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: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Henry Cavill Shoots Down ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Split Rumors

    Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    A new rumor recently surfaced about ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ that stated the film would be split into two parts with Part One coming out later this year. Latino Review broke the news when they received the blurry screenshot above from “a person claiming to have an iPhone video of the teaser for […]

  • First Look At Stan Lee’s ‘Agent Carter’ Cameo

    Posted Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    After the series premiere of ‘Agent Carter‘ last Tuesday (and an encore presentation over the weekend), a brand new episode comes our way tonight on ABC at it’s regular time of 9:00pm ET. And while there’s sure to be some exciting stuff coming our way in ‘Time & Tide’, next week’s episode brings the traditional cameo […]

  • First Trailer For Ryan Reynolds’ Pet Project ‘The Voices’

    Posted Monday, January 12th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though Deadpool will be dying soon in the pages of Marvel Comics, he’ll be very much alive in his own feature film next year thanks to Ryan Reynolds. However, before we see him take on the Merc With A Mouth once again, he’ll be tackling a whole different kind of crazy on the big screen […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Casts Young Cersei Lannister For Season 5

    Posted Saturday, January 10th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though we still have a way to go until we return to Westeros for another season of ‘Game of Thrones’, a few details about the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama have been slowly seeping out. Here and there we’d see some leaked photos or hear rumors about what won’t be included from George R.R. Martin’s novels, […]

  • Who Gets Credit For Writing ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Friday, January 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, True Believers were treated to the first official look at ‘Ant-Man’ during the series premiere of ‘Agent Carter’ on ABC. Thanks to this teaser trailer, we were able to see Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross, and Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang in full superhero regalia. However, we also […]

  • New Look For The T-800 In ‘Terminator Genisys’

    Posted Friday, January 9th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    When the first trailer for ‘Terminator Genisys‘ dropped last month, long-time fans of the franchise may have had some feelings of déjà vu since things felt strangely familiar, yet very different. We still have characters that we’ve come to know and love from the classic 1984 film like John Connor, Kyle Reese, and Sarah Connor, but […]

  • Return of the King: Marvel Comics Launches ‘Uncanny Inhumans’ Starring Black Bolt

    Posted Friday, January 9th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in 2013, Marvel Comics revealed that there would be a new emphasis on the Inhumans where the ‘Inhumanity’ event would see the birth of new members of this race, including the all-new Ms. Marvel and the cast of Charles Soule and Joe Madureira’s ‘Inhuman.’ Then when Marvel Studios’ Phase Three was announced, it was revealed […]

  • ’TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: Now Is Not The End/Bridge and Tunnel’

    Posted Thursday, January 8th, 2015 02:20 pm GMT -5
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    We’ve been introduced to a number of badass females in the films and television shows from Marvel Studios. There’s Melinda May, Natasha Romanoff, Maria Hill, and Skye/Daisy Johnson, just to name a few. However, before any of them even reported for duty at S.H.I.E.L.D., there was Peggy Carter fighting alongside Captain America and holding down […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ EPs Tease Season 2B Details

    Posted Thursday, January 8th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Many True Believers are still reeling from the intense winter finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ that saw Skye’s true identity finally revealed. Not only is she Daisy Johnson AKA Quake, but she is also an Inhuman, and all that is certainly a lot for her to deal with at once. While we won’t get to […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Adds ‘The Raid 2’ Trio

    Posted Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 01:16 pm GMT -5
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    One of the best films of 2014 was definitely Gareth Evans’ Indonesian martial arts thriller ‘The Raid 2.’ Not only has it been praised for its spectacular camerawork and editing, but the fight choreography and the hyper-violence show that there’s incredible beauty in brutality sometimes. And while credit for that also deserves to go to […]

  • See More Gritty, Gorgeous Images From ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

    Posted Tuesday, January 6th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Though it managed to fall short of making my most anticipated films of 2015, I’m really looking forward to ‘Mad Max: Fury Road.’ After many years of stop and go, George Miller’s return to the post-apocalyptic world of the Road Warrior is finally hitting theaters this year and it looks insanely awesome. After getting the […]

  • New ‘Ex Machina’ Clip Introduces The World To Ava

    Posted Monday, January 5th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Chances are that whenever you’ve heard the names Domhnall Gleeson and Oscar Isaac lately, it’s been related to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ However, they have another really interesting sci-fi film coming out in 2015 that has people talking and is popping up on a few most anticipated of the year lists. This movie is ‘Ex […]

  • The Size Of Marvel Studios’ First ‘Ant-Man’ Teaser Might Bug You

    Posted Friday, January 2nd, 2015 09:08 pm GMT -5
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    In the final days of 2014, a number of new reports concerning Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ hit the web (which ironically is some place an ant would not want to be). In addition to some potential details that might tie the Phase Two finale to the ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and the rest of Phase Three, […]

  • Ben’s Most Anticipated Movies of 2015

    Posted Friday, January 2nd, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -5
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    In addition to looking back on some of the best films of the past year, many people take some time right around now to look at the year ahead to see what’s in store. While some may look at some significant sports matches or can’t miss concerts, for us here at ScienceFiction.com, that means we […]

  • New Look At The Millennium Falcon From ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 03:21 pm GMT -5
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    When the first teaser dropped for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ last month, we got a glimpse of a number of new things coming our way from a galaxy far, far away. In just 88 seconds, we saw a few new characters, a Stormtrooper makeover, a cool new lightsaber, and an arsenal of updated X-wing fighters. […]