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

  • ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Producers Says The Dark Knight Is A Killer

    Posted Thursday, January 28th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Most of the time when people think of Batman, they don’t think of a stone cold killer. Known as the World’s Greatest Detective, the vigilante is known to use alternative methods to catching the bad guys. Sure, when the character was first created he was known to murder villains pretty ruthlessly, but the general rule […]

  • Simon Kinberg And Bryan Singer Explain The New X-Men Movie Timeline

    Posted Thursday, January 28th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Time travel is a tricky thing. Even the smallest change in the past can completely transform the future. Not that they’re based in science, but we’ve seen this exact thing happen time and time again in movies like ‘Back to the Future’, ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’, and ‘The Butterfly Effect’. But few film franchises […]

  • Director Taika Waititi Promises To Shake Things Up In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’

    Posted Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Many rumors have been emerging lately around ‘Thor: Ragnarok’. We can say for sure that the Hulk will be joining his fellow Avenger in what is called a ‘Midnight Run’-esque buddy road film, but beyond that, we haven’t really received much confirmation as to what we can expect from the Thunderer’s third solo feature film. […]

  • International ‘Walking Dead’ Promo Features New Season 6B Footage

    Posted Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Nothing says romance like reanimated rotting flesh trying to kill you. Okay, maybe that doesn’t work for everybody, but fans of ‘The Walking Dead’ are sure to be excited to catch the return of the sixth season on Valentine’s Day. And it’s not just fans here in the United States either. People all over the […]

  • Is Marvel Studios Including Elements of ‘Planet Hulk’ In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’?

    Posted Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    With the Marvel Cinematic Universe being one big connected entity, you never know where characters could appear next. Luke Cage will go from appearing in ‘Jessica Jones’ to starring in his own Netflix show. Black Widow jumped from Iron Man’s franchise to Captain America’s after the events of ‘The Avengers’. Director Phil Coulson went from […]

  • Howard Stark Returns To ‘Agent Carter’ In New Clip And Stills From Episode Three

    Posted Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    After last week’s two-hour premiere, ‘Agent Carter’ returns this week with an old friend. Though he’s busy with production on AMC’s ‘Preacher’, Dominic Cooper will still play a part in the second season of the fan favorite mini-series starring everyone’s favorite SSR agent. But what sort of trouble will Howard Stark be getting into this […]

  • Kevin Smith Releases First Clip From ‘Yoga Hosers’

    Posted Tuesday, January 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Over the weekend as his native New Jersey was left to deal with a massive snowstorm, Kevin Smith ventured to the Sundance Film Festival. After launching his career in Parky City back in 1994 with ‘Clerks’, the fan favorite indie filmmaker returned with his latest project ‘Yoga Hosers’, a ‘Clueless’ meets ‘Gremlins’ mashup starring his own […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Gets By With A Little Help From His Friends In New Promos & Clip

    Posted Monday, January 25th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since the atrocity that was ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ hit theaters, True Believers have been clamoring for a proper big screen version of Deadpool. And after jumping a number of hurdles over the years, it looks like we’ll finally be getting a feature film adaptation of the Merc With A Mouth worthy of the fan […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Director Tim Miller Reflects On Obscene Deleted Scene

    Posted Monday, January 25th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Deadpool’ hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but apparently the cast and crew is already talking about the Blu-Ray and DVD release. During the recent surprise screening for fans in Los Angeles that featured an epic Q&A with the likes of TJ Miller, comic book legend Stan Lee, Deadpool co-creator Rob Liefeld, and more, director Tim […]

  • Meet Elizabeth Bennet And Mr. Darcy In New ‘Pride And Prejudice And Zombies’ Clips

    Posted Sunday, January 24th, 2016 01:30 pm GMT -4

    Even before it hit shelves in 2009, Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel ’Pride And Prejudice And Zombies’ was picked up by Lionsgate to become a major motion picture. However, the project went through a number of changes including a revolving door of directors that included David O. Russell, Mike Newell, Matt Reeves, and more. Production stalled in […]

  • Alexandra Shipp Discusses Storm’s Origins In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Sunday, January 24th, 2016 10:30 am GMT -4

    When we first meet Halle Berry’s Storm in ‘X-Men’, she’s established as a hero pretty quickly. Ororo Munroe is shown in the classroom teaching her students, but she also suits up and jumps into action along with the rest of the X-Men when Magneto and the Brotherhood start causing some trouble. But there isn’t too […]

  • Steve Rogers Returns To Action In Marvel Comics’ ‘Captain America: Steve Rogers’

    Posted Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    When an unexpected chain of events lead to Steve Rogers being sucked of his Super Soldier Serum, he vacated the mantle of Captain America so that someone could step in to do the job that he no longer could. That’s when he passed the name and the shield onto his good friend Sam Wilson because […]

  • ‘Jumanji’ Remake Lands ‘Sex Tape’ Director Jake Kasdan

    Posted Saturday, January 23rd, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the absolute gems of 1990s kids’ movies has to be ‘Jumanji’, the 1995 adaptation of Chris Van Allsburg’s 1981 Caldecott Medal-winning adventure book starring Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, David Alan Greer, and a young Kirsten Dunst. The film told the tale of two young children that find a mystical board game in their […]

  • ‘Justice League’ Stars Reveal Aquaman, Cyborg, And The Flash Details

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    To celebrate the return of the Emerald Archer and the Scarlet Speedster to The CW along with the series premiere of the latest Arrowverse spinoff, the network has dubbed this week #DCWeek. In addition to new episodes of ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, and ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, Tuesday night also saw the debut of two new specials […]

  • Will Luke Cage’s Tiara Or Kilgrave Appear In Future Marvel Shows On Netflix?

    Posted Thursday, January 21st, 2016 05:14 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Television and Netflix have proven that their partnership is a fruitful one rather than a fluke. After an awesome showing with the first season of ‘Daredevil’, the studios followed up with the amazing ‘Jessica Jones’, which brought this corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to a whole new level. But on top of ‘Iron […]