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

  • Harrison Ford Offered Role In ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, May 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Way back in 2011, Alcon Entertainment entered into negotiations for the rights to produce film, television, and ancillary product prequels and sequels based on Ridley Scott’s iconic sci-fi staple ‘Blade Runner‘. Later that year, Scott signed on to direct and produce a new movie set in the world that he created back in 1982. With […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Release Date Announced

    Posted Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 07:05 pm GMT -5
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    Late last year, Potterheads rejoiced when it was announced that J.K. Rowling would be penning a new trilogy set in the wizarding world of Harry Potter based on the Hogwarts textbook ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them.’ However, the Boy Who Lived would not be starring in the new films. Instead, they will follow author […]

  • First Clip From ‘Arrow’ Season Two Finale

    Posted Wednesday, May 14th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Oliver Queen has gone through so much in this season of ‘Arrow’ and almost all of it is because of Slade Wilson. His former friend and fellow island dweller has traveled to Starling City to exact revenge on Ollie for the choices he made on the island by taking away the things that mean the […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Character Videos Feature Magneto, Beast & Blink

    Posted Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    With so many mutants appearing in Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, it never hurts to get a refresher course on who everybody is. Recently, the studio has been releasing a series of videos to get us acquainted or reacquainted with some of these characters that we’ll be seeing in Fox’s upcoming Marvel movie. […]

  • Channing Tatum’s Gambit Starring In ‘X-Men’ Spinoff! Is This The Start Of A New Franchise?

    Posted Tuesday, May 13th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Over the weekend, X-Men producer Lauren Shuler-Donner confirmed the rumor that ’22 Jump Street’ and ‘Jupiter Ascending’ star Channing Tatum would stepping into the role of Gambit in future installments of the franchise instead of Taylor Kitsch, who portrayed the Ragin’ Cajun in the excruciating ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’. Now, we know some details about when […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘E.T.X.R’ Star Levi Fiehler

    Posted Monday, May 12th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Sometimes when you’re home on a Saturday night, you might find yourself flipping through Netflix or iTunes for something fun to watch. If actor Levi Fiehler is to believed (and I assure you, he is), then you need not look any further than ‘E.T.X.R.’, a new sci-fi thriller set in the world of electronic dance […]

  • Both Sides Prepare For War In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season Finale Clips

    Posted Monday, May 12th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite a few ups and downs in its freshman season, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ has picked up quite a bit since its mid-season finale. In fact, it looks to have picked up so much that the network has granted the show another season. Now, the highly anticipated Season One finale is upon us and we have […]

  • Sigourney Weaver Discusses Her Role In ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    Posted Monday, May 12th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    We’ve known for quite some time that ‘Avatar’ would be getting three sequels that would continue to explore Pandora, the mystical home world of the Na’vi. Last month, James Cameron offered an update via a Reddit AMA saying that all three scripts would be ready in about six weeks. As that time draws closer, we […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1.1

    Posted Sunday, May 11th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    In this day and age, it’s not too uncommon to find retellings of classic superhero origin stories at your local comic book shop. With the New 52 resetting the DC Universe not too long ago and Marvel relaunching titles left and right, we’re constantly being reminded how our favorite characters became superheroes. But what Dan […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #1

    Posted Sunday, May 11th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Marvel Comics’ latest crossover has begun! After being disappointed by ‘Age of Ultron’ and being enthralled by ‘Infinity’, it’s now time for the most epic murder mystery that the Marvel Universe has ever seen with ‘Original Sin’ from writer Jason Aaron and artist Mike Deodato. Technically, it all began a few weeks ago with ‘Original […]

  • Exclusive: Dock Street Brewers Discuss Their ‘Walking Dead’ Inspired Beer

    Posted Sunday, May 11th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    In honor of the season four finale of ‘The Walking Dead‘, Philadelphia-based restaurant and brewery Dock Street decided to show their love for the acclaimed zombie show in a special way. Brewers Justin Low and Sasha Certo-Ware concocted Dock Street Walker, an American Pale Stout with cranberries for a bloody hue and smoked goat brains. […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow – Streets Of Fire’

    Posted Thursday, May 8th, 2014 10:00 pm GMT -5
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    The CW might as well have just advertised this season’s finale of  ‘Arrow‘ as a three-part special event. Last week’s episode (which ended at the most inopportune time) felt like a first act and this week’s felt very much like a second act. Now, all the cards are on the table for an epic conclusion that […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Ragtag’

    Posted Thursday, May 8th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    It’s always good to know your enemy. Gather as much intel as you can. Learn their weakness if possible. Basically just be prepared. Unfortunately for Agent Couslon and his Agents of Nothing, the people that they thought they knew are now their enemies and it turns out that they knww nothing about them at all. […]

  • Concept Art Reveals More On Mary Jane’s Deleted ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Scenes

    Posted Thursday, May 8th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    UPDATE: At the request of Sony Pictures Entertainment, the concept art was removed but you can still read a detailed description of the scene below!  Last week, Marc Webb revealed some extremely vague details about Shailene Woodley’s deleted scenes as Mary Jane Watson in ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. He didn’t go into much detail about […]

  • Disney Confirms Three ‘Star Wars’ Spinoffs In Development

    Posted Wednesday, May 7th, 2014 07:43 pm GMT -5
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    Not that this is much of a surprise considering the rumors that have been circulating since Disney acquired Lucasfilm back in 2012, but it is some official words about the ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs. Previously, we heard that Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg were locked to pen these films instead of sequels to J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star […]