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

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Marvel NOW Point One’ #1

    Posted Saturday, January 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    Just like they did before they kicked off Marvel NOW in 2012, Marvel Comics has released a book of prologues for a number of their upcoming series under the All-New Marvel NOW banner and called it ‘All-New Marvel NOW Point One’. In this handy little collection, we get brand new standalone stories that act as […]

  • First Look At Ben Kingsley In Marvel One-Shot ‘All Hail The King’

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week, information got out about Marvel Studios’ next One-Shot short film called ‘All Hail The King’. We learned that it would be included on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-ray scheduled to be released on February 25th, but other than that, we didn’t get much else. There was speculation about whether it would shed […]

  • Preview ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4 With Five New Teasers

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5

    We finally got our first official look at the upcoming fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ last month. However, the first bit of footage was only six seconds long and that’s certainly not enough to feed the hunger of the rabid fan base of HBO’s acclaimed fantasy drama. But now, how about we give you […]

  • Over 400 Props From ‘Dexter’ Up For Auction To Benefit Charity

    Posted Friday, January 10th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Despite it’s less-than-spectacular ending, ‘Dexter’ will still go down in history as one of the most popular shows on television. After coming to a close this past fall, fans of Showtime’s killer series are still adamantly singing it’s praises and hoping that a piece of it will stick with them forever. Well, now the public […]

  • OmniCorp Presents RoboCop At CES Convention

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5

    This week, industry professionals and major companies are gathered in Las Vegas, Nevada for the Consumer Electronics Show or CES. At this yearly convention, a number of new products are introduced to the world by companies like Sony, Microsoft, Motorola, Audi, and even WWE, who just unveiled the WWE Network, a new way for their […]

  • Disneyland’s ‘Star Wars’ Makeover Slowly Moves Forward

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    About a month ago, it was rumored that plans to bring more ‘Star Wars’ related attractions to the Walt Disney theme parks in California and Florida were put on hold or even cancelled. While there’s no world yet about the progress of these projects at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, word going around is that the ball […]

  • New International ‘Snowpiercer’ Trailer Features New Footage

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5

    Last year, moviegoers in France, South Korea, and Hong Kong were treated to acclaimed South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s English language debut, ‘Snowpiercer’. As it prepares to open in Japan next month, there’s still no sign of a release date for the United Kingdom or North America. However, thanks to the wonders of the internet, […]

  • Stan Lee Appearing On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, January 9th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    You don’t earn the nickname “The Man” by sitting around and doing nothing. That’s why Stan Lee is everywhere. When he’s not attending conventions around the country, he’s at his own convention or working on something for his YouTube Channel or starring in an upcoming animated movie for The Hub called ‘Stan Lee’s Mighty 7’. […]

  • ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Creative Team Discusses Film’s “70s Flavor”

    Posted Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 07:15 pm GMT -5

    We’ve known for some time that ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ was going to be different than any other Marvel movie that we’ve seen so far. For starters, they brought on Joe and Anthony Russo, two directors that are primarily known for their work on comedies like ‘Community’, ‘Arrested Development’, and ‘You, Me, And Dupree’. […]

  • ‘Indestructible Hulk’ Relaunching As ‘Hulk’ For All-New Marvel NOW

    Posted Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    In late December of 2012, Mark Waid launched a brand new Hulk series as part of the Marvel NOW event titled ‘Indestructible Hulk’. This book managed (coincidentally) to take a page from Mark Ruffalo’s portrayal of the character in ‘The Avengers’ and changed Dr. Bruce Banner from a mopey sad sack to a proactive scientist […]

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

    Posted Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 02:26 pm GMT -5

    After a cliffhanger ending over a month ago featuring an epic showdown between Agent Coulson’s team and Project Centipede that left us wondering who was alive, who was dead, and what really happened to everyone’s favorite S.H.I.E.L.D. agent after the events of ‘The Avengers’, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returned last night with a brand new […]

  • The Lizard Heads To Rikers Island Before ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 06:24 pm GMT -5

    As we’ve already seen from various photos and trailers, ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ will feature a number of villains. With the main foe being Jaime Foxx’s Electro, Spidey will also have to contend with Rhino and the Green Goblin. But one baddie that Peter Parker won’t have to deal with is his former adversary Dr. […]

  • Clark Gregg Excited About Coulson’s Secrets In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 04:23 pm GMT -5

    After an exciting cliffhanger at the end of ‘The Bridge’ that made us question who was dead or alive and a brief holiday hiatus, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ finally returns with some answers to the questions that we’ve all been asking since the beginning of ABC’s Marvel show. And it seems that no one is more excited to […]

  • Edgar Wright Teases Scott Lang In ‘Ant-Man’?

    Posted Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Shortly after ‘Ant-Man’ was made official and added to Marvel Studios’ slate of films, rumors began to circulate about more than one man carrying the mantle of the size-shifting superhero. They began to bubble again when a casting call was released for the film back in November and it called for an “intelligent and appealing” […]

  • Marvel Planning ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Cartoon?

    Posted Tuesday, January 7th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    Despite the cancellation of the widely praised ‘The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes’ last year, Marvel has a number of animated series on Disney XD to introduce young True Believers to various heroes and villains that have yet to appear on the big screen in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Currently, their slate includes ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’, ‘Avengers […]