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

  • Debbie Does Death In New ‘Ouija’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 07:33 pm GMT -5

    Hasbro and Universal probably thought that the toy box would be spilling out into theaters around the world by now thanks to their deal from 2008 to create movies based on some of their most popular products, but after the domestic failure of ‘Battleship,’ things seemed to slow down on ‘Candy Land,’ ‘Stretch Armstrong,’ and […]

  • Revisit ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ With These New Featurettes & Gag Reel

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    One of the biggest movies to hit theaters this summer was ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. After vacating the director’s chair after ‘X2’, Bryan Singer returned to the franchise and he brought the original cast from his seminal superhero movie from the year 2000 to create the most epic installment of the series so far. […]

  • New ‘Big Hero 6’ Spot Spotlights Villain

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5

    As we get closer and closer to November, we’re finally getting to see more of ‘Big Hero 6′ beyond Baymax. While I’m sure that no one is complaining when they see the adorable healthcare companion of Hiro Hamada, there are other members of the cast that we’d like to see also. Recently, we’ve gotten some new […]

  • New Milo Manara Marvel Comics Covers Delayed, Not Cancelled

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Around this time last month, renowned artist Milo Manara and Marvel Comics came under fire for their variant cover for ‘Spider-Woman’ #1 that featured an over-sexualized Jessica Drew. Editor-in-Chief Axel Alonso later apologized for the cover and promised to be “extra-vigilant in policing their content and how we use them in our marketing,” but stated […]

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

    Posted Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5

    After taking the summer off, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ returned to ABC with a brand new status quo. With the peacekeeping organization falling apart after the events of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, Agent Phil Coulson has been promoted to Director and was given the arduous task of rebuilding from the ground up. But without the resources […]

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

    Posted Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    Even before ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ hit theaters this summer, Bryan Singer and 20th Century Fox revealed that work had started on the next chapter of the X-Men film franchise, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Although for a little while it looked like the filmmaker’s future with the project might be rocky due to some supposed scandals, things […]

  • James Spader Talks ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ & The Foreplay Of Comic-Con

    Posted Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this summer, we learned how James Spader’s titular villain would be introduced in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ thanks to a spread in Entertainment Weekly. The magazine described the scene where the angry AI unleashes hell upon Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and left fans beyond excited for the film’s release next year. Then, as noted in […]

  • Gerard Way Describes His ‘Spider-Verse’ Contributions

    Posted Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 12:17 pm GMT -5

    About six months ago, Marvel Comics announced an event called ‘Spider-Verse’ that would bring every Spider-Man ever together for the fight of a lifetime. United against a common foe in Morlun, different versions of the wall-crawlers find themselves united against extermination. Though it would be difficult to name everyone involved in this upcoming tale, we […]

  • Infographic: Marvel Vs. DC Costume Clash

    Posted Friday, September 19th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Who wore it best? That’s a question that you’d often hear at award shows, movie premieres, or just about any special event with a red carpet. But what happens when it’s posed to some of your favorite superheroes? PicClick.com decided to find the answer by pitting some of the most iconic heroes and villains from […]

  • It’s Official! ‘Deadpool’ Receives 2016 Release Date

    Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014 06:06 pm GMT -5

    ‘X-Men’ fans have been demanding a solo Deadpool movie ever since Ryan Reynolds nailed his part as Wade Wilson in ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’ only to have the Merc with a Mouth ruined by bad writing and directing. In an effort to rally around making the dream a reality in the years that followed, ‘Zombieland’ writers […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Tusk’

    Posted Thursday, September 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Over the years, Kevin Smith has given us some pretty hysterical moments in his films. He’s also given us a few equally messed up scenarios as well. And then there are times when he combines the two and makes us think twice about accepting a chocolate covered pretzel. Although, he brings it all to an […]

  • James Gunn Shares Another ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Deleted Scene

    Posted Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 12:28 pm GMT -5

    Though it was finally unseated from it’s number one spot, the surprise superhero hit of the year ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was still able to clear the $600 million mark at the worldwide box office this weekend. As the film continues to collect accolade after accolade, the cast and crew are preparing for the team’s future in […]

  • Official Synopsis For ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Revealed

    Posted Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Around this time last year, prior to the announcement of James Spader playing Ultron, rumors began to circulate about Iron Man’s personal AI named JARVIS becoming the titular Marvel Comics villain in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The reports indicated that Paul Bettany, who provided the voice of Tony Stark’s helping hand since the dawn of the […]

  • Learn Your Cana-Dos & Cana-Don’ts In A New ‘Tusk’ Clip

    Posted Monday, September 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    After debuting ‘Clerks’ at the Toronto International Film Festival twenty years ago, writer and director Kevin Smith returned with ‘Tusk’ and generated a good bit of buzz with it. The movie about a podcaster being turned into a walrus by a madman seems to be every bit as weird as the premise makes it sound, […]

  • BCC 2014: Charles Soule Talks ‘Swamp Thing’, ‘She-Hulk’, & More

    Posted Monday, September 15th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Even before he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel Comics earlier this month, comic book writer Charles Soule has been quite active in the Marvel Universe. While working on acclaimed runs with DC titles like ‘Swamp Thing’, ‘Superman/Wonder Woman’, and ‘Red Lanterns’, as well as his creator-owned book ‘Letter 44,’ Soule has the hefty task […]