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

  • First Look At ‘What If? Age Of Ultron’ #1

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4

    The evil robot Ultron is a pretty hot commodity these days. Not only did he star in Brian Michael Bendis’ crossover event ‘Age of Ultron‘, but he also lends his name to the highly anticipated Joss Whedon sequel, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, where he will be played by James Spader. However, not many fans […]

  • Will Scarlett Johansson’s Pregnancy Affect ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Even though Marvel Studios has no plans at the moment to create a live action adaptation of ‘Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow’, one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is expecting a little bundle of joy. According to E! News, Scarlett Johansson is currently about four months pregnant with her first child with fiancé Romain Dauriac. While […]

  • Marvel Comics Unveils Trailer For 75th Anniversary

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in 2011, the Fantastic Four celebrated their 50th anniversary. In 2012, Spider-Man celebrated his 50th. Then in 2013, the Avengers and the X-Men both hit that landmark number. Now, Marvel Comics as a whole is celebrating their 75th year in 2014. ‘Marvel Comics’ #1 hit newsstands in 1939 and ever since then, the House […]

  • New Trailer, Posters, & Images From ‘Oculus’ Starring Karen Gillan

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    Since she left her role as Amelia Pond on ‘Doctor Who’, Karen Gillan has been very busy and she’s about to have a really good year. Not only will she appear in the upcoming Phase Two Marvel Studios film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as Nebula later this summer, but she also has a horror movie […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: T.A.H.I.T.I.’

    Posted Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    We have waited literally a month for another installment of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘, but this week’s episode was definitely worth the wait. After Skye was left incapacitated and on the verge of death by Ian Quinn in ‘T.R.A.C.K.S.’, Agent Coulson and his team rushed to get her the medical attention she needed to stay alive. […]

  • Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver About Terry Gilliam’s ‘Watchmen’

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    While director Zack Snyder is preparing to roll camera on his latest superhero film, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ (or whatever they’re calling it these days), it appears that the conversation has shifted to his previous DC Comics adaptation, ‘Watchmen’. And no, it’s not because Patrick Wilson, who played Nite Owl II in the film, is joining […]

  • Thomas Kretschmann Discusses Multi-Picture Marvel Deal

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 12:19 pm GMT -4

    Back in January, we learned that Thomas Kretchmann of NBC’s ‘Dracula’, ‘King Kong’, and ‘Stalingrad’ would be filling the role of Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. The monocle-wearing former Nazi and prominent HYDRA member is said to only have a small role in Joss Whedon’s sequel, but reports indicated that […]

  • ABC Airing One-Hour Marvel Special ‘Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this month, filming started on the final chapter of Marvel Studios’ Phase Two, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Pictures have started to leak online of Joss Whedon’s superhero team up sequel as they shoot in South Africa, but it looks like the studio is preparing a little sneak peek of their own for the […]

  • First Look At Titan Comics’ Two New ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Series

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in January, BBC Worldwide and Titan Comics announced their new partnership to produce brand new comics based on the 10th, 11th, and 12th Doctors from the acclaimed British sci-fi staple, ‘Doctor Who’. Now, we finally know who the creative teams behind David Tennant and Matt Smith’s Doctors are, plus we have some exclusive artwork […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Still’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Often times, people are quick to label ‘The Walking Dead’ as a zombie show. However, the reality of the situation is that it’s a show about the people left over after the zombie apocalypse. While it’s great to see all the zombie killing action week after week, the show (and even the comic, for that […]

  • Watch The First Four Minutes Of This Week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4

    After a month of waiting in suspense, we are finally going to find out what happened to Skye after the last episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. This Tuesday, the first television show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe returns with an all-new episode that finds Agent Phil Coulson and his team in a race against […]

  • Warner Bros. Releases ‘Jupiter Ascending’ International Trailer

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 01:10 pm GMT -4

    Rumors have been circulating lately about the Wachowskis making a return to their seminal sci-fi feature film, ‘The Matrix’, by creating a new trilogy for Warner Bros. However, before they can get the ball rolling on that, they have two other works marking their return to the genre after a short break from it to […]

  • Slade Wilson Returns To Starling City In New ‘Arrow’ Promos

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4

    As I said in my review of the most recent episode of ‘Arrow‘, business is surely about to pick up in the next episode of the DC Comics superhero show on The CW. In the closing moments of ‘Time of Death’, we saw Oliver Queen’s former island ally finally make his presence in Starling City felt […]

  • See More Of Lady Sif & Son Of Coul In New ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Pics

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    It has been more than three weeks since we’ve last seen Agent Phil Coulson and his team on Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC, but the show is scheduled to make it’s return tomorrow night with an episode called ‘T.A.H.I.T.I.’, where we’ll be introduced to some new recurring characters, find out what happened to Skye […]

  • New ‘Matrix’ Trilogy Reportedly In The Works

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    After taking a brief hiatus from the genre that they revolutionized, the Wachowskis are making a comeback to science fiction with their upcoming film, ‘Jupiter Ascending’, which happened to land on my most anticipated releases of 2014. They’re also working on a sci-fi series for Netflix called ‘Sense8’. But if the latest rumors are true, […]