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

  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Picks Up Spinoff Star Michael Socha

    Posted Saturday, April 5th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, ABC announced that they would not be renewing ‘Once Upon A Time In Wonderland’, the limited run spinoff of their successful fairytale reimagining series ‘Once Upon A Time’ starring Sophia Lowe, Naveen Andrews, and John Lithgow. Unlike the main show that largely...
  • Movie Review: ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Friday, April 4th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back when ‘The Avengers’ came out in 2012, I said that it was the best superhero movie ever. It was quite the bold statement and it’s one that I still stand by, but after I saw ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, I questioned my choices for a bit. While it...
  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Deathstroke’

    Posted Friday, April 4th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    And that, kids, is exactly why you don’t get into cars with strangers. They end up tearing apart your family and endangering everyone who is remotely close to you. At least, that’s what happens in ‘Arrow’ when you’re Oliver Queen and your long lost nemesis...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Shooting In Morocco

    Posted Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    About four months ago, pre-production had officially begun on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII‘. A few months after that, director J.J. Abrams announced that the script was finished and earlier this month we learned that it would be set 30 years after ‘Return of the Jedi’....
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Showrunners Talk First Season Challenges

    Posted Thursday, April 3rd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I may catch some heat for even mentioning this show after this week’s series finale (which I actually enjoyed), but ‘How I Met Your Mother’ taught us a very important lesson about being legendary. If every night is legendary, then none of them are. One group of fans that...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: End of the Beginning’

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 07:39 pm GMT -4 by
    After the events of ‘Yes Men’, the game has most definitely been changed on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ for Agent Coulson and his team. When we last saw the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s men (and women) in black, they were assisting Lady Sif retrieve Lorelei, an...
  • Russell Crowe Not Returning For ‘Batman Vs. Superman’

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 06:16 pm GMT -4 by
    There has been a lot of talk surrounding Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ lately. Aside from revealing that it won’t be tied to any existing mythology in favor of an original story, the follow-up to ‘Man of Steel’ discovered that they would be going head to head...
  • First Trailer For ‘Lucy’ Starring Scarlett Johansson

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 05:34 pm GMT -4 by
    Nearly one year ago, it was announced that Scarlett Johansson would be starring in her own superhero film. Unfortunately for Marvel fans, this isn’t the Black Widow movie that we’ve been waiting for, but it definitely still sounds interesting. Written and directed by Luc...
  • ‘Fantastic Four’ Reboot Casts Doctor Doom

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in February, Josh Trank’s reboot of ‘Fantastic Four’ for Fox locked in their new version of Marvel’s First Family when Miles Teller, Kate Mara, Michael B. Jordan, and Jamie Bell were cast as Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing. But...
  • Comic Writer Gerry Conway Campaigns For ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Premiere Invite

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Comic book culture and pop culture are becoming more alike every day. Since superhero movies gained prominence, characters like Iron Man, Batman, Captain America, and Kick-Ass have gained a good amount of mainstream popularity after appearing on the big screen. And everyone...
  • Anti-Tech Organization R.I.F.T. Introduced In ‘Transcendence’ Viral Videos

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Usually when a new scientific development in unveiled, it has its champions and its detractors. Things are no different in the world of ‘Transcendence’, where a brilliant scientist in the field of artificial intelligence creates the technology to essentially download yourself...
  • No Foolin! Hugh Jackman Sings As Logan In ‘Wolverine: The Musical’

    Posted Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 08:31 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the course of fourteen years and six movies, Hugh Jackman has become synonymous with the Marvel Comics superhero Wolverine. Currently, the actor is out promoting the seventh round as the character in the upcoming ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and when he stopped by BBC...
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Adds Patrick Brennan As Latest Villain

    Posted Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After another hiatus (which is something that I have to say far too often about this show), ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returns tonight with a brand new episode. While we’re set to catch up with Deathlok this evening, some other interesting characters are slated to appear...
  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead – A’ (Season 4 Finale)

    Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014 07:42 pm GMT -4 by
    After the Governor laid waste to the prison in the mid-season finale, the second half of the fourth season of ‘The Walking Dead’ followed the survivors of the attack as they navigated their way through some sticky situations, intensely emotional moments, and incredibly...
  • Joss Whedon Apologizes For Destroying Seoul In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In ‘The Avengers’, Joss Whedon basically leveled New York City when the Chitauri invaded and clashed with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. For his second go with Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the rest of the team, the director is taking the battle to some of the biggest...