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

  • More New TV Spots And Featurettes For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Thursday, December 10th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    With only ten more days until the world finally gets to see ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens,’ plenty of people are opting to keep themselves “pure” for the premiere. That is, they don’t want to see any trailers, TV spots, stills, featurettes, or anything that happens to show footage from the movie. Well, if you’re […]

  • Frank Miller Denounces Elektra In Marvel & Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Season 2

    Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    After the success of ‘Daredevil’ and ‘Jessica Jones’ this year, True Believers are anxiously waiting for the next offerings from Netflix’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Though no release dates have been confirmed yet, 2016 will bring ‘Daredevil’ season two and new series ‘Luke Cage’. But as excited as many fans are, there is […]

  • ‘Doctor Strange’ Described As “Mind Trip Action Film” In New Featurette

    Posted Wednesday, December 9th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Though most True Believers have been preoccupied with ‘Iron Fist’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’, and ‘Captain America: Civil War’ over the past few days, it looks as if we finally have some new information regarding Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange‘. While we received the first synopsis and some official casting confirmations just under a […]

  • HBO Premieres First New Footage of ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 6

    Posted Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Last week, HBO released the first teaser for the upcoming sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones‘. However, rather than give us an inkling of what will happen when the acclaimed fantasy drama based on the works of George R.R. Martin returns in April, the brief 40-second video just showed quick glimpses of the most shocking […]

  • Agents Carter & Coulson Provide ‘Marvel One-Shot’ Commentary In New Phase 2 Box Set

    Posted Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 05:30 pm GMT -5
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    It’s a pretty hard sell when a company asks consumers to essentially buy a product that they don’t need multiples of. But when it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, True Believers have plenty of reasons to pick up Phase Two movies such as ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, or ‘Iron […]

  • Brian Michael Bendis Shares First Trailer For ‘Powers’ Season 2

    Posted Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    When it was first announced as the Playstation Network’s first original scripted drama, fans had high hopes for ‘Powers’. However, when it debuted last winter, many became disappointed with how much the show deviated from the source material and simply lost interest. Despite that, there was enough buzz surrounding the series based on the popular […]

  • Peyton Reed Wants To Get Weirder In ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’

    Posted Monday, December 7th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    The general movie going population who aren’t fans of Marvel Comics were initially weirded out by the idea of seeing ‘Ant-Man’. After all, his powers include shrinking and communicating with ants. That doesn’t exactly sound like an A-list superhero to your average Joe. But as the Phase Two finale hit theaters, fans trusted in Marvel […]

  • Will Captain Phasma Appear Beyond ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Monday, December 7th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though we know next to nothing about her, many people are already obsessed with Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma. Following the exciting news that the ‘Game of Thrones’ star had been cast in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, fans were ecstatic to hear that the mighty Brienne of Tarth would be playing a villain in ‘Episode […]

  • ‘Creed’ Director Ryan Coogler Reportedly In Talks For ‘Black Panther’

    Posted Monday, December 7th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    In the days following the release of the incredible first trailer, we’ve been getting a ton of new information about ‘Captain America: Civil War’. In addition to hearing about the struggle between Cap and Iron Man, we’ve also gotten some great glimpses at other heroes like Black Widow, Falcon, the Winter Soldier, and MCU new […]

  • More Battle Lines Are Drawn In New ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Pics & Scene Description

    Posted Friday, December 4th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Since the release of the epic first trailer just over a week ago, a ton of new details and promotional materials for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ has been making it’s way online. It’s almost as if every few hours there’s something new to talk about regarding the third standalone film starring the Star-Spangled Avenger. And […]

  • Scarlett Johansson Discusses Black Widow’s Allegiances In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Friday, December 4th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Without a doubt, Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow is a beloved character among fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. However, when we last saw Natasha Romanoff in Joss Whedon’s ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’, many True Believers found her storyline to be reductive and out of place. Because of this, some may worry about where we find […]

  • New Footage Added To Fan-Cut Chronological ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, December 4th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Many fans have been criticizing the new trailer for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ since it was released on Wednesday night because it seemingly gives away the entire plot in three minutes. But if that’s something that Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. would want to work on, then they need to look no further […]

  • New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Teaser Reminds Us Why We Can’t Have Nice Things

    Posted Friday, December 4th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    A little over a week ago, we got our first taste of the sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones.’ But rather than sporting the image of a character that survived the events of the previous season like Arya Stark, Tyrion Lannister, or Margaery Tyrell, the poster prominently featured the recently deceased (depending on who you […]

  • Ben Affleck Unveils New Full-Length ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 12:53 am GMT -5
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    ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’ seems to be the place to be if you’re a comic book movie fan. One week ago, Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. brought the first trailer for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ to the late night talk show. Now, Ben Affleck does the same for DC Comics’ epic superhero showdown ‘Batman V […]

  • State Of The Union Address Pushes ‘Agent Carter’ Season Two Premiere Date

    Posted Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 07:59 pm GMT -5
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    Thanks, Obama! No really, thanks to the POTUS for a bunch of stuff, but his latest move is sure to upset Marvel fans whether they’re Democrat or Republican. Though we’re used to seeing the President’s State of the Union Address towards the end of January, this time around President Obama has scheduled his upcoming speech […]