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

  • First Look At The Mad Hatter From ’Gotham’ Season Three

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Last month, ‘Gotham’ announced that Benedict Samuel would be joining the cast of the Batman prequel series as a regular cast member for their third season on FOX. The Australian actor is best known for his run on ‘The Walking Dead’ as the Wolf named Owen who spent a good amount of time with Carol, […]

  • New ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Trailer Drops During Olympics

    Posted Friday, August 12th, 2016 12:06 am GMT -4

    Just as the teaser promised earlier this week, a brand new trailer for ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ debuted during Thursday evening’s Olympic coverage. Composed almost entirely of new footage, we finally get a much better look at the team that sets out to retrieve the blueprints for the legendary Death Star. But you […]

  • New Details Emerge About ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Main Character

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Since trailers and TV spots have started to trickle out for ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’, we’ve slowly started learning about Newt Scamander’s adventures through the wizarding world during the 1920s. Fans can expect to follow along with J.K. Rowling’s latest wizard protagonist as he recovers a number of magical creatures that have […]

  • Marvel Television Head Hopes To Do More ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Since it was officially cancelled back in May, True Believers have been hoping that ‘Agent Carter’ would find a new home on some other network or platform. Although, when Netflix revealed that they would not be picking up Peggy Carter’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, hope seemed all but lost. However, it appears that […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Introduces A New Kind Of Witch

    Posted Thursday, August 11th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    In preparing for his battle with Lord Voldemort, Harry Potter used a number of tools to win. Aside from fighting alongside his extremely loyal and very clever friends, he utilized various magical techniques and paraphernalia such as the Pensieve and the Patronus Charm. And under the tutelage of Professor Severus Snape, the young wizard learned […]

  • Lucasfilm Drops ‘Rogue One’ Teaser Ahead Of New Trailer

    Posted Wednesday, August 10th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Since August 5th, a good portion of the world has been glued to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio. Citizens from all over the world have tuned in to see if their countries will bring home gold medals in gymnastics, swimming, soccer, tennis, and many more events. However, even the people who haven’t been keeping […]

  • Flashpoint Will Supposedly Bring ‘Supergirl’ Into The Arrowverse

    Posted Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    As we saw in the closing moments of ‘The Flash’ Season Two, there are some huge changes coming to the Scarlet Speedster’s world, which also happens to include ‘Arrow’ and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’. But some changes have occurred behind the scenes that resulted in ‘Supergirl’ jumping from CBS to The CW for the Girl of Steel’s […]

  • New Look At Spidey’s Web Shooters In ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

    Posted Tuesday, August 9th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Though we didn’t get to see much of the friendly neighborhood web-slinger at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, a number of photos and videos have been emerging from the set of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming‘. Through these quick peeks via social media, True Believers have been able to see Tom Holland’s version of the wall-crawler in action. […]

  • Movie Review Rebuttal: ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Friday, August 5th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    When it comes to comic book movies, this summer has been all about heroes going head to head. First, we saw the Avengers divided as Iron Man and Captain America went head to head in ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Then, the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel squared off in ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn […]

  • ‘The Great Wall’ Director Zhang Yimou Addresses Casting Controversy

    Posted Friday, August 5th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Since the first trailer for ‘The Great Wall’ debuted, it has been surrounded by controversy. Though many are excited about the first English-language film from ‘House of Flying Daggers’ and ‘Hero’ director Zhang Yimou, they’re equally disappointed that Matt Damon is starring in a story that is meant to delve into the secret ancient Chinese […]

  • Not All Of Jared Leto’s Joker Scenes Made It Into ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Thursday, August 4th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Nobel Prize-winning writer William Faulkner once said, “In writing, you must kill your darlings.” This applies whether you’re writing novels, comics, plays, and movies. Sometimes the story just works better when you have to take out some of your most beloved bits, even if those bits include one of the most iconic villains of all […]

  • First Trailer For ‘The Great Wall’ Receives Massive Backlash From Asian Community

    Posted Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    When news broke that Universal and Legendary Pictures had tapped ‘House of Flying Daggers’ director Zhang Yimou for a monster movie that recounts the untold story behind the building of the Great Wall of China, movie fans should have been ecstatic about the collaboration. Instead, when the first trailer was released for ‘The Great Wall’ […]

  • Knowing Who Star-Lord’s Father Is Won’t Spoil ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’

    Posted Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    During the Marvel Studios panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2′ director James Gunn revealed the identity of Peter Quill’s father. This has been an ongoing mystery for True Believers since the first film debuted in 2014. But in Hall H last week, not only was it announced that Kurt […]

  • J.K. Rowling Is Done With Harry Potter

    Posted Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Nineteen years after the release of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’, Pottermania has returned with ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’. Over the weekend, witches and wizards of all ages flocked to bookstores around the world to pick up their copies of the script to catch up with The Boy Who Lived on his […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Enlists Jason O’Mara As New Director

    Posted Monday, August 1st, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    In the shocking season three finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we learned that Daisy Johnson is on the run and Phil Coulson is no longer the director of the covert peace-keeping organization. Though True Believers are excited to see Ghost Rider and possibly some classic Inhuman characters in season four, everyone is still wondering who […]