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

  • First Trailer For ‘I Origins’

    Posted Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Following his work on ‘Another Earth’, writer and director Mike Cahill returns with another thought-provoking piece of science fiction that wowed on the festival circuit, especially at its premiere at Sundance. Starring Michael Pitt and Brit Marling, ‘I Origins’ follows...
  • Russo Brothers Discuss ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I’ve said this a few times already, but it never hurts to drive the point home: ’Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ is the best solo Marvel movie so far. From the script to the performances to the directing, the final cut presented to the masses was just on...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    If I didn’t consider myself a card carrying member of the Carol Corps before, I definitely am one now. (Are there actually cards? I should look into that…) After becoming a fan of Kelly Sue DeConnick through ‘Avengers Assemble’ and ‘Pretty Deadly’ (and her amazing...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Iron Fist: The Living Weapon’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the past few years, Danny Rand has popped up here and there in various comics in a supporting role as an Avenger or a Defender or a Hero for Hire, but now Iron Fist is making a big comeback to all things Marvel. A few months after it was announced that Danny Rand would be...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    When Marvel announced their brand new ‘What If?’ series, I was stoked for it. As one of the many who were disappointed with ‘Age of Ultron’, I was hoping that ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ would have offered an alternate timeline worth getting behind. But now that the...
  • James Gunn Shares New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Details & Pictures

    Posted Saturday, April 12th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a harsh winter, the weather is finally starting to ease up in parts of the United States. And that nice weather indicates that we’re getting closer to the summer and the summer movie season. One of the most anticipated films that falls into that category is ’Guardians...
  • Movie Review: ‘Oculus’

    Posted Friday, April 11th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Admittedly, I’m not huge on horror movies, however, I do give credit where credit is due. Every once in a while, a film from that genre will catch my interest and I’ll end up liking it a lot. Off the top of my head, ‘May’ and ‘Sinister’ definitely fall into that category,...
  • Movie Review: ‘Under The Skin’

    Posted Friday, April 11th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    People will be talking about Scarlett Johansson a lot this month. After the release of the game changing ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ last weekend, the actress stars in the unique sci-fi thriller ‘Under The Skin’, which will expand it’s release beyond...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Turn, Turn, Turn’

    Posted Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Finally, one of the biggest questions of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has been answered. After this week’s episode, we now know the true identity of the Clairvoyant and it’s definitely not who I thought it would be! But more importantly, the landscape of the Marvel...
  • Two Clips From This Week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 09:07 pm GMT -4 by
    After last week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and the release of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ over the weekend, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is in complete shambles. If you haven’t seen either one of those yet, then I strongly suggest that you do...
  • ‘Ant-Man’ Casts Matt Gerald As Villain

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 08:07 pm GMT -4 by
    After Marvel’s latest One-Shot starring Ben Kingsley titled ‘All Hail The King’ was released, True Believers caught a few hidden Easter eggs that may have hinted at some future characters coming up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First of all, Seagate Prison plays an...
  • First Look At Peter Parker’s Return In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At the beginning of the year, news leaked revealing that the real Peter Parker would be returning to the Marvel Universe in a new volume of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ as part of the All-New Marvel NOW banner. Last week in ‘Superior Spider-Man’, we saw how the original wall-crawler...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 07:44 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in January 2013, Marvel announced that Brian Michael Bendis’ long-awaited storyline ‘Age of Ultron’ would finally be going to print. Fans were excited to say the least and many were expecting the 10-issue limited series to change the landscape of the Marvel Universe...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Inhuman’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 05:15 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in July 2013, Marvel announced that their next huge crossover event would be ‘Inhumanity’, which chronicles the fallout of Black Bolt’s actions at the end of ‘Infinity’ that resulted in the birth of a whole new generation of Inhumans. However, the event’s flagship...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Magneto’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4 by
    One of the coolest parts of ‘X-Men: First Class’ was when Erik Lensherr goes Nazi hunting in an effort to get revenge on his mother’s murderer, Sebastian Shaw, and all those who worked with him. Now, as part of All-New Marvel NOW, Magneto is going hunting again in his own...