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

  • 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 […]

  • New Trailer For ‘Earth To Echo’

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Not all close encounters with aliens need to be frightening. After all, kids need some sort of introduction to the world of science fiction before graduating to the ‘Star Wars’ films, the ‘Star Trek’ TV shows, or the emotionally scarring ‘Firefly’. Luckily, this generation of children will be able to check out ‘Echo to Earth’ […]

  • Simon Kinberg Reveals Rogue’s Deleted ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Scene

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ was jam-packed with characters. Luckily, it didn’t suffer because of that, but something had to give somewhere. That’s why Bryan Singer had to reduce Anna Paquin’s role in the film. While people originally thought that the character had been cut out all together, the director shared that just the main […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #30

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -5
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    With ‘Original Sin’ well under way, the heroes of the Marvel Universe are on the hunt for the killer of Uatu the Watcher. However, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes may have been sidetracked just a little bit in Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ as Captain America has suddenly remembered the actions of Iron Man and the Illuminati that were […]

  • Tom Cruise And Emily Blunt Share What To Expect From ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Featurette

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    After going through three name changes since 2011, the upcoming sci-fi action movie starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt called ‘Edge of Tomorrow‘ is finally hitting theaters next week. To hype up the release, the final trailer went live last week, along with a number of clips and stills from the film. Now, we have an […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ #5

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -5
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    To take on the Alliance, Captain Malcolm Reynolds has made some unlikely allies in the pages of ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’. After teaming with former foe the Operative and taking up arms with the New Resistance, Mal and his crew followed River’s lead and infiltrated the facility where the Alliance was keeping the subjects […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Writer Rants About Disney’s Jedi Training Academy

    Posted Saturday, May 31st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Even before Disney had acquired Lucasfilm, the two legendary movie companies had quite the relationship, especially when it came to Walt’s popular theme parks. Attractions based on George Lucas’ iconic films appeared in the parks around the world, but arguably the most popular ones are related to ‘Star Wars’. In fact, there’s even celebrations for […]

  • Simon Kinberg Compares New ‘Fantastic Four’ To ‘Iron Man’ & ‘Batman Begins’

    Posted Saturday, May 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Simon Kinberg is a very busy man. As a writer and producer, he has been attached to films like ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’, ‘Elysium’, and ‘Jumper’, but recently he has taken larger roles in some fan favorite franchises by boarding projects like ‘Star Wars: Rebels’, ‘Gambit’, and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. Additionally, he has taken on writing […]

  • Josh Brolin Rumored To Play Thanos In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Friday, May 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Sorry, Damion Poitier! It looks like Marvel Studios has brought in someone else to play Thanos from here on out. When the Mad Titan first appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe via the post-credits scene of ‘The Avengers’ in 2012, the ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’ and ‘True Blood’ actor stepped into the role of the […]

  • Shortlist For New ‘Ant-Man’ Directors Revealed

    Posted Friday, May 30th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    It has been one week since Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios decided to part ways after working together on ‘Ant-Man’ since 2006. The major Marvel Cinematic Universe shake up has been said to be a result of creative differences with the tone and massive rewrites. Now, with the fan favorite British filmmaker off of the […]

  • First Trailer For Guillermo Del Toro’s FX Show ‘The Strain’

    Posted Thursday, May 29th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Back in 2012 before Guillermo Del Toro was busy with kaiju in ‘Pacific Rim’, ghosts in ‘Crimson Peak’, or (possibly) superheroes in ‘Justice League Dark’, he had been working on a television adaptation of his novel series ‘The Strain’. Initially, the show was given a pilot order, but then it was granted a 13-episode season […]