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

  • Kevin Smith Tapped To Direct An Episode Of ‘The Flash’

    Posted Monday, January 11th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Chasing Amy’ writer and director Kevin Smith has a long history with superheroes. Aside from being a life-long comic book fan, the New Jersey native has written a number of stories for both Marvel and DC. You can find most of them at the comic book store featured on AMC’s ‘Comic Book […]

  • New Shortlist For Han Solo ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Lead Revealed

    Posted Monday, January 11th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    After a period of radio silence, we learned that Disney and Lucasfilm were making some moves regarding the upcoming ‘Star Wars Anthology’ film featuring Han Solo last month. The project directed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller of ‘The Lego Movie’ and written by the father-son tandem of Lawrence and Jon Kasdan had started the […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Season 2 Character Posters Offer First Look At Madame Masque

    Posted Sunday, January 10th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Though we may have to wait a few more weeks more than we expected thanks to President Obama’s State of the Union Address, a new season of ‘Agent Carter’ is coming our way later this month. When we catch up with the SSR’s top operative Peggy Carter, she’ll be making her way to the Sunshine […]

  • Titan Comics Rolls Out Album Cover Variants For ‘Doctor Who’ Books

    Posted Sunday, January 10th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Over the past few months, Marvel Comics has paid tribute to iconic hip-hop albums and artists throughout history by creating a series of variant covers for a number of their most popular titles. Run the Jewels, Kendrick Lamar, Snoop Dogg, Lauryn Hill, DOOM, Wu-Tang Clan, A Tribe Called Quest, Tyler the Creator, Jay Z, Missy […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals More Information About ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    November is still a way away, but it’s never too early to learn more about the year’s offerings from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Luckily, new information about ‘Doctor Strange’ has been coming out left and right. After the first official photos from the production surfaced less than two weeks ago, we’ve been hearing a myriad […]

  • New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Toy Unveils Super Sized Spoiler

    Posted Friday, January 8th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Spoilers can come from anywhere, especially now that movie studios will use any avenue to promote their latest projects. But it seems like the toy lines that tie into a film are more and more frequently becoming the source of plot points prior to a picture’s premiere. We’ve seen it happen over and over again […]

  • Chris Evans Discusses Cap’s Personal Conflicts In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Thursday, January 7th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Sometimes things aren’t as simple as right and wrong. Two parties could be working towards the same goal, but in finding different approaches to the situation, conflict may arise. We see this happening all the time in our everyday lives. And now thanks to ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ we’ll see how that scenario plays out […]

  • When Will Han Solo’s ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film Be Set?

    Posted Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Before we get into this, let’s just go ahead and say that there will probably be SPOILERS for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ in this article. You have been warned! (But let’s be honest: You’ve seen it at least twice by now, right?) Judging by all the records it has been breaking, fans have been […]

  • Netflix Adds ‘Voltron’ & Guillermo Del Toro To Original Programing Line Up

    Posted Tuesday, January 5th, 2016 07:07 pm GMT -4

    Netflix is the gift that keeps on giving. First, it made our lives better by giving us access to an extensive library of movies and television shows. Then, the company started developing its own original programming, many of which have become critically acclaimed and universally renowned. I mean, it’s pretty likely that you’re either in […]

  • Ben’s Most Anticipated ScienceFiction.com Movies Of 2016 (That Don’t Have Superheroes In Them)

    Posted Friday, January 1st, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Now that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is in theaters, we here at ScienceFiction.com can start looking to the sci-fi, horror, and fantasy films of 2016. But when it came time to compile a list of our most anticipated movies for the coming year, I found that around 90% of them included superheroes. So in […]

  • Ben’s Worst ScienceFiction.com Movies Of 2015

    Posted Thursday, December 31st, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4

    Now that we’ve laid out the year’s best, it’s time to rank the worst. As I said before in my best movies of 2015 list, a lot of the year’s films fell somewhere in the middle and were mostly forgotten, so it was hard to pick a few that I had strong negative feelings towards. But […]

  • Ben’s Best ScienceFiction.com Movies Of 2015

    Posted Thursday, December 31st, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Before we’re fully immersed in the new year, many people take a moment around this time of year to reflect on the year that has passed. And what better way to do that than to look back on all the movies that you loved and hated throughout the year? Okay, there are probably better ways […]

  • Deadpool Peddles His Wares With A Brand New Infomercial

    Posted Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ star Jennifer Lawrence is currently appearing in ‘Joy’, a biographical drama about the woman that invented the Miracle Mop and became a self-made millionaire. In the film, her character is seen utilizing home shopping television to sell her products with great success. Well, it looks like everyone’s favorite Merc with […]

  • Major ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Spoilers Surface

    Posted Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    After the trailer dropped earlier this month, True Believers are no doubt super excited for ‘Captain America: Civil War’. Although, they probably aren’t looking forward to seeing Cap and Iron Man come to blows. Well, if you think that’s bad, then things may potentially be getting worse for you if this new report turns out […]

  • Is This The Lineup For Jeff Wadlow’s ‘X-Force’?

    Posted Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    For about two years now, we’ve been hearing that ‘Kick-Ass 2’ director Jeff Wadlow was developing ‘X-Force’. Based on the classic X-team from the 90s created by Fabian Nicieza and Rob Liefeld that spun out of the pages of ‘New Mutants’, the film would join Fox’s stable of Marvel mutant movies alongside the original ‘X-Men’ […]