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

  • Marvel Announces ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Post-Credits Prequel/Sequel Comic Book

    Posted Wednesday, January 21st, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    For the record, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the Marvel Comics 616 Universe are two separate entities. However, each world is inspired by one another and we get some unique examples of what big corporate types might call brand synergy. For example, Mark Waid’s recently released ‘S.H.I.E.L.D.’ #1 features characters first introduced in the MCU […]

  • Clark Gregg Shares Excitement For Inhumans Debut On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Currently, our weekly dose of the Marvel Cinematic Universe on ABC comes courtesy of ‘Agent Carter’ (with the exception of this week), but just because we’re caught up in the adventures of Peggy and Jarvis doesn’t mean that we’ve forgotten about Director Phil Coulson and the gang over on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D..’ After all, the show’s […]

  • New ‘Game Of Thrones’ Teasers Remind Us What We Say To Death

    Posted Tuesday, January 20th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Even though April is still a way away, there are still a few opportunities for fans of ‘Game of Thrones’ to get their fix before season five of HBO’s acclaimed fantasy drama debuts. Starting this Friday, the final two episodes from last season will play in select IMAX theaters with an exclusive trailer for the upcoming […]

  • First Look At Illustrated Edition Of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

    Posted Monday, January 19th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    There have been many ways to enjoy the wizarding world of Harry Potter since the first novel was published in 1997. After J.K. Rowling’s acclaimed series about a young wizard battling the forces of evil debuted, it has been adapted into major motion pictures, theme park attractions, audio books, and more. The books themselves have […]

  • Could Spider-Man Be Swinging Into ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?

    Posted Sunday, January 18th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    As part of the infamous Sony hacks from last month, the public learned that the studio had been in talks with Marvel about Spider-Man appearing in next year’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’. However, nothing seemed to come from those discussions besides the revelation that both sides are at least open to talking about it. Now […]

  • …And Out Come The Spiders: Meet Punk Rock Spider-Man In ‘Spider-Verse’

    Posted Saturday, January 17th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    In the pages of ‘Spider-Verse,’ we’ve been seeing a ton of different Spider-Mans from all over the multiverse. From the classic 616 Peter Parker version and Ultimate Spider-Man Miles Morales to new fan favorites like Spider-Gwen and Gerard Way’s SP//dr, Dan Slott’s epic event has just about every version of the character that anyone could imagine. […]

  • D.J. Caruso Enlisted To Direct ‘G.I. Joe 3’

    Posted Thursday, January 15th, 2015 04:14 pm GMT -4
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    After ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ reignited the film franchise in 2013, things were looking up for the modern cinematic take on the Real American Hero. However, despite finding a new field leader in new series star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the sequel lost a director last year when Jon M. Chu departed the project in favor […]

  • 70s Japanese Spider-Man Becomes Marvel Canon In ‘Spider-Verse’

    Posted Thursday, January 15th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    When Dan Slott said that they would be using every Spider-Man ever in ‘Spider-Verse,’ he wasn’t kidding. So far we’ve seen Ultimate Spider-Man, Spider-Man 2099, Spider-Ham, Spider-Man 1602, ‘Spider-Man and his Amazing Friends’ Spider-Man, Hostess Twinkies Cakes Advertisement Spider-Man, and so many more. But in the latest issue of ‘Amazing Spider-Man,’ the writer brought in […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ May Only Be One Film

    Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the conclusion of J.K. Rowling’s beloved ‘Harry Potter’ book series, there have been a few ways to keep in touch with the wizarding world. After the movies wrapped up, Pottermore was launched to offer witches and wizards a whole new way to enjoy the novels with all-new material ranging from ancillary character backstories to […]

  • Michael Douglas’ Hank Pym Suits Up In ‘Ant-Man’ Prelude Comic

    Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    With the release of the first teaser trailer and a number of new pictures from the film, we’ve seen a lot of ‘Ant-Man’ star Paul Rudd in his size-shifting superhero suit. However, Scott Lang wasn’t the first person to take up the mantle of Ant-Man and don that suit as its creator Hank Pym was […]

  • Henry Cavill Shoots Down ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Split Rumors

    Posted Wednesday, January 14th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    A new rumor recently surfaced about ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ that stated the film would be split into two parts with Part One coming out later this year. Latino Review broke the news when they received the blurry screenshot above from “a person claiming to have an iPhone video of the teaser for […]

  • First Look At Stan Lee’s ‘Agent Carter’ Cameo

    Posted Tuesday, January 13th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the series premiere of ‘Agent Carter‘ last Tuesday (and an encore presentation over the weekend), a brand new episode comes our way tonight on ABC at it’s regular time of 9:00pm ET. And while there’s sure to be some exciting stuff coming our way in ‘Time & Tide’, next week’s episode brings the traditional cameo […]

  • First Trailer For Ryan Reynolds’ Pet Project ‘The Voices’

    Posted Monday, January 12th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though Deadpool will be dying soon in the pages of Marvel Comics, he’ll be very much alive in his own feature film next year thanks to Ryan Reynolds. However, before we see him take on the Merc With A Mouth once again, he’ll be tackling a whole different kind of crazy on the big screen […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Casts Young Cersei Lannister For Season 5

    Posted Saturday, January 10th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though we still have a way to go until we return to Westeros for another season of ‘Game of Thrones’, a few details about the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama have been slowly seeping out. Here and there we’d see some leaked photos or hear rumors about what won’t be included from George R.R. Martin’s novels, […]

  • Who Gets Credit For Writing ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Friday, January 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, True Believers were treated to the first official look at ‘Ant-Man’ during the series premiere of ‘Agent Carter’ on ABC. Thanks to this teaser trailer, we were able to see Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Corey Stoll as Darren Cross, and Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang in full superhero regalia. However, we also […]