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

  • Marvel Comics Announces ‘Age of Apocalypse’ Variants This May

    Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ hitting theaters this May, True Believers are preparing for the arrival of one of the most nefarious villains in the entire Marvel Universe to theaters all over the world. Although, that won’t be the only place that we’ll be seeing the mighty Apocalypse. In addition to Bryan Singer’s follow up to the […]

  • Hayley Atwell Lands Lead In New ABC Drama Amidst Improbable Renewal For ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, February 11th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    While True Believers may have a great love for Peggy Carter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it seems like ‘Agent Carter’ isn’t getting the ratings that the network would like. However, the show’s star Hayley Attwell won’t be leaving ABC should the SSR’s top agent be discharged as the actress has just landed another gig […]

  • Watch The First Four Minutes Of This Sunday’s ‘Walking Dead’ Mid-Season Premiere

    Posted Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    The very last thing we all saw from ‘The Walking Dead’ around three months ago was Abraham, Daryl, and Sasha getting stopped by a group of bikers telling them that their property belongs to Negan. For fans unfamiliar with the comics and the notorious villain that will be played by Jeffrey Dean Morgan, this was […]

  • ‘Harry Potter And The Cursed Child’ Will Be Released As A Book This Summer

    Posted Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 02:01 pm GMT -4

    Back in June, we learned that the Boy Who Lived will live again, except this time Harry Potter would be taking his wizarding world to the West End stage with ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Of course, fans from around the globe would love to see the eighth installment of the beloved character’s story […]

  • ‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’ Loses Director

    Posted Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in September, we learned that the ‘Divergent’ films would be following the precedent set by other young adult series that made the jump to the big screen. Like ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Twilight’, and ‘The Hunger Games’ before it, we will see the final novel in Veronica Roth’s trilogy split into two parts. However, once we get […]

  • Latest Clip From ‘The Witch’ Teases Something Wicked

    Posted Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    After making a splash at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, ‘The Witch’ made it onto our most anticipated films of 2016. The movie written and directed by newcomer Robert Eggers tells a foreboding tale of witchcraft in the New England wilderness decades before the well-documented Salem witch trials. But the most unsettling thing about it […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Has TWO Post-Credits Scenes!

    Posted Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    After the surprise fan events earlier this month and the press screenings last week, we learned that ‘Deadpool’ does in fact have a post-credits scene. But it looks like the Merc With A Mouth has a few more surprises up his sleeve before his solo film hits theaters this week because apparently there is more […]

  • Olivia Munn Discusses Psylocke As A Powerful Weapon In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Monday, February 8th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Deadpool isn’t the only fan favorite character from the X-Men pantheon set to get some redemption on the big screen this year. After a couple of blink-or-you’ll-miss-it moments in ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’ and ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’, Psylocke is finally getting the proper feature film treatment thanks to Olivia Munn and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. But if […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Deadpool’

    Posted Sunday, February 7th, 2016 01:00 am GMT -4

    After an extremely disappointing appearance in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ back in 2009, fans have been demanding a proper big screen adaptation of the smooth-talking, fast-shooting, slicing-and-dicing hired gun known as Deadpool. Even star Ryan Reynolds did everything within his power for the better part of a decade to push the studio in the right direction. […]

  • Paul Rudd Discusses His Ant-Man’s Growing Role In The MCU

    Posted Friday, February 5th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Before his introduction into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, not many people out there knew who Ant-Man was. Then, once troubles with Edgar Wright started to arise, the bar was set even lower for this pretty ridiculous premise for a superhero. But as Marvel Studios tends to do with their films, they won over their audience […]

  • T.J. Miller Reveals Most Outrageous And Graphic ‘Deadpool’ Bits Yet!

    Posted Thursday, February 4th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Sorry, kids. Just wanted an excuse to use this new banner. However, in addition to seeing how awesome the marketing is for this movie, you won’t go home empty handed because we still have T.J. Miller revealing some of the hilariously offensive things he says as the Merc With A Mouth’s friend Weasel that ended […]

  • Latest ‘Ghostbusters’ Images Feature The Team & Their Hunky Secretary

    Posted Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    We have a bit of a way to go until the summer, but the marketing campaign for Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ looks to be revving up right now. After seeing an assortment of stills and some character posters over the last few months, a few more images have made it online this week. And not only […]

  • Hulu Picks Up Supernatural Drama ‘Citizen’ From ‘Me And Earl And The Dying Girl’ Director

    Posted Sunday, January 31st, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it may not have qualified for my Best ScienceFiction.com Movies of 2015 list, ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ was most definitely one of my favorite overall movies of last year. But before director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon was known for his heart-breaking second feature film, he excelled on television with credits on the first […]

  • Kevin Smith’s ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Cameo Revealed

    Posted Saturday, January 30th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    As soon as ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ finally hit theaters last month, it was analyzed to all hell. But in this close examination, the audience discovered a number of fun cameos throughout the movie. Though Admiral Ackbar was definitely a hit among long-time fans, the most memorable had to be Daniel Craig as the […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff ‘Most Wanted’ Casts Delroy Lindo As Dominic Fortune

    Posted Saturday, January 30th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Marvel Television has a lot on their plate right now. In addition to the acclaimed shows on Netflix like ‘Daredevil’ and ‘Jessica Jones’, ABC is home to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’. There are a number of series in development as well such as the mysterious John Ridley project and the half-hour workplace comedy […]