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

  • Winter Soldier Getting New Ongoing Comic This Fall

    Posted Sunday, July 20th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    One year ago, Jason Latour and Nic Klein’s ongoing comic series starring Bucky Barnes titled ‘Winter Soldier’ was cancelled. However, with ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ coming to theaters the following spring, Steve Rogers’ former sidekick most likely wouldn’t...
  • Comics Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #6

    Posted Sunday, July 20th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Original Sin’ is nearing its climax, so things are really heating up. While secrets are being revealed all over the Marvel Universe, one of the biggest ones has come to light in Jason Aaron’s massive crossover event series involving the resilient super spy Nick Fury. After...
  • Hammer Time: Worthy Women From Marvel Comics History To Wield Mjolnir

    Posted Sunday, July 20th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While San Diego Comic-Con doesn’t start for a few days, Marvel Comics has been making a lot of waves this month by announcing a ton of new titles coming soon as part of the upcoming Avengers NOW! initiative. From Winter Soldier to Superior Iron Man to Sam Wilson’s new mantle...
  • New Details For ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Introduces Our Villain

    Posted Friday, July 18th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, True Believers everywhere got their first look at ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron‘ thanks to a series of pictures from the special Comic-Con issue of Entertainment Weekly. Besides getting great photos of all the returning team members, Colonel James...
  • ‘Big Hero 6’ Gets Darker With International Trailer

    Posted Friday, July 18th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    With all the Marvel news coming out this week, you’d think that San Diego Comic-Con had started already. All before Hall H opens it’s doors, we’ve gotten a wide variety of news regarding Marvel’s comics, their live action cinematic universe, and their upcoming animated...
  • Megan Fox Responds To ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Fan Reaction

    Posted Friday, July 18th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After Megan Fox and Michael Bay had a falling out over ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moo’ in 2010, many were surprised to hear in 2013 that the actress was cast as April O’Neil in ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’, the Jonathan Liebesman film being produced by Bay and his...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Karen Gillan’s Esquire Shoot Is Out Of This World

    Posted Thursday, July 17th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Next month, former ‘Doctor Who’ companion Karen Gillan can be seen in James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as Nebula, one of Thanos’ deadly daughters. But before fans see her don the blue skin and shaved head in the upcoming sci-fi adventure from Marvel Studios,...
  • Keisha Castle-Hughes Joins ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5

    Posted Thursday, July 17th, 2014 02:46 pm GMT -4 by
    One of the most popular characters from the last season of ‘Game of Thrones’ was Oberyn Martell. The Red Viper of Dorne played by Pedro Pascal attracted fans with his open-minded outlook on life and his irresistible charm, but the character was taken from us far too soon...
  • See How Fake Westeros Really Is In This ‘Game of Thrones’ VFX Reel

    Posted Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Movies and television shows that are based heavily in the world of science fiction and fantasy employ a number of computer-generated techniques to create their environments and the things that inhabit them. However, on ‘Game of Thrones,’ the background of Westeros...
  • Christopher Walken Joins NBC’s ‘Peter Pan’ As Captain Hook

    Posted Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 10:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Shortly after an impressive 18.6 million viewers tuned in for NBC’s ‘The Sound of Music Live!’ this past holiday season, chairman Bob Greenblatt announced that their next live musical would be ‘Peter Pan.’ Not many details were revealed at the time, except that ‘Smash’...
  • Why Was Liv Aberdine Cut From ‘Constantine’?

    Posted Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    NBC recently revealed that ‘True Blood’ star Lucy Griffiths would not be appearing on ‘Constantine’ as Liv Aberdine after the pilot episode. Instead, she will be replaced as the female lead by Angelica Celaya, who will play ‘Hellblazer’ character Mary “Zed”...
  • First Full Trailer For ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This week just keeps getting better and better for fans of the upcoming Marvel and Disney animated feature film ‘Big Hero 6’. Yesterday, the studio officially announced the voice cast that includes top stars from ’30 Rock’, ‘Silicon Valley’, and ‘New Girl’, but...
  • Disney Announces Voice Cast For ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Monday, July 14th, 2014 06:20 pm GMT -4 by
    After meeting the cast of ‘Big Hero 6’ in a series of posters earlier this month, we finally know who will be providing the voices for the characters in Disney and Marvel’s first animated collaboration. Over the weekend, a new TV spot for the film (which can be seen above)...
  • James Gunn Explains Importance of Music In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Monday, July 14th, 2014 03:19 pm GMT -4 by
    As we’ve seen from the very first trailer, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ has an amazing soundtrack. A few weeks ago, the full track listing for album was released, but even before that fans were enjoying tunes such as ‘Hooked On A Feeling’, ‘Spirit In The Sky’,...
  • Stan Lee Teases Cameo In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, July 14th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    A popular pastime among fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is finding Stan Lee in all the movies. Since it’s inception, the legendary comic book creator has appeared in all the films released by Marvel Studios to date, in addition to ‘X-Men’, ‘Daredevil’,...