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

  • Guillermo Del Toro Reveals That ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Will Be “Very Different”

    Posted Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    A little over a week ago, acclaimed filmmaker Guillermo del Toro announced that Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures have scheduled a release date for a sequel to the 2013 epic ‘Pacific Rim’ in 2017. Though the giant robots vs. monsters movie didn’t initially make...
  • ‘Arrow’ Adds Peter Stormare As Count Vertigo

    Posted Monday, July 7th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    During the first season of ‘Arrow’, the popular CW superhero series introduced a new take on the classic Green Arrow foe Count Vertigo. Played by ‘Fringe’ alum Seth Gabel, the Count was transformed from Eastern European royalty that messed with people’s balance to...
  • Zack Snyder Shares Photo & Discuses Title Of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Sunday, July 6th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When fans heard that Batman and Superman would be joining forces on the big screen for the sequel to ‘Man of Steel’, they immediately started calling it ‘World’s Finest’. After all, it’s a pretty good title that served the comic book world pretty well. Also, it was...
  • Showrunner Scott M. Gimple Talks All Things ‘The Walking Dead’

    Posted Sunday, July 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Some people are saying that AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead‘ is going through a renaissance. Fans haven’t been speaking this kindly about the popular zombie drama since it’s first season and part of that success can be attributed to Scott M. Gimple. After writing...
  • James Gunn Teases Sakaaran Soldiers In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Saturday, July 5th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    As far back as last year, people involved in Marvel Studios’ films have denied rumors that they are building towards a big screen adaptation for the acclaimed ‘Planet Hulk’ comic book storyline. Not only has actor Mark Ruffalo squashed those talks, but Marvel Cinematic...
  • See The Scarlet Witch In Action On ‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Set

    Posted Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this year, we got our first glimpse at Elizabeth Olsen as the Scarlet Witch while Joss Whedon and company were in Italy shooting ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ A few photos from the set unveiled the actress’ Marvel Cinematic Universe makeover, as well as...
  • MPAA Bans Poster For ‘The Zero Theorem’

    Posted Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in May, the Motion Picture Association of America caused movie fans to collectively roll their eyes when they rejected a poster for ‘Sin City: A Dame To Kill For’ featuring Eva Green and the silhouette of her breast visible through a sheer gown. The poster has since...
  • Celebrate Batman’s 75th Anniversary With ‘The Batman Exhibit’ At WB Studios

    Posted Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Last year, Superman celebrated his 75th anniversary with a special year-long celebration, but now it’s time for the Dark Knight to step into the spotlight. DC Comics and Warner Bros. are rolling out a ton of special projects for Batman’s 75th birthday this year including...
  • What’s In Store For The Hulk After ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since Joss Whedon reinvigorated the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of the Hulk in ‘The Avengers,’ fans have been speculating about where and how we’d see Dr. Bruce Banner and his jolly green alter ego again. But besides a small cameo in ‘Iron Man 3,’ it looks...
  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Casts Kristoff & Anna From ‘Frozen’

    Posted Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in May, we learned that Queen Elsa of Arendelle would be making the jump from the smash hit animated feature film ‘Frozen’ to the small town of Storybrooke in ‘Once Upon A Time‘ on ABC. Then, it was revealed that she wouldn’t be the only character from...
  • New Character Posters For ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Shortly after the first trailer was released, a very low-resolution photo was leaked featuring the cast of the upcoming Walt Disney Animation movie ‘Big Hero 6′. While the picture was extremely fuzzy, it did offer the world’s first look at the House of Mouse’s version...
  • No Lady Stoneheart In ‘Game of Thrones’ TV Series

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, fans began to speculate that ‘Game of Thrones’ star Lena Headey had been sharing spoilers on her Instagram account. After the shock of Oberyn Martell’s death in ‘The Mountain and the Viper’, people realized that the actress behind Cersei...
  • Andy Serkis Discusses Mo-Cap & ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    Posted Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back when the cast for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ was announced, fans collectively let out an “Oh… DUH!” when motion-capture extraordinaire Andy Serkis was listed alongside the newcomers to the franchise. After his performances in ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship...
  • Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ On Instagram

    Posted Monday, June 30th, 2014 08:22 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite rumors that he might not be in the director’s chair when it goes into production, Bryan Singer is definitely still involved in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in some way. He’s even started teasing the film on social media two years before it’s set to debut in...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #4

    Posted Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After the initial murder of the Watcher in the first issue, another huge death in Jason Aaron’s ‘Original Sin’ occurred in the last issue. After learning that all the mysterious locations being investigated by a cavalcade of heroes on behalf of a mysterious boss are connected,...