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

  • Gerry Duggan Unveils Deadpool’s Mystery Bride

    Posted Friday, January 31st, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Shortly after the New Year, Marvel announced a grand wedding coming to the pages of their comic books in 2014. Then, it was revealed that it would in fact be Deadpool who would be tying the knot in a different sort of Red Wedding. Not exactly the joyous occasion that we were expecting, but it […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Tremors’

    Posted Friday, January 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    As each episode passes further away from the mid-season finale, it’s becoming more prominent that ‘Arrow’ is saving all the best Deathstroke and Brother Blood stuff for the season finale. But after this week’s installment of the Emerald Archer of Starling City, I think that I’ll be okay with that since we have a sidekick […]

  • New Details For ‘Marvel Universe LIVE!’ Arena Show

    Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in March of last year, Marvel announced that they had teamed with Feld Entertainment, the company behind Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Disney on Ice, and Disney Live, to create an unprecedented arena experience featuring the heroes and villains of the Marvel Universe. At New York Comic Con, Joe Quesada announced that […]

  • Marvel Studios’ Phase 4 May Include The New Avengers

    Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    While we’re not even halfway through Phase Two yet, it looks like rumblings about Phase Three and beyond have already started around Marvel Studios. Earlier this week, we learned that Anthony and Joe Russo are already being lined up for ‘Captain America 3’ and we’ve been hearing about casting for ‘Ant-Man’ left and right all […]

  • Stan Lee Shares What He Wants Out Of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 03:26 pm GMT -5
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    When ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returned from their mid-season hiatus, a number of secrets surrounding Agent Phil Coulson and Skye were uncovered and shared with the world after a long, slow build. Now, after another small hiatus, the first television show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe returns next week with a cameo from comic book […]

  • ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Designer Explains Future Sentinel Concept

    Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, Empire Magazine unleashed 25 variant covers of their latest issue featuring characters from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘ and the film’s director Bryan Singer. While many were shocked and extremely disappointed by Evan Peters’ Quicksilver, others questioned the look of the Future Sentinel. The mutant hunting machine looked like a cross between a Dementor […]

  • Discover How Marvel Destroyed Tony Stark’s Mansion In ‘Iron Man 3’ VFX Breakdown

    Posted Thursday, January 30th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    While ‘Pacific Rim’ isn’t getting the recognition that it deserves for excellence in the field of visual effects at the upcoming Academy Awards ceremony, another fanboy favorite has gotten the nod from the collective of Oscar distributors. Along with ‘Gravity’, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, ‘The Lone Ranger’, and ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’, Marvel’s […]

  • Don’t Look Back With New ‘The Walking Dead’ Season 4B Teaser

    Posted Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    The dead will rise again in just a few short weeks as ‘The Walking Dead’ returns to AMC in February. The acclaimed zombie drama based on the comics from Robert Kirkman is gearing up to come back after a mid-season finale that saw the demise of the Governor and the cozy (albeit sickly) prison life […]

  • Marvel Studios Lining Up ‘Captain America 3’ With Russo Brothers Already?

    Posted Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ hasn’t even hit theaters yet, but it appears that Marvel Studios is so pleased with it already that they’ve already started taking steps toward a third film starring the Star-Spangled Avenger. And while it was a bit of a surprise that Anthony and Joe Russo were brought in to direct […]

  • Neill Blomkamp Rumored To Direct Steven Spielberg’s ‘Halo’ Pilot

    Posted Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 02:11 pm GMT -5
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    In May of last year when they announced the Xbox One, Microsoft announced that Steven Spielberg would be producing a live-action television series based on the ‘Halo’ franchise that would be exclusive to the console. Since then, there hasn’t been much development on the project, but now rumors have emerged regarding who would be directing […]

  • Preview ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 With New Special

    Posted Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    The buzz about the next season of ‘Game of Thrones’ is growing. Since the first trailer dropped earlier this month, various cast members have been out and about talking about season four of HBO’s hit fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s popular book series. But we fans won’t have to wait until April to […]

  • Jonah Hill & Saturday Night Live Spoof ‘Her’

    Posted Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Spike Jonze’s latest film ‘Her’ has been getting critical acclaim everywhere. After scoring numerous awards for best original screenplay, best score, and even best film, the unorthodox futuristic love story starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson has been nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Writing (Original Screenplay). But you can tell […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Spotlight: Drax The Destroyer

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Our spotlight series on the characters featured in the upcoming James Gunn film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ continues with a piece on the muscle of the group, Drax the Destroyer. Forged by the fire of revenge, the man once known as Arthur Douglas became a champion intended to take down Thanos and now you can […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Invaders’ #1

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 07:30 pm GMT -5
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    Back when All-New Marvel NOW was announced, ‘All-New Invaders’ was the first new title debuted along with ‘Inhuman’. In this new series from Eisner Award-winning writer James Robinson, the World War II era team known as the Invaders are brought together once again, but this time in the modern day for a sort of war […]

  • Maria Hill Will Appear In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    S.H.I.E.L.D. is totally in this season. With ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ making a splash on ABC and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ bringing the global peace-keeping organization into the spotlight, it’s safe to say that we’ll be seeing the agency quite a bit throughout the remainder of Phase Two all the way to ‘The Avengers: Age […]