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

  • Second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film Will Tell Boba Fett’s Origin

    Posted Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 08:59 am GMT -4
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    In addition to a new trilogy of films starting with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, Disney and Lucasfilm are developing three ‘Star Wars Anthology’ films that spinoff from the main narrative that runs through the prequel trilogy and the original trilogy. The first one is Gareth Edwards’ ‘Rogue One’, which follows a group of rebels […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Characters Revealed For Big Name Stars

    Posted Monday, May 4th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    With today being a celebration of ‘Star Wars,’ what better way to celebrate than learning some awesome new information about ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘? Sure, the news that J.J. Abrams wants to kill Jar Jar Binks in his upcoming film is pretty great, but we also learn who some of the biggest stars in […]

  • J.J. Abrams Wants To Kill Jar Jar Binks In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Monday, May 4th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    May the 4th is one of the most revered days in ‘Star Wars’ fandom. It’s widely recognized as a day to celebrate the franchise from a galaxy far, far away. And since it was announced that it would be returning for a brand new trilogy thanks to Walt Disney Pictures, we’ve been getting some pretty […]

  • Josh Trank Leaves ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film

    Posted Friday, May 1st, 2015 08:37 pm GMT -4
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    Mere days before May the 4th, a major disturbance in the force has emerged. (And definitely not in a good way.) Previously, ‘Chronicle’ director Josh Trank was all set to direct the second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ film, which follows Gareth Edwards’ ‘Rogue One.’ However, it appears that the filmmaker has departed the project in favor of […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Mid-Credits Scene Secret

    Posted Friday, May 1st, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    True Believers that have already seen ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ know that Joss Whedon wasn’t lying when he said that there is no post-credits scene. There was still a mid-credits stinger though and it was a doozy. However, it may have left a few people that paid close attention to Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Thor’ a bit confused. […]

  • CM Punk Enters Marvel’s Intergalactic Octagon With ‘Drax’ Ongoing Series

    Posted Friday, May 1st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    After making his comic book writing debut with February’s ‘Thor Annual’ #1, former WWE World Heavyweight Champion and current UFC fighter Phil “CM Punk” Brooks returns to Marvel Comics with one hell of a tag team partner for his first ongoing series. Like his good friend and former manager Paul Heyman, Punk is hitching his […]

  • New ‘Tomorrowland’ Promos Uncover More Mysterious Secrets

    Posted Friday, May 1st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    By now, Disney fans are probably aware of the upcoming sci-fi mystery ‘Tomorrowland’ from director Brad Bird and screenwriter Damon Lindelof. Although, just because people are aware of the movie doesn’t mean that they know what’s going on. From the moment that the film was announced, it was surrounded by hidden meanings and cryptic language […]

  • First Official Look At Jubilee And Jean Grey In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, X-Men fans were treated to the first look at Kodi Smit-McPhee as the lovable blue teleporting elf known as Nightcrawler. The younger version of Kurt Wagner that will appear in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse‘ was sporting some awesome 80s attire, but director Bryan Singer just shared a new photo featuring two of his other young stars […]

  • ‘Ex Machina’ Stars Reveal Bizarre Alternate Ending

    Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2015 01:20 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Ex Machina‘ is a pretty crazy movie that leaves you thinking about it for quite some time after you watch it. In his directorial debut, ’28 Days Later’ and ‘Dredd’ screenwriter Alex Garland delivers a fascinating yet twisted sci-fi story of artificial intelligence and its relationship to the human race. And by the time you reach […]

  • Were Other Marvel Filmmakers Upset Over Agent Coulson’s Resurrection For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’?

    Posted Thursday, April 30th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    While he was out promoting ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ last week, director Joss Whedon revealed some of his frustrations over resurrecting Agent Phil Coulson for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ because of the effect that the character’s death had in ‘The Avengers.’ Now that his feelings are out there in the world, naturally other people are going to […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Dirty Half Dozen’

    Posted Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 08:02 pm GMT -4
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    With ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ premiering in the United States on Friday, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are gearing up to take on another formidable foe. But before Captain America and company clash with HYDRA and whatever else gets in their way, another team reassembles in an attempt to take down the organization first. That’s right, Coulson […]

  • ‘Blade Runner 2’ Writer Joins ‘The Wolverine’ Sequel

    Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this year, Hugh Jackman revealed that he might finally be ready to hang up the claws after almost twenty years of playing Wolverine. Besides his rumored cameos in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ and ‘Deadpool’, the Australian actor is slated to take up the superhero mantle one more time in a sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ scheduled for […]

  • New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Images Feature Rey And BB-8

    Posted Tuesday, April 28th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Before J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy unveiled the latest trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ at Star Wars Celebration, the world was introduced to the new trio of heroes that will take a galaxy far, far away by storm later this year. John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, and Oscar Isaac took the stage and discussed […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Receiving Extended Home Video Version With Alternate Ending

    Posted Monday, April 27th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    We are only days away from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ hitting theaters in America, but the film is already setting box records around the world. In fact, some countries are already hearing rumblings of the home video release of Joss Whedon’s epic follow-up to ‘The Avengers’. And thanks to this, we know that the Blu-ray and […]

  • First Look At Kodi Smit-McPhee As Nightcralwer In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Monday, April 27th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Cyclops. Jean Grey. Storm. We’ve seen a number of the most iconic X-Men on the big screen thanks to Bryan Singer. But after the events of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, he’ll be showing them to us in a whole new way. With ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ taking place in the 80s, Fox’s Marvel mutant filmmaker will […]