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: 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

  • Call In The Team With New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ TV Spot

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Despite all the drama going behind the scenes with ‘Ant-Man’, Marvel Studios still has a lot to be excited about. In addition to ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Agent Carter’, and ‘Daredevil’, we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ coming out before the end of summer. To further promote the coming of Star-Lord, Gamora, Rocket Raccoon, Groot, and Drax the […]

  • ‘Time Runs Out’ For The Avengers & Jonathan Hickman

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 06:22 pm GMT -5
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    Ever since All-New Marvel NOW kicked off, the Avengers have been involved in some epic storylines. Currently, they’re caught up in the universe-wide murder mystery known as ‘Original Sin’, but what does Jonathan Hickman have in store for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ after that? Apparently, it’s an epic finale to the […]

  • James Cameron Reveals Real Name of Disney’s “Avatar Land”

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 05:49 pm GMT -5
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    Back in 2011, James Cameron and Disney announced that his high-grossing film ‘Avatar’ would be coming to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Florida. Since then, we’ve seen tons of concept art and learned about what sort of attractions would be involved in the new immersive environment, but we never really got an […]

  • Rawson Marshall Thurber Allegedly Passes On ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 05:12 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, word got out that Marvel Studios’ director situation had improved. Unfortunately, the movie in question that filled the position was ‘Doctor Strange’ rather than ‘Ant-Man’, which Edgar Wright recently stepped away from after developing the project since 2006. Last week, a short list of directors emerged showing some potential replacements for Hank […]

  • Pedro Pascal Discusses His ‘Game of Thrones’ Character’s Fate

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 04:25 pm GMT -5
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    Warning Season 4 Spoilers Ahead! One of the most enjoyable parts of ‘Game of Thrones’ season four has been the man from Dorne known as the Red Viper, Oberyn Martell. Played by Pedro Pascal, the charming prince built a following thanks to his views on love, his alignment with Tyrion, and his Inigo Montoya-esque mission […]

  • Young Avengers Return In ‘Original Sins’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this year, the very popular comic series ‘Young Avengers’ by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie came to an end. While a few team members have went on to be featured in other titles, such as ‘Hawkeye’ and ‘Loki: Agent of Asgard’, we haven’t seen the young heroes assembled together since the latest volume of […]

  • J.J. Abrams Responds To ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Photo Leaks

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    There have been some exciting official announcements concerning ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ this week, but it seems like the unofficial news seems to be getting just as much attention. TMZ exclusively shared pictures from the J.J. Abrams’ usually top-secret sets that feature what looks like a Tatooine marketplace and the Millennium Falcon, among other things. […]

  • Josh Trank Directing Stand-Alone ‘Star Wars’ Film

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 01:54 pm GMT -5
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    Last month, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that at least three ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs were in development. Then nearly two weeks ago, it was revealed that the first ‘Star Wars’ spinoff would be directed by Gareth Edwards of ‘Godzilla’ and penned by ‘After Earth’ and ‘The Book of Eli’ scribe Gary Whitta. Now shortly after […]

  • New ‘Game of Thrones’ Featurettes Explore ‘The Mountain and the Viper’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    In typical ‘Game of Thrones’ fashion, this week’s episode titled ‘The Mountain and the Viper’ left us in shock and awe. From the opening titles to the end credits, fans were thrown curveballs left and right. And while many are still in shock over the events of the episode, it was a whole lot to […]

  • ‘X-Force’ Supposedly Delayed Due To ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Wednesday, June 4th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Some may say that the ‘X-Men’ movie franchise is back in track. With director Bryan Singer and writer Simon Kinberg on board with Fox’s Marvel mutant films, there’s a bright future ahead for Wolverine, Professor X, Magneto, and the rest of the team, especially since ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ has grossed over $500 million […]

  • New ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Photos Show Iconic Ships

    Posted Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    J.J. Abrams has a rebel spy in his midst! The filmmaker is notoriously known for keeping his sets highly under wraps, but someone has infiltrated his top-secret operation on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘. Yesterday amidst the announcement of two new cast members heading to a galaxy far, far away, pictures from what looks like a […]

  • Rob Liefeld Shares New Details About Marvel’s Fox Shutout

    Posted Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, rumors circulated that Marvel Comics would be canceling titles related to the Fantastic Four in an effort to hurt Fox’s revenue from their upcoming film. Fueled by the exclusion of Marvel’s First Family from the 75th Anniversary Magazine cover, word is that the House of Ideas is cutting back on the comics […]

  • Is Miles Morales Joining ‘All-New X-Men’?

    Posted Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    The X-Men have had a number of different members on the team over the years. Just like the Avengers, the roster was constantly changing and some heavy hitters have come and gone through the ranks. But now a HUGE name appears to be making his way to Brian Michael Bendis’ acclaimed series ‘All-New X-Men’ and […]

  • Lupita Nyong’o & Gwendoline Christie Join ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    When the first wave of casting announcements of  ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ were released at the end of April, many noticed that the group was lacking in ladies. Besides the returning Carrie Fisher and newcomer Daisy Ridley, the cast of J.J. Abrams’ upcoming film comprised entirely of men. However, we were assured that more female leads […]

  • Why Didn’t Stan Lee Cameo In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’?

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 01:22 pm GMT -5
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    One of the highlights of any Marvel movie is usually the cameo of comic book legend Stan Lee. But if you were one of the many people who contributed to the $500 million worldwide box office numbers for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past, you may have been disappointed to learn that the Generalissimo was nowhere […]