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

  • ‘Ghostbusters’ Director Paul Feig Responds To Haters

    Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans were going to complain about another ‘Ghostbusters’ movie no matter what. After years and years of development, there would always be those people that just tore it down because they’re “loyal” to the original movies. However, when Paul Feig revealed that his version of the classic supernatural comedy would feature a predominantly female cast, […]

  • Ridley Scott Reveals Title For ‘Prometheus’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Developing multiple sequels at once seems to be a pretty popular trend right now. Not only is James Cameron working on multiple ‘Avatar’ movies right now, but earlier this week Ridley Scott shared that there may be a few ‘Prometheus’ sequels in the works as well. However, before we get to ‘Prometheus 3’ or ‘Prometheus […]

  • ‘Gotham’ Showrunner Teases Court Of Owls Plans

    Posted Thursday, September 24th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    As we saw on this week’s Season Two premiere of ‘Gotham,’ the villains are on the rise. Not only has the Penguin stepped his game up, but we saw Selina Kyle and Edward Nygma reveal more of their true colors as well. Plus, we were introduced to the mysterious brother and sister tandem of Theo and […]

  • Gwendoline Christie Discusses Her Challenges Of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in December 2014, the world learned that Gwendoline Christie would be traveling from Westeros to a galaxy far, far away in order to play Captain Phasma in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. Like her ‘Game of Thrones’ character Brienne of Tarth, the English actress would be portraying an imposing and powerful warrior. But this […]

  • NBC Releases First Clips From ‘Heroes Reborn’

    Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    After years of rumblings, ‘Heroes Reborn’ will finally debut on NBC this Thursday night. Combining a few favorites of the original series with brand new characters, the acclaimed superhero drama ‘Heroes’ will return after leaving the airwaves in 2010. And now as sneak peek at the upcoming miniseries, the network has released two new clips from […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces Ta-Nehisi Coates As New ‘Black Panther’ Writer

    Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    By now, True Believers know that Marvel Comics will be all-new and all-different when ‘Secret Wars’ concludes this fall. But this isn’t limited to the stories and characters within the Marvel Universe. Big changes are coming behind the scenes as well as the House of Ideas brings in some new and exciting talent to work […]

  • J.K. Rowling Shares Harry Potter’s Family History On All-New Pottermore Site

    Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Earlier this month, we had the chance to catch up with the wizarding world of Harry Potter once again when J.K. Rowling reminded us all that this September 1st was the day that James Sirius Potter, the eldest child of Ginny and Harry, headed off to Hogwarts to begin his first year. And as an […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Prequel Actor Rumored For ‘Episode VIII’ Appearance

    Posted Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    It is a pretty well known fact that the ‘Star Wars’ fandom isn’t very fond of the prequel trilogy. Sure, a few things may stand out as enjoyable or memorable here and there, but fans for the most part view George Lucas’ later films from a galaxy far, far away were a misguided endeavor. In […]

  • Paul Bettany Talks About Playing The Vision Again In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Paul Bettany has certainly been talking a lot lately. Don’t get me wrong though. It’s definitely not a bad thing, especially when he’s defending Marvel Studios and all the True Believers out there against Jason Statham. But the award-winning British actor has moved on from discussing missed bullseyes and has gone back to promoting his […]

  • The Avengers Take Over A.I.M. In First Look At ‘New Avengers’ #1

    Posted Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After ‘Secret Wars’, the Marvel Universe will be all new and all different. We’ve already started to see the landscape change as previews for titles such as ‘Spider-Gwen’, ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Totally Awesome Hulk’, ‘All-New All-Different Avengers’, ‘Extraordinary X-Men’, and more have hit the web already. But now we can get a glimpse at […]

  • Ryan Reynolds Says It’s The Perfect Time For ‘Deadpool’

    Posted Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4

    We have waited a long time to see a proper representation of Deadpool in a movie theater. Ever since ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ bastardized the character in 2009, fans have been clamoring for the real deal. We’re finally getting it next year and we’re getting it the right way thanks to the persistence of star Ryan […]

  • What Needs To Happen For A ‘Cloverfield’ Sequel To Move Forward?

    Posted Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Fans of the giant rampaging monster genre were dealt a heavy blow recently when the sequel to Guillermo Del Toro’s ‘Pacific Rim’ was halted indefinitely, but all hope isn’t lost just yet. While moves are trying to be made to get the studio drift compatible with the filmmaker, ‘Kong: Skull Island’ and another ‘Godzilla’ movie […]

  • How Old Will Spider-Man Be In The Marvel Cinematic Universe?

    Posted Monday, September 21st, 2015 07:43 pm GMT -4

    It has been about three months since it was announced that Tom Holland would be appearing as the brand new Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe under the direction of ‘Cop Car’ filmmaker Tom Watts. And while we do know that the web-slinger will appear in next year’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’ prior to starring […]

  • TV Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice’

    Posted Sunday, September 20th, 2015 02:02 am GMT -4

    Despite receiving some bad news earlier this week regarding the departure of a member of Team TARDIS, Whovians can rejoice because ‘Doctor Who’ is back again. And just as the show tends to do, the new season kicked off with a bang. But the episode titled ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ did more than crackle and spark […]

  • Brad Bird Offers ‘Incredibles 2’ Update

    Posted Saturday, September 19th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    You know how some people consider ‘Galaxy Quest’ their favorite ‘Star Trek’ movie? Well, ‘The Incredibles’ should be everyone’s favorite ‘Fantastic Four’ movie. After all, there hasn’t been a theatrical outing for Marvel’s First Family yet that can even be considered okay. The most recent attempt by Josh Trank aside, Fox’s attempts at producing a […]