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-Con 2013: WWE Returns To Comics

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 08:12 pm GMT -4 by
    At San Diego Comic-Con, one expects to hear news about new and upcoming movies, television shows, toys, and comic books. However, when someone says Comic-Con, the only time a person would think of the WWE in that context is when wrestlers turned actors like Dwayne “The Rock”...
  • R-Rated Animated Prequel For ‘Snowpiercer’ Released

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 07:05 pm GMT -4 by
    South Korean director Bong Joon-ho, who is best known for horror film ‘The Host’, is preparing for the debut of his first English language film ‘Snowpiercer’ next week in his home country. While it hasn’t been given a US release date, the film based on the French graphic...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Loki Of Asgard Crashes Marvel’s Hall H Panel

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Fans attending the Marvel Studios panel in Hall H were definitely treated to some awesome surprises. Not only did the cast and crew of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ come by to say hi, but also Joss Whedon revealed the title of his next film, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’....
  • Joss Whedon Reveals What Topic He’s Sick Of Talking About

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 03:06 pm GMT -4 by
    As a reporter, I try to be mindful of questions that people have asked over and over again when I’m interviewing someone. However, determined fans sometimes don’t have that consideration and there’s probably no one out there who knows this better than Joss Whedon. At this...
  • James Mangold And Hugh Jackman Share New Clip From ‘The Wolverine’

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After an impressive showing at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Fox is ready to unveil the next film in their X-Men franchise, ‘The Wolverine’, which brings Hugh Jackman back into the role that really put him on the map six movies and thirteen years ago. With the movie...
  • Marvel Phase Two: What Happens To Thanos Now That Ultron Is In Play?

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    At Marvel Studios’ panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Kevin Feige and company dropped many, many bombs on their fans in terms of surprises. Aside from the plethora of new footage unveiled in Hall H from ‘Thor: The Dark World’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’,...
  • Comic-Con 2013: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Brings Out Nearly Entire Cast

    Posted Monday, July 22nd, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Naturally, San Diego Comic-Con is a huge event. They don’t call it the Mecca of Pop Culture for nothing. However, during the 20th Century Fox panel, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ director Bryan Singer went ahead and made things so big that they almost ran out of room on...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Marvel Surprises Con Goers With ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 08:41 pm GMT -4 by
    At San Diego Comic-Con, very few companies can pull out surprises like Marvel does. Last year, one of the big surprises was the announcement of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. One year later, the Phase Two film brought out surprises once again when director James Gunn and his...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Marvel Announces ‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 06:21 pm GMT -4 by
     While Marvel pulled out some awesome surprises during their movie panel on Saturday night, none topped the final announcement of the night from Joss Whedon. The director of ‘The Avengers’ and executive producer of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ took the stage to premiere...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Secrets Revealed At ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Panel

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Well, True Believers, it happened. When Jeph Loeb, Joss Whedon, and the whole crew from ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con, they brought the whole pilot episode with them. I know, I’m extra bummed that I wasn’t there too, BUT we now know some...
  • Jeff Wadlow Offers ‘X-Force’ Update

    Posted Sunday, July 21st, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, we were given an overload (in the best way possible) of X-Men as offerings from ‘The Wolverine’ and ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ emerged at San Diego Comic-Con. But last week, we learned that Fox is planning on expanding their X-Men film universe by...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #16

    Posted Saturday, July 20th, 2013 09:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Tensions continue to build in Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ as we get closer and closer to ‘Infinity’. Now that A.I.M. has awakened something that it should not have, it is heading straight to Australia where the Avengers don’t even get a moment to breath after a...
  • Comic-Con 2013: Extended Red-Band Trailer For ‘Riddick’

    Posted Saturday, July 20th, 2013 03:15 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, ‘Pitch Black’ franchise star Vin Diesel announced that the newest film in series would be popping up at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con. Yesterday, it finally happened as Hall H became home to two of the biggest butt-kickers to walk the San Diego Convention...
  • Comic Book Review: Deadpool #13

    Posted Saturday, July 20th, 2013 02:31 pm GMT -4 by
    It has been quite a while since we here at ScienceFiction.com talked about everyone’s favorite assassin, the Merc with a Mouth, the mutant known as Deadpool. And since ‘Deadpool’ #6, which happens to be the last time that I reviewed this book, Wade Wilson has defeated the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Carnage’ #1

    Posted Saturday, July 20th, 2013 01:04 pm GMT -4 by
    Superior Spider-Month rolls on with another brand new series from the Spidey Office over at Marvel. First, we were treated to the bumbling baddies of ‘The Superior Foes of Spider-Man’. Now, we legitimately have a superior foe in the form of Carnage, one of the most vicious...