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

  • Latest ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer Offers More New Footage

    Posted Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    All this month, Spidey fans have been treated to a number of new goodies from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, the next exciting installment in Marc Webb’s untold Sony spider superhero saga. A little over a week ago, we got a brand new trailer featuring some new footage from...
  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Claimed’

    Posted Monday, February 24th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Since ‘The Walking Dead’ returned from it’s mid-season hiatus, it’s had a bit more of a ‘Game of Thrones’ vibe to it. Except, you know, with zombies. Since the group from the prison has been split up and are all over the map at the moment, we’re now following...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #3

    Posted Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After the huge set up in the first issue, ‘Avengers World’ continues to look at each situation separately to see how the sub-teams of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are dealing with the various threats. In the last issue, Smasher, Sunspot, and Cannonball stepped into the spotlight...
  • Watch 15 Minutes Of ‘Game of Thrones’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Friday, February 21st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, the complete third season of ‘Game of Thrones‘ became available for purchase on Blu-Ray and DVD. With the release of this home video collection, fans of the popular HBO fantasy drama can now prepare for the upcoming fourth season slated to premiere...
  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This week’s edition of Throwback Thursday (ScienceFiction.com’s look at the great science fiction of the past) is very special to me. Not only does it fall on my 25th birthday, but because one of my favorite movies is celebrating their 25th anniversary as well. Before...
  • Mini-Bust Reveals The Green Goblin From ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    We already know that Peter Parker has a lot to deal with when we see him next in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. Not only will he have to deal with his every day teenage life, but he’ll also have to put up with Electro, Rhino, and the Green Goblin. So far, we’ve gotten some...
  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Photos & Character Bios

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    With such a huge story to be told in ’X-Men: Days of Future Past‘, it’s no surprise that the promotional campaign is anything but little. Fox and director Bryan Singer are certainly pushing this one hardcore, but it’s always good to know the players in the play,...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Director Breaks Down Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, the highly anticipated first trailer for James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ premiered on ‘Jimmy Kimmel LIVE’. Mere minutes after it aired, it hit the show’s official YouTube channel and there was already a plethora of screenshots,...
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Teasers Tout First Footage

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since New York Comic Con, we have slowly but surely been introduced to the cast of the upcoming Disney XD animated series from Lucasfilm, ‘Star Wars Rebels’. It all started with the Inquisitor, the main villain of the series sent by Darth Vader to eliminate any...
  • New ‘All Hail The King’ Clip Teases Potential Future Villain

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I know what you’re thinking after reading that headline. Yes, obviously the brand new Marvel One-Shot short film titled ‘All Hail The King’ teases a potential future villain in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but I’m not talking about the obvious one here. A new clip...
  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ Featurette Spotlights The Red Wedding

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    As ‘Game of Thrones’ fans prepare for season four of the popular HBO fantasy drama to debut in April, they now have the opportunity to rewatch the events that lead to the upcoming chapter of the story based on the writings of George R.R. Martin as the DVD & Blu-Ray for...
  • Watch New Footage In ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Featurettes

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 02:07 pm GMT -4 by
    Sony Pictures have certainly spared no expense in promoting Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘. Besides the epic Super Bowl commercial, there has been insanely cool, Easter egg-filled viral marketing, various trailers, and new stills here and there. Now, we...
  • First ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Debuts On Kimmel

    Posted Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 01:00 am GMT -4 by
    After some teaser images and a 15-second sneak peek were released earlier this week, the first official trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ premiered last night on ‘Jimmy Kimmel LIVE’. The late night talk show host expressed his love for comic books and their adaptations...
  • Everything Is More Awesome With ‘The Lego Movie’ Blooper Reel

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend brought many new movies to your local cinemas. Love stories like ‘About Last Night’, ‘Winter’s Tale’, and ‘Endless Love’ seemed to be popular choices for the romantic crowd, but ‘Robocop’ managed to land in the one...
  • Latest Update On ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ Sequel

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ was born seven years ago out of a writer’s strike in Hollywood, the musical from Joss Whedon was an instant hit among fans. Not too long after the internet sensation took off, talk started about a sequel. However, everyone involved...