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

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #25

    Posted Sunday, January 19th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The new day that dawned for the former Doctor Octopus last year has definitely reached its darkest hours in the most recent arc of ‘Superior Spider-Man’. After dealing with Stunner, Spidey set his sights on Agent Venom, who came back to town to a best friend who didn’t...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Inhumanity: The Superior Spider-Man’ #1

    Posted Sunday, January 19th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While the event’s flagship title has been delayed due to changes in the creative team, ‘Inhumanity’ is rolling along in the Marvel Universe to chronicle the fallout of ‘Infinity’ where Black Bolt unleashed the Terrigen Bomb upon the Earth and gave birth to millions...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird’ #1

    Posted Sunday, January 19th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Back at New York Comic Con, Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer announced that the very first original comic book collaboration between Marvel and Disney would be coming in 2014. Dubbed ‘Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird’, this book by writer Brandon Seifert and artist...
  • First Look At X-Men/Guardians of the Galaxy Crossover ‘The Trial of Jean Grey’

    Posted Saturday, January 18th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    One of the most powerful beings to ever inhabit the Marvel Universe is the Phoenix Force, which famously caused such chaos through host Jean Grey that it caused her demise. However, in Brian Michael Bendis’ ‘All-New X-Men’, the powerful telepath was brought back into continuity...
  • Lady Sif Appearing On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Friday, January 17th, 2014 07:03 pm GMT -4 by
    Fans of Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ are super stoked for the guest appearance of comic book legend Stan Lee on next week’s episode, but Marvel announced today that another huge guest star is on her way to pay a visit to Agent Coulson and his team. After the slightly...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Star, Stephen Dillane,Compares Show’s Nudity To 70s German Porn

    Posted Friday, January 17th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Everyone knows that there is a good amount of nudity in ‘Game of Thrones’. While they’ve certainly decreased the amount of gratuitous nakedness on the show since the first season, studies have shown that there’s still enough that one might easily confuse the HBO fantasy...
  • ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Writer Roberto Orci Talks Villain Spinoffs

    Posted Friday, January 17th, 2014 07:00 am GMT -4 by
    There is a lot of hype surrounding Spider-Man right now. Not only is Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ hitting theaters this year, but also Marvel Comics is bringing the original Spider-Man, Peter Parker, back from the dead and back into continuity in an all-new volume...
  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Blast Radius’

    Posted Thursday, January 16th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The Emerald Archer of Starling City has returned to The CW as ‘Arrow’ takes it’s place on the weekly schedule once again after a mid-season hiatus. When we last left Oliver Queen and his cohorts, they were able to track down Cyrus Gold as he and Brother Blood inject Roy...
  • ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Finds It’s Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker

    Posted Thursday, January 16th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last month, Latino Review got the scoop that former Nazi and prominent HYDRA member Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker would be terrorizing the Avengers in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ in addition to the titular villain played by James Spader. We also learned that Von Strucker...
  • Marvel Releases First Minute Of ‘All Hail The King’

    Posted Thursday, January 16th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, it was confirmed that we would be seeing Ben Kingsley reprising his role as Trevor Slattery from ‘Iron Man 3’ in the newest Marvel One-Shot titled ‘All Hail The King‘. The short that will appear on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-ray will catch...
  • Johnny Depp Out, Jon Hamm In For ‘Doctor Strange’?

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This has been a big week for casting for Marvel Studios. Michael Douglas and Michael Pena were added to Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ and Johnny Depp was rumored to star as the Sorcerer Supreme in ‘Doctor Strange’. However, as soon as those rumors about Captain Jack Sparrow...
  • Trailer For ‘Doomed!’ Doc About First Fantastic Four Film

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 08:05 pm GMT -4 by
    Before the modern era of superhero movies, there were a number of films in the genre that failed so gloriously that they’ve almost become legendary. One such film is the unmade Tim Burton Superman film starring Nicolas Cage titled ‘Superman Lives’. Another is the unreleased...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Seeds’

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ marked a monumental return for the freshman Marvel series as we learned some new details about Agent Phil Coulson’s resurrection. In ‘The Magical Place’, the mystery that plagued the Marvel Cinematic Universe since...
  • Robert Kirkman Bashes Marvel Comics At Image Expo

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 05:30 pm GMT -4 by
    During the recent Image Expo in San Francisco, which happens to be the same event where ‘Young Avengers’ team Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie announced ‘The Wicked & The Divine’, ‘The Walking Dead’ creator Robert Kirkman took part in an all access Q&A session...
  • Dan Slott Opens Up About The Return Of ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Wednesday, January 15th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    About a year ago, Spider-Man fans were in an uproar when Peter Parker died in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #700 to be replaced by his long-time nemesis Doctor Octopus in the new Marvel NOW series ‘Superior Spider-Man’. During December 2013, we got to revisit the Peter Parker...