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

  • Karen Gillan Teases “Big Girlie Fight Scene” In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Friday, March 14th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Ever since the first trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ dropped on Jimmy Kimmel LIVE last month, fans have been talking about how different this Phase Two film is going to be compared to all the Marvel movies that came before it. There has been talk of Chris Pratt’s slamming bod as Peter Quill AKA […]

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

    Posted Thursday, March 13th, 2014 08:33 pm GMT -4
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    I think that it’s safe to say that we were all excited for this week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘. Aside from seeking redemption for the disappointing ‘Thor: The Dark World’ crossover episode ‘The Well’, it was generally exciting to see Jamie Alexander guest star as Lady Sif to take on Lorelei on our television […]

  • Scarlett Johansson Picks A Victim In ‘Under The Skin’ Clip

    Posted Thursday, March 13th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    On the weekend of April 4th, Scarlett Johansson is slated to take on enemies at the side of fellow Avenger Steve Rogers in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, but she is also looking to target the males of the human race in ‘Under The Skin‘. In Jonathan Glazer’s first film in over a decade, the […]

  • How Much Longer Will ‘Game of Thrones’ Last?

    Posted Thursday, March 13th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    As fans of ‘Game of Thrones’ prepare for the fourth season debut next month, one has to wonder how much longer the show will last. In this day and age, a TV show can be taken away unexpectedly at any time and before it’s prime. And since the next season is set to cover the second […]

  • Chris Hemsworth Calls ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ “Bigger, More Exciting, And Crazier”

    Posted Thursday, March 13th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Conventions are a great way for fans to get up close and personal with some of the cast, crew, and creators of their favorite movies, TV shows, and comic books. One of the best cons for this sort of thing (especially if you can’t make it to or are very overwhelmed by one of the […]

  • First Look At ‘The Flash’ In Full Costume And In Action

    Posted Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Nearly two weeks ago, we got our first look at Grant Gustin in his costume for the upcoming ‘Arrow’ spinoff on The CW, ‘The Flash’. The shot showed a side view of the titular hero’s head with Gustin’s Barry Allen underneath, but now we get to see how the whole suit looks as the network […]

  • Fans Shouldn’t Worry About Too Many Villains In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back when the first bits of news were emerging about ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘, fans were intrigued by the inclusion of Electro as the main villain, but as a whole the fan base was optimistic since Academy Award-winning actor Jamie Foxx was stepping into the role. Then news got out that Paul Giamatti was added to […]

  • Patrick Wilson Confirms ‘Ant-Man’ Casting

    Posted Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    A little over a week ago, we got word that ‘Watchmen’ and ‘The Conjuring’ star Patrick Wilson was in talks to join Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’. While the report held no concrete clues about the role that he’s taking, the phrase “charismatic leading man” was thrown around. However, Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas seem to be […]

  • Latest ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Featurette Spotlights Black Widow

    Posted Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    What do we really know about S.H.I.E.L.D. agent Natasha Romanoff AKA the Black Widow? After making her first appearance alongside Robert Downey Jr.’s Tony Stark in ‘Iron Man 2’, the character played by Scarlett Johansson appeared in the blockbuster Joss Whedon film, ‘The Avengers’. But in those two appearances, we’ve managed to learn only that […]

  • Cast Members Discuss The Epicness Of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Way back in the year 2000, Hugh Jackman first unleashed the adamantium claws as Wolverine in Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men’. Now, after fourteen years and six movies, the Aussie actor returns to the role once again as Singer also returns to the franchise to helm ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘, which is being touted as the […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Alone’

    Posted Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    After an excellent episode last week following Beth and Daryl and finally learning more about their individual personalities outside of their former roles in the group, ‘The Walking Dead’ catches us with a few of the other factions that have been displaced following the fall of the prison. Primarily, our time is split between the […]

  • SPOILERS! ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Post-Credits Scenes Revealed And Joss Whedon Directed One Of Them!

    Posted Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    We are less than three weeks away from the release of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘, so that means that we’ll be hearing and seeing a lot of things promoting the movie from now until it opens. As Marvel tends to do, they release a ton of material to hype the release of a film, […]

  • Meet The Team In New ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Promo

    Posted Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    No matter which studio owns the rights to the characters, every Marvel movie leaves quite the trail of promotional material. Fox’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ combines the casts of two franchises, so the character posters alone must number in the hundreds by now. Sony has ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ coming out and they’ve brought […]

  • First Four ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Episode Titles Revealed

    Posted Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    As each day passes, we draw nearer to new episodes of ‘Game of Thrones‘. We’re less than a month away from the highly anticipated fourth season of the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama based on the works of George R.R. Martin and we’re definitely in the middle of all the promotional material being released to hype […]

  • First Look At Final Issue Of ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Back in the year 2000, Marvel decided to launch a new imprint known as Ultimate Marvel to reimagine their beloved characters and update them for a new generation. This new line was made possible by the likes of Brian Michael Bendis, Warren Ellis, Mark Millar, and Joe Quesada and featured all-new origins for heroes such […]