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

  • HBO Releases First Footage Of ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4

    Posted Monday, December 16th, 2013 07:25 pm GMT -4
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    While it may seem like winter is already here around the country, winter is still coming as production continues on the next season of ‘Game of Thrones‘. HBO’s acclaimed fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Fire & Ice’ novels is currently shooting their fourth season and while we have seen a […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Costumes Revealed

    Posted Monday, December 16th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    The worlds of every X-Men fan around the globe was rocked recently when ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ was announced by Bryan Singer. But before that can happen, we must remember that the highly anticipated (and very expensive) ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘ will come first. After getting glimpses of the film here and there ever since San […]

  • Disney Announces Live Action Villain Offspring Movie ‘Descendants’

    Posted Sunday, December 15th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    If anything is in right now at Disney, it’s reimaginings and villains. The most obvious examples are the hit ABC series ‘Once Upon A Time’ and the upcoming Angelina Jolie film ‘Maleficent’, but now the House of Mouse has announced a new project that combines the two trends together into one all-new live action Disney […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ #700.2

    Posted Saturday, December 14th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    At this year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel editor Tom Brennan announced that the Amazing Spider-Man would be returning to the pages of Marvel Comics! While the real Peter Parker is still dead, fans clamoring for the return of the original web-slinger should be appeased by the brand new stories featuring the hero in ‘Amazing […]

  • Marvel Releases Animated ‘Inhumanity’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s pretty standard to see trailers for upcoming Marvel’s movies like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, but lately they’ve been releasing trailers for their comic book events as well. There was one for ‘Age of Ultron’, one for ‘Infinity’, and now there’s one for ‘Inhumanity’, which chronicles the events of the Marvel Universe after Black […]

  • New Stills From Johnny Depp’s ‘Transcendence’

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Late last year, it was announced that Wally Pfister, Christopher Nolan’s trusted cinematographer for such films as ‘Memento’, ‘Inception’, and the Dark Knight trilogy, would be making his directorial debut with ‘Transcendence’ starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall. The whole production has been kept tightly under wraps, so it’s been a little bit of a […]

  • Marvel Announces New Original Graphic Novel ‘X-Men: No More Humans’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    At the beginning of the year, Marvel announced that they would be reinvigorating their Original Graphic Novel initiative by releasing a number of all-new one-shot stories. Since then, we’ve seen ‘Avengers: Endless Wartime’ already hit the shelves and learned that ‘Spider-Man: Family Business’ was in the pipeline for April 2014. Now, the House of Ideas […]

  • ‘Her’ & ‘Gravity’ Tie For Best Picture In LA Film Critics Awards

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    2013 has been a great year for science fiction movies. Not only were there some awesome crowd pleasers like ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Iron Man 3’, and ‘The World’s End’, but also a few films that we cover here on ScienceFiction.com are even getting some love from on the awards circuit. Recently, a number of critics group […]

  • Jason Clarke In Talks For John Connor In ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 08:01 pm GMT -4
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    This week has been ripe with news about the upcoming ‘Terminator’ movie supposedly directed by Alan Taylor. First, it was revealed that the franchise would be returning to television to “follow a critical moment from the first film”. Then, the new feature was dubbed ‘Terminator: Genesis’. Now, it seems that we may have our John […]

  • Legolas Links ‘Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogies

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 07:31 pm GMT -4
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    Soon Peter Jackson’s next chapter in his new J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, will hit theaters and we’ll be able to catch up with those lovable dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, as they set out to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the titular dragon. But another group […]

  • Telltale Games And HBO Announce ‘Game Of Thrones’ Game Series

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    According to a new press release making it’s rounds, Telltale Games has teamed with HBO to produce “an interactive episodic game series” based on the ‘Game of Thrones’ television series. After enthralling audiences with games based on the classic film trilogy ‘Back to the Future’, the popular DC comic ‘Fables’, and the hit zombie comic […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Bridge’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    After taking a week off, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returned for their mid-season finale by presenting one hell of an episode. Without a doubt, this week’s episode titled ‘The Bridge’ was one of the best ones so far. Finally, everything is starting to come together! The latest installment of the first television show set within the […]

  • ‘Bates Motel’ & ‘Percy Jackson’ Stars Board ‘Ouija’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    At one point, it looked as if Hasbro’s toy box would be spilling out into theaters as the toy company had paired with Universal to turn some of their best selling products into major motion pictures. While ‘Battleship’ made the journey, it’s didn’t really make much of a splash, so the other projects such as […]

  • Revisit Craster’s Keep In New ‘Game of Thrones’ Set Picture

    Posted Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 04:20 pm GMT -4
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    Filming for the fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ is well underway and since shooting has begun, we’ve gotten a few details about the next chapter in HBO’s hit fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Fire & Ice’ novels. For instance, word got out about that while last season featured the […]

  • New Details About ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Emerge

    Posted Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, the internet went wild when ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ director Bryan Singer tweeted out a teaser announcing the next chapter in the X-Men film franchise, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. Later on in the day, the studio confirmed that it would be released in May 2016. Other than that, there were no other details available […]