About Ben Silverio

Ben Silverio profile photo
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

  • MPAA Bans Poster For ‘The Zero Theorem’

    Posted Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Back in May, the Motion Picture Association of America caused movie fans to collectively roll their eyes when they rejected a poster for ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ featuring Eva Green and the silhouette of her breast visible through a sheer gown. The poster has since been edited, but the organization is at […]

  • Celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary With ‘The Batman Exhibit’ At WB Studios

    Posted Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -5
    by

    Last year, Superman celebrated his 75th anniversary with a special year-long celebration, but now it’s time for the Dark Knight to step into the spotlight. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are rolling out a ton of special projects for Batman’s 75th birthday this year including a pair of animated shorts from Darwyn Cook and Bruce […]

  • What’s In Store For The Hulk After ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Ever since Joss Whedon reinvigorated the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of the Hulk in ‘The Avengers,’ fans have been speculating about where and how we’d see Dr. Bruce Banner and his jolly green alter ego again. But besides a small cameo in ‘Iron Man 3,’ it looks like we won’t be seeing the gamma-powered giant until ‘The […]

  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Casts Kristoff & Anna From ‘Frozen’

    Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Back in May, we learned that Queen Elsa of Arendelle would be making the jump from the smash hit animated feature film ‘Frozen’ to the small town of Storybrooke in ‘Once Upon A Time‘ on ABC. Then, it was revealed that she wouldn’t be the only character from the Academy Award-winning movie crossing the fjords to […]

  • New Character Posters For ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Shortly after the first trailer was released, a very low-resolution photo was leaked featuring the cast of the upcoming Walt Disney Animation movie ‘Big Hero 6′. While the picture was extremely fuzzy, it did offer the world’s first look at the House of Mouse’s version of the characters based on the Marvel comic created by […]

  • No Lady Stoneheart In ‘Game of Thrones’ TV Series

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Earlier this month, fans began to speculate that ‘Game of Thrones’ star Lena Headey had been sharing spoilers on her Instagram account. After the shock of Oberyn Martell’s death in ‘The Mountain and the Viper’, people realized that the actress behind Cersei Lannister had posted a picture that practically foreshadowed that episode’s events. Some time later, […]

  • Andy Serkis Discusses Mo-Cap & ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Back when the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ was announced, fans collectively let out an “Oh… DUH!” when motion-capture extraordinaire Andy Serkis was listed alongside the newcomers to the franchise. After his performances in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ and ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, he sort […]

  • Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ On Instagram

    Posted Monday, June 30th, 2014 08:22 pm GMT -5
    by

    Despite rumors that he might not be in the director’s chair when it goes into production, Bryan Singer is definitely still involved in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in some way. He’s even started teasing the film on social media two years before it’s set to debut in theaters. Earlier today, the director of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #4

    Posted Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    After the initial murder of the Watcher in the first issue, another huge death in Jason Aaron’s ‘Original Sin’ occurred in the last issue. After learning that all the mysterious locations being investigated by a cavalcade of heroes on behalf of a mysterious boss are connected, the Winter Soldier shocked his team consisting of Moon […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Sex Criminals’ #6

    Posted Saturday, June 21st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    After taking an extended hiatus, re-releasing and reprinting issues, and compiling the first trade for the series, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s ‘Sex Criminals’ from Image Comics returns with a vengeance. When we last left Jon and Suzie, they were on the run from the Sex Police after they had been caught robbing a bank […]

  • Rosario Dawson Joins Marvel & Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Saturday, June 21st, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5
    by

    Following a change in showrunners, Marvel Studios and Netflix began to fill the cast of ‘Daredevil’, the first of five highly anticipated shows coming to the popular streaming service in the near future to feature some street level heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. ‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Charlie Cox landed the lead role of Matt […]

  • Rian Johnson In Line To Write & Direct Next Two ‘Star Wars’ Movies

    Posted Friday, June 20th, 2014 08:34 pm GMT -5
    by

    As news continues to emerge about some of Hollywood’s finest young talent taking over the ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs, J.J. Abrams is hard at work with ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. However, it looks as if he will follow the precedent set by George Lucas with the original trilogy and pass the franchise on to someone else […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Invaders’ #6

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -5
    by

    After rescuing Namor from Tanalth the Pursuer and the Kree Empire and disposing of the God’s Whisper in the first arc of this exciting new series with an old school flare, ‘All-New Invaders’ joins the epic crossover event ‘Original Sin’ with the latest issue from James Robinson and Mark Laming. Now, Jim Hammond must answer […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sins’ #1

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -5
    by

    After the revered indie-turned-mainstream team of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie wrapped up their acclaimed run on ‘Young Avengers’ earlier this year, the fan favorite team has laid dormant for the most part with the exception of Kate Bishop and Loki, who both star in their own books. But now a few more members of […]

  • Comic Book Movie: ‘Deadly Hands of Kung Fu’ #2

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -5
    by

    The Marvel Universe is full of badasses. Wolverine, Gambit, Black Widow, and the Punisher rank among them, but after you read the latest issue of ‘Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu’, Shang-Chi will join the list. One of the newest additions to the Avengers roster stars in this 70s throwback that sees him go back to his […]