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 Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #20

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At this year’s New York Comic Con, ‘Superior Spider-Man’ writer Dan Slott teased that issues number twenty and twenty-one would be the start of some pretty big things happening in Peter Parker’s world. Well, now we can finally see what all the hubbub is about as #20 of...
  • Sigourney Weaver Joins ‘Chappie’

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Very few actresses are a bigger staple in sci-fi movies than Sigourney Weaver. Aside from being known for her roles in the ‘Aliens’ and ‘Avatar’ franchises, she’s appeared in ‘Ghostbusters II’, ‘Galaxy Quest’, and ‘Wall-E’. The former Ellen Ripley has even...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity’ #5

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    We haven’t been contributing to the ‘Infinity’ discussion in a while, but we jumped back in the game with ‘Avengers’ #21. Since the last time we reviewed an issue of the main series of Jonathan Hickman’s insanely epic event, the Avengers and their allies were facing...
  • Disney Denies ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Delay

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Photo credit: Photo Works / Shutterstock.com Based on a number of reports about the behind the scenes activities for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, there seems to be a disturbance in the force. Earlier this month, screenwriter Michael Arndt exited the project in favor of director...
  • Christopher Eccleston Discusses The Complexity Of Malekith In ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 01:43 pm GMT -4 by
    Thor has had to deal with a number of formidable foes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but none are as threatening as Malektih the Accursed, leader of the Dark Elves. The Asgardian Avenger will have to go toe to toe with the villain played by Christopher Eccleston in the upcoming...
  • MGM Rebooting ‘The Addams Family’ As Animated Feature

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, and they’re coming back to the big screen! That crazy Addams Family is preparing for a comeback as MGM is reportedly planning on another reboot of the classic 1960s TV show based on the 1930 single-panel comics by...
  • Kevin Feige Clears Up ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Reshoot & Joss Whedon Rumors

    Posted Thursday, October 31st, 2013 03:27 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the past few months, rumors surfaced that may have indicated that ‘Thor: The Dark World’ was in trouble. First, director Alan Taylor had spoken about some disputes between him and the executives at D23. Then, we learned that after principal shooting had wrapped, the...
  • Lana Wachowski Talks ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Being A “Sci-Fi Space Opera”

    Posted Thursday, October 31st, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    About two years ago while the Wachowskis were working on ‘Cloud Atlas’, we learned that they would be making a return to their sci-fi roots by taking on ‘Jupiter Ascending’ as their next project. As time went on, we learned things about the film little by little. So...
  • First Look At Disneyland’s ‘Thor: Treasures Of Asgard’

    Posted Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    At the end of the summer, we learned that the God of Thunder would be paying a visit to the Happiest Place on Earth in order to promote the upcoming Marvel film, ‘Thor: The Dark World’. Starting on November 1, 2013, a new exhibit in Disneyland’s Innoventions made possible...
  • Ben Kingsley’s Secret Marvel Project Revealed?

    Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, while out promoting ‘Ender’s Game’, Sir Ben Kingsley revealed a tantalizing morsel of news regarding his future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor revealed that he was working on a “secret Marvel project”, presumably reprising his role as “The...
  • TV Recap: ‘Comic Book Men: Super Friends’

    Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 11:30 am GMT -4 by
    One of the biggest natural disasters in recent history to hit the east coast was Hurricane Sandy. Many people in New York and New Jersey were absolutely devastated by the damage. Previously, many people in the comic book community have contributed to the relief effort like ‘Hawkeye’...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Sex Criminals’ #2

    Posted Saturday, October 26th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Matt Fraction has been rolling out awesome books at Marvel for a while now. Known for his work on ‘The Invincible Iron Man’, ‘The Immortal Iron Fist’, and ‘Uncanny X-Men’, the writer has really become a comic book reading household name thanks to his incredible work...
  • Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Following in the footsteps Disney when they released a teaser for the trailer of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ recently, Fox is following suit with their upcoming Marvel movie, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, as they have just released a teaser for the trailer...
  • First Official Trailer For ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013 05:12 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this week, we saw a teaser and the first poster for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. Now, the first full trailer for Marvel’s first film of 2014 has hit the web and by the looks of things, it might just live up to the claim that it will be the best chapter...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Girl In The Flower Dress’

    Posted Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 01:08 pm GMT -4 by
    After what I considered a lackluster episode last week, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returns this week with a strong episode that brings the primary antagonists of the show’s pilot back in a big way. Coulson’s crew is on the case when a Hong Kong street magician...