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

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Time of Death’

    Posted Friday, February 28th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    The last time we joined ‘Arrow’ after a brief hiatus, the results were fairly lackluster and filled with clichés. I’ll even go so far as to say that ‘Blast Radius’ was a glorified filler. However, in the most recent installment of the Emerald Archer’s escapades, Team Arrow clocked in with one of their best episodes […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Synopsis Hints At More Coulson Secrets

    Posted Friday, February 28th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    It has been a while since we’ve caught up with Agent Phil Coulson and his team in Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘. When we last saw them three weeks ago, the crew was hot on the tail of Ian Quinn, who happens to be working for the Clairvoyant. But after being introduced to Deathlok, they were […]

  • ‘Ghostbusters 3’ Still Moving Forward Despite Ramis’ Passing

    Posted Thursday, February 27th, 2014 06:17 pm GMT -4
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    The world was extremely saddened to learn of the death of Harold Ramis earlier this week. The comedy legend is known for his work on ‘Groundhog Day’, ‘Animal House’, and ‘Caddyshack’, but generations of fans may know him best for his role as Dr. Egon Spengler in ‘Ghostbusters’. And while many may have taken the […]

  • New Details & Suspects For Marvel’s ‘Original Sin’

    Posted Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel is making major moves in May of this year with their next huge crossover called ‘Original Sin’, which will play out as the universe’s biggest murder mystery as Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato Jr. tell the story of Uatau the Watcher’s death. Previously, we’ve gotten some teaser images for the event and Aaron has […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Casts Adam Driver As Villain

    Posted Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 04:32 pm GMT -4
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    Rumors have been circulating about the cast of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ since the movie was announced. We’ve heard some awesome rumors like Daniel Day-Lewis, Judi Dench, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Gary Oldman, but there have been some peculiar ones as well involving Ryan Gossling and Zac Efron. But now news has just broken about the […]

  • James Gunn Discusses The Shooting Of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    For the past week, fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have been raving about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. After the first trailer debuted on ‘Jimmy Kimmel LIVE’, we all had the opportunity to get to know the cast of characters a little better through some short vignettes spotlighting each member of the team. Now that […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions’ Trailer Released

    Posted Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    We’ve known for quite some time now that after Disney acquired Lucasfilm, the future of animation in a galaxy far, far away lies in the hands of ‘Star Wars: Rebels’. However fans of the long-running Cartoon Network series ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ should find solace in the fact that they will get closure on […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Footage Released

    Posted Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Before you get your hopes up for a substantial look at the upcoming Bryan Singer superhero epic ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, I have to warn you that while Fox has indeed released brand new footage from the film, it was put out on Instagram, so that means there’s only seven seconds worth to feast […]

  • Latest ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Trailer Offers More New Footage

    Posted Tuesday, February 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    All this month, Spidey fans have been treated to a number of new goodies from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’, the next exciting installment in Marc Webb’s untold Sony spider superhero saga. A little over a week ago, we got a brand new trailer featuring some new footage from the upcoming film. Then, we got our […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Claimed’

    Posted Monday, February 24th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since ‘The Walking Dead’ returned from it’s mid-season hiatus, it’s had a bit more of a ‘Game of Thrones’ vibe to it. Except, you know, with zombies. Since the group from the prison has been split up and are all over the map at the moment, we’re now following a number of small groups as they […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #3

    Posted Sunday, February 23rd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the huge set up in the first issue, ‘Avengers World’ continues to look at each situation separately to see how the sub-teams of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are dealing with the various threats. In the last issue, Smasher, Sunspot, and Cannonball stepped into the spotlight as they were sent to investigate Barbuda, the sovereign island […]

  • Watch 15 Minutes Of ‘Game of Thrones’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Friday, February 21st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, the complete third season of ‘Game of Thrones‘ became available for purchase on Blu-Ray and DVD. With the release of this home video collection, fans of the popular HBO fantasy drama can now prepare for the upcoming fourth season slated to premiere in April. Although, if you haven’t been able to get around […]

  • Throwback Thursday: ‘Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure’

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    This week’s edition of Throwback Thursday (ScienceFiction.com’s look at the great science fiction of the past) is very special to me. Not only does it fall on my 25th birthday, but because one of my favorite movies is celebrating their 25th anniversary as well. Before ‘Doctor Who’ became the cultural phenomenon it is today in the United […]

  • Mini-Bust Reveals The Green Goblin From ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    We already know that Peter Parker has a lot to deal with when we see him next in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. Not only will he have to deal with his every day teenage life, but he’ll also have to put up with Electro, Rhino, and the Green Goblin. So far, we’ve gotten some pretty […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Photos & Character Bios

    Posted Thursday, February 20th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    With such a huge story to be told in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘, it’s no surprise that the promotional campaign is anything but little. Fox and director Bryan Singer are certainly pushing this one hardcore, but it’s always good to know the players in the play, so to speak. That’s why it’s really handy that […]