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

  • Amazon’s ‘The Tick’ Will Be “Darker & More Grounded”

    Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Every time you hear about a new superhero property being adapted into live-action, the word “dark” inevitably comes up in the conversation. Someone involved in the project always talks about whether or not it will be dark. In Marvel’s case, the conversation usually goes in the “not as dark” direction. When it comes to DC, […]

  • New ‘Ghostbusters’ Picture Packs Plenty of Proton Pack Punches

    Posted Wednesday, March 30th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Though the first trailer was met with some very mixed reactions earlier this month, Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’ has been dealing with criticisms since the project was announced. But the new squad of paranormal protectors are fully equipped to handle any sort of threat that comes their way, be it from detractors of the film or angry […]

  • New Images Give Best Look At ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Cast Yet

    Posted Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 05:03 pm GMT -4

    Though many True Believers out there aren’t ready to see Earth’s Mightiest Heroes face off against each other in ‘Captain America: Civil War‘, they are surely still excited to return to the Marvel Cinematic Universe with another epic blockbuster and see their favorite characters like Steve Rogers and Tony Stark on the big screen once […]

  • Will Disney’s D23 Expo Keep Marvel & ‘Star Wars’ Away From San Diego Comic-Con?

    Posted Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Since The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment and Lucasfilm, it seems like some of the biggest announcements regarding the Marvel Cinematic Universe and all things ‘Star Wars’ are being reserved for the D23 Expo rather than the Hall H presentations at San Diego Comic-Con. Though the company has still done some cool things at […]

  • Latest ‘LEGO Batman Movie’ Teaser Invites Us To Wayne Manor

    Posted Tuesday, March 29th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    While many fans were anxiously waiting to see how Ben Affleck would do under the cape and cowl of the Dark Knight in ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’, another Caped Crusader barged in to put a collective smile on all of our faces. Following his breakout role in ‘The LEGO Movie’, Will Arnett will […]

  • Anthony Daniels Disliked C-3PO’s Red Arm In ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Sunday, March 27th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    A few things have changed since last saw Luke Skywalker and the whole gang in ’Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’ around three decades ago. The most obvious is that the original cast of beloved characters that appear in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ have aged a bit, but they’re all still as awesome as […]

  • Disney Re-acquires Rights For ‘The Black Cauldron’ Source Material

    Posted Saturday, March 26th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Whenever Walt Disney Pictures has announced a new film in development lately, it seems like someone in the office just came in one morning and said, “Hey! Remember this animated classic from back in the day? Let’s make a live-action version of it!” ‘The Jungle Book’, ‘Pete’s Dragon’, ‘Beauty and the Beast’, and ‘Alice Through […]

  • Darth Maul Returns In ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season Finale

    Posted Friday, March 25th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Thanks to ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, we saw a number of beloved characters from the ‘Star Wars’ universe return to the big screen. Although, some familiar faces have been popping up on the small screen as well because of ‘Star Wars Rebels‘ on Disney XD. The popular animated series has reintroduced a number of favorites […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Filmmakers Discuss Opening Credits Easter Eggs

    Posted Friday, March 25th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Naturally, the world is buzzing about ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ right now. With two of the biggest superheroes of all time exchanging fisticuffs, how could people not be talking about it? However, if you still want a comic book movie fix this weekend that isn’t (very) bad or a yawn (of justice), ‘Deadpool‘ is […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice’

    Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 04:59 pm GMT -4

    The term “fight of the century” has been thrown around a lot throughout history. It has been used to describe monumental main event matches such as Joe Frazier vs. Muhammad Ali, Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva, or even “Stone Cold” Steve Austin vs. The Rock. But when it comes to superheroes, it’s hard to get […]

  • The Aftermath Of ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Will Be Felt On ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    One of the best parts about the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ was seeing how ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ affected the Marvel Cinematic Universe at large. That was a huge bomb to be dropped and it most certainly had an effect on everything in that world, especially the organization that was at the center […]

  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip Find Bobbi & Hunter In Trouble

    Posted Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4

    For a show that started off as spies trying to save the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has evolved by shifting its primary focus from espionage to Inhuman activity. Although, there are two elements of the team that still maintains the original idea of the series: Agents Bobbi Morse and Lance Hunter. The former husband […]

  • Are Marvel One-Shots Moving From MCU Blu-Ray Releases To The Internet?

    Posted Monday, March 21st, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    The world of mass media is constantly changing. Thanks to apps, livestreams, microblogging, and various other social media platforms that bring entertainment right to your fingertips, the public consumes their favorite TV shows, movies, and books in some rather unorthodox ways. And if companies or brands don’t keep with the times, then they may be […]

  • Marvel Comics Announces ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Prequel Comic Series

    Posted Monday, March 21st, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4

    One of the best things to come out of the Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm (obviously besides ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’) is Marvel’s amazing line of comics set in a galaxy far, far away. The House of Ideas enlisted some of their most awesome talent to bring us new and exciting stories featuring cinematic icons […]

  • Nike Unveils First Look At ‘Back To The Future’-Inspired Self-Lacing Shoes

    Posted Sunday, March 20th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    On November 22, 1989, the world was introduced to Nike’s self-tying high top sneakers worn by Marty McFly in ‘Back to the Future Part II’. On October 15, 2015, the fictional shoes were made a reality when Tinker Hatfield bestowed the very first pair of real-life Nike Mags with self-tying laces to Michael J. Fox, […]