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

  • Analysis: New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Declares We’re Home

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Star Wars Celebration kicked off in a big way today. During the first panel of the convention that featured faces both old and new from a galaxy far, far away, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and director J.J. Abrams debuted the latest teaser for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. And thanks to the wonders of the […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ May Have Found Its Writers

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Marvel Studios is finally starting to branch off into some rather unexpected territory. After delivering some of the company’s most popular characters to the big screen like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk, True Believers are starting to see a rather obscure, yet very interesting collection of heroes coming their way. By far, ‘Guardians […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Melinda’

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 09:30 am GMT -4

    In the world of professional wrestling, a spotfest is a match with a ton of exciting moments. There could be some death-defying stunts, hard-hitting blows, and surprise finishing maneuvers from out of nowhere all over the place in a spotfest. Essentially, it’s a highlight reel of sorts. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s The Young Bucks (who […]

  • First Teaser For ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Released

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 08:00 am GMT -4

    Up until this point, the majority of what we’ve been seeing from ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘ has been set photos and promo pictures. Though there have been some unauthorized videos from the set, no official footage has been released yet. But now the wait is finally over and fans can finally lay eyes on […]

  • Look Who Joins The Party In New ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Clips

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ coming to a theater near you in two weeks, Marvel has been releasing a plethora of things to get the world hyped for the next adventure starring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes including clips, featurettes, and TV spots. As we’ve seen many times before, Marvel Studios has never been shy about sharing footage from […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Featurette Examines Our Enemy’s Origins

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

      If you’re a Marvel fan, you’re probably preoccupied at the moment by ‘Daredevil,’ an incredible series that is currently streaming on Netflix. But Matt Murdock’s struggle against Wilson Fisk isn’t the only shiny, new piece of the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming our way in the near future. In only a few short weeks, Joss Whedon […]

  • Kevin Feige Explains How ‘Ant-Man’ Connects To The MCU

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Considering that Edgar Wright had begun pre-production on ‘Ant-Man‘ before a Marvel Cinematic Universe ever existed, fans have probably been wondering how the film featuring Hank Pym and Scott Lang would co-exist alongside films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and ‘The Avengers.’ Previously, a rumor stated that there was a connection between the upcoming […]

  • Olivia Munn (Psy)Locked In For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Director Bryan Singer is currently deep into casting ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Similar to the process of last year’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ it seems like the filmmaker behind a few of the best installments of Fox’s mutant Marvel movies reveals a new character or some other interesting from the production every few days. Recently, we learned that […]

  • Mystery Woman Cut From ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Filmmaking is a very collaborative process. A movie evolves as it goes through the stages of production and things tend to change often. A line may be cut from the script, a cool shot may be cut from the theatrical version, or a character may be cut from the whole thing all together. And following […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals MCU Spider-Man Details

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    About two months ago, Spider-Man returned home. Although there were some caveats here and there with Sony Pictures, the bottom line is that the friendly neighborhood web-slinger can now appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But many True Believers have wondered since that day which version of Spider-Man will we see in 2017? Will it […]

  • Two ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Clips Soothe The Savage Beast

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    At last night’s MTV Movie Awards, Robert Downey Jr. was honored with an MTV Generation Award. During the ceremony that saw his fellow Avengers bestow the award upon him, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes unveiled a brand new clip from the highly anticipated ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ But if that Hulk-busting action wasn’t enough for you, we […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Eyes Eddie Redmayne As Lead

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans of the wizarding world of Harry Potter (in general, not just the theme park) should be excited to hear that J.K. Rowling is returning to the magical world that she created all those years ago with ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.’ Based on the magizoology textbook of the same name, the film is […]

  • Why Did Joss Whedon Turn Down ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though we’re a few weeks away from the premiere of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ we’re already hearing about the film’s epic two-part sequel ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ Last week, it was officially confirmed that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ directors Anthony and Joe Russo would be directing the Phase Three finale. We also heard that writers Christopher Markus […]

  • Olivia Wilde & Garrett Hedlund Return As Key Players In ‘Tron 3’

    Posted Saturday, April 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

      It has been quite a while since we’ve heard a serious update about ‘Tron 3.’ Shortly after ‘Tron: Legacy’ was released in 2010, there was already talks of a third trip to The Grid and Kevin Flynn’s ‘Space Paranoids.’ After that, cast members sporadically mentioned the sequel, but director Joseph Kosinski updated the world […]

  • ‘Captain America’ Scribes Writing ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

    Posted Saturday, April 11th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Though some True Believers may still be upset that Joss Whedon will not be writing and directing the third and fourth installments of the ‘Avengers’ franchise, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are in very good hands. Earlier this week, the House of Ideas officially confirmed that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ directors Joe and Anthony Russo would […]