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

  • J.J. Abrams Says ‘Star Trek’ Video Game Hurt ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

    Posted Monday, September 16th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite a pretty good box office draw and an 87% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, fans keep burying ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’. Not only was it recently voted the worst ‘Star Trek’ movie ever made, the negativity has reached the point that the film’s co-writer Roberto Orci...
  • Get Ready For ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ With Photos, Promos, & Their Official Website

    Posted Monday, September 16th, 2013 12:14 pm GMT -4 by
    Next week, the world will finally get to see Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. The highly anticipated and much talked about show will premiere later this month marking the first television show to take place in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. To promote the show’s...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers Arena’ #15

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last left the contestants of ‘Avengers Arena’, the final story arc of the series titled “Boss Level” began in issue fifteen. This five-part finale of the Harvey Award-winning book brought us to the final days of the game, which is where we started way back in...
  • New ‘Carrie’ Featurette Discusses What’s Scary About The Movie

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The folks at Total Film have obliged us by giving a brand new behind the scenes featurette for the upcoming remake of ‘Carrie’. Featuring director Kimberly Peirce and stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, and Judy Greer, the video goes into the things that make the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #19

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Infinity’ continues as the Galactic Council regroups after their retreat from the battle against the Builders in ‘Avengers’ #18. When we last saw them, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes had joined the likes of the Kree, the Skrulls, the Brood, the Spartax, and more as they...
  • Robert Zemeckis In Talks To Direct Dystopian Trilogy ‘Chaos Walking’

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is responsible for bringing the world some of the greatest movies ever created. From ‘Forrest Gump’ to ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ to ‘Cast Away’, he’s had quite the career up to this point. However, arguably his greatest contribution to...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Mighty Avengers’ #1

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 04:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in June, Marvel announced that Luke Cage would be coming out of retirement to lead his own team of Avengers again in a new incarnation of ‘Mighty Avengers’. Spinning out from the pages of ‘Infinity’, this new book from writer Al Ewing and artist Greg Land assembles...
  • Evan Daugherty To Scribe ‘G.I. Joe 3’ Screenplay

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    While ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ was met with mostly mixed reviews, the sequel starring The Rock as a Real American Hero did well enough to warrant a sequel. Shortly after the film’s opening weekend, we learned that ‘G.I. Joe 3’ would be going into production. Then, about...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity: The Hunt’ #1

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    During big events such as ‘Infinity’, it’s not uncommon for some books to be released that take us by surprise. They probably weren’t part of the initial line up, but things happened and they were born and added later. I don’t know the full story for sure, but that’s...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Spinoffs Are “Origin Story Films”

    Posted Friday, September 13th, 2013 07:09 pm GMT -4 by
    Last year, ‘Star Wars’ fans received an abundance of good news. With Disney purchasing Lucasfilms, a new trilogy is on it’s way with the first one being helmed by J.J. Abrams. Additionally, Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg have been tapped to write and produce spinoff...
  • J.J. Abrams Not Directing ‘Star Trek 3’

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 03:06 pm GMT -4 by
    Back when J.J. Abrams was first attached to direct ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, Paramount Vice Chairman Rob Moore declared that he would still be involved with the new films in both the ‘Mission: Impossible’ and ‘Star Trek’ franchises. However, while they said that...
  • James Spader Was Joss Whedon’s First And Only Choice For Ultron

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 01:09 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the past month, we’ve gotten a lot of casting news for a few huge superhero movies coming up in the next few years. First, we learned that Ben Affleck would be playing Batman in the sequel to ‘Man of Steel’. Then, later on we found out that Bradley Cooper would be...
  • R2-D2 Appears In ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 12:36 pm GMT -4 by
    Way before J.J. Abrams landed the directing job of a lifetime with ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, he was just a ‘Star Wars’ fan like the rest of us. And just because he was working on Paramount’s ‘Star Trek’ movies didn’t mean that he would let his love for the Lucasfilm...
  • Chris Hemsworth Knows Nothing About ‘The Avengers: Age Of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, September 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    At this point in time, you might as well refer to the cast of ‘The Avengers’ as Jon Snow since they all know nothing. While some may argue that they all know something about being ridiculously good looking, none of them so far know about the finale of Marvel’s Phase Two...
  • Become Initiated With The New ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ Teaser

    Posted Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    This fall, the witching hour will be upon us when Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk’s horror anthology series returns with ‘American Horror Story: Coven’. The show returns to FX in about a month and the network has been releasing a series of teasers to promote the new season....