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: ‘Silver Surfer’ #1

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

  • Comic Book Preview: ‘Captain America: Homecoming’ #1

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 06:56 pm GMT -5
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    Marvel is one of the biggest entities in entertainment today. Whether if it’s in the movie theater, on your television set, or on your handheld device, superheroes like Captain America, Iron Man, and Thor can be found just about anywhere these days. But they all got their starts in the pages of Marvel Comics and […]

  • Will Chris Evans Leave The Marvel Cinematic Universe In 2017?

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 05:27 pm GMT -5
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    It’s an exciting time to be a Marvel fan. Based on early buzz, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ might be the best offering from the House of Ideas’ cinematic universe yet. Executives believe in it so much that it’s sequel is currently scheduled to go head to head with DC’s ‘Batman Vs. Superman’ in 2016. […]

  • New ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Featurette Highlights Titular Villain

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 02:14 pm GMT -5
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    When news first broke about ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, many fans who were unfamiliar with the titular villain that originated in Ed Brubaker’s amazing run on the Star Spangled Avenger’s comic book were angry that some news outlets (including this one) spoke openly about his true identity. If you’re one of those people who […]

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger Teases Character Twists In ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    I’ll be back indeed. As the cast has been coming together over the past few months, one person that has been attached to ‘Terminator: Genesis’ from the start was the man who started the franchise thirty years ago:  Arnold Schwarzenegger. Through all the rumors and changes, the former Governor of California was always going to […]

  • ‘Green Lantern’ Writer Signs On For ‘Prometheus 2’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Last week, Fox announced release dates for a number of films. Among them were Marvel movies like the sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ and the new ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot, but they also revealed that an untitled Ridley Scott project is on the schedule as well. At the time, it was a mystery as to what that […]

  • ‘House Of Cards’ Star Corey Stoll In Talks For ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, March 27th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Edgar Wright and Joe Cornish’s ‘Ant-Man’ has been many years in the making. Business finally started to pick up when Marvel Studios officially announced that it would be included in their Phase Three slate of projects and things really started to come together when Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas were cast as Scott Lang and […]

  • Watch A Father & Son Moment In Latest ‘Son Of Batman’ Clip

    Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in January, DC Entertainment announced that the next film in their brand new animated New 52 continuity after ‘Justice League: War’ would be ‘Son of Batman‘, a story based on Grant Morrison’s popular comic arc that introduced to the world Damian Wayne, the son of Bruce Wayne and Talia al-Ghul. Now, as the film’s […]

  • Latest International ‘Maleficent’ Trailer Features New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Back in 2012, Angelina Jolie signed on to play arguably the most evil Disney villain ever conceived in the ‘Wicked’-esque origin story ‘Maleficent’. Later that year, we saw that the actress was perfect as the Mistress of All Evil from Walt’s 1959 adaptation of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when the first photo from the production was released. […]

  • Marvel Announces ‘Spider-Verse’ In Dan Slott’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in January, it was announced that after ‘Superior Spider-Man’ wraps up with issue thirty-one, the real Peter Parker would be returning to the Marvel Universe in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1 this spring as part of the All-New Marvel NOW event. Now, with that book’s release just around the corner, Spidey writer Dan Slott and senior […]