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

  • Paramount Releases ‘Interstellar’ SDCC Trailer

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    During their presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, Paramount Pictures surprised Hall H by bringing con virgins Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey on stage to premiere a brand new trailer for their upcoming film ‘Interstellar.’ Many people who saw it described the footage as indescribable and noted that it featured an excellent use of IMAX technology. […]

  • SDCC 2014: Mark Waid Brings Agent Coulson’s Team To Marvel Comics With ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and developing a devoted fan following, Agent Phil Coulson made the jump from the big screen to the pages of Marvel Comics in 2012 alongside Nick Fury, Jr. AKA Marcus Johnson. Since then, Coulson has gone on to join the Secret Avengers and pop up in various other […]

  • Ryan Reynolds’ ‘Deadpool’ Test Footage Leaks Online

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ever since Gavin Hood’s god-awful take on Deadpool in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, fans have been clamoring for a rated R solo film featuring Ryan Reynolds as the Merc with a Mouth that takes more cues from the comics. Over the past few years, we learned that ‘Zombieland’ writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick had a […]

  • SDCC 2014: IDW Releasing ‘Galaxy Quest’ Comic Book Sequel

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    When you look at IDW Publishing’s roster of titles, you see some of the most popular characters in film, television, and comic books all in one place. The company specializes in licensed properties and delivers original stories featuring ‘My Little Pony’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Ghostbusters’, ‘Judge Dredd’, ‘The Crow’, ‘Transformers’, and many more, but now they […]

  • SDCC 2014: Marvel Announces First Three ‘Star Wars’ Comics

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Way back when Disney acquired Lucasfilm, many assumed that it was only a matter of time until ‘Star Wars’ returned to Marvel Comics. After they produced the first run of comic books based on George Lucas’ hit movies in 1977, Dark Horse took over the license in 1991 and continued to released stories set in […]

  • Sophie Turner Talks About Sansa Stark Using Her Sexuality In ‘Game of Thrones’

    Posted Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    When it comes to the players in ‘Game of Thrones’, there are some deceitful, intellectual, and powerful people making moves towards the Iron Throne. However, one person that tends to get overlooked is Sansa Stark (played by Sohpie Turner). Some people may say that the “little bird” spent the majority of the past four seasons […]

  • SDCC 2014: Concept Art, Props, & Panel Highlights From ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 03:16 pm GMT -4
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    After ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ comes out this weekend, there’s only one film left in Marvel Studios’ Phase Two and that’s ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. With a film as big as this on its way, there was no chance that Earth’s Mightiest Heroes wouldn’t have a huge presence at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. […]

  • SDCC 2014: Marvel Announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ & Josh Brolin As Thanos

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    To close out on their highly anticipated panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios ventured out into the cosmos and revealed some exciting new developments on the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After Kevin Feige and the cast of ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ showed off some footage for the fans […]

  • SDCC 2014: Evangeline Lilly & Corey Stoll Officially Join ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Monday, July 28th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    One of the most anticipated panels of San Diego Comic-Con usually belongs to Marvel Studios. Every year, Kevin Feige and company bring out some big surprises that get True Believers all over the world super hyped, and this year was no different. In their Hall H presentation on Saturday, they kicked off the festivities with […]

  • SDCC 2014: Kevin Smith Unveils ‘Tusk’ Trailer

    Posted Sunday, July 27th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Every year, fan favorite director Kevin Smith sets up shop in Hall H for his annual San Diego Comic Con address. This year, however, he had something to show off. Along with stars Haley Joel Osment and Genesis Rodriguez, the man behind ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Dogma’ revealed the first trailer for his upcoming horror film […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor’ #1

    Posted Sunday, July 27th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though Matt Smith recently wrapped up his duties in the TARDIS on ‘Doctor Who’, the adventures aren’t over for his Doctor as the raggedy man returns in Titan Comics’ ‘Doctor Who: The Eleventh Doctor’. Previously announced alongside ‘Doctor Who: The Tenth Doctor’, these new books allow Whovians to spend a bit more time with their […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #4

    Posted Sunday, July 27th, 2014 09:30 am GMT -4
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    After teasing us from issue number one, ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ has finally joined in on ‘Original Sin.’ Like many other Marvel heroes, Peter Parker has learned a deep, dark secret about his past that looks to have a huge impact on his future. When we last left the web-slinger, he was deeply embroiled in a battle against […]

  • SDCC 2014: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ New Additions, Gag Reel & Panel Video

    Posted Sunday, July 27th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    As many do at San Diego Comic-Con, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ made sure to bring out some massive announcements. When they took the stage alongside ‘Agent Carter’, Agent Phil Coulson and the whole crew had a bunch to share with all the true believers who made it out to their panel. Executive producers Jeph Loeb, Jed Whedon, […]

  • SDCC 2014: Marvel Movie Directors & Edwin Jarvis Head To ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Marvel Television took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con, there was plenty to talk about in regards to their two live action shows ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’. In the past, we’ve seen the Marvel Cinematic Universe spill out onto ABC courtesy of Agent Phil Coulson and company dealing with Asgardians and HYDRA, […]

  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Casting Prince Hans & Gives First Look At Queen Elsa

    Posted Saturday, July 26th, 2014 07:23 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been a few months since the Season Three finale of ‘Once Upon A Time’ when Queen Elsa of Arendelle was teased. Since then, we’ve learned that she won’t be the only character from the smash hit ‘Frozen’ to appear on the ABC show as Kristoff and Princess Anna are set to appear as well. […]