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

  • ‘Arrow’ Adds More Guest Stars To Season 3

    Posted Sunday, August 31st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Over the course of two seasons, we’ve seen a ton of great heroes and villains make the jump from the pages of DC Comics to ‘Arrow’ on The CW. Oliver Queen has already crossed paths with the Suicide Squad, the Huntress, the Clock King, and Amanda Waller, but with the third season on the horizon, […]

  • ‘Saw’ Returns To Theaters For 10th Anniversary

    Posted Saturday, August 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    This week, in celebration of their 30th anniversary, ‘Ghostbusters’ is returning to movie houses around the country for a limited theatrical release. But they’re not the only classic genre film commemorating a milestone this year because the film that launched the Guinness Book of World Records’ Most Successful Horror Franchise will return to theaters to […]

  • Joaquin Phoenix Enters Final Talks For ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Friday, August 29th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Since Scott Derrickson was brought on to direct ‘Doctor Strange’ earlier this summer, the rumor mill really ramped up as speculation went wild over who would take the titular role of Dr. Stephen Strange. Previously, names like Johnny Depp, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Jon Hamm were among the stars rumored for the role. ‘Boardwalk Empire’ star […]

  • ‘Horns’ International Trailer Shows Daniel Radcliffe’s Dark Side

    Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Daniel Radcliffe is no stranger to having strange marks on his forehead thanks to his stint as the boy wizard Harry Potter, but his latest film takes it to a whole new level. Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King’s son, Joe Hill, the British actor dons an American accent for ‘Horns’, the latest […]

  • First Look At Lucy Lawless In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014 12:06 pm GMT -4
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    Back in July, it was announced that Lucy Lawless of ‘Xena: Warrior Princess,’ ‘Spartacus,’ and ‘Battlestar Galactica’ would be joining ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ for season two. At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios revealed that the genre favorite would be playing veteran S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Isabelle Hartley, who is said to be helping Director Phil […]

  • Celebrate National Ghostbusters Day With Vintage Featurettes

    Posted Thursday, August 28th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    The year 2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the iconic sci-fi comedy ‘Ghostbusters’ and there will be a number of ways to celebrate in the coming months. First, the film returns to theaters for a limited re-release on August 29th in over 700 theaters across North America to relive its success from the summer of […]

  • Netflix CCO Reveals Details About Upcoming Marvel Shows

    Posted Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel Studios is expanding their television presence in a big way in 2015. Not only will the second season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and newcomer ‘Agent Carter’ be airing on ABC, but ‘Daredevil’ will be the first of four Netflix shows  set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as well. With the streaming service gearing up to […]

  • ‘Spider-Woman’ Writer & Artist Respond To Variant Cover Criticism

    Posted Wednesday, August 27th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Spider-Woman has been becoming more and more of a fan favorite in recent years. After appearing in many books like Kelly Sue DeConnick’s ‘Avengers Assemble’ and ‘Captain Marvel,’ Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers,’ Matt Fraction’s ‘Hawkeye,‘ and many more, Jessica Drew will finally star in her own ongoing title once again thanks to the upcoming ‘Spider-Verse’ event and the creative […]

  • Donald Glover Joins ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ As Miles Morales

    Posted Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ was first announced in 2010, a campaign known as #donald4spiderman made its way around the internet before Andrew Garfield inherited the web-slinging mantle from Toby Maguire. Fans who retweeted this hashtag were behind the idea that ‘Community’ star Donald Glover should play Peter Parker in the then-upcoming Sony film. […]

  • First Look At The Thing In Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Even though production has wrapped on Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ for a while now, we’ve barely heard anything about it besides who the cast members are and that it might have a little bit of a found footage feel to it. But now, we have our first look at the ever-lovin’ blue-eyed Thing, who will be […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Characters Appear In Walt Disney World

    Posted Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    After topping the box office charts once again and becoming the highest grossing film of the summer in North America, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ achieved yet another milestone by becoming the first Marvel characters to appear in Walt Disney World. Previously, Hiro Hamada and Baymax from ‘Big Hero 6’ were thought to be the inaugural […]

  • Chloe Grace Moretz Done With Hit-Girl & ‘Kick-Ass’ Films

    Posted Tuesday, August 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    While ‘Kick-Ass 2’ didn’t perform as well as some may have hoped, we learned recently that the creators of the source material, Mark Millar and John Romita, Jr., are staying optimistic about completing the film trilogy by adapting the third and final installment of their popular comic book series. However, not everyone involved in the movies […]

  • David Yates In Talks To Direct ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’

    Posted Monday, August 25th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    When J.K. Rowling announced that she would be involved in a brand new film trilogy set in the world of the wizarding world of Harry Potter, fans anxiously followed along as ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ progressed. Now that a draft of the script has been completed and a release date has been […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Doctor Who’ Star Jenna Coleman Talks Season 8 & Beyond

    Posted Monday, August 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    On Thursday, August 14th, the TARDIS landed in New York City for the American stop on the Doctor Who World Tour. Some lucky fans that were able to score tickets had the chance to see the first episode of the new season featuring the brand new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, before anyone else in the country. […]

  • Exclusive: Chris Hardwick Wants To Bowl With The Twelfth Doctor

    Posted Sunday, August 24th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    When it comes to celebrity superfans, one of the first names that comes to mind is most definitely Chris Hardwick. When he’s not working with Nerdist Industries, the comedian can be found hosting ‘@midnight’ on Comedy Central, ‘Talking Dead’ on AMC, and panels at some of the biggest comic book conventions around the country. This […]