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

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘Leprechaun Origins’ Star/WWE Superstar Hornswoggle

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    2014 has been a crazy year for WWE Superstars and major motion pictures. Of course, there was the slew of movies from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, but Dave Bautista surprised the world with his role as Drax the Destroyer in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Then, former ‘Real World’ star The Miz and current ‘Total Divas’ […]

  • ‘Y: The Last Man’ Movie Is Dead Again

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    For the better part of a decade, a big screen adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn’s seminal comic series ‘Y: The Last Man‘ has been on again and off again in so many different forms. When ‘Disturbia’ director DJ Caruso left the project in 2012, Louis Leterrier of ‘The Incredible Hulk’ tried to turn it into a […]

  • New ‘Jupiter Ascending’ International Trailer & Poster

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    At the beginning of the year, I named the Wachowskis’ ‘Jupiter Ascending‘ as one of my most anticipated films of the year. Unfortunately, the latest movie from the creative geniuses behind ‘The Matrix’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’ was pushed back to February 2015. However, just because we have to wait a little longer to lay eyes on […]

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

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    In the season two premiere of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we were treated to a whole mess of guest stars. From Lucy Lawless’ Isabelle Hartley to Brian Patrick Wade’s Absorbing Man to Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter, there were plenty of new and exciting faces to welcome (or welcome back) to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the […]

  • Debbie Does Death In New ‘Ouija’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 07:33 pm GMT -4
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    Hasbro and Universal probably thought that the toy box would be spilling out into theaters around the world by now thanks to their deal from 2008 to create movies based on some of their most popular products, but after the domestic failure of ‘Battleship,’ things seemed to slow down on ‘Candy Land,’ ‘Stretch Armstrong,’ and […]

  • Revisit ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ With These New Featurettes & Gag Reel

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the biggest movies to hit theaters this summer was ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. After vacating the director’s chair after ‘X2’, Bryan Singer returned to the franchise and he brought the original cast from his seminal superhero movie from the year 2000 to create the most epic installment of the series so far. […]

  • New ‘Big Hero 6’ Spot Spotlights Villain

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    As we get closer and closer to November, we’re finally getting to see more of ‘Big Hero 6′ beyond Baymax. While I’m sure that no one is complaining when they see the adorable healthcare companion of Hiro Hamada, there are other members of the cast that we’d like to see also. Recently, we’ve gotten some new […]

  • New Milo Manara Marvel Comics Covers Delayed, Not Cancelled

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time last month, renowned artist Milo Manara and Marvel Comics came under fire for their variant cover for ‘Spider-Woman’ #1 that featured an over-sexualized Jessica Drew. Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso later apologized for the cover and promised to be “extra-vigilant in policing their content and how we use them in our marketing,” but stated […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Shadows’

    Posted Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    After taking the summer off, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ returned to ABC with a brand new status quo. With the peacekeeping organization falling apart after the events of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, Agent Phil Coulson has been promoted to Director and was given the arduous task of rebuilding from the ground up. But without the resources […]

  • New Details Emerge For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Even before ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ hit theaters this summer, Bryan Singer and 20th Century Fox revealed that work had started on the next chapter of the X-Men film franchise, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Although for a little while it looked like the filmmaker’s future with the project might be rocky due to some supposed scandals, things […]

  • James Spader Talks ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ & The Foreplay Of Comic-Con

    Posted Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this summer, we learned how James Spader’s titular villain would be introduced in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ thanks to a spread in Entertainment Weekly. The magazine described the scene where the angry AI unleashes hell upon Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and left fans beyond excited for the film’s release next year. Then, as noted in […]

  • Gerard Way Describes His ‘Spider-Verse’ Contributions

    Posted Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 12:17 pm GMT -4
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    About six months ago, Marvel Comics announced an event called ‘Spider-Verse’ that would bring every Spider-Man ever together for the fight of a lifetime. United against a common foe in Morlun, different versions of the wall-crawlers find themselves united against extermination. Though it would be difficult to name everyone involved in this upcoming tale, we […]

  • Infographic: Marvel Vs. DC Costume Clash

    Posted Friday, September 19th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Who wore it best? That’s a question that you’d often hear at award shows, movie premieres, or just about any special event with a red carpet. But what happens when it’s posed to some of your favorite superheroes? PicClick.com decided to find the answer by pitting some of the most iconic heroes and villains from […]

  • It’s Official! ‘Deadpool’ Receives 2016 Release Date

    Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014 06:06 pm GMT -4
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    ‘X-Men’ fans have been demanding a solo Deadpool movie ever since Ryan Reynolds nailed his part as Wade Wilson in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ only to have the Merc with a Mouth ruined by bad writing and directing. In an effort to rally around making the dream a reality in the years that followed, ‘Zombieland’ writers […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Tusk’

    Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Over the years, Kevin Smith has given us some pretty hysterical moments in his films. He’s also given us a few equally messed up scenarios as well. And then there are times when he combines the two and makes us think twice about accepting a chocolate covered pretzel. Although, he brings it all to an […]