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

  • Exclusive: Ron Perlman Solves The Riddle Of ‘Trollhunters’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Filmmaking is a collaborative process. Though there is a director at the helm of a project, it takes many people to create one movie. And some filmmakers will often choose to work with the same people in front of and behind the camera. For example, Joss Whedon, Kevin Smith, Woody Allen, Judd Apatow, and Quentin […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 01:05 pm GMT -4

    After the amazingness that was ‘Captain America: Civil War’ this summer, we will finally see the first origin story of Marvel Studios’ Phase Three when ‘Doctor Strange’ hit theaters this week. And as much as I’d like to simply say that the movie was magical, that wouldn’t do Dr. Stephen Strange’s introduction into the Marvel […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Trollhunters’ Creator Guillermo Del Toro Has Been Faithful To His Younger Self

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    There are many great auteurs in the movie industry today. Filmmakers like the Coen brothers, Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, and Quentin Tarantino each offer their own unique styles to the stories that they tell on the silver screen. But one of the most imaginative modern directors out there has to be Guillermo Del Toro. The […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Trollhunters’ Producers Discuss Anton Yelchin’s Contribution And Legacy

    Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    In late June, the world lost Anton Yelchin in a tragic car accident. The young actor had dazzled audiences in film like ‘Charlie Bartlett’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Like Crazy’, and ‘Green Room’, but he was taken from us just as he started to branch out even further to share his creative gifts with the world. However, […]

  • ‘Trollhunters’ Star Kelsey Grammer Is Not A Binge Watcher

    Posted Thursday, October 27th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    The venerable Kelsey Grammer has embodied a number of memorable characters over the years, including (but certainly not limited to) Sideshow Bob, and Captain Morgan Bateson on an episode of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, and of course Dr. Fraiser Crane. This holiday season, the legendary actor comes to Netflix to voice a troll named […]

  • ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Director Matt Reeves Exposes Himself (Creatively)

    Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Whenever someone is creating something, it’s pretty safe to say that there’s always an element of themselves that’s wondering how people are going to like it. Will they understand what I was going for by doing this? Or is this point made clear enough? That’s why artists can be meticulous in tweaking their work and […]

  • Charlie Saxton And Steven Yeun Call ‘Trollhunters’ And ‘The Walking Dead’ Family Programming

    Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since television was created, families have been gathering together in front of that magical moving picture box. When Philo Farnsworth invented the first fully functional all-electronic TV, there’s a good chance that he called those who he held near and dear into the room to see what he had created. Decades later, after doing the […]

  • Andy Serkis Shares Mo-Cap & ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Secrets

    Posted Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Over the past fifteen years, actor and director Andy Serkis has become synonymous with the innovative motion capture and performance capture technology that we frequently see in Hollywood blockbusters today. With roles in the ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ’The Adventures of Tintin’, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, and the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The […]

  • NYCC 2016: Jeph Loeb Offers Insight Into Marvel Television’s Creative Process

    Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 08:30 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Television has been on a roll lately when it comes to live-action shows. Since launching ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ in 2013, the slate has grown to include ‘Agent Carter’ (which has unfortunately been cancelled for now), the Defenders’ shows on Netflix (which include ‘Daredevil’, ‘Jessica Jones’, ‘Luke Cage’, ‘Iron Fist’, and ‘The Punisher’), and upcoming […]

  • NYCC 2016: Gabriel Luna Wants To Set Agent Coulson’s Lola On Fire

    Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 05:28 pm GMT -4

    Ever since his arrival to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ was announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, True Believers have been talking about Gabriel Luna playing Ghost Rider. Though the reaction to Robbie Reyes coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe was mixed at first, it seems like True Believers have on board with this version of the […]

  • NYCC 2016: Chloe Bennet Discusses Diversity On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Since the issues of diversity and representation (particularly for the Asian and Asian-American communities) have finally started to take center stage in the entertainment world, Marvel has been at the very center of that discussion. While there has been some controversy surrounding the House of Ideas when it comes to the live-action adaptations of ‘Iron […]

  • NYCC 2016: ‘Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell’ Movie Review

    Posted Monday, October 17th, 2016 05:30 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Entertainment certainly went all out for New York Comic Con this year. On top of bringing together the Defenders to announce Sigourney Weaver as their primary antagonist, having the cast of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ show off the latest episode, and unveiling a number of new comic-related things, the House of Ideas certainly brought out […]

  • NYCC 2016: Marvel Comics Announces Solo Series For Miss America Chavez

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Over the past few years, one of the most popular panels at any convention has been the Women of Marvel panel. At this year’s New York Comic Con, it was definitely no different as the room was packed with True Believers that were excited to hear the latest news regarding the ladies of the House […]

  • NYCC 2016: WWE And BOOM! Studios Tag Team For New Comics

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    While many people may not realize it initially, professional wrestling has had a number of connections to the realm of comic books for many years. Aside from wrestlers like Batista, Edge, and Cody Rhodes appearing in comic book movies and TV shows (and the Green Arrow appearing on WWE programming), there have actually been a […]

  • ScienceFiction.com Wants YOU To See ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ In Philly Next Week!

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 02:06 pm GMT -4

    Halloween is just around the corner and the best way to get into the holiday spirit is with a little scare. If you’re anything like us, you’ve already started to break out some of your favorite horror movies to watch while you diligently work on your costume for this year’s festivities. But how about taking […]