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

  • Marvel Studios Releases Falcon Battle From ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Normally when I’m tasked with writing about scenes like this from Marvel movies that have been released, I’d start by saying *SPOILER ALERT*. However thanks to the promotional campaign for ‘Ant-Man’ earlier this summer, the House of Ideas already spilled the beans on Anthony Mackie’s cameo as the Falcon in a TV spot for Peyton […]

  • Rumored ‘Luke Cage’ Synopsis Reveals Potential Villain And Love Interest

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Though we’ll be meeting him first alongside Krysten Ritter in ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, Mike Colter’s Luke Cage will go on to star in his own Netflix series. While we haven’t gotten too much official word on the upcoming show, a few details have emerged as Cheo Hodari Coker joined as the showrunner and […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Synopsis Reveals New Cast Additions

    Posted Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    The Season Two finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ teased a number of changes coming to the first TV series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only will we finally see Agent Skye finally step up into her Daisy Johnson/Quake persona that we’ve come to know in the comics, but a number of new allies […]

  • ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ Writer Gets Stuck In Hole With Hilarious Results

    Posted Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Some of our favorite comic book heroes have had to make some daring escapes in their day. Captain America dodged the Nazis in World War II, Iron Man has ducked A.I.M. on numerous occasions, and Thor has gotten out of scuffles in all ten realms. But the latest person to get out of a tight […]

  • Will Some Fan Favorite Characters Return To ‘The Walking Dead’?

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    On a show like ‘The Walking Dead,’ it isn’t easy to bring back characters after they leave the show. Though we’ve seen it with Lennie James’ character Morgan Jones from Season One, it’s a little bit harder to revisit the likes of Beth, Lizzie, Andrea, or Hershel because *SPOILER ALERT* they’re all dead. However, new […]

  • Marvel And Netflix Add Alfre Woodard To ‘Luke Cage’

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    As Marvel Studios prepares for the release of ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, things seems to be moving right along on ‘Luke Cage.’ After making his first Marvel Cinematic Universe appearance alongside Krysten Ritter in the House of Ideas’ second Netflix series, Mike Colter will go on to star in his own show about a […]

  • Deleted ‘Fantastic Four’ Scene Featured More Clobberin Time

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    At this point, practically the entire world knows how terrible Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ turned out. In fact, we even know how much better it would have been if the studio had just dished out the necessary budget to create Jeremy Slater’s original script for the film rather than watering it down an insane amount […]

  • Stephen Amell’s WWE Summerslam Opponents Talk Some Trash

    Posted Thursday, August 20th, 2015 07:15 pm GMT -4
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    With the match being made official a little over a week ago, we’re getting closer and closer to Stephen Amell’s in-ring debut at WWE Summerslam in Brooklyn on Sunday. The actor will finally step into the squared circle along with former NXT Champion Neville as they face Stardust and King Barrett at the Barclays Center […]

  • Peter Parker Buys The Baxter Building In All-New All-Different ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Thursday, August 20th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Whether you believe the rumors of Marvel Comics turning their backs on the Fantastic Four or not, it’s hard to argue with the facts. Though the House of Ideas had nothing to do with the abysmal film from Josh Trank that is currently in theaters, the company has run the team through the ringer as of […]

  • The Blob May Be Involved In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Thursday, August 20th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    When True Believers return to theaters to catch ‘X-Men: Apocalypse‘ next summer, they should expect a new crop of mutants fighting alongside some familiar faces as they take on a few challenging foes in the form of the legendary Apocalypse and his Four Horsemen made up of Angel, Storm, Psylocke, and Magneto. However, it seems like […]

  • George Lucas Reveals Jar-Jar Binks/Disney Connection At D23

    Posted Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    A very popular saying among Disney aficionados is that it all started with a mouse. But since the early days of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse, a number of other people have contributed to the decades of Disney magic. From Imagineers to filmmakers to administrative personnel, this elite group is honored biennially at the D23 […]

  • Disney & Square Enix Add ‘Big Hero 6’ To ‘Kingdom Hearts 3’

    Posted Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    During the D23 Expo this past weekend, Disney fans were treated to all sorts of exciting news coming from the House of Mouse very soon. Though many may be focusing on the ‘Star Wars’ expansion coming to Disneyland and Walt Disney World, the company had some pretty exciting news for gamers, particularly those of us […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ May Be A Nightmare For Fox Lawyers

    Posted Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Trouble isn’t hard to find when you’re Wade Wilson. When he returns to the big screen in Tim Miller’s ‘Deadpool,’ the Merc with a Mouth will certainly have his hands full with the likes of Negasonic Teenage Warhead, Angel Dust, and Colossus. However, one of the film’s stars hints that the 20th Century Fox legal department […]

  • Evangeline Lilly Is Ready To Suit Up As The Wasp

    Posted Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 08:48 pm GMT -4
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    The end of Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man’ left us with a huge tease for the future of Hope Van Dyne in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Following Scott Lang’s successful first stint as the size-shifting superhero, Hank Pym bestowed upon his daughter the mantle of her fallen mother and a suit of her own to harness the […]

  • ‘Fantastic Four’ Writer Distances Himself From The Film

    Posted Tuesday, August 18th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    There has been an incredible amount of negativity surrounding the most recent reboot of ‘Fantastic Four‘ from 20th Century Fox. Not only has it been lampooned by fans and critics alike, the film’s director Josh Trank has put the studio on blast for getting too involved and not allowing his version to shine through. Of course, that […]