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

  • Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ On Instagram

    Posted Monday, June 30th, 2014 08:22 pm GMT -4
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    Despite rumors that he might not be in the director’s chair when it goes into production, Bryan Singer is definitely still involved in ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ in some way. He’s even started teasing the film on social media two years before it’s set to debut in theaters. Earlier today, the director of ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #4

    Posted Sunday, June 22nd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the initial murder of the Watcher in the first issue, another huge death in Jason Aaron’s ‘Original Sin’ occurred in the last issue. After learning that all the mysterious locations being investigated by a cavalcade of heroes on behalf of a mysterious boss are connected, the Winter Soldier shocked his team consisting of Moon […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Sex Criminals’ #6

    Posted Saturday, June 21st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    After taking an extended hiatus, re-releasing and reprinting issues, and compiling the first trade for the series, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky’s ‘Sex Criminals’ from Image Comics returns with a vengeance. When we last left Jon and Suzie, they were on the run from the Sex Police after they had been caught robbing a bank […]

  • Rosario Dawson Joins Marvel & Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Saturday, June 21st, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Following a change in showrunners, Marvel Studios and Netflix began to fill the cast of ‘Daredevil’, the first of five highly anticipated shows coming to the popular streaming service in the near future to feature some street level heroes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. ‘Boardwalk Empire’ star Charlie Cox landed the lead role of Matt […]

  • Rian Johnson In Line To Write & Direct Next Two ‘Star Wars’ Movies

    Posted Friday, June 20th, 2014 08:34 pm GMT -4
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    As news continues to emerge about some of Hollywood’s finest young talent taking over the ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs, J.J. Abrams is hard at work with ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. However, it looks as if he will follow the precedent set by George Lucas with the original trilogy and pass the franchise on to someone else […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Invaders’ #6

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -4
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    After rescuing Namor from Tanalth the Pursuer and the Kree Empire and disposing of the God’s Whisper in the first arc of this exciting new series with an old school flare, ‘All-New Invaders’ joins the epic crossover event ‘Original Sin’ with the latest issue from James Robinson and Mark Laming. Now, Jim Hammond must answer […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sins’ #1

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    After the revered indie-turned-mainstream team of Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie wrapped up their acclaimed run on ‘Young Avengers’ earlier this year, the fan favorite team has laid dormant for the most part with the exception of Kate Bishop and Loki, who both star in their own books. But now a few more members of […]

  • Comic Book Movie: ‘Deadly Hands of Kung Fu’ #2

    Posted Sunday, June 15th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -4
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    The Marvel Universe is full of badasses. Wolverine, Gambit, Black Widow, and the Punisher rank among them, but after you read the latest issue of ‘Deadly Hands of Kung-Fu’, Shang-Chi will join the list. One of the newest additions to the Avengers roster stars in this 70s throwback that sees him go back to his […]

  • More ‘Frozen’ Characters Heading To ‘Once Upon A Time’

    Posted Saturday, June 14th, 2014 07:56 pm GMT -4
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    During the season three finale of ‘Once Upon A Time‘, fans may have recognized a familiar blue and silver flowing dress emerging from a mysterious urn that accompanied Hook and Emma from the past. Unless you were hiding under a rock since November, then you’ll instantly know that it belonged to Elsa, the Queen of […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Heading To Disney Theme Parks

    Posted Saturday, June 14th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since Marvel joined the Disney family, superheroes have been popping up at Disneyland to meet and greet fans. While it started with Tony Stark’s Hall of Armors becoming an installation at Innoventions, Thor and Captain America have since come to the park in the flesh for new immersive experiences in Tomorrowland. Now, it looks like […]

  • Another ‘Star Wars’ Movie Will Shoot In London

    Posted Friday, June 13th, 2014 01:45 pm GMT -4
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    After filming in Abu Dhabi for a little while, J.J. Abrams and the rest of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ have moved back to Pinewood Studios in London for more filming. Previously, we saw pictures from the set of the Millennium Falcon on a soundstage and word got out that star Harrison Ford, who has been […]

  • Michael Douglas Shares Disappointment Over ‘Ant-Man’ Departure

    Posted Friday, June 13th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been over two weeks since it was announced that Edgar Wright would be leaving ‘Ant-Man’ over creative differences. Now, a new director has been found in Peyton Reed of ‘Bring It On’ and ‘Yes Man’ fame while ‘Anchorman’ director Adam McKay will rework the script. But while we’ve heard from Wright’s former colleagues about […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Showrunners Promise Best Finale Yet

    Posted Friday, June 13th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After the epic battle at The Wall in the last episode, season four of ‘Game of Thrones’ is coming to an end this coming Sunday. So far this season, we’ve been dealt some major blows as we’ve witnessed some beloved (and some downright hated) characters perish in some extremely gruesome ways. But now, in what’s […]

  • Simon Pegg Rumored For ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Role

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 09:02 pm GMT -4
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    Production on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ is well under way and we’ve even seen some pictures to prove it. Recently, J.J. Abrams and his team wrapped in Abu Dhabi, but before we completely move on from that location, a new report has emerged indicating that another familiar face from the recent ‘Star Trek’ movies might […]

  • New Teaser Trailer For ‘Star Wars: Battlefront’

    Posted Thursday, June 12th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    At last year’s E3, Electronic Arts announced that they would be teaming with LucasArts to reboot the ‘Star Wars: Battlefront‘ video game series. ‘Battlefield’ developers DICE were revealed to be on the project to the joy of gamers everywhere and the game was scheduled for a 2015 release. Now, at this year’s E3, we have an update […]