biz-e-ness”), “Almighty” Christopher Daniels has finally reached the top of the mountain by winning his first world title at Ring of Honor’s 15th Anniversary Show by defeating The Bullet Club’s Adam Cole back in March. Since then, The Fallen Angel has defended […]

  • New Toy Offers In-Depth Look At The Jaegers Of ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’

    Posted Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Now that principal photography has wrapped, ‘Pacific Rim: Uprising’ is currently in the post-production phase where all the cool jaeger vs kaiju action happens. While director Steven S. DeKnight takes care of making that happen, fans clamoring for a taste don’t have to look much further because promotional materials and merchandising have already started to […]

  • Reinforcements Arrive For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 4 Finale

    Posted Monday, May 1st, 2017 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    With arguably one of the best seasons of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ culminating on May 16th, Agent Phil Coulson and company have to send this explosive chapter of their story out with a bang. From Ghost Rider to Life Model Decoys to the Framework, our heroes have made it through some major challenges already, but with […]

  • C2E2 2017: Cosplay Gallery – Day Three

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    As quickly as it seemed to sneak up on us, this year’s C2E2 came and went just as fast. But if you’re still having some con withdrawals (even if you may or may not be suffering through con fatigue or con plague), then we have one last cosplay gallery from this past weekend’s festivities to […]

  • Why Isn’t The Grandmaster Blue In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’?

    Posted Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Based on the first trailer, Taika Waititi and company took a ton of inspiration from the comics when putting together ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. Not only are there plenty of nods to the acclaimed ‘Planet Hulk’ storyline, but Jack Kirby’s colorful and intricate fingerprints are all over the Asgardian Avenger’s third solo film. However, True Believers may […]

  • C2E2 2017: Marvel’s Next Big Thing Panel Teases Changes Around The Galaxy

    Posted Monday, April 24th, 2017 08:29 pm GMT -4
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    Without a doubt, the biggest bomb dropped by Marvel Comics at this year’s C2E2 was the announcement of Marvel Legacy, the new initiative starting in the fall with ‘Generations’ that will see the return of classic titles’ legacy numbering and a number of other things meant to embrace the House of Ideas’ storied past and […]

  • C2E2 2017: Cosplay Gallery – Day Two

    Posted Monday, April 24th, 2017 02:30 pm GMT -4
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    On the second day of C2E2, the lovely, wonderful, and amazing attendees gave to me (and just about everyone that attended the convention) a cornucopia of creative costumes. Much like the first day, there were con staples such as Deadpool, Harley Quinn, and Whovians sporting little red fezzes in support of the Matt Smith’s Doctor […]

  • C2E2 2017: Marvel Comics Embraces Old & New With ‘Marvel Legacy’

    Posted Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    For some time now, many Marvel Comics readers have been imploring the publisher to go back to the original numbering of their classic titles rather than constantly bombarding comic shops with new #1 issues every time a new story arc started. Well, not only has the House of Ideas been listening, but they’re going the […]

  • C2E2 2017: Cosplay Gallery – Day One

    Posted Sunday, April 23rd, 2017 09:00 am GMT -4
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    During any given convention anywhere in the world, one of the best things you can possibly do is take in all the amazing costumes wandering around the show floor. Whether if it’s just a closet cosplay thrown together the night before or a carefully crafted, multi-layered, screen accurate recreation that took months of blood, sweat, […]