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

  • Zendaya May Not Be Mary Jane Watson In ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

    Posted Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in March, it was announced that Disney Channel star Zendaya would be joining the cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ alongside Tom Holland. Details were very scarce about her character until about two months ago when rumors surfaced that said that she may or may not be playing Mary Jane Watson. The reaction was mixed, with […]

  • Who Is Really Playing Grindelwald In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’?

    Posted Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    When it was announced last week that Johnny Depp would be joining the cast of the upcoming ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ sequel, many rumors began to swirl about what role he would play. The most prominent one was that the veteran actor would be playing Gellert Grindelwald, the legendary dark wizard who […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Film Series Searches For Young Albus Dumbledore

    Posted Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though the first of five movies hasn’t even hit theaters yet, the creative minds behind ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them‘ are already looking ahead to the next chapters of the story. And even though these films are set well before Harry Potter received his scar, it appears that some familiar faces from the saga […]

  • ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Series Announces Returning Cast Members

    Posted Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 07:55 pm GMT -5
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    Since debuting in 2014,’‘Big Hero 6′ has built quite a following of Disney and Marvel fans alike, so naturally there is a demand for more stories from this world. Rumors began to swirl about a sequel almost immediately after the film starring Hiro Hamada, his lovable robot Baymax, and their friends GoGo Tomago, Honey Lemon, Wasabi […]

  • New ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Trailer Teaser Packs A Punch

    Posted Monday, November 7th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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      Despite casting controversy, the live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell‘ starring Scarlett Johansson has been moving right along with the production process. However, we have yet to get a substantial look at the film. Previously, a few very quick TV spots were released during the season finale of ‘Mr. Robot’, but there have been […]

  • Scarlett Johansson Weighs In On What ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Fans Will Think Of The Movie

    Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Whenever anyone discusses the upcoming live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ from director Rupert Sanders, it’s hard not to talk about the controversy surrounding the casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi (who is now just simply known as The Major). Many people have expressed a number of feelings that range from outcries […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Composer Departs Sequel In Solidarity With Tim Miller

    Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Fans were delighted earlier this year when ‘Deadpool‘ finally hit theaters after spending many years in limbo. The excitement continued as the studio officially announced that a sequel had been given the green light and the entire creative team would be returning. However, six months later found director Tim Miller leaving the project over creative differences. […]

  • Has Gabriel Luna Revealed The Identity Of Second Ghost Rider On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’?

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    On this week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we discovered the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of how Robbie Reyes became Ghost Rider. For some time, we’ve been hearing that he made a deal with the devil to become the fiery vigilante, but now it has been revealed that the Spirit of Vengeance was actually passed […]

  • Exclusive: Ron Perlman Solves The Riddle Of ‘Trollhunters’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Filmmaking is a collaborative process. Though there is a director at the helm of a project, it takes many people to create one movie. And some filmmakers will often choose to work with the same people in front of and behind the camera. For example, Joss Whedon, Kevin Smith, Woody Allen, Judd Apatow, and Quentin […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 01:05 pm GMT -5
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    After the amazingness that was ‘Captain America: Civil War’ this summer, we will finally see the first origin story of Marvel Studios’ Phase Three when ‘Doctor Strange’ hit theaters this week. And as much as I’d like to simply say that the movie was magical, that wouldn’t do Dr. Stephen Strange’s introduction into the Marvel […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Trollhunters’ Creator Guillermo Del Toro Has Been Faithful To His Younger Self

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    There are many great auteurs in the movie industry today. Filmmakers like the Coen brothers, Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, and Quentin Tarantino each offer their own unique styles to the stories that they tell on the silver screen. But one of the most imaginative modern directors out there has to be Guillermo Del Toro. The […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Trollhunters’ Producers Discuss Anton Yelchin’s Contribution And Legacy

    Posted Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    In late June, the world lost Anton Yelchin in a tragic car accident. The young actor had dazzled audiences in film like ‘Charlie Bartlett’, ‘Star Trek’, ‘Like Crazy’, and ‘Green Room’, but he was taken from us just as he started to branch out even further to share his creative gifts with the world. However, […]

  • ‘Trollhunters’ Star Kelsey Grammer Is Not A Binge Watcher

    Posted Thursday, October 27th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    The venerable Kelsey Grammer has embodied a number of memorable characters over the years, including (but certainly not limited to) Sideshow Bob, and Captain Morgan Bateson on an episode of ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, and of course Dr. Fraiser Crane. This holiday season, the legendary actor comes to Netflix to voice a troll named […]

  • ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Director Matt Reeves Exposes Himself (Creatively)

    Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Whenever someone is creating something, it’s pretty safe to say that there’s always an element of themselves that’s wondering how people are going to like it. Will they understand what I was going for by doing this? Or is this point made clear enough? That’s why artists can be meticulous in tweaking their work and […]

  • Charlie Saxton And Steven Yeun Call ‘Trollhunters’ And ‘The Walking Dead’ Family Programming

    Posted Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Since television was created, families have been gathering together in front of that magical moving picture box. When Philo Farnsworth invented the first fully functional all-electronic TV, there’s a good chance that he called those who he held near and dear into the room to see what he had created. Decades later, after doing the […]