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

  • Here’s How Bryan Fuller Wants To Bring Back ‘Hannibal’

    Posted Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though many people out there right now are talking about Mads Mikkelsen’s latest role in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’, playing Hannibal Lector on NBC really put him on a lot of people’s radars. After debuting in 2013, the ‘Silence of the Lambs’ prequel series ‘Hannibal’ became a cult hit among viewers. Although, after […]

  • Ben’s Best ScienceFiction.com Films Of 2016

    Posted Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Even though 2016 wasn’t exactly a banner year overall, it was a pretty solid year for movies. Normally when we’re tasked with compiling a list of the year’s best sci-fi, horror, and fantasy films, it’s pretty clear cut which sci-fi, horror, or fantasy tales stand out among the rest and where they would rank in […]

  • First Real Look At ‘Pandora: The World of Avatar’ At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

    Posted Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Last month, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts released an all-new look at the latest addition to Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World that will be based on James Cameron’s ‘Avatar‘. However, aside from a shot of a bridge and a brief video of a new audio-animatronic that will be found in the Na’vi River […]

  • Will John Diggle Jr. From ‘Arrow’ Become Connor Hawke On ‘Legends of Tomorrow’?

    Posted Tuesday, December 27th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    When Barry Allen traveled back in time to save his mother during the season two finale of ‘The Flash’, the Scarlet Speedster set in motion a series of events that would change the fates of many characters throughout the Arrowverse. One such modification was that instead of having little Sara, Lyla Michaels and John Diggle […]

  • New Featurette Goes Behind The Scenes of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot’

    Posted Monday, December 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Following the midseason finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, ABC and Marvel Television announced that Natalia Cordova-Buckley would be starring as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez in her very own digital spinoff. Titled ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Slingshot’, the six-part series focuses on Yo-Yo and a secret mission that she embarked on between the third and fourth seasons of […]

  • Is A 4K Restoration of ‘Star Wars’ On The Way?

    Posted Monday, December 26th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    After seeing ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ in theaters, basically everyone felt the urge to go back home and watch ‘Star Wars: A New Hope’. After all, that is the direct sequel to the very first Star Wars Anthology film. However, while some may choose to break out their laserdisc, VHS, DVD, or Blu-ray […]

  • Batman, Wonder Woman, & The Flash Assemble For New ‘Justice League’ Photo

    Posted Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    In ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, we saw the seeds being planted for the Justice League to come together in the wake of an iconic hero falling. But in 2017, we’ll finally get to see the super team assemble on the big screen. And even though we have a little way to go until […]

  • New Japanese ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Trailer Keeps A Long Story Short

    Posted Friday, December 16th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    After the year that we’ve had, it’s a pretty safe bet that people can’t wait for 2017 to get here. Luckily, it’s just around the corner and so are the major blockbusters set to come out next year. Among them is the highly controversial live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell‘ starring Scarlett Johansson. And though […]

  • Netflix Releases New Trailer For ‘Sense8’ Christmas Special

    Posted Friday, December 16th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Tis the season for holiday programming. Whether it involves Charlie Brown, The Muppets, Buddy the Elf, The Doctor, or a Red Ryder carbine action two-hundred shot range model air rifle, you probably have that one movie or TV show that you can’t wait to watch this year to truly get you in the Christmas spirit. […]

  • David Tennant Headlines All-Star Voice Cast For ‘DuckTales’ Reboot

    Posted Friday, December 16th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    No matter how you may feel about all the remakes and reboots coming from Walt Disney Studios, it’s hard to argue that they haven’t been good. Plus, a whole new generation is now able to see their own versions of classics like ‘Cinderella’, ’The Jungle Book’, ‘Pete’s Dragon’, and ‘Beauty and the Beast’. But these […]

  • First Look At ‘Avatar: Discover Pandora’ Traveling Exhibit

    Posted Monday, December 12th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Last year, Global Experience Specialists, Inc along with Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products, Lightstorm Entertainment, and Beast Kingdom Co., Ltd. announced that they would create a traveling exhibit that would bring the world of Pandora from James Cameron’s ‘Avatar’ (and the upcoming sequels) directly to you. But now it’s finally ready for our world to […]

  • Vin Diesel Teases ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Spinoff & Groot Vs Hulk

    Posted Saturday, December 10th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5
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    We may often find them saving the day, but superheroes definitely fight amongst themselves a whole lot. Discussing the possibilities of Avenger vs X-Man vs Inhuman vs whatever else is out there in the universe has been a comic shop past time for years, but we’ve seen it most recently on the big screen in […]

  • ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ International Trailer Swings In With New Footage

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Following the release of the first ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘ trailer on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ last night, it turns out that the House of Ideas wasn’t finished showering us with web-slinging awesomeness this week. After introducing True Believers to to young Peter Parker’s world, yet another trailer dropped to show us a little more of it.  Though it […]

  • ‘Iron Fist’ Showrunner Comments On Danny Rand Being A White Savior

    Posted Friday, December 9th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    The architects of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have not been afraid to change things up when bringing beloved characters and storylines from the page to the screen. Things like race, gender, age, and backstories were successfully changed to make the MCU more reflective of the world we live in today. That’s why so many True […]

  • Natalia Cordova-Buckley’s Yo-Yo Stars In ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Spinoff Digital Series

    Posted Thursday, December 8th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    This hasn’t been a great year for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ spinoffs. First, ‘Agent Carter’ was canceled despite being a consistently awesome fan favorite. Then, the plug was pulled on ‘Most Wanted’ featuring former agents Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter before the pilot even aired. However, as the old saying goes, the third time is a […]