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

  • Go Behind The Scenes With New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Featurettes

    Posted Friday, April 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This has been a big week for ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘, for better or for worse. Just days after an epic final trailer for the upcoming Marvel mutant movie was released, director Bryan Singer was named in a teen sex abuse lawsuit. But despite these serious accusations...
  • Catch Up With Ginny Weasley In 2014 With New ‘Pottermore’ Info

    Posted Friday, April 18th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the epilogue of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ that took place nineteen years after the Battle of Hogwarts, fans of the young wizard learned that he ended up marrying Ginny Weasley. However, while we learned that Harry’s post-Hogwarts career lead to a post in...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Providence’

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 07:48 pm GMT -4 by
    The past few weeks have been HUGE for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. After ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, things changed in a big way for the world inhabited by some of our favorite superheroes. Then, we immediately saw the fallout in last week’s episode of ‘Agents...
  • New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Featurette Takes It To The Next Level

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 06:12 pm GMT -4 by
    After getting the first trailer last month and the first clip earlier this month, we have a brand new preview of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ in the form of a featurette. Premiering during this week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, the latest promotional...
  • Anna Paquin’s Rogue Will Still Appear In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 03:04 pm GMT -4 by
    When word got out that Bryan Singer was helming ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, we all knew that there was a big story ahead of us. As casting began to emerge, it appeared that this film would feature the biggest roster of live action X-Men ever assembled onscreen. However,...
  • Exclusive: Jason Blum Reveals Why He’s Making A ‘Jem’ Film

    Posted Thursday, April 17th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Late last month, word got out that ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ director Jon M. Chu was returning to the Hasbro toy box for his next project, which is based on the 80s cartoon/toy line ‘Jem & The Holograms’. Featuring the pink-haired pop diva reimagined as an internet...
  • First Trailer For ‘I Origins’

    Posted Wednesday, April 16th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Following his work on ‘Another Earth’, writer and director Mike Cahill returns with another thought-provoking piece of science fiction that wowed on the festival circuit, especially at its premiere at Sundance. Starring Michael Pitt and Brit Marling, ‘I Origins’ follows...
  • Russo Brothers Discuss ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I’ve said this a few times already, but it never hurts to drive the point home: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ is the best solo Marvel movie so far. From the script to the performances to the directing, the final cut presented to the masses was just on...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    If I didn’t consider myself a card carrying member of the Carol Corps before, I definitely am one now. (Are there actually cards? I should look into that…) After becoming a fan of Kelly Sue DeConnick through ‘Avengers Assemble’ and ‘Pretty Deadly’ (and her amazing...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Iron Fist: The Living Weapon’ #1

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the past few years, Danny Rand has popped up here and there in various comics in a supporting role as an Avenger or a Defender or a Hero for Hire, but now Iron Fist is making a big comeback to all things Marvel. A few months after it was announced that Danny Rand would be...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ #2

    Posted Sunday, April 13th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    When Marvel announced their brand new ‘What If?’ series, I was stoked for it. As one of the many who were disappointed with ‘Age of Ultron’, I was hoping that ‘What If? Age of Ultron’ would have offered an alternate timeline worth getting behind. But now that the...
  • James Gunn Shares New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Details & Pictures

    Posted Saturday, April 12th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a harsh winter, the weather is finally starting to ease up in parts of the United States. And that nice weather indicates that we’re getting closer to the summer and the summer movie season. One of the most anticipated films that falls into that category is ‘Guardians...
  • Movie Review: ‘Oculus’

    Posted Friday, April 11th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Admittedly, I’m not huge on horror movies, however, I do give credit where credit is due. Every once in a while, a film from that genre will catch my interest and I’ll end up liking it a lot. Off the top of my head, ‘May’ and ‘Sinister’ definitely fall into that category,...
  • Movie Review: ‘Under The Skin’

    Posted Friday, April 11th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    People will be talking about Scarlett Johansson a lot this month. After the release of the game changing ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ last weekend, the actress stars in the unique sci-fi thriller ‘Under The Skin’, which will expand it’s release beyond...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. – Turn, Turn, Turn’

    Posted Wednesday, April 9th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Finally, one of the biggest questions of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has been answered. After this week’s episode, we now know the true identity of the Clairvoyant and it’s definitely not who I thought it would be! But more importantly, the landscape of the Marvel...