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

  • What Made Kylo Ren Turn To The Dark Side?

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    If you weren’t lucky enough to attend South By Southwest to see the world premiere of the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ documentary, all you have to do is head to the nearest store and pick up a copy of J.J. Abrams’ acclaimed blockbuster set in a galaxy far, far away for yourself. And not […]

  • Negan’s Introduction Will Be Uncensored On ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 6 Blu-Ray

    Posted Thursday, April 7th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    While the season six finale of ‘The Walking Dead’ has been met with much controversy, very little of that had to do with how faithful Negan’s introduction was to the source material created by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard. Due to the character’s foul mouth in the comics, we could all pretty much assume that […]

  • DC Hero Rumored As Initial Threat In Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Though it may be plummeting at the box office in its second week, ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ is still remaining a hot topic among fans, critics, and moviegoers. However, the studio is looking ahead to the future of the DC Cinematic Universe as moves are being made with characters such as Wonder Woman, […]

  • Kevin Smith Describes Jason Mewes’ Cameo On ‘The Flash’

    Posted Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Last month, filmmaker Kevin Smith ventured to Central City to direct an episode of ‘The Flash’. It’s no secret that this opportunity was a dream come true for the New Jersey native as he has made it widely known that he is a huge comic book fan and has been for all his life. But […]

  • ‘Walking Dead’ EPs Defend The Season Six Finale

    Posted Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘The Walking Dead’ has always been a divisive show. When emotions run so wild and your favorite character could die at any time, how could it not be? Then when you add the pressure of being adapted from a beloved comic book series in a genre where there have been some unforgettable classics, the bar […]

  • BBC America Announces Stars Of ‘Doctor Who’ Spin-off ‘Class’

    Posted Tuesday, April 5th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Since it’s revival in 2005, the long-running British sci-fi staple ‘Doctor Who’ has become a worldwide phenomenon. In addition to the incredibly popular show on the BBC, the Doctor’s story has expanded to include comics, radio dramas, shorts, and even cartoons. But the live-action spin-offs ‘Torchwood’ and ‘The Sarah Jane Chronicles’ have built up followings […]

  • Latest ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Featurette Spotlights Four Horsemen

    Posted Monday, April 4th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    With today being the day after Wrestlemania, many people might think of the legendary stable led by “Nature Boy” Ric Flair when someone mentions the Four Horsemen. However, now that the Showcase of Immortals has come and gone, another group of dangerous individuals to adopt that moniker will be fresh in your heads when ‘X-Men: […]

  • New Plot & Casting Information For Bad Robot’s ‘God Particle’

    Posted Sunday, April 3rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2012, we first heard that Paramount and Bad Robot would be producing the micro-budget sci-fi thriller ‘God Particle‘ from writer Oren Uziel and director Julian Onah. At the time, we only knew that the J.J. Abrams-produced film followed a team of American astronauts as they made a terrifying discovery about the fabric of reality. […]

  • First Look At Luc Besson’s ‘Valerian And The City Of A Thousand Planets’

    Posted Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After dabbling in a number of projects since the kick-ass Scarlet Johansson action film ‘Lucy’, French filmmaker Luc Besson is finally getting back to his director’s chair for ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’. The adaptation of the best-selling comic series created by writer Pierre Christin and artist Jean-Claude Mézières starring Dane DeHaan […]

  • Will James Gunn Return For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3’?

    Posted Thursday, March 31st, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    In today’s culture of sequels and franchises, it seems like every movie is being set up for a continuation of some sort. It has even gotten to the point where we’re seeing the final installments of a story split into two movies. But as much as possible, we’d like to see the people involved with […]

  • Even Kevin Smith Had Major Problems With ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Thursday, March 31st, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    When people try to defend ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ against the harsh evaluations of critics, they’ll justify their arguments by saying that the movie is meant for the fans or that there’s a disconnect between critics and audiences or that the fans are comfortable with change. Well, one of the biggest DC Comics […]

  • Travel Back To Wonderland With New ‘Alice Through The Looking Glass’ Trailer & Images

    Posted Thursday, March 31st, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    After Tim Burton’s interpretation of ‘Alice in Wonderland’ lead the charge for Disney’s live-action remakes of their classic animated films and made over a billion dollars worldwide in 2010, it was pretty clear that we would be returning to this version of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale somewhere down the line. Though it has taken a […]

  • Amazon’s ‘The Tick’ Will Be “Darker & More Grounded”

    Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Every time you hear about a new superhero property being adapted into live-action, the word “dark” inevitably comes up in the conversation. Someone involved in the project always talks about whether or not it will be dark. In Marvel’s case, the conversation usually goes in the “not as dark” direction. When it comes to DC, […]

  • New ‘Ghostbusters’ Picture Packs Plenty of Proton Pack Punches

    Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Though the first trailer was met with some very mixed reactions earlier this month, Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ has been dealing with criticisms since the project was announced. But the new squad of paranormal protectors are fully equipped to handle any sort of threat that comes their way, be it from detractors of the film or angry […]

  • New Images Give Best Look At ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Cast Yet

    Posted Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 05:03 pm GMT -4

    Though many True Believers out there aren’t ready to see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face off against each other in ‘Captain America: Civil War‘, they are surely still excited to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with another epic blockbuster and see their favorite characters like Steve Rogers and Tony Stark on the big screen once […]