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

  • ‘Gotham’ Teases The Joker In New Extended Trailer

    Posted Friday, August 8th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the show was announced, we learned that ‘Gotham’ would star a very young Detective Jim Gordon and spotlight the origins of some of Batman’s most notorious villains like Catwoman, the Penguin, and the Riddler. But what would the world of Batman be without his greatest nemesis, the Joker? Previously, we heard that there would […]

  • Fan Bingbing Will Likely Appear In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Friday, August 8th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Bryan Singer made his return to Fox’s Marvel mutant franchise with ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, he brought a number of iconic characters back into the picture with him. We saw the likes of Iceman, Rogue, Colossus, Storm, Shadowcat, and more make comebacks in the latest chapter of the series, but we also saw […]

  • What Is Hayley Atwell’s Favorite Part About ‘Agent Carter’?

    Posted Friday, August 8th, 2014 06:10 am GMT -4
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    Ever since appearing in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, fans have fallen in love with Peggy Carter. Now, after the success of her Marvel One-Shot, Hayley Atwell’s character will be getting her own ABC series in January called ‘Agent Carter.’ But before we get into her life after Cap and the beginnings of S.H.I.E.L.D., the […]

  • Expect More Bucky/Cap Action In ‘Captain America 3’

    Posted Thursday, August 7th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    This has been a great year for Marvel Studios. While fans are certainly still riding that high from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, True Believers certainly haven’t forgotten ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ from earlier this year, especially since we saw the fallout from that film practically every week on ABC’s  ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. Now that […]

  • New Details On ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Spinoffs ‘Venom’ & ‘The Sinister Six’

    Posted Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, news got out that Lisa Joy of ‘Pushing Daisies’ has been brought into the Spider-Man fold at Sony Pictures to expand their cinematic universe by developing a spinoff featuring a female lead. But before that announcement was made, the studio had put into motion plans to produce films starring iconic Spidey villains […]

  • James Gunn Pushes For ‘Thunderbolts’ Adaptation From Marvel Studios

    Posted Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Even before ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ became a bona fide hit over the weekend, Marvel Studios officially announced a sequel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Director James Gunn has already started to drop a few hints about what could happen in the next film while promoting the first one, but many wonder what other […]

  • Watch Special Features From The ‘Captain America: The Winter Solider’ Blu-Ray

    Posted Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, a number of special features from the ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Blu-ray and DVD leaked online. Naturally, Disney and Marvel were quick to take them down, but shortly after that, some deleted scenes managed to make their way onto the internet in a more official capacity. Now, as you’re likely taking […]

  • James Gunn Gushes Over Infinity Gems & Thanos In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy

    Posted Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’re reading this right now, there is a good chance that you contributed to the record-breaking $94 million opening weekend for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. James Gunn’s epic space adventure took us to the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in what is quickly becoming one of the world’s favorite superhero movies. And […]

  • ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Video Teases Wayne Presence In Metropolis

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Despite many studios sharing their exclusive offerings at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, with the world via the internet in the days following the event, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have chosen not to officially release their footage from ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. Sure, if you were quick about it, you may have […]

  • Is Squirrel Girl Heading To The Marvel Cinematic Universe?

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Whenever a company trademarks a name or a phrase, it usually means that they plan to use it in some way, shape, or form in the near future. For example, Marvel made sure to claim things like Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon, Agent Carter, and Big Hero 6 over the past […]

  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Deleted Scene Brings Someone Back From The Dead

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    We already know that one very important person in Peter Parker’s life was cut out of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’ Quite a few stories circulated a while back about Shailene Woodley’s Mary Jane Watson being excluded from the web-slinger’s recent adventures. However, we later learned what these deleted scenes entailed. Now, with Sony’s latest Marvel film […]

  • Kieron Gillen Returns to Asgard With ‘Angela: Asgard’s Assassin’

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    After a couple of acclaimed runs on ‘Journey Into Mystery’ and ‘Young Avengers’ featuring the (semi-reformed) mischievous trickster Loki, indie comic darling turned mainstream marvel Kieron Gillen will revisit the mystical realm of Asgard. This time the writer behind ‘The Wicked + The Divine’ will tackle Marvel Comics newcomer Angela, who first appeared for the […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye’ #19

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    After what seems like an eternity, Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Matt Hollingsworth are finally back with another installment of their award-winning comic ‘Hawkeye’. When we last left Clint Barton, he and his brother Barney have a run in with more track-suited villains and a clown-faced assassin looking to eliminate the Avenging Archer. Unfortunately, one […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘New Avengers’ #21

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’ve been reading Jonathan Hickman’s ‘New Avengers’ then you know very well that the team has been monitoring curious incursions that lead to the destruction of entire universes. With the latest one putting them and their world in grave danger, they must make some incredibly difficult decisions that could tear up their very beings. However, […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Post-Credits Scene Features Bizarre Cameo

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    After a number of press screenings of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ this month, it became clear that Marvel Studios left out the film’s post-credits scene. Many thought that James Gunn may have chosen not to take part in the tradition, but the director has stated in interviews that there definitely is one. Now, we know for sure […]