About Ben Silverio

Ben Silverio profile photo
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

  • Andy Serkis Shares Mo-Cap & ‘War For The Planet Of The Apes’ Secrets

    Posted Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5

    Over the past fifteen years, actor and director Andy Serkis has become synonymous with the innovative motion capture and performance capture technology that we frequently see in Hollywood blockbusters today. With roles in the ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ’The Adventures of Tintin’, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, and the ‘Lord of the Rings’ and ‘The […]

  • NYCC 2016: Jeph Loeb Offers Insight Into Marvel Television’s Creative Process

    Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 08:30 pm GMT -5

    Marvel Television has been on a roll lately when it comes to live-action shows. Since launching ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ in 2013, the slate has grown to include ‘Agent Carter’ (which has unfortunately been cancelled for now), the Defenders’ shows on Netflix (which include ‘Daredevil’, ‘Jessica Jones’, ‘Luke Cage’, ‘Iron Fist’, and ‘The Punisher’), and upcoming […]

  • NYCC 2016: Gabriel Luna Wants To Set Agent Coulson’s Lola On Fire

    Posted Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 05:28 pm GMT -5

    Ever since his arrival to ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ was announced at San Diego Comic-Con 2016, True Believers have been talking about Gabriel Luna playing Ghost Rider. Though the reaction to Robbie Reyes coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe was mixed at first, it seems like True Believers have on board with this version of the […]

  • NYCC 2016: Chloe Bennet Discusses Diversity On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Since the issues of diversity and representation (particularly for the Asian and Asian-American communities) have finally started to take center stage in the entertainment world, Marvel has been at the very center of that discussion. While there has been some controversy surrounding the House of Ideas when it comes to the live-action adaptations of ‘Iron […]

  • NYCC 2016: ‘Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell’ Movie Review

    Posted Monday, October 17th, 2016 05:30 pm GMT -5

    Marvel Entertainment certainly went all out for New York Comic Con this year. On top of bringing together the Defenders to announce Sigourney Weaver as their primary antagonist, having the cast of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ show off the latest episode, and unveiling a number of new comic-related things, the House of Ideas certainly brought out […]

  • NYCC 2016: Marvel Comics Announces Solo Series For Miss America Chavez

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Over the past few years, one of the most popular panels at any convention has been the Women of Marvel panel. At this year’s New York Comic Con, it was definitely no different as the room was packed with True Believers that were excited to hear the latest news regarding the ladies of the House […]

  • NYCC 2016: WWE And BOOM! Studios Tag Team For New Comics

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -5

    While many people may not realize it initially, professional wrestling has had a number of connections to the realm of comic books for many years. Aside from wrestlers like Batista, Edge, and Cody Rhodes appearing in comic book movies and TV shows (and the Green Arrow appearing on WWE programming), there have actually been a […]

  • ScienceFiction.com Wants YOU To See ‘Ouija: Origin of Evil’ In Philly Next Week!

    Posted Friday, October 14th, 2016 02:06 pm GMT -5

    Halloween is just around the corner and the best way to get into the holiday spirit is with a little scare. If you’re anything like us, you’ve already started to break out some of your favorite horror movies to watch while you diligently work on your costume for this year’s festivities. But how about taking […]

  • NYCC 2016: Warner Bros. Shows Off ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them’ Costumes

    Posted Thursday, October 13th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Costumes are always an integral part of conventions. From fan-made cosplays to the latest fashion worn by our favorite heroes in the pages of their comic books, you’re bound to find some impressive clothing around a con floor. But every once in a while, movie studios will roll out some costumes from the most anticipated […]

  • NYCC 2016: Marvel Animation Announces Funko Collaboration, New Spider-Man Series, & More

    Posted Thursday, October 13th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5

    During New York Comic Con this year, Marvel Animation dropped the huge bomb that Hayley Atwell would be reprising her role as Agent Peggy Carter in the fourth season of ‘Avengers Assemble’ on Disney XD titled ‘Avengers: Secret Wars’. However, that’s not the only awesome thing coming from the House of Ideas’ animated division in […]

  • NYCC 2016: Marvel Comics Introduces Deadpool The Duck

    Posted Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 07:19 pm GMT -5

    Mash-ups are totally a cool thing to do. We see it happen all the time when people bring together two tracks to create a new song or two fandoms in some sick fan art. We’ve even seen it happen with our favorite comic book superheroes. Amalgam Comics combined our favorite Marvel and DC characters together […]

  • NYCC 2016: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Goes Undercover Around The Javits Center

    Posted Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5

    While the Marvel Cinematic Universe always seems to have a major presence at every huge convention around the country, it seems pretty clear cut that Marvel Studios brings their A game to SDCC while Marvel Television shines at NYCC. After all, it was in the hallowed halls of the Javits Center in 2012 where Kevin […]

  • NYCC 2016: Discover The Secret In Latest Trailer For ‘The Great Wall’

    Posted Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5

    About two months ago, the first teaser trailer for ‘The Great Wall’ was released. The first English-language film from the amazing filmmaker Zhang Yimou of ‘House of Flying Daggers’ fame should have been something to celebrate, especially because it was a Hollywood and China co-production that was shot in China and features a largely Asian […]

  • NYCC 2016: The Amulet Finds A Champion In First ‘Trollhunters’ Trailer

    Posted Monday, October 10th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this year, visionary filmmaker Guillermo Del Toro announced that the animated adaptation of his young adult novel ‘Trollhunters‘ would be released on Netflix in December 2016. Starring the late Anton Yelchin, the story follows a young human that is tasked with taking up an ancient mantle to protect both the his world and the […]

  • NYCC 2016: ‘Walking Dead’ Season 7 Clip Shows Who Survives Negan & Lucille (For Now)

    Posted Monday, October 10th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -5

    When someone is talking about a “right hand man” around New York City these days, there’s a very good chance that they’re quoting Lin-Manuel Miranda’s incredibly popular musical, ‘Hamilton’. However, when ‘The Walking Dead‘ descended upon Madison Square Garden over the weekend, the phrase took on a whole new meaning that may or may not result […]