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

  • BCC 2014: Exclusvie Interview With ‘Batman’ Artist Greg Capullo

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    When you mention Batman to a comic book fan, a number of creators probably come to mind immediately. Off the top of my head, I’m thinking of Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Frank Miller, Paul Dini, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, and Bruce Timm. However, if you ask a modern Batman fan about which writers and artists […]

  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ May Contain ‘Episode VII’ Elements

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Recently, we’ve been catching some glimpses at some things here and there from the ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ set, including a new x-wing, various creatures, and the iconic Millennium Falcon. But now a new report says that we could be seeing an array of other elements from the upcoming J.J. Abrams film in the new […]

  • Baltimore Comic Con 2014: Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Thursday, September 11th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    This past weekend, I had the immense pleasure of attending this year’s Baltimore Comic Con. Because it’s one of the remaining “big” conventions that maintains a focus on comic books and their creators, I always enjoy riding down I-95 to the Inner Harbor for a few days to embrace the medium that seems to be […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Dave Bautista Rumored For Big ‘Avengers 3’ Role

    Posted Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    After becoming the summer’s highest grossing film in North America and collecting over $430.7 million worldwide at the box office, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is making a lot of people at Marvel Studios a whole lot of money. However, a new report indicates that some of the stars are being positioned to make even more, […]

  • Robert Downey Jr. Discusses ‘Iron Man 4’ Plans

    Posted Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    In May 2013, Robert Downey Jr.’s contract with Marvel Studios was up and many contemplated the actor’s future as the armored Avenger known as Iron Man. The story of Tony Stark seemed to wrap up nicely with ‘Iron Man 3,’ but naturally there was room to continue if that’s what all parties were looking to do. […]

  • Michael Douglas Won’t Suit Up In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Way back in January, many fans were surprised to hear that iconic actor Michael Douglas would be playing Dr. Hank Pym in Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man.’ Once it was established that the upcoming Phase Three film would focus on Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang rather than the original iteration of the hero, things made more sense, but True […]

  • Dominic Purcell Brings A Heatwave To ‘The Flash’

    Posted Friday, September 5th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    The weather in Central City is looking pretty bleak. When ‘The Flash’ debuts on The CW this fall, the Fastest Man Alive faces a fearsome forecast of foes including the Weather Wizard, Firestorm, Killer Frost, and Captain Cold. Now, another villain has been added to the mix to turn up the heat. According to The […]

  • Watch More Deleted Scenes From ‘The Walking Dead’ Season Four

    Posted Friday, September 5th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Recently, a ton of news and rumors have been emerging about the upcoming fifth season of ‘The Walking Dead.’ From homosexuals to cannibals to priests, fans of the popular zombie drama on AMC certainly have a lot to talk about before their show returns later this fall. But as a refresher course to keep everything […]

  • Baymax Shines More In New ‘Big Hero 6’ Clip & TV Spot

    Posted Thursday, September 4th, 2014 07:16 pm GMT -4
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    At this point, it’s pretty clear that Baymax is probably going to be the breakout star of ‘Big Hero 6,‘ the first animated film from Disney based on a Marvel Comics property. Not only has he been prominently featured in advertising and merchandise thus far, he’s even being touted to appear at Disney theme parks this […]

  • James Gunn Shares Picture From Stan Lee’s Original ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Cameo

    Posted Thursday, September 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    By now, every True Believer knows that two things are constant in the films from Marvel Studios: 1.) There is always at least one post-credits scene. 2.) There is a Stan Lee cameo somewhere in the movie. The company’s most recent offering ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ followed these guidelines, but director James Gunn revealed that […]

  • First Teasers For Season Two Of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, September 4th, 2014 01:33 pm GMT -4
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    After recently announcing a number of new cast additions such as Kyle MacLachlan, Brian Patrick Wade, and Adrianne Palicki, as well as debuting the first look at Lucy Lawless as Agent Isabelle Hartley, Marvel and ABC have finally released some brand new promotional material for ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..’ When we last left Agent Phil Coulson, […]

  • Marvel Comics Editor-In-Chief Apologizes For ‘Spider-Woman’ #1 Controversy

    Posted Thursday, September 4th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, Marvel Comics met with some major mainstream media coverage when the variant cover by renowned artist Milo Manara for the upcoming ‘Spider-Woman’ #1 was met with a largely negative reaction that condemned it as overly sexualized. Though the artist responded with his take on the whole controversy, as well as series writer Dennis […]

  • Watch Karen Gillan Shave Her Head For ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Thursday, September 4th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    How’s this for a Throwback Thursday? Remember last year at San Diego Comic-Con when ‘Doctor Who’ star Karen Gillan revealed that she had shaved her head for her role as Nebula in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’? Well, now we can relive the excitement of that shocking unveiling in a brand new way thanks to the […]

  • First Trailer For Sci-Fi Musical ‘Bang Bang Baby’

    Posted Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though they may seem like an odd combination on paper, science fiction has often found itself mixed with musical theater in many different fashions. The first thing that comes to my mind is Joss Whedon’s ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’, but ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ fans are probably thinking of ‘Once More, With Feeling’ right about […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Adds Two Series Regulars

    Posted Monday, September 1st, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the success of her character in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and the Marvel One-Shot accompanying ‘Iron Man 3,’ Hayley Atwell is bringing Agent Peggy Carter to television with ‘Agent Carter’ this winter on ABC. Besides the S.H.I.E.L.D. pioneer returning for the new series, Dominic Cooper is said to be reprising his role as Howard […]