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

  • Anti-Tech Organization R.I.F.T. Introduced In ‘Transcendence’ Viral Videos

    Posted Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    Usually when a new scientific development in unveiled, it has its champions and its detractors. Things are no different in the world of ‘Transcendence’, where a brilliant scientist in the field of artificial intelligence creates the technology to essentially download yourself into your computer. While many are praising his revolutionary work, others are strongly against it […]

  • No Foolin! Hugh Jackman Sings As Logan In ‘Wolverine: The Musical’

    Posted Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 08:31 pm GMT -5

    Over the course of fourteen years and six movies, Hugh Jackman has become synonymous with the Marvel Comics superhero Wolverine. Currently, the actor is out promoting the seventh round as the character in the upcoming ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ and when he stopped by BBC Radio One’s ‘The Matt Edmondson Show’, he had the […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Adds Patrick Brennan As Latest Villain

    Posted Tuesday, April 1st, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    After another hiatus (which is something that I have to say far too often about this show), ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returns tonight with a brand new episode. While we’re set to catch up with Deathlok this evening, some other interesting characters are slated to appear on the show in the future. Recently, it was announced […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead – A’ (Season 4 Finale)

    Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014 07:42 pm GMT -5

    After the Governor laid waste to the prison in the mid-season finale, the second half of the fourth season of ‘The Walking Dead’ followed the survivors of the attack as they navigated their way through some sticky situations, intensely emotional moments, and incredibly awesome character development all around. And last night it all came to an […]

  • Joss Whedon Apologizes For Destroying Seoul In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    In ‘The Avengers’, Joss Whedon basically leveled New York City when the Chitauri invaded and clashed with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. For his second go with Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and the rest of the team, the director is taking the battle to some of the biggest cities in the world with ‘The Avengers: Age […]

  • Brutal Opening Moments Of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Revealed

    Posted Monday, March 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5

    Last week, professionals from all corners of the film industry gathered in Las Vegas for CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO). As part of the programming, studios often treat attendees to an exclusive presentation of their latest projects. One of the films that was shown off was ‘X-Men: Days […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #30

    Posted Sunday, March 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    We have finally reached the penultimate issue of ‘Superior Spider-Man’. There’s only one issue left and it’s for all the marbles, but before the final battle, we have quite the game changer this week. After a highly emotional chapter in the Otto Octavius story in the last issue, the action was so plentiful that our […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers Assemble’ #25

    Posted Sunday, March 30th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    This is it. The final issue of ‘Avengers Assemble’ is out in the world right now and it was quite the fitting sendoff for one of the most fun books on my pull list in a while. Fans of Spider-Girl, Team Sad, Hawkguy, Team Captains, ‘Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’, and everything else that spawned from […]

  • Second Trailer & Posters Released For ‘Jupiter Ascending’

    Posted Sunday, March 30th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    After many months of waiting in anticipation, the Wachowskis and Warner Bros. released the first trailer for ‘Jupiter Ascending’ back in December of last year. This marks the directing duo’s return to science fiction after taking a break to pursue projects such as ‘Speed Racer’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’. Then, earlier this month, an international trailer […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Silver Surfer’ #1

    Posted Saturday, March 29th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    It’s quite fitting that ‘Silver Surfer’ #1 came out this week. In fact, it couldn’t have been more perfect. On March 26th, Whovians around the world celebrated the anniversary of the first appearance of the Ninth Doctor, portrayed by ‘Thor: The Dark World’ star Christopher Eccleston. But what does the Doctor have to do with […]

  • Latest Pics From ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Show Off Green Goblin, Rhino, & More

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 07:03 pm GMT -5

    Fans rejoiced when Dane DeHaan was cast as Harry Osborn in Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. However, they were surprised to hear that this new version of Peter Parker’s good friend would be following in James Franco’s footsteps and taking up the mantle of the Green Goblin instead of Chris Cooper’s Norman Osborn. Granted, […]

  • Take Roll With New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Promo

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 05:06 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this week, we got to see a brand new trailer for Bryan Singer’s upcoming Marvel movie, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. After watching it a few times (or by checking out any number of promotional material for the next installment of the mutant franchise), you can see that there is a HUGE cast being […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow – Birds of Prey’

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 03:09 pm GMT -5

    After introducing their version of the Suicide Squad in an awesome episode last week, ‘Arrow’ now tackles another fan favorite tandem from the DC Universe by bringing the Birds of Prey to Starling City this week. However, unlike their comic book counter parts, the masked vigilantes known as Black Canary and the Huntress are at […]

  • ‘Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil’ Sequel In Development

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 01:07 pm GMT -5

    Back in 2010, well before ‘The Cabin In The Woods’ captured film festival audiences with their diagnosis of horror movie tropes, another movie called ‘Tucker and Dale Vs. Evil’ came along and took a more tongue and cheek approach than Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon. Starring Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine, the movie follows two […]

  • First Teaser Trailer For ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’

    Posted Friday, March 28th, 2014 12:06 pm GMT -5

    Back in 2012 when I first joined the staff here at ScienceFiction.com, one of the first stories that I wrote was about ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ and ‘Wrath of the Titans’ director Jonathan Liebeseman signing on to direct Michael Bay’s reboot of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’. Now, a little over two year later, we finally have […]