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

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ EPs Comment On Winter Finale Reveals

    Posted Friday, December 12th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since a certain blue alien made an appearance on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘, fans have been speculating that the Kree and the Inhumans would be involved in the show somehow. More theories started popping up when ‘Inhumans’ was officially announced as a Marvel Studios film scheduled for 2018. But now without even saying the actual word, […]

  • ‘Men In Black’ & ’21 Jump Street’ Crossover In The Works At Sony

    Posted Friday, December 12th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Sony Pictures has recently been the victim of hacking attacks that have resulted in private email threads being leaked online. These leaks have exposed some pretty harsh words shared between executives, but also we’ve seen a lot of the inner workings of the company, including what could possibly in the pipeline from the studio. For […]

  • Look Back On The Trilogy With Final ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    If you’re like me, then whenever a new film in a franchise is released, you like to watch the one that came before it to review. However, in the case of ‘The Hobbit’, you might not have what feels like eight days of time to spare in your busy day. Luckily, Peter Jackson has you […]

  • Retro Trading Cards Reveal ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Character Names

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Remember when trading cards were a thing? I mean, I’m sure that in some circles they are, but there was a time where every kid had their own set of baseball, Magic, Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, or comic book character cards. Well, J.J. Abrams and Kathleen Kennedy certainly remember that time as they’ve chosen to reveal a […]

  • Power Ranger Challenges Comic Writer (And Pro-Wrestler) For UFC Debut

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since walking out of the WWE earlier this year, CM Punk has been exploring a number of different creative endeavors. He’s tried his hand at hosting the AP Music Awards, creating content with The Nerdist, and writing his very first comic book with Marvel Comics by contributing to ‘Thor Annual’ #1 in February. However, […]

  • The World Has Gone Mad In New ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, December 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    After going through a number of holdups including unprecedented rains in Australia, George Miller’s ‘Mad Max: Fury Road‘ finally got up and running again in 2012. Ever since, stars Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron, Nicholas Hoult, and the rest of the cast and crew worked hard to bring the fourth film in the ‘Road Warrior’ series to life. […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Will Tie In With ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Considering that it was created to be a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ was bound to cross paths with the existing mythology eventually. During the first season, we saw this happen when Agent Coulson and his team were called in to clean up after the events of ‘Thor: The Dark World’. […]

  • ‘Star Wars’ Star Mark Hamill Joins ‘The Flash’ As The Trickster

    Posted Wednesday, December 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Aside from being known as Luke Skywalker, Mark Hamill will go down in history as one of the greatest supervillains of all time. No, I’m not talking about Bluntman and Chronic’s handy foe Cock Knocker. As mid to late twenty-somethings of the world are sure to remember, the actor lent his voice to the Dark […]

  • Josh Brolin Takes On The Whole MCU As Thanos

    Posted Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since appearing in the post-credits scene of ‘The Avengers’ in 2012, Thanos has become a looming force in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Josh Brolin was then officially announced as the Mad Titan at this year’s San Diego Comic Con and made his first onscreen appearance as the character in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy.’ Now, with […]

  • Benedict Cumberbatch Comments On ‘Doctor Strange’ Casting

    Posted Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5

    For the past few years, rumors have been circulating that Benedict Cumberbatch would be starring as the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s Sorcerer Supreme in ‘Doctor Strange’. There were even reports that he was in final negotiations in October when people like Jon Hamm, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Jared Leto, and Ethan Hawke were in the mix. Last week, the […]

  • Roberto Orci Allegedly Dismissed From ‘Star Trek 3’ Over Script

    Posted Monday, December 8th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5

    After splitting with his long-time writing partner Alex Kurtzman in early 2014, it was announced that Roberto Orci would make his directorial debut with ‘Star Trek 3’, the sequel to ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ that he penned with J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay. However, the successor to J.J. Abrams’ director’s chair was dethroned last week […]

  • Oscar Isaac Comments On His ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Role

    Posted Monday, December 8th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since he appeared in Joel and Ethan Coen’s 2013 film ‘Inside Llewyn Davis,’ Oscar Isaac has been praised as a breakout star. Later, the actor/singer was surrounded by buzz once again when he was included in the massive casting announcement and the first teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. However, his trip […]

  • J.K. Rowling Writing New ‘Harry Potter’ Shorts (But Not Twelve)

    Posted Monday, December 8th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Ever since the launch of Pottermore in 2011, we’ve learned new things about J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world of ‘Harry Potter’ that wouldn’t fit into the books or movies starring the Boy Who Lived. For example, the author has penned brand new material spotlighting singing group Celestina Warbeck and the Banshees, following Ginny Weasley’s post-Hogwarts career, […]

  • First Look At Retro Girl, Wolfe, and More From ‘Powers’

    Posted Monday, December 8th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘Powers’ has traveled a long and winding road to get to television. After failing to be adapted into a film, FX picked it up as a series and shot a pilot in 2011 starring Jason Patric and Lucy Punch. However, after undergoing many reshoots and recasting and sitting on the shelf for some time after […]

  • First Images Of Ra’s al Ghul In ‘Arrow’ Mid-Season Finale

    Posted Saturday, December 6th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Now that the Flash and his team have returned to Central City after an awesome two-night crossover event this week, Oliver Queen and his team have a massive undertaking waiting for them in the mid-season finale of ‘Arrow.’ About three months ago, we learned that Matt Nable of ‘Riddick’ and ‘Killer Elite’ would be joining the […]