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

  • Stan Lee Teases Cameo In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, July 14th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    A popular pastime among fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finding Stan Lee in all the movies. Since it’s inception, the legendary comic book creator has appeared in all the films released by Marvel Studios to date, in addition to ‘X-Men’, ‘Daredevil’, ‘Fantastic Four’, and the Spider-Man films. For a while, it was thought […]

  • First Look At The Return of Otto Octavius In ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #32

    Posted Sunday, July 13th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    For over a year, Otto Octavius traded in his robotic arms for web-shooters in the pages of ‘Superior Spider-Man’ after he switched minds with his long-time adversary Peter Parker and left him for dead. But when the Green Goblin proved to be too much for the reformed villain, the one true web-slinger returned to take […]

  • Hear Baymax Speak In New ‘Big Hero 6’ Teaser

    Posted Saturday, July 12th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4

    When the first trailer for ‘Big Hero 6‘ debuted, as adorable as it was, there wasn’t any dialogue from neither the young tech prodigy Hiro Hamada nor his large robot companion Baymax. Since then, a few new posters surfaced to introduce us to the goofy duo and the rest of the team, but now we actually […]

  • Dave Bautista Talks Drax’s Humor In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Friday, July 11th, 2014 08:35 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this week, fans across the country were treated to a special IMAX 3D preview of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. At this event, director James Gunn introduced a re-mastered 17-minute sequence from the film followed by the latest trailer for the film featuring ‘Cherry Bomb’ from The Runaways. Though that footage hasn’t made it’s way […]

  • Meet Rebel Hunter Agent Kallus From ‘Star Wars Rebels’

    Posted Friday, July 11th, 2014 03:02 pm GMT -4

    In the fall, ‘Star Wars’ fans will finally get to see what happened between ‘Revenge of the Sith’ and ‘A New Hope’ thanks to the upcoming Disney XD animated series ‘Star Wars Rebels‘. So far, we’ve been introduced to our heroes Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Zeb Orrellos, Hera Syndulla, and Chopper, as well as the main […]

  • (UPDATED) ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner Steven Moffat Rumored For Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Movie

    Posted Thursday, July 10th, 2014 06:04 pm GMT -4

    UPDATE: While rumors have run rampant about ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ showrunner Steven Moffat’s involvement in future ‘Star Wars’ films, these talks seem to be news to him. Because he deleted his Twitter account in 2012, his wife Sue Vertue took to the social media site on Moffat’s behalf to debunk the rumors: Just in […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’

    Posted Thursday, July 10th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    After a successful reboot of the franchise in 2011, those “damn dirty apes” are at it again with ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.’ With a summer already filled with giant rampaging monsters, superheroes from the past and present, and pizza-loving ninja reptiles, these primates fit right in at the movies these days, although […]

  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Director’s Cut Featuring More Rogue On The Way

    Posted Thursday, July 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    Way back when it was first announced, fans knew that ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ was going to be massive. After all, it is based on one of the most epic comic book storylines ever written. Then, director Bryan Singer began sharing the various characters that would be appearing in the film and we got to […]

  • ‘The Zero Theorem’ Gets New Trailer & US Release Date

    Posted Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Last week, Terry Gilliam’s upcoming film ‘The Zero Theorem’ made headlines because of the MPAA banned their most recent teaser poster for showing a bare butt on it. While the censorship seemed unnecessary to many, the buzz was a good thing for the sci-fi film that premiered at the 2013 Venice International Film Festival, since […]

  • Elizabeth Mitchell Joins ‘Once Upon A Time’… As ‘Frozen’ Villain?

    Posted Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Last week, ‘Frozen’ fans learned who would be playing the live action counterparts of their favorite citizens of Arendelle on ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ next season. After being teased in the show’s most recent season finale with a familiar blue dress, we now know that Elizabeth Lail, Scott Michael Foster, and Georgia Haig will […]

  • Universal Studios’ Diagon Alley Features ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Sneak Peek

    Posted Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4

    After the success of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Florida, Universal Parks & Resorts announced in 2011 that the popular Islands of Adventure attraction would expand to Universal Studios Florida. Now, after years of anxiously waiting, Potterheads can finally visit Diagon Alley as the new expansion officially opens. While many fans will likely […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Reveals That ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Will Be “Very Different”

    Posted Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    A little over a week ago, acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro announced that Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have scheduled a release date for a sequel to the 2013 epic ‘Pacific Rim’ in 2017. Though the giant robots vs. monsters movie didn’t initially make waves, it eventually became the highest grossing original live-action film last […]

  • ‘Arrow’ Adds Peter Stormare As Count Vertigo

    Posted Monday, July 7th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4

    During the first season of ‘Arrow’, the popular CW superhero series introduced a new take on the classic Green Arrow foe Count Vertigo. Played by ‘Fringe’ alum Seth Gabel, the Count was transformed from Eastern European royalty that messed with people’s balance to the mastermind behind the latest pills to hit the streets of Starling City […]

  • Zack Snyder Shares Photo & Discuses Title Of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Sunday, July 6th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4

    When fans heard that Batman and Superman would be joining forces on the big screen for the sequel to ‘Man of Steel’, they immediately started calling it ‘World’s Finest’. After all, it’s a pretty good title that served the comic book world pretty well. Also, it was short, sweet, and to the point. Alas, director […]

  • Showrunner Scott M. Gimple Talks All Things ‘The Walking Dead’

    Posted Sunday, July 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Some people are saying that AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead‘ is going through a renaissance. Fans haven’t been speaking this kindly about the popular zombie drama since it’s first season and part of that success can be attributed to Scott M. Gimple. After writing some of the show’s most memorable moments, the writer/producer stepped up when former […]