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

  • Why Did Bill Murray Agree To Do Paul Feig’s ‘Ghostbusters’?

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite many years of resisting while simultaneously teasing his involvement, Bill Murray finally committed to appearing in another ‘Ghostbusters’ movie a few weeks ago. The former Dr. Peter Venkman will cameo in Paul Feig’s upcoming film starring Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Melissa McCarthy, and Leslie Jones supposedly as a “professional supernatural debunker” named Martin Heiss. […]

  • Kevin Feige & Marvel Studios Break Away From Marvel Entertainment CEO

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 01:30 pm GMT -4

    Though many Marvel fans may not be familiar with the name Ike Perlmutter, he has had a very integral part at the House of Ideas for a while. After running Toy Biz with Avi Arad, he became the CEO of Marvel Entertainment in 2005. Someone out there is ready to correct me to say that […]

  • Harry And Ginny Potter’s Eldest Son Heads To Hogwarts

    Posted Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    2015 is a big year for pop culture. Not only do Marty McFly and Doc Brown travel to this year from 1985 in the iconic DeLorean, but the next generation of the Potter family embarks on their magical journey through their first year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry as well. That’s right, Harry […]

  • Ronda Rousey Offered Lead In ‘Captain Marvel’ Porn Parody

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    After retaining her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Bethe Correia by knockout in 34 seconds last month, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey shared that she wanted to throw her name into the mix to play Carol Danvers in the upcoming Marvel Studios film ‘Captain Marvel’. The mixed martial artist and Olympic medalist has dabbled in acting recently […]

  • Marvel Releases ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Featurettes And Deleted Scene

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 02:17 pm GMT -4

    Though ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ may not have been the strongest offering from the Marvel Cinematic Universe in recent history, it still managed to bring some interesting things to the table, including the additions of Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and James Spader as the Scarlet Witch, Quicksilver, and the mechanical menace Ultron. And now with the […]

  • JK Rowling Responds To ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting Being Predominantly White

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    It should go without saying these days that representation matters, but the fact is that someone needs to say it as loud and as often as possible because diversity in mainstream media still isn’t where it should be. Even something as beloved as the Harry Potter movie franchise doesn’t properly represent the world we live […]

  • George R.R. Martin Reveals A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Still Alive… In The Books

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    For fans of ‘Game of Thrones,’ death has become a regular part of their viewing experience. It’s no longer a matter of who is going to die. At this point it’s when they will die. Although even when someone’s favorite character dies, people come up with some wild theories to justify some way that the […]

  • Could Stephen Amell Appear In A WWE Ring Again Soon?

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Throughout the summer, the WWE Universe got a taste of the DC Universe as worlds collided when ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell engaged in a feud with WWE Superstar Stardust. This culminated in a match at WWE Summerslam in Brooklyn that saw the in ring debut of the actor as he teamed with Neville against the […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Discusses A Possible ‘Godzilla’/’Pacific Rim’ Crossover

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    When Guillermo Del Toro created ‘Pacific Rim’, he was paying tribute to the classic Japanese Kaiju films and television shows of the 50s, 60s, and beyond. From Ultraman to Rodan to Mothra, these mythical monsters terrorized the world and movie-going audiences ate it up every time. But as the genre starts to get reinvigorated in […]

  • Fan Favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ Character Is Definitely Dead

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    There’s a pretty good chance that ‘Game of Thrones’ fans are still in shock over the death of Jon Snow at the end of season five. From the minute that credits rolled on that episode, fan theories were already being formulated to explain how the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch survived multiple stab wounds […]

  • Jeremy Renner Shares New Hawkeye Costume From ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    After the events of ‘Ant-Man,’ it’s pretty clear that Scott Lang is tight with Sam Wilson AKA The Falcon despite their little scuffle at the New Avengers headquarters. However, the size-shifting superhero is in line to make even more friends when he pops out of the Quantum Realm and into ‘Captain America: Civil War’. One of […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Targets Record Box Office With IMAX Takeover

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 04:15 pm GMT -4

    George Bluth used to say that there’s always money in the banana stand, but these days it seems like there’s always money in massive movie franchises with multi-generational appeal. We saw it earlier this summer with ‘Jurassic World,’ which set a record by scoring a $524.4 million global opening and $1 billion in just 13 days. […]

  • Marvel Studios Releases Falcon Battle From ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Normally when I’m tasked with writing about scenes like this from Marvel movies that have been released, I’d start by saying *SPOILER ALERT*. However thanks to the promotional campaign for ‘Ant-Man’ earlier this summer, the House of Ideas already spilled the beans on Anthony Mackie’s cameo as the Falcon in a TV spot for Peyton […]

  • Rumored ‘Luke Cage’ Synopsis Reveals Potential Villain And Love Interest

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Though we’ll be meeting him first alongside Krysten Ritter in ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, Mike Colter’s Luke Cage will go on to star in his own Netflix series. While we haven’t gotten too much official word on the upcoming show, a few details have emerged as Cheo Hodari Coker joined as the showrunner and […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Synopsis Reveals New Cast Additions

    Posted Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4

    The Season Two finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ teased a number of changes coming to the first TV series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only will we finally see Agent Skye finally step up into her Daisy Johnson/Quake persona that we’ve come to know in the comics, but a number of new allies […]