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

  • Drea De Matteo May Connect ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ To ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    We’ve seen our fair share of talented individuals make appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the years, but now that we get a weekly dose of the House of Ideas thanks to the shows on ABC, the floodgates have been opened to include even more additions to the ever-expanding world of Captain America, Iron […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Will Kill Characters Alive In The Books

    Posted Monday, February 16th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    We live in an age where our favorite characters are not safe. There are tons of shows out there right now where anyone could go at any minute. This especially applies to ‘Game of Thrones,‘ which has become synonymous with main characters dying. Of course, that trend won’t stop as the acclaimed HBO series returns later […]

  • Target ‘All-New Hawkeye’ #1 With First Look At New Series

    Posted Friday, February 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    After the heart-breaking end of issue twenty-one, we only have one more issue of Matt Fraction, David Aja, Annie Wu, and Matt Hollingsworth’s incredibly acclaimed ‘Hawkeye’ starring Clint Barton and Kate Bishop. Since debuting in 2012, the award-winning comic featuring the Avenging Archers has become a favorite of fans and critics alike, but when issue twenty-two hits […]

  • Will Lando Calrissian Appear After ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Since his first appearance in the original trilogy, Billy Dee Williams has been a mainstay of the ‘Star Wars’ community. Known for his role as Lando Calrissian, the veteran actor has appeared at many conventions and Star Wars Weekends over the years to meet legions of fans. He even voiced the character in ‘The Lego […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: A Sin To Err’

    Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 06:30 pm GMT -5
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    No matter what ‘Agent Carter’ gave us this week, it would be hard to top last week’s episode featuring the Howling Commandos. However, the limited series did its best to fill the void left by Dum Dum Dugan with way more Leviathan action than we’ve gotten so far. In the latest adventure from the early […]

  • Bibbidi Bobbidi View A New Trailer And Clip For Disney’s Live Action ‘Cinderella’

    Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    After finding success with reimaginings of some of their most famous fairy tales like ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and ‘Maleficent,‘ Walt Disney Pictures is going back to the live action well with Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Cinderella.’ Featuring ‘Downton Abbey’ actress Lily James and the former King of the North Richard Madden, there’s more to be excited about than […]

  • More Spider-Man/Marvel Studios Details: Andrew Garfield Out, Spinoffs In And More

    Posted Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 01:23 pm GMT -5
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    When Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced earlier this week that Spider-Man would finally be joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a few details were revealed about the future of the friendly neighborhood wall-crawler. It was said in the announcement that Spidey would appear in a Marvel movie before starring in his own solo film […]

  • How Will Spider-Man Affect Marvel Studios’ Phase Three Schedule?

    Posted Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    True Believers were truly caught off guard early this week when Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that they would be co-producing the next Spider-Man film together. And on top of that, the newest incarnation of the friendly neighborhood web-slinger will also appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe before starring in the movie scheduled […]

  • ‘The Flash’ Adds This Former ‘Walking Dead’ Star As Villain

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    After seeing the agonizing departure of Emily Kinney’s beloved Beth Greene from ‘The Walking Dead’ a few months ago, we saw a surprise return for the character during this week’s mid-season premiere that saw another fan favorite character perish in a spectacular manner. Chances are that we have probably seen the last of the actress […]

  • Lady Sif Returning To ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5
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      During the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, Jamie Alexander reprised her role as Lady Sif from ‘Thor’ and ‘Thor: The Dark World’ in one of the best episodes of the series to date that saw the mighty Asgardian warrior team up with Agent Coulson and his team to track down the sorceress Lorelei. […]

  • J.K. Rowling Gives Answers To 3 ‘Harry Potter’ Mysteries

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    If you were under the impression that the legend of Harry Potter was over, then you are sorely mistaken. Though the books may be finished and the movies have all wrapped, we’re constantly learning more the wizarding world created by J.K. Rowling. Not only is there a new film called ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to […]

  • New Concept Art Give Closer Look At ‘Black Panther’

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 01:04 pm GMT -5
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    Back when Marvel Studios announced their epic Phase Three schedule at the El Capitan Theatre, among the surprises were a few unexpected films like ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Inhumans’, and ‘Captain America: Civil War’. But a few long-rumored projects were revealed as well including Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange’ and ‘Black Panther’. The event even saw the introduction […]

  • Marvel Studios Joins Forces With Sony Pictures To Produce Next Spider-Man Film

    Posted Tuesday, February 10th, 2015 08:00 am GMT -5
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    There are a few things in life that you never think you’ll see. As a wrestling fan, I never thought that I’d see the Ultimate Warrior reconcile with Vince McMahon and enter the WWE Hall of Fame. ‘Star Wars’ fans probably didn’t think they’d see  another movie after the prequels, let alone a whole other […]

  • ‘Arrow’ Star “Outraged” By WWE Legend’s New Moniker

    Posted Monday, February 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Professional wrestlers have always been considered by some people to be real life superheroes. With their larger than life personalities, brightly colored costumes, and tremendous feats of strength – it’s not really a farfetched idea to buy into. And fans come in all ages, shapes, sizes, and walks of life. But recently a certain fan […]

  • Brian Michael Bendis Re-Signs Exclusively With Marvel & Leaves ‘X-Men’

    Posted Sunday, February 8th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    For as long as I can remember, Brian Michael Bendis has been one of the most hard-working people in comics. After two of the longest runs in American comic book history on ‘Avengers’ and ‘Ultimate Spider-Man,’ the legendary writer moved on to be the franchise player for ‘X-Men’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ in 2012. […]