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

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Turn, Turn, Turn’

    Posted Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Finally, one of the biggest questions of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has been answered. After this week’s episode, we now know the true identity of the Clairvoyant and it’s definitely not who I thought it would be! But more importantly, the landscape of the Marvel...
  • Two Clips From This Week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 09:07 pm GMT -4 by
    After last week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and the release of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ over the weekend, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is in complete shambles. If you haven’t seen either one of those yet, then I strongly suggest that you do...
  • ‘Ant-Man’ Casts Matt Gerald As Villain

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 08:07 pm GMT -4 by
    After Marvel’s latest One-Shot starring Ben Kingsley titled ‘All Hail The King’ was released, True Believers caught a few hidden Easter eggs that may have hinted at some future characters coming up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. First of all, Seagate Prison plays an...
  • First Look At Peter Parker’s Return In ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1

    Posted Monday, April 7th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At the beginning of the year, news leaked revealing that the real Peter Parker would be returning to the Marvel Universe in a new volume of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ as part of the All-New Marvel NOW banner. Last week in ‘Superior Spider-Man’, we saw how the original wall-crawler...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 07:44 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in January 2013, Marvel announced that Brian Michael Bendis’ long-awaited storyline ‘Age of Ultron’ would finally be going to print. Fans were excited to say the least and many were expecting the 10-issue limited series to change the landscape of the Marvel Universe...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Inhuman’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 05:15 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in July 2013, Marvel announced that their next huge crossover event would be ‘Inhumanity’, which chronicles the fallout of Black Bolt’s actions at the end of ‘Infinity’ that resulted in the birth of a whole new generation of Inhumans. However, the event’s flagship...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Magneto’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 6th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4 by
    One of the coolest parts of ‘X-Men: First Class’ was when Erik Lensherr goes Nazi hunting in an effort to get revenge on his mother’s murderer, Sebastian Shaw, and all those who worked with him. Now, as part of All-New Marvel NOW, Magneto is going hunting again in his own...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘She-Hulk’ #3

    Posted Saturday, April 5th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Six months ago, prior to New York Comic Con, things were looking bleak for Marvel’s roster of solo female titles. ‘Red She-Hulk’, ‘Journey Into Mystery’, and ‘Captain Marvel’ were all coming to an end. But then huge announcements were made as a new volume of ‘Captain...
  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Picks Up Spinoff Star Michael Socha

    Posted Saturday, April 5th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, ABC announced that they would not be renewing ‘Once Upon A Time In Wonderland’, the limited run spinoff of their successful fairytale reimagining series ‘Once Upon A Time’ starring Sophia Lowe, Naveen Andrews, and John Lithgow. Unlike the main show that largely...
  • Movie Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Friday, April 4th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back when ‘The Avengers’ came out in 2012, I said that it was the best superhero movie ever. It was quite the bold statement and it’s one that I still stand by, but after I saw ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, I questioned my choices for a bit. While it...
  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Deathstroke’

    Posted Friday, April 4th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    And that, kids, is exactly why you don’t get into cars with strangers. They end up tearing apart your family and endangering everyone who is remotely close to you. At least, that’s what happens in ‘Arrow’ when you’re Oliver Queen and your long lost nemesis...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Shooting In Morocco

    Posted Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    About four months ago, pre-production had officially begun on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘. A few months after that, director J.J. Abrams announced that the script was finished and earlier this month we learned that it would be set 30 years after ‘Return of the Jedi’....
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Showrunners Talk First Season Challenges

    Posted Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I may catch some heat for even mentioning this show after this week’s series finale (which I actually enjoyed), but ‘How I Met Your Mother’ taught us a very important lesson about being legendary. If every night is legendary, then none of them are. One group of fans that...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: End of the Beginning’

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 07:39 pm GMT -4 by
    After the events of ‘Yes Men’, the game has most definitely been changed on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ for Agent Coulson and his team. When we last saw the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s men (and women) in black, they were assisting Lady Sif retrieve Lorelei, an...
  • Russell Crowe Not Returning For ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 06:16 pm GMT -4 by
    There has been a lot of talk surrounding Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ lately. Aside from revealing that it won’t be tied to any existing mythology in favor of an original story, the follow-up to ‘Man of Steel’ discovered that they would be going head to head...