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

  • Expect More Bucky/Cap Action In ‘Captain America 3’

    Posted Thursday, August 7th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    This has been a great year for Marvel Studios. While fans are certainly still riding that high from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, True Believers certainly haven’t forgotten ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ from earlier this year, especially since we saw the fallout from that film practically every week on ABC’s  ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. Now that […]

  • New Details On ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Spinoffs ‘Venom’ & ‘The Sinister Six’

    Posted Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, news got out that Lisa Joy of ‘Pushing Daisies’ has been brought into the Spider-Man fold at Sony Pictures to expand their cinematic universe by developing a spinoff featuring a female lead. But before that announcement was made, the studio had put into motion plans to produce films starring iconic Spidey villains […]

  • James Gunn Pushes For ‘Thunderbolts’ Adaptation From Marvel Studios

    Posted Wednesday, August 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Even before ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ became a bona fide hit over the weekend, Marvel Studios officially announced a sequel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Director James Gunn has already started to drop a few hints about what could happen in the next film while promoting the first one, but many wonder what other […]

  • Watch Special Features From The ‘Captain America: The Winter Solider’ Blu-Ray

    Posted Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, a number of special features from the ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Blu-ray and DVD leaked online. Naturally, Disney and Marvel were quick to take them down, but shortly after that, some deleted scenes managed to make their way onto the internet in a more official capacity. Now, as you’re likely taking […]

  • James Gunn Gushes Over Infinity Gems & Thanos In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy

    Posted Tuesday, August 5th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’re reading this right now, there is a good chance that you contributed to the record-breaking $94 million opening weekend for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. James Gunn’s epic space adventure took us to the cosmic side of the Marvel Cinematic Universe in what is quickly becoming one of the world’s favorite superhero movies. And […]

  • ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Video Teases Wayne Presence In Metropolis

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Despite many studios sharing their exclusive offerings at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, with the world via the internet in the days following the event, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have chosen not to officially release their footage from ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. Sure, if you were quick about it, you may have […]

  • Is Squirrel Girl Heading To The Marvel Cinematic Universe?

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Whenever a company trademarks a name or a phrase, it usually means that they plan to use it in some way, shape, or form in the near future. For example, Marvel made sure to claim things like Age of Ultron, Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket Raccoon, Agent Carter, and Big Hero 6 over the past […]

  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Deleted Scene Brings Someone Back From The Dead

    Posted Monday, August 4th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    We already know that one very important person in Peter Parker’s life was cut out of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2.’ Quite a few stories circulated a while back about Shailene Woodley’s Mary Jane Watson being excluded from the web-slinger’s recent adventures. However, we later learned what these deleted scenes entailed. Now, with Sony’s latest Marvel film […]

  • Kieron Gillen Returns to Asgard With ‘Angela: Asgard’s Assassin’

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    After a couple of acclaimed runs on ‘Journey Into Mystery’ and ‘Young Avengers’ featuring the (semi-reformed) mischievous trickster Loki, indie comic darling turned mainstream marvel Kieron Gillen will revisit the mystical realm of Asgard. This time the writer behind ‘The Wicked + The Divine’ will tackle Marvel Comics newcomer Angela, who first appeared for the […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye’ #19

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    After what seems like an eternity, Matt Fraction, David Aja, and Matt Hollingsworth are finally back with another installment of their award-winning comic ‘Hawkeye’. When we last left Clint Barton, he and his brother Barney have a run in with more track-suited villains and a clown-faced assassin looking to eliminate the Avenging Archer. Unfortunately, one […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘New Avengers’ #21

    Posted Sunday, August 3rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    If you’ve been reading Jonathan Hickman’s ‘New Avengers’ then you know very well that the team has been monitoring curious incursions that lead to the destruction of entire universes. With the latest one putting them and their world in grave danger, they must make some incredibly difficult decisions that could tear up their very beings. However, […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Post-Credits Scene Features Bizarre Cameo

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    After a number of press screenings of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ this month, it became clear that Marvel Studios left out the film’s post-credits scene. Many thought that James Gunn may have chosen not to take part in the tradition, but the director has stated in interviews that there definitely is one. Now, we know for sure […]

  • New ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Spot Has More Baymax

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    After the first trailer for ‘Big Hero 6,‘ marketing has really ramped up for the first animated collaboration between Marvel and Disney. So far we’ve seen more TV spots, posters, and even some of the cool new toys coming our way thanks to San Diego Comic-Con. And if there’s anything that we can take away from […]

  • Paramount Releases ‘Interstellar’ SDCC Trailer

    Posted Thursday, July 31st, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    During their presentation at San Diego Comic-Con, Paramount Pictures surprised Hall H by bringing con virgins Christopher Nolan and Matthew McConaughey on stage to premiere a brand new trailer for their upcoming film ‘Interstellar.’ Many people who saw it described the footage as indescribable and noted that it featured an excellent use of IMAX technology. […]

  • SDCC 2014: Mark Waid Brings Agent Coulson’s Team To Marvel Comics With ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Wednesday, July 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After appearing in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and developing a devoted fan following, Agent Phil Coulson made the jump from the big screen to the pages of Marvel Comics in 2012 alongside Nick Fury, Jr. AKA Marcus Johnson. Since then, Coulson has gone on to join the Secret Avengers and pop up in various other […]