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

  • CM Punk Contributing To DC Comics’ ‘Startling Sports Stories’

    Posted Saturday, December 20th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Before news broke recently that former WWE Champion CM Punk would be joining the UFC, we learned that the Second City Saint would be living another one of his dreams when his very first comic book story would be included in ‘Thor Annual’ #1 in February 2015. But despite all the training that the Straight […]

  • Upcoming Disney Parks Attractions Will Be Based On New ‘Star Wars’ Films

    Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Ever since Disney purchased Marvel and Lucasfilm a few years ago, we all knew that it was only a matter of time until both franchises began to pop up in the company’s signature theme parks. In recent years, we’ve seen a few superheroes like Captain America, Star-Lord, and Baymax make their way into the parks, […]

  • Andy Serkis Addresses ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Rumors

    Posted Thursday, December 18th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    When the first teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ was unveiled, an incredible number of rumors emerged from those 88 seconds. One of the most prominent ones was that Benedict Cumberbatch’s voice could be heard over the footage despite constant denials by the ‘Sherlock’ star that he’s even in the movie at all. […]

  • Location Revealed For ‘The Walking Dead’ Spinoff

    Posted Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Back in September 2013, AMC announced that the world of ‘The Walking Dead‘ would be expanding with a spinoff debuting in 2015. Since then, the show has acquired the mysterious title of ‘Cobalt’ and some cast members for the pilot were revealed. Through these developments, we learned that it would be more of a companion series […]

  • Is ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ The Last Marvel Film For Joss Whedon?

    Posted Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Thanks to the recently leaked emails from Sony Pictures, the world is finding out a wealth of insider information that the general public was not meant to know just yet or even at all. Details about a potential ‘Jump Street’/’Men In Black’ crossover, a discussion of Spider-Man’s involvement in ‘Captain America: Civil War’, and some […]

  • Don’t Expect An Avengers Team Up In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′

    Posted Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 03:17 pm GMT -5
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    Last week, Josh Brolin mentioned that it would be Thanos versus the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe when Phase Three rolls around. When True Believers hear this, they might think that we’d finally get to see the Avengers and the Guardians (and maybe even some Defenders and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. as well) team up to take […]

  • Prepare For ‘Agent Carter’ With A Clip & Episode Synopses

    Posted Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Now that ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has taken a break after another interesting and excruciating mid-season finale, Agent Coulson and company will be temporarily relinquishing their timeslot in the new year to a mini-series that takes us back to the early days of the organization that eventually becomes S.H.I.E.L.D. titled ‘Agent Carter.’ Starring Hayley Atwell as she […]

  • Bebop & Rocksteady Discussed For ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Sequel

    Posted Monday, December 15th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    When word got out that Michael Bay was producing a reboot of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,’ there was a collective eye roll from fans and critics alike. Then when the movie actually came out, the reaction didn’t really change. However, the studio is hoping to turn things around with the sequel directed by Dave Green […]

  • New Trailer, Poster, & Release Date For ‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2’

    Posted Sunday, December 14th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Back in 2013, MGM announced that it was developing a sequel for ‘Hot Tub Time Machine,’ the 2010 time travel comedy starring Rob Corddry, Craig Robinson, Clark Duke, and John Cusack that didn’t fare too well at the box office but found its audience on DVD and cable. The first trailer debuted at this year’s […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ EPs Comment On Winter Finale Reveals

    Posted Friday, December 12th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Ever since a certain blue alien made an appearance on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘, fans have been speculating that the Kree and the Inhumans would be involved in the show somehow. More theories started popping up when ‘Inhumans’ was officially announced as a Marvel Studios film scheduled for 2018. But now without even saying the actual word, […]

  • ‘Men In Black’ & ’21 Jump Street’ Crossover In The Works At Sony

    Posted Friday, December 12th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Sony Pictures has recently been the victim of hacking attacks that have resulted in private email threads being leaked online. These leaks have exposed some pretty harsh words shared between executives, but also we’ve seen a lot of the inner workings of the company, including what could possibly in the pipeline from the studio. For […]

  • Look Back On The Trilogy With Final ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    If you’re like me, then whenever a new film in a franchise is released, you like to watch the one that came before it to review. However, in the case of ‘The Hobbit’, you might not have what feels like eight days of time to spare in your busy day. Luckily, Peter Jackson has you […]

  • Retro Trading Cards Reveal ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Character Names

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Remember when trading cards were a thing? I mean, I’m sure that in some circles they are, but there was a time where every kid had their own set of baseball, Magic, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, or comic book character cards. Well, J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy certainly remember that time as they’ve chosen to reveal a […]

  • Power Ranger Challenges Comic Writer (And Pro-Wrestler) For UFC Debut

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    Ever since walking out of the WWE earlier this year, CM Punk has been exploring a number of different creative endeavors. He’s tried his hand at hosting the AP Music Awards, creating content with The Nerdist, and writing his very first comic book with Marvel Comics by contributing to ‘Thor Annual’ #1 in February. However, […]

  • The World Has Gone Mad In New ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    After going through a number of holdups including unprecedented rains in Australia, George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road‘ finally got up and running again in 2012. Ever since, stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, and the rest of the cast and crew worked hard to bring the fourth film in the ‘Road Warrior’ series to life. […]