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

  • Is This Who The Big Bad In ‘Suicide Squad’ Will Be?

    Posted Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the announcement was made that Jared Leto would be playing The Joker in David Ayers’ supervillain team up film ‘Suicide Squad,’ there has been a school of thought that placed the Clown Prince of Crime as the main antagonist of the movie. After all, Mister J has never really been a team player and it […]

  • New Trailer For ‘The Flash’ Features Mark Hamill’s Trickster

    Posted Wednesday, March 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ever since the beginning of ‘The Flash’ on The CW, the showrunners have done a great job a paying tribute to the 1990s CBS series starring the Scarlet Speedster. Though ‘Glee’ star Grant Gustin is the newest incarnation of the titular hero, the first man to don the mantle on television John Wesley Shipp was […]

  • Chris Chalk Joins ‘Gotham’ As Lucius Fox

    Posted Tuesday, March 10th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, we learned that Jada Pinkett Smith would not be returning for the second season of ‘Gotham’. However, though they wouldn’t reveal anything about the fate of Fish Mooney, the producers did tease that there are “interesting twists and turns into the finale of season one.” And while it looks like that journey leads […]

  • Khaleesi Gears Up For War In New ‘Game of Thrones’ Trailer

    Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    During this morning’s Apple event that saw the official announcement of the Apple Watch, we also saw HBO unveil their cable-free on-demand streaming service HBO Now, which will be exclusive to Apple devices when it launches next month. Debuting on April 12th and priced at $14.99 per month, subscribers will be able to watch all […]

  • Still No Movement On WB’s Live-Action ‘Akira’

    Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Warner Bros. has been developing a live-action adaptation of the popular manga and anime ‘Akira’ since 2011. Throughout the process, setbacks have included script issues, an extremely high budget, and fan outcries over the whitewashing of characters. Last year, we saw a bit of movement last year when ‘Orphan’ and ‘House of Wax’ filmmaker Jaume […]

  • Meet A Few New ‘Game of Thrones’ Characters For Season 5

    Posted Monday, March 9th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    In anticipation for the new season of ‘Game of Thrones,’ a few clips and a poster featuring some our favorite characters from the popular HBO fantasy drama were released recently. But the familiar faces of Jon Snow, Tyrion Lannister, and Brienne of Tarth won’t be the only ones inhabiting George R.R. Martin’s world when the series […]

  • Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Allegedly Passed On ‘Green Lantern’ Lead

    Posted Sunday, March 8th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After becoming one of the biggest stars of all time in professional wrestling, Dwayne Johnson went on to dominate Hollywood by becoming one of the most in demand action stars working today. In addition to putting in plenty of work with his company $7 Bucks Productions, The Rock is the face of multiple franchises including […]

  • ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Pays Tribute To Leonard Nimoy

    Posted Friday, March 6th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been one week since the world lost Leonard Nimoy. The legendary actor known for his role as Spock in ‘Star Trek’ was rushed to UCLA Medical Center after suffering from chest pains due to COPD and passed away last Friday at the age of 83. Since then, many people from all walks of life […]

  • What Might Happen In ‘Agent Carter’ Season Two?

    Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though we’ll see the return of Director Phil Coulson and his team in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ tonight, it’s hard to forget ‘Agent Carter’, which ended one week ago. With any luck, we’ll get another season of the limited series from ABC and Marvel Studios. But while we anxiously wait for the network to greenlight season […]

  • Jason Momoa Was Just As Surprised To See His Aquaman Online

    Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Towards the end of 2013, we heard that ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Conan’ star Jason Momoa would be joining the cast of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ By the following year, he was confirmed as the new and improved Aquaman in the DC Cinematic Universe. Now, we know what the former Khal Drogo will look […]

  • Chris Hemsworth Discusses ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Threats

    Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 01:13 pm GMT -4
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    In general, the Avengers don’t assemble for minor threats. With a moniker like Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, it takes a threat unlike any other to bring the team together and propel into battle. However in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ this fight might be a little bit too much for the team according to a certain member who […]

  • Fan Favorite Characters Galore In ‘Game of Thrones’ Poster & Clips

    Posted Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 10:30 am GMT -4
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    There has been a lot of talk lately about season six of ‘Game of Thrones.’ Since author George R.R. Martin won’t be releasing ‘The Winds of Winter’ this year, many fans are concerned that the show will surpass ‘A Dance With Dragons’ sooner rather than later and the series will operate without the roadmap of the […]

  • Prepare For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Mid-Season Premiere With First Clip

    Posted Monday, March 2nd, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    True Believers may be a bit disheartened to know that the first season of ‘Agent Carter’ is over. Hopefully we’ll get word of a second season shortly, but while we anxiously await the news of renewal, we won’t have to go too long until our next taste of the Marvel Cinematic Universe because ‘Agents of […]

  • Will ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Feature A Young Luke Skywalker?

    Posted Monday, March 2nd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4
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    We’ve known for some time that Mark Hamill would be returning to a galaxy far, far away when he reprises his role of Luke Skywalker in J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’ He’ll join a number of original cast members like Harrison Ford as Han Solo and Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, plus some of […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Comics And Wrestling Collide With Christopher Daniels

    Posted Saturday, February 28th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Though any wrestling fan can tell you that we’re on the Road to Wrestemania right now, WWE isn’t the only game in town anymore. Companies like TNA Wrestling, Lucha Underground, Ring of Honor, New Japan Pro Wrestling, and many other independent and international federations are providing different alternatives to Vince McMahon’s sports entertainment. And in […]